34th PCHRD Anniversary



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ASIAHORCs Call for Application
01 Jul 2016 07:16 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

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Call for Proposals for Pharmaceutical Health Servi...
30 Jun 2016 01:12 - Super User

The Department of Health – Pharmaceutical Division has research topics under the Pharmaceutical Health Services Research (PHSR) Management which are open for selection of primary investigators. Below is the list of the studies: 1. Health Facility and Household Survey on Rational Use of Medicines
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Grocery workers, at risk for Carpal Tunnel Syndrom...
29 Jun 2016 08:56 - Carla P. San Diego


Grocery workers of a known establishment in Cainta, Rizal is at high risk of developing Carpal  Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) due to repetitive work movements. A study1 analyzing the association between repetitive movements of grocery workers in a known supermarket in Cainta, Rizal and the preval [ ... ]

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Research models explain role of genes in diseases
27 Jun 2016 08:40 - Carla P. San Diego

Dr. Jingky P. Lozano-Kühne, Balik Scientist Program (BSP) Awardee of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), talked about modelling methods detecting effects of genes on complex diseases in her Exit Report Presentation held at the College of Public Health Auditorium, University of the Phil [ ... ]

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DOST celebrates National S&T Week; PCHRD to lead e...
27 Jun 2016 01:43 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

PASAY CITY, Metro Manila- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will celebrate the annual National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) from 25 to 29 July 2016, with the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) leading the Metro Manila Health Science Community (MMHSC).  [ ... ]

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BioCamp 2016
24 Jun 2016 08:19 - Super User

The Novartis Biotechnology Leadership Camp (BioCamp) is a pioneering annual biotechnology seminar for entrepreneurial, postgraduate students in science or business who are interested in pursuing a career in biotechnology. Themed "Cultivating health innovations for sustainable countrywide developm [ ... ]

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Library Health News

It’s comical. It’s critical. It might even help yo...
01 Jul 2016 00:21 - Deena Shanker

IN THE US last summer, a commercial laid bare some of the realities of expecting: the protruding belly and accompanying lower back pain, the sleepless nights alongside a dozing partner, the discomfort [ ... ]

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Shock treatment may improve erectile dysfunction
01 Jul 2016 00:15 - Lisa Rapaport

An experimental therapy known as low-intensity shock wave treatment might improve erectile dysfunction, particularly for men with only mild to moderate sexual difficulties, a research review suggests. [ ... ]

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Stretching may ease women's depression and menopau...
01 Jul 2016 00:13 - Reyna Gobel

Stretching just 10 minutes a day might help ease menopause and depression symptoms in middle-aged women, a small study suggests. “Light-intensity exercises such as stretching have not been previous [ ... ]

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Family history biggest predictor of heart attacks ...
01 Jul 2016 00:10 - Lisa Rapaport

People with psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory disease, are more likely to have heart attacks and strokes when they have a family history of cardiovascular problems, a Danish study suggests. Psoriasis [ ... ]

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Ecstasy: One pill can kill you
28 Jun 2016 00:17 - Willie T. Ong, MD

Drugs can kill you. Recently, there were several reports of deaths following the use of Ecstasy pills. Young people and partygoers are often the victims. Ecstasy pill is supposedly composed of MDMA ( [ ... ]

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Healthy habits you ought to have
28 Jun 2016 00:15 - Cory Quirino

This could very well begin with “Do you know that…” While we cannot pretend to know everything, here are few amazing truths guaranteed to change your lifestyle, if it is your goal to lengthen y [ ... ]

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