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20 May 2015 06:25 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

Capture the value of research and innovation in people’s health                          Council on Health Research and Development (COHRED), Department of Science and Tec [ ... ]

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Graphic Health Warning Implementing Rules and Regu...
18 May 2015 08:11 - Super User

Public Consultation on Graphic Health Warning Implementing Rules and Regulations (GHW IRR) will be on May 25, 2015,   9:00 AM at the Pearl Hotel Manila.   See Attached Files: a) Draft Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of RA 10643 b) Annex B of Draft IRR  [ ... ]

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eHealth, RxBox, featured during the Juan, Konek! p...
15 May 2015 07:20 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

  RxBox live demonstration during Juan, Konek! program. “Through the eHealth and RxBox, diagnosis can be possible even without personal visit to the doctors,” said Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Mario Montejo during the digital empowerment program Juan, Ko [ ... ]

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DOST calls all Filipinos to connect for inclusive ...
15 May 2015 07:16 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

  DOST Secretary Mario Montejo during his discussion about the benefits of online government services.   The Department of Science and Technology Information and Communications Technology (DOST-ICT) Office encouraged every Filipino to connect to the internet and access online govern [ ... ]

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Library Health News

Advancing the fight against cervical cancer
22 May 2015 00:43 - Reiner W. Gloor

HEALTH ADVOCATES are drumming up support and participation for the 2015 Cervical Cancer Awareness Month this month. The Department of Health (DoH) is leading the partnership to make free cervical can [ ... ]

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Gastric bypass helps treat diabetes, but has risks
22 May 2015 00:37 - Kathryn Doyle

Two years after surgery, people who have had gastric bypass have better control of their type 2 diabetes than people who did not, but also had higher risk of infections and bone fractures, according t [ ... ]

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Paracetamol/Tylenol in pregnancy may lower testost...
21 May 2015 01:11 - Kate Kelland

Pregnant women who take the painkiller paracetamol regularly for long periods may put their unborn sons' testosterone levels at risk, leading to possible reproductive problems later in life, researche [ ... ]

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Cholesterol drugs may curb strokes among low-risk ...
19 May 2015 23:19 - Lisa Rapaport

Cholesterol-lowering drugs such as statins may reduce the risk of stroke in low-risk elderly patients, a French study suggests. People who took statins or fibrates, another type of cholesterol-loweri [ ... ]

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Bullied kids have higher risk of adult obesity and...
19 May 2015 23:14 - Kate Kelland

Victims of childhood bullying are more likely to be overweight or obese as adults and have a higher risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and other illnesses, according to a study by British psyc [ ... ]

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Is executive check-up a waste of money?
19 May 2015 05:05 - Eduardo Gonzales

I’m afraid the magazine article is right. For healthy adults like you, evidence shows that an annual physical examination or executive check-up is at best just a waste of money and, at worst, a ha [ ... ]

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