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Obesity 'epidemic' affects one in 10 worldwide

Jun 13, 2017 - 7:41 AM

A total of 2.2 billion people – 30% of the world population – are believed to be either obese or overweight by 2015

Obesity 'epidemic' affects one in 10 worldwide

How tobacco-chewing Bicol tribe deals with mouth cancer

May 14, 2017 - 8:56 AM

The experience of the Agta-tabangnon tribe shows indigenous peoples are still left out, even as the sin tax law generates a significant windfall for government

How tobacco-chewing Bicol tribe deals with mouth cancer

Quadriplegic man regains use of arm in medical first – study

Mar 29, 2017 - 7:23 AM

The remarkable advance hinges on a prosthesis which circumvents rather than repairs his spinal injury, using wires, electrodes as well as computer software to reconnect the severed link between his brain and muscles

Quadriplegic man regains use of arm in medical first – study

#InspireCourage: Ateneo doctors serve in far-flung Northern Samar town

Mar 17, 2017 - 4:02 PM

Doctors Mixie Baduria and Alfonso Regala could have gone to any specialization they wanted after graduation. Instead they are serving in a 2nd class municipality in Northern Samar.

#InspireCourage: Ateneo doctors serve in far-flung Northern Samar town

Flipping happy: Coin swallowing Thai turtle on the mend

Mar 13, 2017 - 5:40 PM

The story of her plight and successful operation is now viral, with headlines around the world. The 25-year-old turtle, called 'Omsin' (Piggy Bank), can now paddle around a small pool with relative ease.

Flipping happy: Coin swallowing Thai turtle on the mend

Ateneo student's life-saving app bags global award

Mar 10, 2017 - 8:19 PM

Aspiring doctor Joel Alejandro and business partner Andrea Relucio win the Sandoz HACk Healthcare Access Challenge in London, United Kingdom for 'Sali' save-a-life app which aims to universalize CPR education and training

Ateneo student's life-saving app bags global award

Weapons of mass sanitation

Mar 09, 2017 - 7:30 PM

[Science Solitaire] The indiscriminate use of antibiotics – the kind of 'mass cleaning' we do to our insides when we are sick – is harmful not just to you but to everyone

Weapons of mass sanitation

Breaking the bank: Thai vets remove 915 coins from turtle

Mar 07, 2017 - 5:44 PM

The 25-year-old turtle, called 'Omsin' in Thai, underwent a grueling 7-hour surgery on Monday, March 6, to remove the 5 kilogram hoard of coins

Breaking the bank: Thai vets remove 915 coins from turtle

Death of Lanao del Norte doctor an 'isolated case' – Ubial

Mar 06, 2017 - 4:17 PM

(UPDATED) The health department calls on local government units to help improve the working conditions of health workers and ensure their security and benefits

Death of Lanao del Norte doctor an 'isolated case' – Ubial

DOJ to NBI: Probe death of volunteer doctor in Lanao del Norte

Mar 06, 2017 - 10:38 AM

Reports say one of the suspects behind Perlas' killing was shot dead on March 4 after attempting to escape arrest

DOJ to NBI: Probe death of volunteer doctor in Lanao del Norte

Family, friends of slain volunteer doctor appeal for justice

Mar 05, 2017 - 5:55 PM

They describe him as a passionate and selfless doctor who was dedicated to improving the health situation in Lanao del Norte

Family, friends of slain volunteer doctor appeal for justice

Ateneo student's life-saving health app earns global recognition

Mar 04, 2017 - 8:38 PM

Medical student Joel Alejandro creates 'Sali' save-a-life app to help universalize CPR education and training

Ateneo student's life-saving health app earns global recognition

From cancer research to paying it forward

Mar 01, 2017 - 1:10 PM

Inspired by his family and his country, a Filipino scientist focuses his research on helping find a cure for cancer

From cancer research to paying it forward

UN wants new drugs against 12 supergerms

Feb 28, 2017 - 8:34 AM

For the first time, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a list of bacteria threatening to turn once easily-treatable infections into serial killers

UN wants new drugs against 12 supergerms

Off-label antidepressant use not backed by science – study

Feb 22, 2017 - 3:44 PM

The use of antidepressants – both off-label and for depression – has increased sharply in many countries in recent decades

Off-label antidepressant use not backed by science – study

The secret ingredient in medical science

Feb 09, 2017 - 7:30 PM

[Science Solitaire] How does the placebo effect, and a doctor's demeanor, affect a patient's recovery? Here's what scientists found out

The secret ingredient in medical science

Life of a doctor in the barrio

Jan 29, 2017 - 4:00 PM

'The whole 'doctor to the barrio' thing is both a lovely experience to have and a necessity for your municipality, but it is also a tiny corner of the picture we need to look at, when it comes to health care.'

Life of a doctor in the barrio

Cannabis can relieve pain, but carries risks – US report

Jan 13, 2017 - 8:35 AM

Risks of cannabis use include the possibility of triggering a heart attack, but more research is needed to understand 'whether and how cannabis use is associated with heart attack, stroke, and diabetes'

Cannabis can relieve pain, but carries risks – US report

Study shows the way stress may harm your heart

Jan 12, 2017 - 9:14 AM

People with a highly active amygdala – a region of the brain involved in stress processing – also have a higher risk of heart disease and stroke, researchers reveal

Study shows the way stress may harm your heart

Study links antacids in pregnancy to asthma in kids

Jan 09, 2017 - 10:20 PM

Experts commenting on the study did not challenge the link between the heartburn drugs and asthma in kids, but caution against jumping to conclusions

Study links antacids in pregnancy to asthma in kids

DSWD implements free medicine program for indigents in 5 regions

Jan 03, 2017 - 10:18 PM

The DSWD announces on January 3 that it has started providing medical assistance for the poor with funding from President Rodrigo Duterte's Social Fund

DSWD implements free medicine program for indigents in 5 regions

Ex-Davao Oriental mayor convicted of graft

Dec 30, 2016 - 10:04 AM

The anti-graft court Sandiganbayan says former Baganga mayor Gerry Morales and 3 others acted in evident bad faith in procuring P196,900 worth of deworming tablets under the pretense of an emergency purchase to skip public bidding

Ex-Davao Oriental mayor convicted of graft

DSWD: P1B medicine fund not enough but a good start

Dec 29, 2016 - 7:39 PM

The DSWD begins coordinating with hospitals to speed up the process of distributing free medicines

DSWD: P1B medicine fund not enough but a good start

Ebola vaccine may be 'up to 100% effective' – WHO

Dec 23, 2016 - 8:08 AM

If all goes well, the vaccine could become available in 2018 under a fast-track approval process

Ebola vaccine may be 'up to 100% effective' – WHO

2016 top science stories: Spacetime ripples, feathered dinos, a 'fairy' in space

Dec 20, 2016 - 12:00 PM

What are the biggest discoveries and ideas in science this year? The Mind Movers of the Mind Museum list down some of the most important ones from the past 12 months.

2016 top science stories: Spacetime ripples, feathered dinos, a 'fairy' in space

Senate bill proposes UP scholarship for aspiring doctors

Dec 18, 2016 - 11:24 AM

Senator Sonny Angara says his bill would help bring more doctors to far-flung communities in the Philippines

Senate bill proposes UP scholarship for aspiring doctors

UK first country to legally offer '3-parent' gene therapy

Dec 15, 2016 - 7:52 PM

(UPDATED) Britain's fertility regulator gives the green light for the country to become the first in the world to legally offer '3-parent baby' fertility treatments

UK first country to legally offer '3-parent' gene therapy

Cancer and the merchants of hope

Dec 02, 2016 - 11:45 AM

Complementary and alternative medicine must be taken seriously for a number of reasons

Cancer and the merchants of hope

UK experts give green light to '3-parent babies'

Dec 01, 2016 - 8:41 AM

An independent panel of experts tasked with reviewing the safety of mitochondrial gene therapy said the practice should be 'cautiously adopted' to prevent certain genetic diseases from being passed on to future generations

UK experts give green light to '3-parent babies'

Zika babies can develop microcephaly in first year

Nov 23, 2016 - 12:58 AM

The latest study shows the first laboratory evidence of Zika virus infection in the womb leading to microcephaly developing after birth

Zika babies can develop microcephaly in first year

New lung transplant technique could save lives – study

Nov 18, 2016 - 10:41 AM

The new method could help keep lungs outside the human body for over 12 hours without significantly harming their eventual recipient's chances of survival

New lung transplant technique could save lives – study

Natural remedies for itchy throat, dry cough

Nov 15, 2016 - 4:20 PM

Common household ingredients can be used to provide relief for cough. Here are some you can try

Natural remedies for itchy throat, dry cough

Tiny investment needed for universal access to basic drugs – study

Nov 08, 2016 - 8:15 AM

The overview highlights 'massive inequities and inefficiencies' in financing and governance between regions, hampering access to drugs for many people

Tiny investment needed for universal access to basic drugs – study

Who wants to live forever? Forget it, study says

Oct 06, 2016 - 1:34 PM

New York-based researchers found that an end to the long-running rise in maximum lifespan 'has already been attained,' in the 1990s

Who wants to live forever? Forget it, study says

Do we have the right to modify our bodies?

Oct 03, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Gideon Lasco: 'How far can we modify our body parts and bodily features?'

Do we have the right to modify our bodies?

New HIV treatment a step closer to cure – report

Oct 03, 2016 - 5:45 PM

A man has 'undetectable' levels of the virus after undergoing a trial treatment developed by scientists from 5 of the United Kingdom's top universities

New HIV treatment a step closer to cure – report

Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi awarded 2016 Nobel medicine prize

Oct 03, 2016 - 5:22 PM

(UPDATED) Japanese scientist Yoshinori Ohsumi is awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on autophagy, or the process of cells recycling its own content

Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi awarded 2016 Nobel medicine prize

Nobel medicine prize opens 2016 awards season

Oct 03, 2016 - 12:26 PM

As always, predicting the names of the winners is a game of chance, especially given the number of people worthy of the honors

Nobel medicine prize opens 2016 awards season

New doctor's baptism of fire: Emergency delivery at the backseat of a car

Oct 03, 2016 - 11:45 AM

Just days after getting his medical license, doctor Mikko Manalastas gets a welcome into his profession like no other

New doctor's baptism of fire: Emergency delivery at the backseat of a car

Quiz: Are you letting dry cough get in your way?

Sep 22, 2016 - 3:44 PM

How well do you know your dos and don’ts when dealing with dry cough?

Quiz: Are you letting dry cough get in your way?

Who says you need an egg to create an embryo?

Sep 14, 2016 - 7:45 AM

Scientists announce they had produced baby mice by fusing sperm and a type of cell that is not an egg

Who says you need an egg to create an embryo?

Cutting down the cost of heart disease

Sep 13, 2016 - 5:40 PM

Modest ways to cope with heart disease without breaking the bank

Cutting down the cost of heart disease

Sanofi, Google launch diabetes joint venture

Sep 12, 2016 - 11:27 AM

The tie up between the drug maker and Verily, the health subsidiary of Google's parent company Alphabet, will focus on treatments for people living with the chronic disease

Sanofi, Google launch diabetes joint venture

Exercise may offset health risks of drinking – study

Sep 08, 2016 - 11:45 PM

While there are 'no firm conclusions,' researchers say the results 'provide an additional argument for the role of physical activity' in promoting health

Exercise may offset health risks of drinking – study

Sex healthy for aging women, risky for older men – study

Sep 07, 2016 - 12:30 PM

The study authors measured cardiovascular risk as hypertension, rapid heart rate, elevated C-reactive protein and cardiovascular events including heart attack, heart failure and stroke

Sex healthy for aging women, risky for older men – study

Two Nobel judges to step down over ethics scandal

Sep 07, 2016 - 9:56 AM

Two members of the assembly that awards the Nobel prize for medicine are to quit for failing to heed warnings about a major ethics scandal

Two Nobel judges to step down over ethics scandal

Iloilo woman tests positive for Zika virus

Sep 05, 2016 - 4:47 PM

(UPDATED) The case of this married woman, who is in her 40s, is the first confirmed local transmission in the Philippines this year. Doctors have been dispatched to Iloilo to look for other cases.

Iloilo woman tests positive for Zika virus

Mosquitoes can spread Zika to their eggs – study

Aug 30, 2016 - 7:15 AM

This 'vertical transmission' from female mosquito to her eggs may help the virus survive even when conditions are poor

Mosquitoes can spread Zika to their eggs – study

New painkiller could replace morphine – study

Aug 18, 2016 - 10:44 AM

The big-data methods used by the researchers also open up a promising avenue in drug innovation

New painkiller could replace morphine – study

Emergency drug for stroke available for free in 26 gov't hospitals

Aug 17, 2016 - 8:15 AM

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial instructs government hospitals to explore partnerships with private hospitals, so needy patients can still avail themselves of alteplase for free

Emergency drug for stroke available for free in 26 gov't hospitals