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The doctor is in, and he means business

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Dr. Alfredo Bengzon remembers a particular meeting with the late industrialist Eugenio Lopez Jr. in the mid-1990s in great detail.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Winning the rabies battle

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PREVENTION BETTER THAN CURE  Vaccinating “man’s best friend” is one of the most effective ways of controlling and eventually eliminating rabies in the country. photo
by Charles E. Buban

Every 10 minutes someone dies of rabies somewhere in the world. There’s a huge chance that that person could be here in the country where this incurable and highly fatal disease continue to be a serious public health problem.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Free flu vaccine for Parañaque elderly

It was the first time for 72-year-old Yonita Buyoc to avail herself of a flu shot. “Mahalaga ’yun, malaki matitipid,” she said, considering the money she saved from the immunization.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Updated book tackles Alzheimer’s issues and treatments

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DR. GRACE Orteza (left), book convenor and member of Adap board of directors, and Adap president Dr. Socorro Martinez speak during the launch of “Recommendations on the Diagnosis, Prevention and Management of Alzheimer’s Disease (2nd edition)”

The new edition of a book on Alzheimer’s disease published by a medical advocate group takes on its ethical, legal and psychosocial issues; and advances in pathological researches and pharma- and nonpharmacological treatments.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

A rejoinder on cost-effectiveness of kidney and liver transplantation

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Last week, we discussed the cost-effectiveness of kidney transplantation, which has been shown by various scientifically designed economic studies to be well worth the money spent on the surgery for patients with end-stage kidney problems.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

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