Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis on Tuesday announced $100 million of funding over the next five years for research into new treatments for malaria, a mosquito-borne disease with a devastating impact that killed 445,000 people in 2016.
A Department of Health (DOH) official said Friday that about 500 nurses will be deployed to monitor children who received the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine.
Spineology Inc., an innovator in anatomy-conserving spine surgery, is excited to announce that John Chi, M.D., M.P.H, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at Harvard Medical School and the Director of Neurosurgical Spinal Oncology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston MA, has presented the first 12-month outcomes data from Spineology’s SCOUT clinical trial.
HealthJustice Philippines, an advocacy group with legal expertise in tobacco control and health promotion, debunked the claim that nicotine is harmless.
HealthJustice Philippines, a think tank and advocacy group with legal expertise in tobacco control and health promotion, congratulated Francisco Duque, whose appointment to the helm of the Department of Health has been confirmed by the Commission on Appointments (CA).
A little known pharmaceutical company in Florida has found itself in the eye of a storm following disclosures it raised the price of an old drug used to fight brain tumors by 1,400 percent, from $50 a pill to more than $700.
After 4 years of struggle for the legalization of Medical Cannabis in the country, the Philippine Cannabis Compassion Society (PCCS) has found a strong ally. The statement of the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring that Medical Cannabis is found to be beneficial to patients with Cancer, Epilepsy, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease is a welcome development.
Senator Risa Hontiveros on Friday reiterated her call for a better budget for cancer medicines and treatment.
In response to the American Heart Association’s (AHA) reclassification of hypertension guidelines, Omron Healthcare reminds Americans of the importance of monitoring your blood pressure regularly, knowing your numbers and taking action to control high blood pressure.