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New Macular Degeneration therapy showing promise

An experimental treatment may significantly slow the progression of the blindness-causing disorder macular degeneration, in what would mark the first therapy of its kind according to latest research

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Sexual contact still top mode of HIV transmission – report

Sexual contact remains the top mode of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) transmission in the Philippines, according to a report from the Department of Health (DoH).

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Stay lean, active to keep arteries healthy

Some people who avoid risk factors for heart disease like obesity and diabetes may be able to maintain the blood vessels of a healthy 29-year-old well into old age, a US study suggests.

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Night phone use makes teens depressed – study

Late night mobile phone use has devastating effects on teenager’s mental health, a new study by Australian researchers at Murdoch and Griffith Universities found.

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A new study by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, indicates that postmenopausal women who reached menopause at an earlier age or who never gave birth may be at higher risk for heart disease.

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‘Prove contraceptives are not abortifacients’

The Supreme Court (SC) gave the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 60 days to determine if the contraceptive drugs and implants sought to be procured and distributed by the Department of Health (DoH) under the Reproductive Health Law are “abortifacients.”

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