34th PCHRD Anniversary

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BioCamp 2016
24 Jun 2016 08:19 - Super User

The Novartis Biotechnology Leadership Camp (BioCamp) is a pioneering annual biotechnology seminar for entrepreneurial, postgraduate students in science or business who are interested in pursuing a career in biotechnology. Themed "Cultivating health innovations for sustainable countrywide developm [ ... ]

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Malunggay fights colorectal cancer, study says
24 Jun 2016 05:44 - Carla P. San Diego

Wonder plant Moringa oleifera, also known as Malunggay, adds colorectal cancer, the third most common cancer in the world, in the list of diseases it can prevent. In a study presented by Ms. Marietta Rodriguez of the Food and Nutrition Research Institute – Department of Science and Technology, [ ... ]

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Ph, DOST host APEC strategic workshop to address n...
20 Jun 2016 01:09 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

TAGAYTAY CITY, Cavite- The Philippines, through the Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI), hosted the “APEC Workshop on Strategies to Address Non-communicable Diseases through Science, Technology and Innovation: Nutrigenomics Approach” on 15- [ ... ]

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DOST, PCHRD to roll out 1000 RxBox telehealth devi...
13 Jun 2016 04:24 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

LOS BAÑOS, Laguna- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), through the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), will provide additional 1000 RxBox telehealth devices in the country. The roll out was launched during the Science Nation Tour on 9 June 2016 at the Phil [ ... ]

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Health Data Analytics and Privacy: How far can hea...
12 Jun 2016 22:52 - Carla P. San Diego

PASAY CITY, Metro Manila – In the recently concluded 5th eHealth Summit led by the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), Dr. Peter San Diego, Jr., a cardiologist from the Philippine Heart Center, talks about the implications of health data research and how the issue of pr [ ... ]

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PCHRD, DOH, SMART name winners of #ThinkOpenHealth...
06 Jun 2016 01:17 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

PASAY CITY, Metro Manila- The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), Department of Health (DOH), and SMART Communications named winners of #ThinkOpenHealth at the 5th Philippine eHealth Summit on 3 June 2013 at the Philippine International Convention Center. The #ThinkOpenH [ ... ]

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Library Health News

Previous exposure to dengue may make Zika worse, s...
24 Jun 2016 00:05 - Kathryn Doyle

Scientists studying the Zika outbreak in Brazil say previous exposure to another mosquito-borne virus, dengue, may exacerbate the potency of Zika infection. Early-stage laboratory findings by researc [ ... ]

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Overweight young men may face high liver disease r...
24 Jun 2016 00:03 - Kathryn Doyle

Being overweight at 18 to 20 years old may signal that a man is headed for severe liver disease decades later, according to a large, long-term study from Sweden. Researchers followed more than 44,000 [ ... ]

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Excess blood triglycerides tied to fracture risk i...
23 Jun 2016 00:15 - Lisa Rapaport

Women around the age of menopause with elevated blood fats known as triglycerides may also have elevated risk of breaking a bone, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers followed more than 2,000 pre-men [ ... ]

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WHO warns vs e-cigarettes
21 Jun 2016 23:38 - Philippine Daily Inquirer

THE WORLD Health Organization (WHO) has advised that the sale of electronic cigarettes be controlled or restricted by the government, citing lack of evidence the battery-operated devices were a “hea [ ... ]

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Soy supplements, herbal remedies may reduce hot fl...
21 Jun 2016 23:36 - Kathryn Doyle

Soy isoflavones in foods or supplements, and some herbal remedies may help reduce menopause symptoms like hot flashes and vaginal dryness, according to a review of 62 studies. But not all complementa [ ... ]

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To keep trim, eat less of everything except vegeta...
21 Jun 2016 00:24 - Cory Quirino

SHORT of telling you to hit the gym daily or do 1,500 abdominal crunches at home, here are some tips to keep that tummy of yours as flat as possible. Diet
Restrict—The fastest and surest way to she [ ... ]

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