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Two Filipino scientists were chosen for Novartis mentorship in Basel, Switzerland. Novartis Pharmaceuticals, in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), through the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), announced Dr. Leslie Michelle Dalmacio and D [ ... ]Read more..
Dr. Frank Petersen, Head of Natural Products Unit of the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research in Switzerland, urged the Philippines to invest on new technologies for DNA synthesis to explore new opportunities for the country’s biotechnology research. In a dialogue with Dr. Jaime C. Montoya [ ... ]Read more..
Scientist can be pushed to collaborate through strategically designed working areas in the laboratories, said Novartis head scientist. “Think about reengineering the laboratory,” Dr. Frank Petersen, Head of Natural Products Unit of the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research in Switzerland, [ ... ]Read more..
Global Programs and Strategy Alliance (GPS Alliance) of the University of Minnesota awarded Filipino orthopedic expert, Dr. Ramon Gustilo, with the Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals. This is in recognition for his contributions in the global community of orthopedics and his dedi [ ... ]Read more..
Library Health News
Adults only get flu twice a decade on average, scientists have found, suggesting that most of the coughs and colds that keep millions of people off work every year are down to other bugs. The finding [ ... ]Read more..
Big breakfasts and small dinners might be a healthier way to eat for people with type 2 diabetes, according to a small new study. Diabetics in the study who ate big breakfasts and small dinners had f [ ... ]Read more..
New guidelines from the World Health Organization says the world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their sugar intake to just 5 to 10 percent of their overall calories. The guidelines, [ ... ]Read more..
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has asked makers of prescription testosterone therapies to change their labeling to clarify that their products are approved only for men with specific medical co [ ... ]Read more..
For older people with mild cognitive impairment or dementia, low blood pressure might be linked to faster mental decline, according to a new study. There is not much data on blood pressure in people [ ... ]Read more..