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Aquino OKs graphic warnings on cigarette packs

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Despite being a known smoker, President Benigno Aquino III has signed into law a measure requiring graphic warnings on tobacco products, Malacañang said Sunday.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Anti-dengue vaccine developed; available July 2015

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Dengue

With an effective dengue vaccine available by July next year, the Department of Health is optimistic that two out of three patients won’t need hospitalization and that the country will get rid of the mosquito-borne disease as a major public health problem in the country in the coming years.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

More outstanding young scientists

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The 12 new Outstanding Young Scientists were honored last week by the National Academy of Science and Technology.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

DOH reports high incidence of measles in ARMM

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Children inflicted with measles queue up at the San Lazaro Hospital in Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The regional Department of Health has reported a marked increase in the incidence of measles among children in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, with about a dozen fatalities in a span of five months.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Northern Mindanao described as HIV-AIDS hot spot

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AIDS

Health officials say Northern Mindanao is now a hot spot for the human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV-AIDS) after 30 new cases were recorded in the region during the first quarter of the year alone.

Posted: May 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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