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GIS EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Willy Ong to prioritize improvements in PH health care system when elected

Posted on: January 10th, 2019 | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Veteran physician Dr. Willy Ong became a social media sensation for his helpful tips on almost every health condition. His knowledge in the medical field has...

President Duterte is in good health — Malacañang

Posted on: January 10th, 2019 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang assured anew that the public has nothing to worry about President Rodrigo Duterte’s health. The statement was issued after the result of a Social Weather Station...

Age, health of Imelda Marcos to be considered in her arrest — PNP

Posted on: November 12th, 2018 | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center is prepared in case the court decides to place former first lady Imelda Marcos under PNP’s custody. However,...

Dengue infects over 59,000, kills 69 in Thailand

Posted on: September 20th, 2018 | No Comments
Thailand has seen over 59,000 patients infected with dengue fever, 69 of whom died from the disease, according to the figures given by the country’s health department in September. In...

UK baby born with heart outside body allowed to visit home

Posted on: September 11th, 2018 | No Comments
  A British baby who was born with her heart outside her body has been allowed to make visits to her parents’ home after months in a hospital, the BBC...

Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy: study

Posted on: June 4th, 2018 | No Comments
  Some 70 percent of women with early-stage breast cancer and an intermediate risk of cancer recurrence can safely skip chemotherapy after their tumors have been removed, U.S. researchers said on Sunday (June 3). The...

Portugal parliament rejects legal euthanasia in divisive vote

Posted on: May 30th, 2018 | No Comments
Portugal’s parliament rejected on Tuesday (May 29) a bill that would have legalized voluntary euthanasia for terminal patients in the Catholic-majority country by a narrow margin, but it secured enough support to...

WHO calls emergency meeting to address Ebola outbreak in Congo

Posted on: May 18th, 2018 | No Comments
  The World Health Organization (WHO) will convene an emergency meeting today to consider the international risk of the Ebola outbreak in Congo. WHO official Peter Salama says the UN...

Private doctors promote asthma awareness in poor far-flung areas

Posted on: April 30th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — World Asthma Day is celebrated every year on the first of May. In line with this, experts seek to help curb the ballooning cases of asthma-related deaths...

Air quality linked to cardiac ‘events,’ heart disease patients unaware

Posted on: April 18th, 2018 | No Comments
Poor air quality with high levels of tiny pollution particles known as PM 2.5 are tied to a spike in emergency department visits for heart- and lung-related illnesses and stroke,...