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NSTW 2015 promotes better health through people-ce...
29 Jun 2015 09:39 - Laarnie T. Luna

The National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) 2015, carrying the theme “Philippines: A Science Nation Innovating for Global Competitiveness,” will feature exciting activities and exhibits to promote people-centered innovations for better health on 24-28 July 2015 at the SMX Convention Center,  [ ... ]

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8th National Medical Writing Workshop & 1st Writes...
23 Jun 2015 05:36 - Super User

    8th National Medical Writing Workshop & 1st Writeshop for Young Researchers
A Post-Convention Workshop of APAME 2015 in conjunction with FORUM 2015
Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel, Philippines, 27-28 August 2015
Organized by the Philippine Council for Health Research and Developmen [ ... ]

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Urban slums report the highest death rates for chi...
29 May 2015 08:50 - Richmond Q. Acosta

Children in world’s urban slums are twice as likely to die before they reach the age of five as their richer counterparts, according to the State of the World’s Mothers 2015 report released by the Save the Children Foundation last 5 May 2015. The first-ever assessment of disparities in health a [ ... ]

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20 May 2015 06:25 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

Capture the value of research and innovation in people’s health                          Council on Health Research and Development (COHRED), Department of Science and Tec [ ... ]

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Library Health News

Private, public sectors support patient groups
03 Jul 2015 00:51 - Reiner W. Gloor

URING the First Philippine Patients Conference organized by the Philippine Alliance of Patient Organizations and the Medicines Transparency Alliance, discussions centered on the valuable support of pu [ ... ]

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Immunotherapy tablets for seasonal allergies offer...
03 Jul 2015 00:46 - Kathryn Doyle

Oral tablets for grass pollen allergies, which are available in Europe and the U.S., offer only a small benefit for people with seasonal allergies, and more than half will have side effects from the m [ ... ]

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For first time, gene therapy shows promise in cyst...
03 Jul 2015 00:41 - Kate Kelland

Scientists conducting a major trial of a therapy that replaces the faulty gene responsible for cystic fibrosis say the treatment has showed significant benefit for the first time in patients' lung fun [ ... ]

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Insulin pump may cut risk of heart disease deaths ...
03 Jul 2015 00:35 - Roxanne Nelson

People with type 1 diabetes must control their blood sugar with insulin, but getting it automatically from an implanted pump may also help to stave off death from heart disease, according to a large S [ ... ]

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Superbug threat prompts West to revisit Soviet-era...
03 Jul 2015 00:30 - Ben Hirschler

Alarmed by rising resistance to antibiotics scientists and governments are taking a fresh look at bacteria-chomping viruses first isolated a century ago from the stools of patients recovering from dys [ ... ]

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DOH: 748 new HIV cases recorded in May
02 Jul 2015 00:17 - Sheila Crisostomo

MANILA, Philippines - In May, the Department of Health (DOH) registered a record high 748 new cases of HIV/AIDS, bringing the total number this year to 3,157. “This is 51 percent higher compared to [ ... ]

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