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DOST launches National R&D Agenda for 2017-2022
24 Feb 2017 07:05 - Carla P. San Diego

ERMITA, Manila – Researchers from the health, agriculture, industry, and the academe sectors come together at the 2nd National Research and Development Conference held 15 February 2017 at The Manila Hotel, Ermita, Manila. The annual activity led by the research councils of the Department of Scien [ ... ]

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Six writing practices you should avoid when writin...
08 Feb 2017 07:33 - Carla P. San Diego

Writing for a scholarly journal publication is entirely different from thesis-writing. While the aim of your thesis is to present everything you know and discover on a particular topic, the goal of a journal article is to present research findings in a shorter and more focused format that scientists [ ... ]

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3 Ph health research awards for researchers
07 Feb 2017 02:59 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), as the national coordinating body for health research, recognizes health researchers and health research groups for their exemplary research efforts and contributions in enhancing our country’s health research capabilities. The f [ ... ]

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4 PCHRD grant/scholarship services that health res...
23 Jan 2017 03:23 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

Engaging in health research activities and promoting research results are definitely a must for health researchers in the country. This is why, the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), as the national coordinating body for health research, offers grant and scholarship ser [ ... ]

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4 PCHRD information services that researchers shou...
20 Jan 2017 08:12 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

Want to learn updates on dengue? Want to read some indigenous practices on health? Whether you’re a professor, student, health researcher looking for grant and/or information, or simply a person who wants to learn something new, take note of these four information services or websites maintained  [ ... ]

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5 health technologies that will make you proud as ...
16 Jan 2017 08:47 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

Filipinos are not just good in singing, dancing, acting, boxing, and representing the country in several international sports and contests. Aside from being talented, creative, and strong, Filipinos are also known for being smart and innovative people. As the national coordinating body for health r [ ... ]

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Library Health News

Genital herpes in pregnancy doubles autism risk: s...
24 Feb 2017 00:21 - Agence France-Presse

Women who are infected with genital herpes early in their pregnancy may face twice the risk of bearing a child with autism, a team of US and Norwegian researchers said Wednesday. The report in mSpher [ ... ]

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Acupuncture might help prevent migraines
24 Feb 2017 00:09 - Shereen Lehman

For people with a certain type of migraine headache, regular acupuncture treatments may help reduce the frequency of these debilitating attacks, a recent study from China suggests. Patients who suffe [ ... ]

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‘Alarming’ superbugs a risk to people, animals and...
24 Feb 2017 00:05 - Reuters

Superbug bacteria found in people, animals and food across the European Union (EU) pose an “alarming” threat to public and animal health having have evolved to resist widely used antibiotics, dise [ ... ]

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Life expectancy to keep rising; South Korean women...
23 Feb 2017 01:02 - Associated Press

While most people born in rich countries will live longer by 2030 — with women in South Korea projected to reach nearly 91 — Americans will continue to have one of the lowest life expectancies of  [ ... ]

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Study identifies “late-life” genes only active in ...
23 Feb 2017 00:50 - Philippine News Agency

A new study indicates that a subset of genes involved in daily circadian rhythms, or the “biological clock,” only become active late in life or during periods of intense stress when they are most  [ ... ]

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Mercury in fish could increase risk of ALS, study ...
23 Feb 2017 00:43 - Philippine Daily Inquirer

Eating fish containing higher levels of heavy metals could increase the risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a rare neurodegenerative condition that affects one in 20,000 people worldwide, a [ ... ]

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