34th PCHRD Anniversary

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Call for Proposals: 2017 Japan Society for the Pro...
22 Jul 2016 04:20 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

BACKGROUND During FY 2004, The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) decided to end the “General Exchange Program” and modified the “Inter-University Exchange Program” to implement it as new program called the “Joint Research [ ... ]

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PCHRD, MRC award Php 262M in grants to 6 UK-Filipi...
12 Jul 2016 01:30 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) and UK Medical Research Council (MRC) aim to develop and strengthen science and innovation partnership between Philippine and UK institutions through the Newton Fund research grants as part of the Official Development Assistance (ODA [ ... ]

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1st International Biosensing Technology Workshop a...
08 Jul 2016 05:11 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

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Invitation for 65th Annual Convention of the Phili...
07 Jul 2016 02:30 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

The Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science and Technology (PhilAAST) is inviting participants to attend their upcoming 65th Annual Convention on 22-23 September 2016 in Manila, Philippines.    The said Convention will be held in conjunction with the 8th Asian Heads of Resea [ ... ]

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Social Media, a practical and effective tool for ...
04 Jul 2016 07:20 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

MANDALUYONG, Metro Manila- To discuss basic characteristics and functions of social media for science and technology (S&T), the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), through the Science and Technology Information Institute (STII), organized the Social Media Streamlining Seminar on 21-24 J [ ... ]

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

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Library Health News

HIV infections level off at ‘worrying’ 2.5M a year...
22 Jul 2016 00:00 - AFP

Some 2.5 million people are still becoming infected with HIV every year even as drugs have slashed the death rate and patients live longer than ever, a global AIDS study said Tuesday. New infections  [ ... ]

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Pre-stroke lifestyle tied to long term risk of mor...
21 Jul 2016 23:57 - Kathryn Doyle

Having heart disease risk factors like high blood pressure before suffering a stroke may influence a person’s risk for a second stroke or dementia years later, according to a new study from the Neth [ ... ]

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Taking anti-HIV pill as needed prevents infection
21 Jul 2016 01:16 - Andrew M. Seaman

Taking an anti-HIV pill shortly before sex and for a few days afterward can help protect people against infection with the human immunodeficiency virus, according to researchers in France and Canada.  [ ... ]

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Only extreme sitting linked to increased heart dis...
21 Jul 2016 01:12 - Kathryn Doyle

Being sedentary, at least in moderation, is unlikely to cause heart disease, according to a new review of past research. Based on their analysis, researchers conclude that only very high levels of se [ ... ]

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Nasal irrigation may help prevent chronic sinus sy...
21 Jul 2016 01:09 - Kathryn Doyle

Chronic sinus infections are common and they can be hard to treat, but nasal irrigation with salt water may help prevent some sinus symptoms, according to a new study in the U.K. Inhaling steam, on t [ ... ]

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Drugs almost eliminate risk of sex with HIV positi...
20 Jul 2016 00:08 - Katy Migiro

A daily dose of anti-HIV medication almost eradicates the risk of infection for people in a relationship with an HIV positive partner, a study showed on Tuesday, raising hopes of reducing HIV rates am [ ... ]

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