Health Industry

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Balancing the two often conflicting goals of offering healthcare that is at par with the best available in the Philippines and keeping the cost of healthcare as reasonable as possible has been the defining directive of ManilaMed for 50 years now. And as ManilaMed celebrated 50 meaningful years last week,…

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SYDNEY: Researchers say a combination of new treatments can stop the world’s deadliest form of skin cancer – melanoma – in its tracks and halt its spread to other organs. Results from two international drug trials conducted by the Sydney-based Melanoma Institute Australia have proved successful in preventing the disease…

HEALTH WORKERSCLAIM

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Health workers from different hospitals under the Department of Health (DOH) converged on August 30, to condemn the big cut for direct services of public hospitals under the 2018 proposed budget. In a press conference, members of the Alliance of Health Workers (AHW) said the maintenance and other operating expenses…

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Men differ from women in many ways, including lifestyles, response to certain diseases, and health needs. Men are more at risk of developing of certain diseases such as coronary heart disease and diabetes, yet some men refuse to see a doctor when they get sick or injured. “Men, like women,…

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The rainy season is definitely a refreshing respite after the blistering summer. However, it also comes with several illnesses and diseases and the most dreaded of all is dengue. Dengue is caused by a tiny bite of an infected mosquito but this little bite can cause serious health problems and…

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ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico: Today, DNA sequencing is a tortuous process that often takes days and sometimes weeks to read a full human genome, but University of New Mexico (UNM) researchers may have found a way to cut that down to minutes. Investors are now lining up behind UNM’s breakthrough, which…

SIGHT SAVING MONTH

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According to the World Health Organization, 82 percent of people living with blindness are aged 50 and above. Globally, uncorrected refractive errors are the main cause of moderate and severe visual impairment and cataracts remain as the leading cause of blindness in middle-and-low-income countries although about 80 percent of all…

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Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (NJUCM) and Si En Traditional Chinese Medicine Institute recently collaborated to launch their TCM courses and make them available to Filipino students. The launch was held by the two schools at a news conference at Kamuning Bakery in Quezon City last week to promote Traditional…

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Ushering a revolution in detection and management of prostate cancer, the Chinese General Hospital and Medical Center (CGHMC) in Manila recently acquired the world’s first Koelis Trinity fusion biopsy technology with transperineal probe for clinical use, from Transmedic Philippines. “For the past 35 years, prostate cancer diagnosis requires a transrectal…

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