Cure - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Cure


FALSE: Heat, garlic, ginger can prevent COVID-19

Jun 23, 2020 - 8:03 PM

There is no official cure or preventive treatment for COVID-19. The supposed cures in the post have been debunked by the WHO and fact checkers around the world

House passes P1.5-trillion infra stimulus package to curb unemployment

Jun 05, 2020 - 1:38 PM

Under House Bill No. 6920, the government can tap into the fund for 3 fiscal years upon enactment. If passed this year, the funds will be valid until the end of the Duterte administration in 2022.

CONSTRUCTION IN A PANDEMIC. A worker carries mattresses during the construction of the back-up Barangay Isolation Center for coronavirus patients in Cebu City on May 27, 2020. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

House OKs on 2nd reading P1.5-trillion infra spending bill vs pandemic

Jun 03, 2020 - 12:43 AM

The bill is designed to complement the Balik Probinsya program to help address unemployment caused by the coronavirus crisis

COVID-19 RESPONSE. Construction workers build a back-up Barangay Isolation Center (BIC) in Cebu City on May 27, 2020, that can house 320 asymptomatic COVID-19 patients Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

House panel OKs P1.5-trillion infra spending bill to curb unemployment

May 28, 2020 - 12:40 PM

The bill is designed to provide jobs to Filipinos affected by the lockdown imposed due to COVID-19

UNDER CONSTRUCTION. Workers rush to finish the COVID-19 quarantine facility at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on April 7, 2020. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Janet Jackson, Radiohead, The Cure enter Rock Hall of Fame

Mar 30, 2019 - 12:00 PM

Janet Jackson's induction is timely as the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame expands its definition of rock to include other genres like R&B

Second HIV remission patient rekindles cure hope

Mar 05, 2019 - 1:30 PM

Ten years after the first confirmed case of an HIV-infected person being rid of the deadly disease, a man known only as the 'London patient' shows no sign of the virus for nearly 19 months, researchers report

'Maze Runner: The Death Cure' review: Running on fumes

Jan 30, 2018 - 5:25 PM

Every film in the 'Maze Runner' series raises the stakes, yet what the series lacks is a core proposition to unite everything

L-r, Dylan O'Brien, Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Giancarlo Esposito in Twentieth Century Fox's "Maze Runner: The Death Cure."

EXPLAINER: How SEC's Rappler decision is a test case for press freedom

Jan 20, 2018 - 10:39 PM

‘If Rappler can make out a case that this is actually malicious, the court cannot ignore that the government might be in violation of the constitutional guarantee to press freedom,’ says IBP national president Abdiel Dan Fajardo

TEST CASE. Can the SEC ruling against Rappler be used to push for a test case of press freedom? sec-rappler-decision  TEST CASE. Can the SEC ruling against Rappler be used to push for a test case of press freedom? sec-rappler-decision

14 film yang patut ditunggu tahun 2018

Jan 02, 2018 - 8:38 PM

Beragam tontonan menarik dengan berbaga genre, baik dari dalam maupun luar negeri, bisa menjadi pilihan hiburan sepanjang 2018

WATCH: Lady Gaga debuts new song at Coachella

Apr 16, 2017 - 11:36 PM

Lady Gaga performs her new single The Cure

Indonesia’s cure to the common cold only requires a coin

Jun 30, 2016 - 4:38 PM

The treatment leaves red line marks on the patient s back Would you try it?

KEROKAN. The Indonesia treatment requires rubbing a blunt object on your back. Photo by Karma Gurung

Could your child be iron-deficient?

Mar 31, 2016 - 3:32 PM

Babies transitioning to a solid diet could be susceptible to lower iron levels

Don't scare yourself by checking symptoms online! What to do when you're sick

Dec 12, 2015 - 2:49 PM

Oftentimes we re convinced we have a severe disease when we start looking up our symptoms on the internet Save yourself the stress and the immediate trip to the doctor by following these steps

Getting to the root of hair loss

Sep 16, 2015 - 10:58 AM

Demystifying the causes and solutions of a common predicament

Italian doctor cured of Ebola to leave hospital

Jan 02, 2015 - 11:54 PM

Italian health officials say the doctor identified only as Fabrizio will soon leave the Spallanazin hospital in Rome where he has been treated since November 25

ile photo by Zoom Dosso/AFP

#PugadBaboy: The Cure punchline 3

Aug 18, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: The Cure

Aug 18, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: The Cure punchline 2

Aug 18, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Study finds promise toward treating HIV and hepatitis C

Jul 20, 2014 - 1:23 AM

As many as 7 million people worldwide are infected with both human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C

PROMISING CURE. As many as 7 million people worldwide are infected with both human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C

Baby thought cleared of HIV has virus again

Jul 11, 2014 - 8:25 AM

Known widely as the Mississippi baby she was born to an HIV positive mother in 2010 and was given a potent dose of anti retroviral medication 30 hours after birth

Goth Love: A darkly romantic playlist for World Goth Day

May 22, 2014 - 6:56 PM

To celebrate World Goth Day put these darkly romantic tunes on full blast

Policeman guns down 3 US citizens at Kabul hospital

Apr 25, 2014 - 8:53 AM

The victims of the policeman who was assigned to protect the hospital include a doctor and a visiting father and son

Prevention vs cure: What is preventive medicine?

Aug 28, 2013 - 9:37 AM

Don t wait for illness before you pay attention to your health

IT'S IN YOUR HANDS. How will you stay healthy and keep sickness at bay? It's up to you.

AIDS scientists in Malaysia meet hopeful about cure

Jun 29, 2013 - 6:44 PM

In total the global pandemic has claimed 30 million lives

Scientists cast doubt on Alzheimer's 'cure'

May 26, 2013 - 4:05 PM

Four separate teams of scientists have said they were unable to replicate a highly publicized study that last year touted a cancer drug s success against Alzheimer s disease in mice

NTC irons out details of CURE 3G auction

Jan 04, 2013 - 6:11 PM

The regulator may release next week the Terms of Reference for the auction of 3G third generation license earlier surrendered by Connectivity Unlimited Resource Enterprises Inc

Dengue fever: Vaccine trial raises a muted cheer

Sep 11, 2012 - 7:15 AM

Tested in Thailand a prototype vaccine for dengue notched up the best success yet against the disease but failed to protect against all its viral strains

New once-a-day pill to treat HIV OKd

Aug 28, 2012 - 10:20 AM

A new pill to treat HIV infection has been approved for adults living with the virus

Minimum price for Cure is P2.1-B, says PLDT

Aug 27, 2012 - 1:01 PM

If 3G frequency holder CURE is sold below P2 125 billion the government stands to lose significant revenue said a top official of Cure s previous owner PLDT

Globe hits PLDT over Cure price tag

Aug 12, 2012 - 4:32 PM

Globe says rival PLDT s floor price for Cure is too high

Globe pushing through with CURE bid

Jul 31, 2012 - 4:46 PM

The company expects competition for CURE s 3G frequency to be tight

PLDT expects P2.125-B from CURE divestment

Jul 30, 2012 - 6:52 PM

This amount is more than double the P1 billion PLDT has previously said it expects from surrendering the 3G license and CURE to the NTC and makes it expensive for Globe Telecom and San Miguel Corp that are eyeing the frequency

[Music] Press (re)play

Jun 18, 2012 - 9:25 AM

RAPPLER and music lover Fritz Rodriguez talks 80s music for the other kids of her generation

BACK TO THE '80S. That decade's music continues to influence and inspire today's generation — young and old. Screen grab from YouTube

San Miguel ready to go to battle for CURE - Ang

May 23, 2012 - 9:31 PM

When 10 Mhz of spectrum goes on the auction block this year competition for the frequency will likely be fierce

Researchers step closer to meningitis B vaccine

May 07, 2012 - 7:21 AM

Researchers say they re a step closer to developing a vaccine against meningitis B which kills hundreds every year

Globe needs PLDT's Cure, CEO says

Apr 17, 2012 - 11:51 AM

Globe wants to bid for the 3G license of rival PLDT s Cure to improve services

More money allotted for malunggay research

Mar 17, 2012 - 8:13 PM

The government is increasing the budget for health research a large slug of which will go to fund a project for turning malunggay into medicine

LOCAL CURATIVE. Malungay has been extolled for its high vitamin C and A content. Photo courtesy of

PLDT: Goodbye, CURE

Mar 07, 2012 - 3:31 PM

The PLDT group will surrender the 3G license of one of its operating mobile phone units to the NTC in July