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Concerned groups call for stronger measures vs counterfeit medicine

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The prevalence of unregulated pharmacies online complicates efforts against counterfeit medicines, according to the country’s top regulatory agency on food and drugs.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

New chocolate ‘wonder soup’ brings nutrition closer to people on the go

Nutrition is the doorway to having a healthy, energetic life. However, with today’s fast-paced lifestyles, people often lack the time to integrate appropriate, well-planned meals to their daily diets. Taking this nutritional necessity into consideration, one breakthrough dish—the Chocolate Zzuff soup—brings “convenient nutrition” closer to on-the-go people by combining the essential benefits of chocolate and the natural goodness of fruits and vegetables in one bottle.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Novartis calls for new approach to manage type 2 diabetes

IN OBSERVANCE of World Diabetes Day, Novartis Healthcare Philippines called for a new approach to the management of type 2 diabetes after a global survey revealed major disconnects in communication, disease awareness, and expectations between patients and physicians.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Guideline update on managing acute coronary syndrome

Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS), more commonly known as heart attack, is an umbrella term for conditions that result from insufficient blood supply to the heart muscle. Different treatment strategies have been developed for ACS patients. However, the risk of death due to ACS remains high: Nearly one in six patients may die within the first year of their heart attack.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Da Vinci robot takes surgery to another cutting-edge level

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SINGSON prepares patient with her team prior to robotic surgery. Photos by Mandy Navasero

Minimally invasive surgery, in the form of laparoscopic surgery, was introduced in the country in 1993. This brought great strides in shifting major pelvic surgery from an open-incision approach to a band-aid-incision approach. The technology finally arrived where women did not have to suffer through huge, painful surgical incisions and could get back to work with very little time for recovery.

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

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