Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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The danger of antibiotic resistance

THE BELIEF that antibiotics can cure viral infections is a misconception which may lead to an ‘antibiotic apocalypse’—an era when antibiotics are rendered obsolete,...

Thomasian biochemists eye spider venom to cure heart, brain diseases

THOMASIAN biochemists are eyeing spider venom as a cure for heart and brain illnesses and also as remedy for pain. “Spiders are some of the...

‘Take care of yourself to help others’ – mental health advocates

MENTAL health advocates urged Thomasians to take care of their personal health to be in a better position to help prevent depression and suicide...

Mental health advocate urges Thomasians to end ‘stigma’ of depression, suicide

A THOMASIAN doctor urged young people to "kill the stigma" of mental illnesses in a seminar at the Tan Yan Kee auditorium last Sept. 9. Dr....

UST Central Laboratory: Pagsabay sa sulong ng teknolohiya

ISANG makabagong camera na ipinapakita ang proseso ng pagsusuri o dissection ng katawan ng tao, isang eight-camera system na kayang suriin ang bawat paggalaw...

Paggamit ng alternibo sa plastic straw, hinikayat

SANGKATUTAK na plastic straw ang tinatayang itinatapon kada araw at marami rito, hindi naman sumasailalim sa recycling. Kaya ang resulta, bumabara sa mga estero...

Deadly silence about prostate cancer

A FORM of cancer affecting the reproductive system kills more than 500 Filipino men each year, according to Global Health Statistics. Inside the male body,...

HIV cases prevalent among the youth

HUMAN Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) has yet to reach its statistical figure plateau in the country with majority of the cases belonging to the younger...

Environmentalists call on youth to lead campaign for proper waste disposal

SOLID waste management advocates urged young people to take action on environmental issues during the 3rd Integrated Ecological Waste Management Expo and Environment Summit...

Bioethicist warns against growing ‘contraceptive mentality’

A BIOETHICIST has warned about the harmful effects of a “contraceptive mentality” on human health and society, amid Western pressure on developing countries to allow widespread...

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