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PCHRD to Host 14th FERCAP International Conference...
29 Sep 2014 09:37 - Richmond Q. Acosta

The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (PCHRD-DOST) is hosting the 14th Forum for Ethical Review Committees in the Asian and Western Pacific Region (FERCAP) Annual International Conference and the 1st Philippine Health Research Ethics B [ ... ]

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5th batch of MD-PhD Molecular Medicine scholars si...
24 Sep 2014 08:33 - Richmond Q. Acosta

The fifth batch of MD-PhD in Molecular Medicine Program scholars signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), through the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), at the Alvior Hall of the University of the Philippines Manila ( [ ... ]

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UP Manila develops database to protect Philippine ...
22 Sep 2014 02:12 - Richmond Q. Acosta

  Visit the website at To protect indigenous peoples’ claim to their cultural heritage, the University of the Philippines Manila (UPM) developed the Philippine Traditional Knowledge Digital Library on Health (TKDL-Health), a digital library of the country’s traditional know [ ... ]

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eHealth Forum features ICT innovations for better ...
22 Jul 2014 02:42 - Hope Bongolan

    The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development – Department of Science and Technology (PCHRD-DOST) and Department of Health (DOH) will hold an eHealth Forum on 26 July 2014 at the SMXConvention Center, PasayCity during the 2014 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW). With [ ... ]

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Last-resort leukemia treatment produces dramatic r...
16 Oct 2014 00:57 - Gene Emery

Ninety percent of people facing death because conventional treatments had failed to destroy their leukemia have responded to an experimental therapy that trains their cells to kill out-of-control bloo [ ... ]

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How Ebola spreads and started
16 Oct 2014 00:24 - Reuters

West Africa is struggling with the worst Ebola outbreak on record, and two U.S. nurses have contracted the disease treating a Liberian man who died in Texas. A nurse in Spain was infected while caring [ ... ]

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1 person dies every 37 seconds from deep vein bloo...
15 Oct 2014 07:33 - Alixandra Caole Vila

MANILA, Philippines – Did you know that you could increase your risk of suffering from blood clot just by sitting on your office chair, in a car or a train? Based from the calculation extrapolated f [ ... ]

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Cheap sources of antioxidants to include in your g...
15 Oct 2014 07:16 - Alixandra Caole Vila

MANILA, Philippines – During our daily activities, our bodies generate substances called free radicals that attack healthy cells. Antioxidants are your best ally in destroying cell-damaging free rad [ ... ]

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What every parent should know about sudden infant ...
14 Oct 2014 01:50 - Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines - If you knew that SIDS, suffocation and sleep-related accidents are the No. 1 causes of infant deaths, how would you put your baby to sleep? Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) i [ ... ]

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Substance in broccoli improves autism symptoms: st...
14 Oct 2014 01:08 - Kathryn Doyle

A dose of a chemical found in broccoli and other vegetables may improve the behavioral and social symptoms of autism in young men, according to a new small study. But people would have to eat a possib [ ... ]

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