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Research translation gaps cited in Policy Forum
27 Mar 2017 01:29 - Carla P. San Diego

PASAY CITY – The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) held a Research to Policy Process Forum last 17 March 2017 at the Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City focusing on the process of and challenges in creating research-based policies for the Filipino co [ ... ]

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Call for Concept Proposals: UK-Philippines Joint H...
23 Mar 2017 01:22 - Super User

The UK Medical Research Council (MRC), and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through the Philippine Council for Health and Research Development (PCHRD) invite concept proposals to the second UK-Philippines Joint Health Research Call.
 
his initiative will provide funding for high quali [ ... ]

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PCHRD Executive Director cites accomplishments, em...
22 Mar 2017 08:02 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

PASAY CITY, Metro Manila- “The presence of health research in the regions is now more evident,” thus emphasized by Executive Director Jaime Montoya in the recent celebration of the 35th anniversary of the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) on 17 March 2017 at the Phil [ ... ]

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PCHRD @ 35, sets light on translational research
03 Mar 2017 08:16 - Carla P. San Diego

The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) will celebrate its 35th year anniversary on 17 March 2017 at the Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City.    With the theme, “Health Innovations: Translating Science to Benefit,” the anniversary will feature  [ ... ]

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Call for Nominations: International Prize for Biol...
03 Mar 2017 06:31 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

The International Prize for Biology was established in 1985 to commemorate the
sixty-year reign of Emperor Showa and his long devotion to biological research. It also
pays tribute to the present Emperor, His Majesty, Emperor Akihito, who has labored
for many years to advance the taxonomical study of go [ ... ]

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PCHRD, Ateneo IPC host 2-day kick-off meeting on e...
03 Mar 2017 03:47 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), in partnership with the Institute of Philippine Culture (IPC) of the Ateneo de Manila University, hosted a two-day kick-off meeting on “eHealth Technologies and Data Governance” on 27 to 28 February 2017 at San Alberto Hurtado H [ ... ]

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Library Health News

Most cancers caused by random DNA mistakes
27 Mar 2017 02:47 - Philippine News Agency

Two-thirds of cancers are caused by random DNA errors during cell division, according to new research. Environmental factors such as smoking play a lesser role in the development of cancer than previ [ ... ]

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Bad breath: Study find array of bacteria when orc...
27 Mar 2017 02:44 - Associated Press

The findings in a new study raises concerns about the potential role of infectious diseases as another major stress factor for the struggling population of endangered Puget Sound orcas. Those orcas [ ... ]

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True or false: 8 myths and facts about allergies
27 Mar 2017 02:40 - AFP

The World Health Organization estimates that 50 percent of the population will suffer from at least one allergy by 2050. Relaxnews spoke with Christine Rolland, director of the French association Asth [ ... ]

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Home-cooked food, no TV during meals linked to low...
27 Mar 2017 02:35 - AFP

Making home-cooked dinners and switching off the television while eating could go hand-in-hand with fighting obesity, according to new research in the United States. The new study, carried out by Ohi [ ... ]

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New study suggests 2.5 hours exercise a week can s...
27 Mar 2017 02:32 - AFP

A new study has found Parkinson’s patients who do 2.5 hours, or 150 minutes, of exercise a week can slow down the effects of the condition. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive condition tha [ ... ]

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People with type 2 diabetes need to get off their ...
27 Mar 2017 02:25 - Will Boggs MD

People with type 2 diabetes who sit all day have a riskier blood fat mixture than those who move around or exercise periodically throughout the day, according to researchers in Australia.   “We h [ ... ]

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