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HEALTH: TB in the time of Covid-19 Pandemic

It may be a disease of the past but tuberculosis (TB) is still killing people – more than a million of them. In fact,...

HEALTH | Diabetes: How you can live a normal life

“Diabetes is on the rise globally, and rising faster in low- and middle-income countries,” said Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the Geneva-based World...

HEALTH: Beating cancers on all fronts

The headline says it all: “Cancer cases on the rise.” A news dispatch, released by the Agence France Presse (AFP), said that while cancer...

HEALTH: How Covid-19 can be curtailed

Antonio B. Partoza, Jr., a Davao businessman, said he didn’t know where he got the novel coronavirus as he was just staying in his...

HEALTH: Portrait of a Covid-19 survivor

Dr. Teofredo “Doc Ted” Esguerra, an advisory council member at the International Disaster Response Network, and I have four things in common.   We were both...

HEALTH: Science department in the forefront of medical studies

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has some good news to offer in the field of medicine. Anti-dengue herbal capsule For one, it is now...

HEALTH | Dementia: No total recall

Josephine knew something was happening to her husband’s one night when Fernando returned home from his office complaining that during their business meeting he...

HEALTH: Men should not die of prostate cancer

Filipinos these days are more concerned with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-10). So much so that they have neglected other diseases like prostate cancer. Like...

HEALTH: Herbal capsules vs dengue may soon be available

If there’s a disease these days that needs no introduction, it’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In the past, it was dengue fever and...

HEALTH: Are GM foods really safe to eat?

“There is much euphoria about developments in biotechnology and about the benefits they promise to bring to society,” warned Reuben Olembo of the United...