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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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Kim Chiu in Araneta Center’s Hugot Night and other V-Day treats

Chinita Princess Kim Chiu will join the so-called sawi population as they celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Araneta Center on Feb. 14. Hugot Night, Araneta Center’s Valentine special for singles with hugot from failed relationships, will be a night loaded with fun-filled activities.

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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).