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Ombudsman probe on Dengvaxia, Aguirre on Mamasapano, Duterte in India | Evening wRap

Jan 25, 2018 - 10:27 PM

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Cholesterol-lowering drugs help average-risk people too – study

Apr 03, 2016 - 12:14 AM

The trials for this study are the first of their kind to examine the impact of using statins in a large globally diverse population

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Bigger PhilHealth fund opens doors to innovative drugs

Aug 12, 2015 - 1:22 PM

A well funded PhilHealth program will now be able to support or defray the costs that patients have to pay for expensive medicines a pharmaceutical executive says

MORE SOPHISTICATED. The health care industry is looking to distribute  more innovative medicines and medical technology in the near future. Image from Shutterstock.

Medical ethics, public safety and the DOH

Dec 22, 2014 - 4:08 PM

Regulatory mechanisms that ensure that medical ethics the core values of my profession and one of the bedrocks of public protection cannot fail

The dangers of ActRx TriAct, according to DOH

Dec 02, 2014 - 9:00 AM

The health department says researchers of the clinical trials must be held accountable if something happens to patients who were administered with the treatment

'NO LEGAL BASIS.' The Department of Health says the controversial ActRx TriAct has not been registered with the Food and Drug Administration. File photo from the ActRx Operational Group website

DOH: No legal basis for Ona's order on anti-dengue treatment

Dec 01, 2014 - 1:46 PM

The DOH rebukes its own chief saying the clinical trials he ordered in September should not have taken place

'NO LEGAL BASIS.' The Department of Health says the controversial ActRx TriAct has not been registered with the Food and Drug Administration. File photo from the ActRx Operational Group website

US shutdown blocks care for kids with cancer: report

Oct 02, 2013 - 11:44 PM

About 200 patients may have to be turned away from treatment at the largest research hospital in the world due to the shutdown

CONSEQUENCES. The shutdown of the US government straps healthcare facilities from providing clinical trials for the treatment of cancer patients

Opposition vs stem cell for unproven claims grows

Aug 28, 2013 - 10:44 PM

More doctors groups support the stand that stem cell therapy should only be administered upon the completion of clinical trials

Stem cell debate: Innovation or safety?

Aug 17, 2013 - 10:00 AM

The challenge hounding DOH and the FDA is finding the balance between innovation and sound regulation