Health

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Novartis to inject $100 mn into malaria drug research

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.

Spineology Announces Presentation of SCOUT Clinical Trial Results (Graphic: Business Wire)

Spineology U.S. Clinical Trial for Interbody Fusion

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.

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Health group congratulates Duque

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).

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Strong showing for Obama health law

About 8.8 million people have signed up for coverage next year under the Affordable Care Act, the government said Thursday. The surprisingly strong numbers come after a deadline surge last week

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Medical Cannabis is not a threat to public

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.