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DOST joins the 10th National Biotechnology Week ce...
28 Oct 2014 09:37 - Richmond Acosta

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) celebrates the 10th National Biotechnology Week (NBW) on 24-29 November 2014. The NBW celebration is annually celebrated by the DOST together with the Department of Education (DepEd), the Department of Health (DOH), the Department of Agriculture (DA), [ ... ]

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MD-PhD program in Molecular Medicine lauded as mod...
28 Oct 2014 09:32 - Richmond Acosta

Prof. Fortunato Dela Peña, Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Undersecretary for Scientific and Technological Services, lauded the MD-PhD Molecular Medicine Scholarship Program as a good model for human resource development programs in science and technology during the signing of Memorandu [ ... ]

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DOST renews MD-PhD Scholarship Program with UP Man...
28 Oct 2014 09:23 - Richmond Acosta

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) renews its support for the MD-PhD in Molecular Medicine Scholarship Program with the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of the Philippines Manila (UPM) at the UP - College of Medicine on October 8, 2014.
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Momsie - DOST’s response to malnutrition during di...
28 Oct 2014 09:07 - Richmond Q. Acosta

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and United Nations (UN) - World Food Programme (WFP) pushed for the distribution of Momsie, a ready-to eat supplementary food developed by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI),  during emergencies and disasters. Made from monggo, soyb [ ... ]

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Library Health News

Pill that detects early signs of diseases, includi...
30 Oct 2014 02:11 - Alixandra Caole Vila

MANILA, Philippines – Some medical exams are not comprehensive enough to detect the early stages of many forms of cancer. With regard to the setback, Google is currently experimenting on a pill that [ ... ]

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Ebola appears to be slowing in Liberia: WHO
30 Oct 2014 01:34 - Tom Miles and Michelle Nichols

Liberia, the country worst-hit by an Ebola epidemic, may be seeing a decline in the spread of the virus, though the battle to contain the outbreak is far from won, the World Health Organization said o [ ... ]

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Global fight against Ebola grows but far from won,...
30 Oct 2014 01:22 - Michelle Nichols

   U.S. envoy Samantha Power said she will return from West Africa to the United States and the United Nations on Thursday with a
message of "hope and possibility" that the global respon [ ... ]

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Why do some survive Ebola? Sierra Leone study offe...
30 Oct 2014 00:54 - Julie Steenhuysen

An analysis of the first Ebola cases in Sierra Leone helps draw a clearer picture of why some people survive the disease, while others do not, including their age and the pace at which the virus repli [ ... ]

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Eat your way out of breast cancer
28 Oct 2014 03:20 - Cheshire Que

Each and every woman in this planet would probably have something that they would all agree on—the fear of losing their breasts! For the past 12 years of being a dietitian consultant, I have felt th [ ... ]

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Probiotics, sugar and fabulous skin
28 Oct 2014 03:13 - Cory Quirino

If you are not gluten-sensitive, there is no reason to avoid carbohydrates. But stick to the good carbs for energy. In the world of wellness, there are many approaches to achieving good health and ul [ ... ]

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