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Revolutionizing healthcare through personalized medicine

How an individual responds to medicines is uniquely determined, to a great extent, by their physiology and behavior. A drug, for example, which may improve one person’s health can, conversely, harm that of another. Leveraging this uniqueness has for a long time been at the bleeding edge of medicine but due to recent advancements is…

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Head to Head: Shei De los Santos, Noel Gatchalian vow finance fixes as OTREAS

No strangers to the University Student Government (USG), Noel Gatchalian of Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) and Shei De los Santos of Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) offer experience and vision. Looking back on the trials and tribulations the Office of the Treasurer (OTREAS) have gone through in the past year, De los Santos…

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On brand: The candidate selection process of DLSU political parties

This year’s General Elections (GE) is just around the corner and both Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat) and Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) have slated who they believe to be the best student leaders the Lasallian community deserves. Tapat’s executive board members and Santugon Secretary-General Aamal Aslam discuss with The LaSallian how exactly they…

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Emergency physicians hold the line at the forefront of medical response

It is an understatement to say that the pandemic that continues to spread across the globe has brought about change in many forms. Industries and sectors of society have been at the forefront of instigating these changes, be it in operations, management, or even in outlooks.  Among these are the operations of those in the…

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Breaking barriers: Why language is important in bringing Science to the public

These times we live in are dreadful for many, if not all. As the world continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, people are forced to distance themselves from one another or isolate themselves in their homes. With in-person activities either limited or banned completely, our methods of communication and relaying of information —previously done…

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Opinion

Word of caution

We should not want to go back to the way things were.  President Rodrigo Duterte still holds the highest seat in the Philippines. The War on Drugs tactics of the Duterte administration was perhaps put on hold by the outbreak—yet just as existent in the mobilization of the military and police during a health crisis.…

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[Redacted]: Understanding the development and treatment of EDs

Typically seen as concerning only an individual’s physical wellness, the effects of eating disorders can often go beyond surface-level attributes. According to the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) published by the American Psychiatric Association, feeding and eating disorders (EDs) are “characterized by a persistent disturbance of eating or…

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Opinion

A tirade

There are numerous television shows and movies that revolve around crimes—tackling topics such as murder, homicide, self-harm, theft, corruption, and terrorism—and one could wonder just how true-to-life these depictions are. I personally have perceived most of these as mere fiction, or at least hoped they were. But in this day and age, that kind of…

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Link between Mathematics, ecosystem models explored in PAASE webinar

Typically utilized in visualizing Engineering problems, process graphs (P-graphs) serve to represent the structure of process systems, and are considered bipartite graphs—where vertices of a distinct set are connected to vertices in a separate set that does not share any common element with the first set. Its application in the field of Ecology was explored…

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From ideas to applications: DLSU Institute of Biomedical Engineering & Health Technologies

Driven by advancements in technologies, the field of Biomedical Engineering, which deals with the application of Engineering principles to areas such as Biology and Health Sciences, has taken leaps and strides since its establishment. What started as a specialization for BS in Manufacturing Engineering and Management (MEM) students has now grown more prominent through the…