34th PCHRD Anniversary

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Doctors cite use of social media in teaching and l...
26 Apr 2016 03:02 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

PASAY CITY, Metro Manila- During the workshop on Education of the 2nd Philippine Healthcare & Social Media Summit on 21 April 2016 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), speakers who were doctors themselves cited the use of social media in teaching and learning. According to  [ ... ]

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Salamat Dok’s Willie Ong shares tips on effective...
25 Apr 2016 06:19 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

PASAY CITY, Metro Manila- Dr. Willie Ong, a resident doctor of ABS-CBN’s Salamat Dok and a columnist of the Philippine Star, delivered the keynote address for the Healthcare Social Media Summit 2016 co-organized by the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) and the #HealthX [ ... ]

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PCHRD, DOH and SMART award #ThinkOpenHealth winner...
25 Apr 2016 05:28 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

MAKATI CITY, Metro Manila- The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), the Department of Health (DOH), and the SMART Communications, Inc. awarded three winners for the #ThinkOpenHealth Hackathon event on 16-17 April 2016 at the Asian Institute Management (AIM) Conference Cent [ ... ]

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DOST holds 1st Technology Transfer Day, showcases ...
18 Apr 2016 02:53 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will hold the first “Technology Transfer Day:Promoting Research and Outstanding Milestones in Innovation and Science for Entrepreneurship” on 27 April 2016 to highlight the journey of the Department and its partners in revolutionizing Filipino scie [ ... ]

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DOST Region III Forum features PCHRD-supported RxB...
15 Apr 2016 05:35 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga- The RxBox, a Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD)-supported technology, was featured during the “RDC-SCED Forum on DOST Technologies” organized by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region III on 12 April 2016 at NEDA III Conference  [ ... ]

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ASEAN-NDI, WHO TDR host expert consultation on hea...
14 Apr 2016 01:08 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

MAKATI CITY, Manila- The ASEAN Network for Drugs, Diagnostics, Vaccines and Traditional Medicines Innovation (ASEAN-NDI) and the World Health Organization Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (WHO TDR) hosted the “Expert Panel Consultation on Health and Environment” o [ ... ]

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Library Health News

Rotating night shifts tied to heart disease risk
26 Apr 2016 23:46 - Andrew M. Seaman

People who occasionally work night shifts may be at a slightly increased risk of heart disease, according to a new study. Nurses in the study who worked at least three nights per month were more like [ ... ]

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Cell sites and cancer: Is there a connection?
26 Apr 2016 02:07 - Willie T. Ong, MD

For my column today, I would like to give way to an important article written and researched by Dr. Meredith Garcia from UP-PGH. Lately, many village residents have expressed concern over the spread o [ ... ]

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Why diabetes is on the rise
26 Apr 2016 01:49 - Eduardo Gonzales

Is it true that the number of diabetics worldwide is rising fast? Why is this so? What can I do to avoid developing diabetes? I am a 35-year-old office worker who is currently healthy. Yes, diabete [ ... ]

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Hands down
26 Apr 2016 01:41 - Dr. Kaycee Reyes

How to manage hand eczema Hands are an important part of the body. We touch, feel, and hold through our hands. This is why most people take good care of their hands, nails, and fingers. While for s [ ... ]

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What’s your biological age?
26 Apr 2016 01:14 - Cheshire Que

It has always been mankind’s obsession to defy aging. Decades have gone by and the entire world has witnessed how science has made tremendous progress in terms of prolonging life span. Longevity  [ ... ]

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So why aren’t you losing weight?
26 Apr 2016 01:05 - Cory Quirino

It isn’t true that if you cut back on fat, you are allowed to consume lots of carbs There have been too many real-time stories about endless struggles with weight, and worse, diabetes. See if yo [ ... ]

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