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Health research community to celebrate 11th PNHRS ...
28 Jul 2017 02:09 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

PASAY CITY, Metro Manila- The country’s health research community, headed by the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), will celebrate the 11th Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) Week on 24-25 August 2017 at Philippine International Convention Center. The  [ ... ]

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40 researchers to participate in the 12th National...
26 Jul 2017 06:15 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

MALATE, Manila- Forty researchers will participate in the upcoming 12th National Medical Writing Workshop and 5th Writeshop for Young Researchers on 7-8 August 2017 at Pan Pacific Manila.   Organized by the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), in cooperation with the P [ ... ]

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Study finds the importance of social support in st...
21 Jul 2017 01:54 - Renzo O. Polinar

Mental health concerns no specific life stage. As early as childhood or adolescence, individuals may already suffer from severe anxiety and depression. In fact, data from the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that 10-20% of children and adolescents experience some form of mental illnesses whi [ ... ]

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UP Manila Medical Informatics Unit Chief promotes ...
18 Jul 2017 01:05 - Renzo O. Polinar

“Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes the visible,” said University of the Philippines Manila Medical Informatics Unit Chief Iris Thiele Isip-Tan, borrowing a quote from artist Paul Klee, during the 2nd Central Visayas Health Research and Innovation Conference (CVHRIC) held in Ce [ ... ]

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DOST to celebrate National S&T Week; PCHRD to lead...
02 Jun 2017 06:29 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

Hurray for S&T fans and exhibit goers! The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will again celebrate the annual National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) on 11 to 15 July 2017 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila, with the theme “Science for the People.” Under the Proclamation N [ ... ]

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DOST Call for Proposals 2017
26 May 2017 02:08 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

Department of Science and Technology Call for Proposals 2017 Science for Change Program (S4CP) Accelerated R&D Program for Capacity Building b>of Research and Development Institutions and Industrial Competitiveness a) Niche Centers in the Regions for R&D (NICER) Program. The program will  [ ... ]

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Library Health News

R&D center for local medicinal plants inaugurated
25 May 2017 07:28 - Philippine Daily Inquirer

Photo shows (from L to R) Dr. Jaime Montoya, Executive Director of Philippine Council for Health Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology; Dr. Dolores A. Ramirez, N [ ... ]

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On your bike: Cycling to work linked with large he...
20 Apr 2017 03:07 - Kate Kelland

People who cycle to work have a substantially lower risk of developing cancer or heart disease or dying prematurely, and governments should do all they can to encourage more active commuting, scientis [ ... ]

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You may add cholesterol back to the menu
18 Apr 2017 01:34 - Eduardo Gonzales, MD

Is it really true that experts now say that we do not really need to limit our dietary intake of cholesterol to prevent heart disease? Does this mean cholesterol does not really have anything to do [ ... ]

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Killer silent and unknown
18 Apr 2017 01:31 - Kaye Estoista-Koo

Coughing, difficulty breathing, shortness of breath—you may have this lung disease. There is a silent killer in our midst. Slowly, but surely, a growing percentage of the population suffers from a [ ... ]

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Yin and Young
18 Apr 2017 01:27 - Dr. Kaycee Reyes

Balance. Yin and yang. These are the basic principles of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) that has been around and still in practice for thousands of years. It is believed that this balance is direc [ ... ]

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Dengue vaccine now in the Philippines
18 Apr 2017 01:24 - Marge C. Enriquez

The world’s first dengue vaccine is now commercially available in the Philippines. Watsons, the international healthcare and beauty care chain, will be holding a three-part series of dengue vaccina [ ... ]

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