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Test-tube babies: A simpler, cheaper technique?

In this Aug. 14, 2013, photo, an embryologist works on embryo at the Create Health fertility clinic in south London. Since the first test-tube baby was born more than three decades ago, in vitro fertilization has become a sophisticated process with pricey incubators, specialized techniques and extensive screening. Now, scientists are going back to basics and testing a simpler and cheaper method intended mainly for use in developing countries. AP

Since the first test-tube baby was born more than three decades ago, in vitro fertilization has evolved into a highly sophisticated lab procedure. Now, scientists are going back to basics and testing a simpler and cheaper method.

Posted: August 22nd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

Doctors raise alarm over kids’ rising exposure to lead, diminished brain power

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Pediatricians raised the alarm on Wednesday, on the susceptibility of most Filipino kids to lead exposure, greatly diminishing their brain power.

Posted: July 31st, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

UN concerned over tobacco fair in Philippines

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The World Health Organization has expressed concern that the Philippines is encouraging smoking by hosting one of the world’s largest tobacco trade shows.

Posted: March 20th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

WHO: 2 more cases of new virus in Jordan

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International health officials have confirmed two more fatal cases of a mysterious respiratory virus in the Middle East.

Posted: December 1st, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Pinay breastfeeding expert awarded Gates grant

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A leading breastfeeding non-government organization announced recently that its principal investigator has won a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Posted: January 6th, 2012 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

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