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First dengue vaccine out by July next year

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Asia dengue (Infographic provided by Sanofi Pasteur)

Following the completion of trials that found its efficacy at 56 percent, the first safe and effective dengue vaccine in the world could be out commercially in the country by July next year.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Dengue vaccine ready by 2015, Asean told

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A dengue vaccine will be available by late 2015 or early 2016 to patients battling the mosquito-borne disease, according to an official of an international pharmaceutical firm.

Posted: June 16th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Know what to do about kidney stones

STAY as far away as possible from this dialysis machine by avoiding cholesterol-rich food like beef, pork, poultry and fish; and by drinking adequate amounts of water. LYN RILLON

They are often taken for granted. But nature knows that this organ is so important, it gave us a pair.

Posted: June 14th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

‘Hepa B is not hindrance for work’

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Electron micrograph of hepatitis B virus. Image by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Employers should neither isolate nor discriminate workers who are Hepatitis B virus (HBV) positive. The Hepatology Society of the Philippines (HSP) strongly voiced out this concern on how employers hire workers for their company or organization by restricting those who are inflicted with HBV.

Posted: April 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Science and Health | Read More »

Genes load the gun, lifestyle pulls the trigger

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MEATLESS BUT MORE NUTRITIOUS Malunggay soup (with tomatoes, onions, organic vegan bouillon cubes and Himalayan salt), string beans (with shiitake mushrooms, okra, eggplant, Braggs tomato sauce) and oil-less fried, non-GMO soy wheat stick (with seaweeds). Safe proteins were found to be from plants. Photo by Tessa Salazar

You may have often heard that fatalistic remark of some people lamenting that they are “doomed” to suffer this or that debilitating disease because their parents, grandparents or kin suffered the same disease. “It runs in our family,” they say in surrender, “so why fight it?”

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Science and Health | Read More »

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