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“Animal welfare is human welfare,” a DA Bureau emp...
03 Feb 2016 06:54 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

“Animal welfare is the position that animals should be treated humanely,” remarked Dr. Ma. Gracia Dizon-Flores, the National Animal Welfare focal person of the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI), during the second part of the session on Orientation on Ethics in Re [ ... ]

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PCHRD conducts orientation on research ethics, dis...
03 Feb 2016 06:30 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), through the initiative of its Institution Development Division (IDD) and Human Resource Unit, conducted an “Orientation on Ethics in Research” for Council staff on 1 February 2015. In his message delivered by Finance and Admini [ ... ]

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Most ready to publish paper award winners: 9th Nat...
03 Feb 2016 05:09 - Ciaren H. Itulid

Four researchers were given the “Most ready to publish paper award” in the 9th National Medical Writing Workshop and 2nd Writeshop for Young Researchers on 14-15 January 2016 at the Widus Hotel, Clark, Pampanga. Dr. Stanley James Nieva of the Makati Medical Center, Dr. Rhodieleen Anne dela Cruz [ ... ]

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“Para na po!” Study shows that working conditions ...
18 Jan 2016 01:34 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

  “Basta driver, sweet lover” is a playful slogan commonly displayed inside public utility vehicles in the country; yet it might not be sweet for jeepney drivers after all, as a study revealed that their working conditions pose threats to their health and safety. The study conducted by th [ ... ]

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Beware of what you eat: Study shows heavy lead con...
16 Dec 2015 02:29 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

“You are what you eat” is a widely held nutritional principle, but what if the food that you eat contains a heavy concentration of lead? Rice and fish are staple food for Filipinos. However, prior studies showed that areas such as Metro Manila showed heavy lead contamination in air, water, plan [ ... ]

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DOST councils promote Filipino researches, hold 1s...
07 Dec 2015 01:21 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

Filipino scientific research efforts received a major boost as top science agencies of the national government held the first ever Balik Scientist Program (BSP) Convention at the InterContinental Hotel Manila on November 27. The speakers and participants of the 1st BSP Convention The landmark ev [ ... ]

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Library Health News

Hormones make weight loss harder for women
09 Feb 2016 03:15 - Philippine Star

A new study has found that men and women might not be on equal ground when it comes to losing weight. Researchers at the Universities of Aberdeen and Cambridge in the UK, and Michigan in the USA have [ ... ]

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Smoking bans lead to better national health
09 Feb 2016 02:56 - Philippine Star

People living in countries with public smoking bans have lower exposure to secondhand smoke and better health, according to a fresh look at past research from 21 nations. Smoking bans were tied to a  [ ... ]

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Inadequate testing prevents efforts to measure Zik...
09 Feb 2016 02:52 - Philippine Star

One major hurdle is thwarting efforts to measure the extent of the Zika epidemic and its suspected links to thousands of birth defects in Brazil: accurate diagnosis of a virus that still confounds blo [ ... ]

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There’s a right way to breathe
09 Feb 2016 02:37 - Cory Quirino

Good breathing involves the diaphragm and muscles of the neck, shoulders, chest and abdomen It’s the little things that count, to quote a particular cliché. And this has never been more true than [ ... ]

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How a mole turned into a wound — and skin cancer ...
09 Feb 2016 02:26 - Grace Carole Beltran, MD

I am quite fortunate to stumble upon extraordinary cases of dermatologic problems appropriate for book exhibition. It was in the morning of Feb. 3 when I first met with Patient G.  I just arrived [ ... ]

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Foods to eat (and avoid) to help you catch more zz...
09 Feb 2016 02:21 - Mayenne Carmona

There are nights when I am tossing in bed, counting sheep, focusing on breathing exercises, practicing bed yoga, and doing every possible method recommended by sleep professionals to induce sleep [ ... ]

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