By Tina G. Santos
Sixteen new cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which could lead to the fatal Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), are reported everyday, according to the Department of Health (DOH).
A campaign to encourage circumcision among men in sub-Saharan Africa to help protect them against the AIDS virus was backed by new research on Monday showing that men who have had the operation are unlikely to engage in unprotected sex.
By Maila Ager
Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago formally informed the Senate on Friday about her plan to seek medical treatment abroad, saying she would either “rise victorious” from cancer after six weeks or come back to the country in a “horizontal position.”
By Aquiles Z. Zonio
The municipal health office in Alabel town, Sarangani, has launched a house-to-house visitation in nine barangay (villages) affected by the sharp rise of measles cases.
By Julie S. Alipala
The city health office is doubling its efforts to control dengue fever as the number of cases surged in June.