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New HIV cases highest recorded in one month

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A volunteer of the Manila Red Cross Youth hold candles as they observe World AIDS Day in Manila, Philippines on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. AP

Almost 500 new cases of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which could lead to the fatal acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), were reported in October, according to the Department of Health (DOH).

Posted: December 1st, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

Int’l SOS on travellers, casual sex, and AIDS

International SOS is advising business travellers and expatriates to think twice when considering casual sex during overseas assignments.

Posted: November 29th, 2013 in Headlines,Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

HIV has big hiding place, foiling hopes for cure

This undated image provided by Johns Hopkins Medicine shows Dr. Deborah Persaud of Johns Hopkins' Children's Center in Baltimore. The new report, published online Wednesday Oct. 23, 2013, by the New England Journal of Medicine, makes clear that a girl, now 3, was infected in the womb. She was treated unusually aggressively and shows no active infection despite stopping AIDS medicines 18 months ago. Persaud helped investigate the case.  AP PHOTO/JOHNS HOPKINS MEDICINE

Modern medicine can keep HIV at bay but not cure it, and researchers said Thursday the reason may lie in the larger-than-expected size of the virus’s hiding place.

Posted: October 25th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

Study links HIV infection to heart attack risk

Wanggo Gallaga announced in 2008 that he was infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hoping that the people would learn from his mistake. Being HIV-positive raises a person's heart attack risk by about 50 percent, said a study released Monday, March 5, 2013, that confirms earlier findings.

Being HIV-positive raises a person’s heart attack risk by about 50 percent, said a study released Monday that confirms earlier findings.

Posted: March 5th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

RM awardee taps universities to set up herbal centers

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KRAISINTU

Known for creating the first-generic version of a “cocktail” pill for patients suffering from the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Thai pharmaceutical chemist Krisana Kraisintu, a 2009 Ramon Magsaysay awardee, was in the Philippines recently to promote traditional oriental medicine.

Posted: February 8th, 2013 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

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