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2018 Invitation to Nominate for King Faisal Intern...
07 Dec 2016 07:46 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

The General Secretariat of King Faisal International Prize is pleased to Invite you to nominate for the year 2018 (1439H.) Prize for Medicine in the topic: Immunotherapy for Cancer CONDITIONS:
1- Nominations should be submitted by universities, scientific institutions and research centers.
2- Nomin [ ... ]

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PCHRD holds Health Forum 2016, turns the spotlight...
29 Nov 2016 07:48 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

QUEZON CITY, METRO MANILA- As part of the 12th National Biotechnology Week (NBW), the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), in partnership with the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) held the Health Forum 2016 at Sulo Riviera Hotel. The Forum discussed the develo [ ... ]

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DOST holds 2nd Balik Scientist Program (BSP) Conve...
29 Nov 2016 01:37 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

PASAY CITY, METRO MANILA- Filipino research efforts received another major boost as the three councils of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) conducted the 2nd Balik Scientist Program (BSP) Convention on 18 November 2016 at Hotel Jen Manila. With the theme “Strengthening Science, Tec [ ... ]

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PCHRD-DOST empowers local researchers to do resear...
18 Nov 2016 05:15 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development - Department of Science and Technology (PCHRD-DOST) conducts workshops in different regions of the country to encourage and capacitate young researchers on frameworks for conducting disaster health research developed by Dr. Marvin Birnbaum,  [ ... ]

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OL Trap tech among R&D 100 Awards finalists
18 Nov 2016 00:56 - Carla P. San Diego

The Ovicidal/Larvicidal (OL) Trap System, a local technology that targets the control of the dengue-causing Aedes aegypti population, was chosen as one of the R&D 100 Awards finalists by the R&D Magazine in their October 2016 Special Issue.   The R&D 100 Awards honors leading co [ ... ]

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PCHRD imparts value of partnership in research & i...
17 Nov 2016 01:59 - Ciaren H. Itulid

  “Partnerships in research has become an essential element for success in all sectors of science, including health research,” emphasized PCHRD Executive Director Jaime C. Montoya in his keynote message delivered by Ms. Merlita Opeña, Chief, Research Information Communication and Utiliz [ ... ]

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Library Health News

One drink a day may not always keep the doctor awa...
07 Dec 2016 01:13 - Lisa Rapaport

It’s called “holiday heart” because it happens to binge drinkers who feel a flutter or irregular heartbeat after too many cocktails at parties. But a research review suggests it can happen after [ ... ]

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Menopause tied to faster decline in women’s lung f...
07 Dec 2016 01:10 - Lisa Rapaport

Age-related decline in women’s lung function may speed up during and after menopause, a recent study suggests. Past research has shown that young women can boost their lung function through their m [ ... ]

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Thyroid cancer facts Filipinos should know
06 Dec 2016 01:16 - Eduardo Gonzales, MD

I have a female friend who was recently diagnosed with thyroid cancer. She is scheduled to undergo surgery next week. Is thyroid cancer curable? Thyroid cancer refers to a malignant tumor that origin [ ... ]

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Indulge now, regret later
06 Dec 2016 01:13 - Cheshire Que

How not to gain weight this Christmas Our days should be merry and bright during the Christmas season but that is not always the case when we suddenly fall ill amid the festivities. Incidence of stro [ ... ]

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Golden glow no more
06 Dec 2016 01:08 - Dr. Kaycee Reyes

On tanning and basal cell carcinoma Bronzed skin can make you look healthy and glowing, but before you go out and tan, listen up. Did you know that skin cancer is one of the most common types of canc [ ... ]

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You may benefit from statins even if your choleste...
06 Dec 2016 01:01 - Rafael R. Castillo

Many late-middle age adults and seniors are being prescribed the class of drugs called statins. These are supposed to be cholesterol-lowering drugs. But even if one’s cholesterol levels are within  [ ... ]

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