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The latest useful and interesting health news, breakthroughs and stories online in the Philippines and around the world for the Filipinos.

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What is Zika virus: symptoms, cures and prevention

MANILA, Philippines – Recent reports from the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed that a patient from Iloilo City is positive for the Zika virus....
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Experts closer to Alzheimer’s vaccine

Alzheimer’s disease may soon be prevented with a new vaccine developed by a team of researchers from Australia and the United States. The team up...
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Bird flu symptoms in human being

Dog flu, swine flu, horse flu or human flu are phrases similar to “Bird flu”.  Avian influenza also known informally as Avian flu or...

DOH aims to prioritize Mental Health Bill

The Department of Health (DOH) promises to highlight the urgency of the Mental Health Bill by pushing for its attachment in the priority legislative...

What is Leptospirosis and how to prevent it during flood season

The habagat has been steadily bringing rain to our islands in the past few days. Flooding is frequently reported in different parts of the...
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E. coli O157 kills 2, infects 150 in the UK

Health authorities advised the public to thoroughly wash market-bought mixed salad leaves for possible E. coli (Escherichia coli) contamination after two have been killed...

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