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PCHRD, HERDIN join the 24th PIDSP Annual Conventio...
27 Feb 2017 12:59 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

Ortigas Center, QUEZON CITY- The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) joined the 24th annual convention of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of the Philippines (PIDSP) on 15-17 February 2017 at Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila. With the theme “Pediatric Infectious Dis [ ... ]

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DOST launches National R&D Agenda for 2017-2022
24 Feb 2017 07:05 - Carla P. San Diego

ERMITA, Manila – Researchers from the health, agriculture, industry, and the academe sectors come together at the 2nd National Research and Development Conference held 15 February 2017 at The Manila Hotel, Ermita, Manila. The annual activity led by the research councils of the Department of Scien [ ... ]

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Six writing practices you should avoid when writin...
08 Feb 2017 07:33 - Carla P. San Diego

Writing for a scholarly journal publication is entirely different from thesis-writing. While the aim of your thesis is to present everything you know and discover on a particular topic, the goal of a journal article is to present research findings in a shorter and more focused format that scientists [ ... ]

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3 Ph health research awards for researchers
07 Feb 2017 02:59 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), as the national coordinating body for health research, recognizes health researchers and health research groups for their exemplary research efforts and contributions in enhancing our country’s health research capabilities. The f [ ... ]

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4 PCHRD grant/scholarship services that health res...
23 Jan 2017 03:23 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

Engaging in health research activities and promoting research results are definitely a must for health researchers in the country. This is why, the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), as the national coordinating body for health research, offers grant and scholarship ser [ ... ]

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4 PCHRD information services that researchers shou...
20 Jan 2017 08:12 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

Want to learn updates on dengue? Want to read some indigenous practices on health? Whether you’re a professor, student, health researcher looking for grant and/or information, or simply a person who wants to learn something new, take note of these four information services or websites maintained  [ ... ]

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Library Health News

Treating skin diseases with povidone-iodine
28 Feb 2017 00:45 - Willie T. Ong, MD

If you have a skin infection, you know it’s sometimes difficult to cure. Recently, I discovered a simple treatment using the antiseptic povidone-iodine. What diseases can be treated with povidone-i [ ... ]

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Genital warts: A near-youth epidemic
28 Feb 2017 00:34 - Grace Carole Beltran, MD

I am totally aghast and bothered that STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) are on the rise in the Philippines.  We used to be a country with the least number of STD- infected persons, but now we are  [ ... ]

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Beware of severe dehydration
28 Feb 2017 00:25 - Mayenne Carmona

One of the most harrowing experiences that happened to me last year was a severe case of food poisoning.  To this day, when I go into a rewind mode of the events that night, I fall to my knees in pra [ ... ]

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WHO says new drugs urgently needed to fight 12 'pr...
28 Feb 2017 00:15 - Kate Kelland

New antibiotics must be developed urgently to fight a dozen dangerous families of bacteria, the World Health Organization said on Monday, describing these "priority pathogens" as the greatest threats  [ ... ]

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Study tries brain scans to better predict adolesce...
27 Feb 2017 02:36 - Xinhua

Two researchers, one in the United States and the other in Germany, claim they have found a better way to predict what personality traits might indicate a kid is at risk for drug or alcohol abuse. Th [ ... ]

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Parkinson’s discovery points to new treatments: Ne...
27 Feb 2017 02:31 - Philippine News Agency

New Zealand researchers said Friday they had made a breakthrough in potential treatments for the debilitating Parkinson’s disease by identifying how it spreads in the brain. The University of Auckl [ ... ]

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