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Violent enclosures, violated livelihoods: environmental and military territoriality in a Philippine frontier - Dressler WH, Iii ERG.
The political geography of environmental governance can overlap and converge with uneven agrarian change in forest frontiers subject to violent enclosures. When the governance of conservation territories converges with and reinforces enclosures, spaces can... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Philippines exhumes bodies of two children in dengue vaccine probe
MANILA (Reuters) - A Philippine government agency on Thursday exhumed the bodies of two children whose parents suspect they died of dengue after receiving a new vaccine against the disease, although its maker said it was not known to have caused any deaths in the country. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Philippines fines Sanofi, suspends clearance for Dengvaxia
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines has suspended clearance for Sanofi's dengue vaccine Dengvaxia and fined the French drugmaker a symbolic $2,000 citing violations on product registration and marketing, the health secretary said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Philippines fines Sanofi, suspends clearance for Dengvaxia
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines has fined Sanofi $2,000 and suspended clearance for the French drug maker's controversial dengue vaccine Dengvaxia, citing violations on product registration and marketing, its health secretary said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

World weatherwatch: Record snowfall hits city of Erie, Pennsylvania on Christmas Day
Officials declare state of emergency after 86cm of snow falls in north-eastern US, as typhoons hit nations closer to equatorThe magic of a picture-perfect white Christmas is something many long for year after year.Erie, Pennsylvania was the place to be this year, where a whopping 86cm (34in) of snow fell on Christmas Day.This 24-hour snowfall shattered the previous Christmas record (20cm) and even broke the all-time snowiest day in the city ’s history (51cm) on 22 November 1956.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 28, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Scott Duncan (MetDesk) Tags: Meteorology US news Vietnam Philippines Australia news Winter Hurricanes Landslides Christmas Source Type: news

Filipino girl is being suffocated by tumour-ridden tongue
Zhyrille Cruz, from Manila in the Philippines, suffers from a lymphangioma -  which causes life-threatening cysts to grow on her tongue. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Filipino girl, two, with an enormous tongue
Zhyrille Cruz, from Manila in the Philippines, suffers from a lymphangioma -  which causes life-threatening cysts to grow on her tongue. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug Company Under Fire After Revealing Dengue Vaccine May Harm Some
A promising vaccine for dengue fever is in limbo after the Philippines suspended its use amid widespread public anger and fears about its safety. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DENISE GRADY and KATIE THOMAS Tags: Dengue Fever Vaccination and Immunization Philippines Source Type: news

Former Philippine President defends controversial dengue program
MANILA (Reuters) - Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino defended on Thursday his decision to implement a controversial immunization program using a new dengue vaccine in 2016, saying it was justified with millions of people at risk of being infected by the virus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Kalaban: young drug users' engagements with law enforcement in the Philippines - Lasco G.
BACKGROUND: A violent 'war on drugs' continues to be waged in the Philippines, even as the use of drugs - particular methamphetamine - continues to rise. Furnishing contextual background to the current situation, this paper explores how long-running law en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Amid Marawi crisis, displaced young people empower their communities
PANTAR, Philippines –Seventeen-year-old Abdul Nasser Berua stood before a group of teenagers, explaining how they can protect themselves from sexually transmitted infections such asHIV.It was October, and the youth were gathered in a covered court in Pantar, a municipality about 15 km from the Philippine city of Marawi, the site of intense fighting between government forces and the Maute and Abu Sayyaf armed groups. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - December 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Philippines' Duterte says dengue campaign carried out in 'good faith'
MANILA (Reuters) - President Rodrigo Duterte believes the previous Philippine government acted in good faith in launching an immunization drive that used a new dengue vaccine on hundreds of thousands of children, he said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Elderly Filipino woman has tumour twice the size of head
Teresita Briones, 79, from Iligan City, Philippines, began to suffer complications after she had a small blemish on her cheek removed. She begs on the street and locals have try to help her. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elderly woman has a tumour TWICE the size of her head
Teresita Briones, 79, from Iligan City, Philippines, began to suffer complications after she had a small blemish on her cheek removed. She begs on the street and locals have try to help her. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philippines Defied Experts' Advice in Pursuing Dengue Immunization Program Philippines Defied Experts' Advice in Pursuing Dengue Immunization Program
As she announced in January 2016 that the Philippines would immunize one million children with a new dengue vaccine, the nation's then health secretary Janette Garin boasted it was a world-first and a tribute to her country's"expertise" in research.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Philippines to Seek Refund of $59 Mln From Sanofi Amid Vaccine Risk Philippines to Seek Refund of $59 Mln From Sanofi Amid Vaccine Risk
The Philippines will seek the return of 3 billion pesos ($59 million) it paid French drugmaker Sanofi for a dengue vaccine used to immunize hundreds of thousands of children that Sanofi has said could worsen the disease in some cases.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Exclusive: Philippines defied experts' advice in pursuing dengue immunization program
MANILA (Reuters) - As she announced in January 2016 that the Philippines would immunize one million children with a new dengue vaccine, the nation's then health secretary Janette Garin boasted it was a world-first and a tribute to her country's "expertise" in research. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sectra reports higher earnings in Q2
PACS vendor Sectra posted an increase in revenue and profitability in the second...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Sectra adds gadolinium tracking to DoseTrack Sectra signs Saudi Arabian company Sectra adds new support for machine learning Sectra inks Philippines distributor agreement Sectra signs Temple University (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Philippines to seek refund of $59 million from Sanofi amid vaccine risk
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines will seek the return of 3 billion pesos ($59 million) it paid French drugmaker Sanofi for a dengue vaccine used to immunize hundreds of thousands of children that Sanofi has said could worsen the disease in some cases. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Philippines wants money back from Sanofi for dengue vaccine
The Philippine health chief says the government will demand a refund of $69.5 million from vaccine maker Sanofi Pasteur and look at possible legal action after a study showed its dengue vaccine could expose some people to severe illness (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Philippines wants money back from Sanofi over dengue vaccine
The Philippines will demand a refund of $59 million from Sanofi Pasteur and look at possible legal action after a study showed the dengue vaccine used in a local immunization program could expose some people to severe illness (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Putting out fires: understanding the developmental nature and roles of inmate gangs in the Philippine overcrowded jails - Narag RE, Lee S.
Utilizing intensive interview data from inmates in one of the most overcrowded and underresourced jails in Metro Manila, Philippines, this article explores the origins and roles of inmate pangkats (a derivative of gangs) in jail management. Responding to i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Philippines threatens Sanofi with legal action over dengue vaccine
Minister says French drugmaker will be held accountable over risks of Dengvaxia (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 7, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Adolfo Abo with an Incredible Hulk neck has tumour removed
Adolfo Abo, 59, from Occidental Mindoro, the Philippines, used up all of his life-savings on having his huge growth looked at by doctors when it first appeared in 1993. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Telling Stories Makes Us Human
Odds are, you’ve never heard the story of the wild pig and the seacow — but if you’d heard it, you’d be unlikely to forget it. The wild pig and seacow were best friends who enjoyed racing each other for sport. One day, however, the seacow hurt his legs and could run no more. So the wild pig carried him down to the sea, where they could race forever, side by side, one in the water, one on the land. You can learn a lot from a tale like that — about friendship, cooperation, empathy and an aversion to inequality. And if you were a child in the Agta community — a hunter-gatherer population in...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized behavior Evolution fables human behavior hunter-gatherers Storytelling Source Type: news

Philippines halts sale of dengue vaccine as Sanofi downplays risk
MANILA/LONDON (Reuters) - The Philippines has ordered French drugmaker Sanofi to stop the sale, distribution and marketing of its Dengvaxia dengue vaccine in the country after the company last week warned it could worsen the disease in some cases. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

WHO backs Philippines suspension of Sanofi's dengue vaccine
GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization supported a decision by the Philippines Department of Health on Tuesday to suspend vaccinations with Sanofi's dengue drug Dengvaxia, the WHO said in a statement. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Shared latest data on dengue vaccine with authorities: Sanofi
Yesterday, the Philippines government ordered an investigation into the immunisation of more than 7.3 lakh children with the company's dengue vaccine. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - December 5, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dengue vaccine found to worsen disease symptoms
The Philippines has suspended its large-scale dengue vaccination effort amid the surprising results of a new study conducted by the vaccine's manufacturer. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trouble mounts for Sanofi dengue vaccine over safety concerns
(Reuters) - The World Health Organization said on Monday it hopes to review safety data on Sanofi's dengue vaccine this month, while the Philippines ordered an investigation of its now suspended massive immunization program after the French drugmaker said it could actually worsen the disease in some cases. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sanofi says monitoring outcomes of ongoing dengue vaccination schemes
PARIS (Reuters) - Sanofi on Monday said it was monitoring outcomes of ongoing public programs involving its dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia, following the launch of a probe in the Philippines. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Philippines stops risky dengue shots from Sanofi
The Philippines withdraws new dengue vaccine that risks severe disease in people not previously infected. (Source: SciDev.Net)
Source: SciDev.Net - December 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Philippines orders probe into Sanofi dengue vaccine for 730,000 children
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines ordered a probe on Monday into the immunisation of more than 730,000 children with a vaccine for dengue that has been suspended following an announcement by French drug company Sanofi that it could worsen the disease in some cases. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Philippines launches probe into dengue vaccine scare
French firm Sanofi has said it could worsen the potentially deadly disease in people not previously infected. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philippines orders probe into vaccine, Sanofi says no deaths reported
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines ordered a probe on Monday into the immunization of more than 730,000 children with a dengue vaccine that has since been suspended, while French drug company Sanofi said no deaths had been reported as a result of the program. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sanofi says no reported deaths in Philippines related to dengue vaccine
MANILA (Reuters) - There have been no reported deaths in the Philippines related to a suspended dengue vaccine made by Sanofi, an official from the pharmaceutical company said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Philippine president vows to get to the bottom of dengue vaccine 'health scam'
MANILA (Reuters) - The office of the Philippine president on Sunday vowed to hold accountable those responsible for a suspended dengue immunization program, which it said placed thousands of lives at risk. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

NHS looking to ‘ethically’ recruit up to 5,500 overseas nurses
The NHS is looking to recruit up to 5,500 overseas nurses from India and the Philippines in an “earn, learn and return” scheme to plug staff shortages, according to the national workforce planning body. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - December 1, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Philippines puts dengue immunization program on hold
The Philippines on Friday put on hold its dengue immunization program, the world's first, after new findings by the vaccine manufacturer that severe cases of dengue can occur in the longer term among those vaccinated without prior infection. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Philippines Suspends Dengue Shots After Drug Firm ’ s Warning
More than 740,000 students have already received Dengvaxia vaccinations, which could pose health risks for people not previously infected. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FELIPE VILLAMOR Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Dengue Fever Sanofi SA Philippines Source Type: news

Philippines puts dengue immunization program on hold
The Philippines has put on hold its dengue immunization program after new findings by vaccine manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

NHS hires 5,500 'rolling' nurses from abroad
The NHS  is hiring up to 5,500 'rolling' nurses from India and the Philippines who will work here for two to three years gaining specialist experience and skills before returning back home. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reward sensitivity, impulse control, and social cognition as mediators of the link between childhood family adversity and externalizing behavior in eight countries - Lansford JE, Godwin J, Bornstein MH, Chang L, Deater-Deckard K, Di Giunta L, Dodge KA, Malone PS, Oburu P, Pastorelli C, Skinner AT, Sorbring E, Steinberg L, Tapanya S, Alampay LP, Uribe Tirado LM, Al-Hassan SM, Bacchini D.
Using data from 1,177 families in eight countries (Colombia, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, the Philippines, Sweden, Thailand, and the United States), we tested a conceptual model of direct effects of childhood family adversity on subsequent externalizing behaviors... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sectra adds gadolinium tracking to DoseTrack
Sectra has added gadolinium tracking in its Sectra DoseTrack dose monitoring...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Sectra signs Saudi Arabian company Sectra adds new support for machine learning Sectra inks Philippines distributor agreement Sectra signs Temple University Sectra secures UC San Diego PACS contract (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 27, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

US Navy Plane With 11 Aboard Crashes into Pacific; 8 Rescued
TOKYO (AP) — Eight people were rescued and three remained missing after a U.S. Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the Navy said. The C-2 "Greyhound" transport aircraft came down about 500 nautical miles (925 kilometers) southeast of Okinawa as it was bringing passengers and cargo from Japan to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, the Navy said in a statement. The Reagan was operating in the Philippine Sea during a joint exercise with Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force when the twin-propeller plane crashed at 2:45 p.m. Japan time. The cause of the crash was not immediately cl...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - November 22, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents News Source Type: news

Global Health Blog: Cervical Cancer Deaths: a Blind Spot in Global Women ’s Health
Global Health Blog: Cervical Cancer Deaths: a Blind Spot in Global Women ’s HealthNovember 22, 2017With a global average of 528,000 new cases of Cervical Cancer, and 266,000 deaths annually, Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) launched a successful vaccination campaign in the slums of Manila, Philippines. In partnership with a local women's health organization, Likhaan, MSF was able to provide HPV vaccines that protect young girls from contracting Cervical Cancer. View External Media.   (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - November 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Press Intern Source Type: news

Conjoined Filipino twins to separate despite death risk
Joy and Joyce Magsino, 10, from the Philippines, were born with angular frontal partial craniopagus. New images show the twins in hospital yesterday in preparation for surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UN Agency Defers Action Cutting Ties to Tobacco Industry
Close-up of a woman hands hold and broke a cigarette. Credit: BigstockBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Nov 21 2017 (IPS)Back in November 2008, the 193-member General Assembly decided, by consensus, to ban smoking and tobacco sales at the UN headquarters in New York: a ruling observed by all affiliated agencies worldwide, including the Geneva-based World Health Organization (WHO) which has severed links with the tobacco industry. But there still remains one holdout: the 187-member International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva whose Governing Body, which meets three times a year, has postponed once again its decision on whe...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Development & Aid Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Philippines Reallows Contraceptive Devices After Certifying Them Safe Philippines Reallows Contraceptive Devices After Certifying Them Safe
The Roman Catholic-majority Philippines will reallow the use of contraceptive implants after certifying 51 drugs and devices safe and not the cause of abortions, the health department announced on Thursday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news