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UP stude paves way to adjust drug dose to patient needs

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THIS YEAR’S BPI-DOST ‘Best Project of the Year’ Awards winner, University of the Philippines’ Sy (2nd from left) is flanked by proponents (from left) Aurelio Montinola III, president and chief executive officer of the Bank of the Philippine Islands; Dr. Filma Brawner, director of the DOST-Science Education Institute; and BPI Foundation executive director and BPI senior vice president Florendo Maranan. Arnold Almacen

Prescribe a high blood pressure medication to one patient and it will work fine. Try that same drug with the same dose to another person and it’s not enough, while few may even develop rashes or suffer from an upset stomach.

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

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