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Researchers share results of their studies on soci...
23 May 2017 02:35 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

On this year’s Philippine Healthcare and Social Media Summit, six researchers conferred their studies during the oral research presentation. Included in the list were Dr. Iris Thiele Isip-Tan of #HealthXPh, Mr. Kennedy Espina of the Ateneo de Manila University Department of Information Systems an [ ... ]

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Health experts promote ethics in health research a...
23 May 2017 02:29 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

During the 3rd Philippine Healthcare and Social Media Summit on 25 April 2017 in Marco Polo Plaza Cebu, health experts cited possible ways in ensuring ethics in health research such as the following: Safeguard participant privacy and confidentiality Secure free and informed consent Protect vuln [ ... ]

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“Social media, an asset that should be put in good...
23 May 2017 02:26 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

Social media makes it easier to quickly share information and mobilize large number of people towards a shared goal- greater process in health. This was emphasized by Mr. Merlita Opeña, Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) Chief, during the 3rd Philippine Healthcare and So [ ... ]

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PCHRD, #HealthXPh hold 3rd Social Media Summit in ...
23 May 2017 02:23 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

CEBU CITY- The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) and the #HealthXPh has teamed up again to hold the 3rd Philippine Healthcare and Social Media Summit on 25 April 2017 at the Marco Polo Plaza Cebu Hotel.  With the theme “Social Media & Health Research: Connections [ ... ]

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Call for Participation 12th National Medical Writi...
19 May 2017 05:50 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

12th National Medical Writing Workshop and 5th Writeshop for Young Researchers
Limketkai Luxe Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
7-8 August 2017
Organized by the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) and the
Philippine Association of Medical Journal Editors (PAMJE)
Endorsed [ ... ]

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PGC presents PCHRD-supported study on Pharmacogene...
16 May 2017 06:57 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

Pasay City, METRO MANILA- The Philippine Genome Center (PGC) presented key findings of a supported project of the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) during the 47th Annual Convention of the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) on 10 May 2017 at SMX Convention Center. T [ ... ]

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Library Health News

Prolonging life with diabetes mellitus type 2
04 May 2017 02:05 - Aimee Andag-Silva

The International Diabetes Federation reports the increasing prevalence of diabetes worldwide, particularly in Asia, and the morbid finding that 44.9 percent of Asian patients with diabetes mellitus t [ ... ]

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What you need to know about robotic surgery in the...
27 Apr 2017 01:42 - Dr. Enrique Ian S. Lorenzo

MANILA, Philippines — What is robotic surgery? Is it an operation on robots? Is it an operation done by robots? Or is it an operation done by a human surgeon who is as stiff as CP30 (the Star Wars r [ ... ]

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Yoga tied to better quality of life with ulcerativ...
27 Apr 2017 01:37 - Lisa Rapaport

Weekly yoga sessions may be associated with a better quality of life for patients with ulcerative colitis, a chronic inflammatory bowel disease that can be exacerbated by stress, a small study suggest [ ... ]

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Potentially harmful effects of energy drinks - it'...
27 Apr 2017 01:34 - Will Boggs MD

Drinking 32 ounces of energy drink is associated with potentially harmful changes in blood pressure and heart function that are beyond those seen with caffeine alone, according to a new study. There  [ ... ]

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Pregnant women need routine blood pressure checks
26 Apr 2017 00:30 - Lisa Rapaport

Pregnant women should get their blood pressure checked at each prenatal visit to screen for preeclampsia, a potentially fatal complication that can damage the kidneys, liver, eyes and brain, new U.S.  [ ... ]

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Middle-age adults need meal replacement as metabol...
26 Apr 2017 00:14 - (LSJ/PNA)

Adults in their 40s and 50s need meal replacement as their metabolism slows down with ageing, a health expert has said. “Our metabolism gets slower with aging. And the reason is we start losing mus [ ... ]

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