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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.

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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DOH reports 700 HIV cases in May

Cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have increased to more than 700 as of May this year, according to the latest report from the...
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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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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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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...

Is Anesthesia safe for kids? U.S. doctors’ group says yes

A group of doctors from the Committee on Pediatric Anesthesia at the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) in the U.S. assured parents that administering...

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