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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 »

Experts discuss how to identify, fight premature ejaculation

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“DAPOXETINE significantly improves control over ejaculation, enabling men to control and delay ejaculating, thereby enhancing sexual satisfaction of the couple while reducing personal distress and interpersonal difficulty,” said Dr. George Lee Eng Geap, consultant urological surgeon at the Gleneagles Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. From left are, Doctors Juliano Panganiban, past president of Philippine Urological Association (PUA); Digna Almeida, medical affairs director of A. Menarini Philippines; Ulysses Quanico, current president of PUA; and Lee.

One out of three men may be afflicted with this condition, but it remains underdiagnosed and undertreated.

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

Another way to visualize a stormy day

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We were once again battered by a strong storm this week. A long-time patient of ours accompanied her brother who developed chest pains at the height of the storm and was worried that he might be developing a heart attack.

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

Novartis cancer patient access program lauded

A patient support group has lauded Novartis Healthcare Philippines for its unprecedented access program that helps poor patients get the cancer treatments they need.

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

Providing pregnant women a safe place to give birth

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THE COMPACT NayBahay birthing facility provides maternal healthcare that includes regular medical consultation sessions, prenatal and postnatal services, and child birth.

What used to be a cargo container van is now providing pregnant women normal delivery two at a time. Called NayBahay, it’s a birthing place constructed and funded by Pfizer Philippines Foundation Inc. (PPFI).

Posted: July 5th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

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