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Call for Nomination: Best Mentor in Health Researc...
28 Oct 2016 06:28 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte


The Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) recognizes the vital role of the research mentor who selflessly shares knowledge and skills, instills values and attitudes, and inspires those involved in the research pr [ ... ]

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Call for Nomination: Alberto G. Romualdez, Jr. Out...
28 Oct 2016 06:19 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

GUIDELINES PURPOSE The Alberto G. Romualdez, Jr. Outstanding Health Research Award (AROHRA) encourages researchers to be sensitive to the scientific and technological requirements of the health delivery system and rewards those whose research have contributed significantly to addressing prevalent  [ ... ]

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Call for Application: Next Generation Scientist Pr...
27 Oct 2016 05:42 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

Next Generation Scientist Program by Novartis and University of Basel At Novartis, our mission is to discover new ways to improve and extend people’s lives. We use science-based innovation to address some of society’s most challenging healthcare issues. We discover and develop breakthrough trea [ ... ]

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e-Asia Project Implementation workshop tackles inf...
20 Oct 2016 08:21 - Carla P. San Diego

The delegates of the e-Asia Project Implementation Workshop on Pulmonary Infectious diseases induced/associated with influenza and TB. The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) hosted the e-Asia Project Implementation  [ ... ]

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DOST celebrates biotech week, PCHRD to host health...
18 Oct 2016 05:24 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

QUEZON CITY, Metro Manila- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), along with other government agencies, will celebrate the 2016 National Biotechnology Week (NBW) on 21-25 November 2016 at the Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM), Department of Agriculture. With the overall theme  [ ... ]

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PCHRD MD-PhD scholars pass recent board exam
12 Oct 2016 00:54 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

METRO MANILA- The first batch of scholars of the MD-PhD in Molecular Medicine Program passed the recent physician board exam held 10 September 2016. Results from Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) last 21 September 2016 showed that Maria Llaine Callanta, Maragaille Capiroso, Fresthel Monica  [ ... ]

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Library Health News

Autism study shows lasting benefits of early inter...
28 Oct 2016 02:18 - AFP

A year-long training program to help parents communicate with their very young autistic children reduced symptoms of the disorder up to six years later, according to a follow-up analysis released on W [ ... ]

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'Low FODMAP’ diet may ease irritable bowel syndrom...
27 Oct 2016 00:01 - Kathryn Doyle

In a randomized trial, people with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) had significant pain and symptom relief on a diet that starves gut bacteria of some of their favorite foods, according [ ... ]

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Pollution particles damage blood vessels, may lead...
26 Oct 2016 23:57 - Kathryn Doyle

Tiny pollution particles produced by vehicle engines and industry are known to worsen heart disease and raise the risk of stroke, but a new study suggests they might also be planting the seeds for car [ ... ]

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Dementia risk may rise in the wake of disaster
26 Oct 2016 23:54 - Lisa Rapaport

Elderly people forced out of their homes and separated from their neighbors after a natural disaster may be more prone to dementia than survivors who are able to remain in their homes, a study suggest [ ... ]

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The consequences of unhealthy habits
25 Oct 2016 01:07 - Cory Quirino

Is it possible to avoid, say, a gallbladder operation or, on a lesser scale, a simple hangover? All health experts agree that reinvention is possible, on one condition—that you live with moderation. [ ... ]

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How to live to 100
25 Oct 2016 01:02 - Eduardo Gonzales

How long can a person possibly live? Any tips on how we can live that long? Scientists who studied survival data dating back to 1900 from more than 40 countries have calculated that the absolute li [ ... ]

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