PNHRS Awards

In the News

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), [ ... ]

Read more..
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 [ ... ]

Read more..
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.
    [ ... ]

Read more..
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 [ ... ]

Read more..

Library Health News

5 superfoods for weight loss
26 Nov 2014 23:14 - Alixandra Caole Vila

  MANILA, Philippines – There are so many reasons why you should include superfoods in your daily meal. Globally, these nutritional powerhouses are proven to help build stronger bones, battl [ ... ]

Read more..
Fat to blame for half a million cancers a year, W...
26 Nov 2014 00:58 - Kate Kelland

Some half a million cases of cancer a year are due to people being overweight or obese, and the problem is particularly acute in North America, the World Health Organization's cancer research agency s [ ... ]

Read more..
Air dryers may spread more hand germs
26 Nov 2014 00:10 - Janice Neumann

What’s better for limiting the spread of bacteria in washrooms: paper towels, or air dryers? New research funded by a trade organization of paper towel manufacturers suggests that towels spread les [ ... ]

Read more..
U.N. to miss Dec 1 Ebola target due to rising Sie...
25 Nov 2014 02:02 - Matthew Mpoke Bigg

The U.N. Ebola Emergency Response Mission will not fully meet its Dec. 1 target for containing the virus due to escalating numbers of cases in Sierra Leone, Anthony Banbury, the head of UNMEER, said o [ ... ]

Read more..
Little understood chemicals cut men’s fertility
25 Nov 2014 01:39 - Ronnie Cohen

A new study suggests that chemicals in sunscreen may impair men’s ability to father children, government scientists say. But other experts question whether the chemicals wound up in men’s urine f [ ... ]

Read more..
Don’t forget these facts on dementia
25 Nov 2014 01:07 - Willie T. Ong, MD

Dementia is not a disease, but refers to a cluster of symptoms, which include memory loss, poor judgment, and impaired speaking ability. Elderly people with dementia are often confused and unable to r [ ... ]

Read more..