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APAME 2015 early bird discount now available
27 Apr 2015 02:07 - Richmond Q. Acosta

Early-bird discount rates for the Asia Pacific Association of Medical Journal Editors 2015 International Convention (APAME 2015) are now available. Interested participants are encouraged to register before or on May 31, 2015 to avail of the discounts. The APAME International Convention is annually [ ... ]

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Philippines to host international convention for a...
27 Apr 2015 01:49 - Richmond Q. Acosta

The Asia Pacific Association of Medical Journal Editors (APAME) will conduct the APAME 2015 International Convention on 24 to 27 August 2015 at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel, Manila, Philippines. With the theme, “Advancing Access to Health Information and Publication: Shifting Paradigms, Tre [ ... ]

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Invitation to the International Forum on Harnessin...
23 Apr 2015 07:05 - Super User

The International Science and Technology and Innovation Centre (ISTIC) for South-South Cooperation under the Auspices of UNESCO is inviting participants to the International Forum on Harnessing Women’s Talents in Science, Technology and Innovationhich will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 25 [ ... ]

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Niog-niogan, a potential source of antioxidants
23 Apr 2015 06:01 - Mary Micah C. Macapinlac

Niog-niogan (Ficus pseudopalma) is a potential source of antioxidants, say researchers at the University of Santo Tomas (UST) after analysing the leaves to find compounds with potential pharmaceutical use. Niog-niogan, an endemic medicinal plant in Luzon, is traditionally used in treating various  [ ... ]

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Library Health News

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
24 Apr 2015 00:49 - Reiner W. Gloor

IT IS estimated that an average of 3,500 Filipino children are afflicted with various types of cancer each year, but only 2,500 of them are diagnosed, the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC) [ ... ]

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World's first malaria vaccine moves closer to use ...
24 Apr 2015 00:44 - Kate Kelland

The world's first malaria vaccine, made by GlaxoSmithKline, could be approved by international regulators for use in Africa from October after final trial data showed it offered partial protection for [ ... ]

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Common asthma steroids linked to side effects in a...
24 Apr 2015 00:38 - Lisa Rapaport

After stopping steroids commonly prescribed for asthma and allergies, a significant number of people may experience signs of malfunctioning in the adrenal glands, a European study finds. So-called ad [ ... ]

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Ovary removal may improve breast cancer survival w...
24 Apr 2015 00:17 - Andrew M. Seaman

Women with a gene mutation that puts them at a high risk of breast and ovarian cancers have better survival odds if their ovaries and fallopian tubes are removed soon after a breast cancer diagnosis,  [ ... ]

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Recommended treatments for alcoholic hepatitis 'fa...
23 Apr 2015 00:36 - Reuters

wo key drugs recommended in international guidelines and used to treat alcoholic hepatitis are failing to increase patients' survival and leave death rates among patients "alarmingly high", researcher [ ... ]

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Tekmira Ebola drug succeeds in small monkey study
23 Apr 2015 00:31 - Sharon Begley

An experimental Ebola drug from Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp cured all three monkeys intentionally infected with the virus, scientists reported on Wednesday, the first such success against the strain  [ ... ]

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