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Aniecito and A New Breed of Doctors, two documentaries, bested the 24 entries in the Health Film Festival, one of the special activities of the recently concluded Global Forum on Research and Innovation for Health. Aniecito by King Marc Baco features a severely malnourished boy who was included in [ ... ]Read more..
“During the next 10 minutes, at least one person will die from rabies,” warned the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC), in celebration of the World Rabies Day on 28 September 2015. Rabies is a viral disease transmitted through bite, scratches or saliva of an infected mammal. Th [ ... ]Read more..
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 "Building the Country's Human Resources for Better Health", the Loca [ ... ]Read more..
To strengthen its advocacy for a “Smarter Philippines” in the health sector, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is holding another e-Health Summit for the 2015 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) on 28 July 2015 at SMX Convention Center, Pasay City. With t [ ... ]Read more..
Library Health News
Women who suffer from a leading cause of infertility may increase their odds of conception if they exercise and lose weight, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers compared pregnancy outcomes for 150 wo [ ... ]Read more..
Older adults with hearing impairment may have a higher risk of dying than people with normal hearing, a recent study suggests. The reasons for the connection are not clear, researchers say, but the r [ ... ]Read more..
Specialized clinics for childhood cancer survivors may help reduce the odds these patients will need emergency medical care as adults, a Canadian study suggests. Researchers followed almost 4,000 ad [ ... ]Read more..
A large test of cigarettes with reduced nicotine finds that they help smokers cut down on the number of smokes they consume each day, at least in the short term, and that cigarettes with the lowest ni [ ... ]Read more..
In just three decades, the once monolithic approach to diagnosing and treating breast cancer has become more personalized and less intrusive — a transformation that likely saved millions of lives, [ ... ]Read more..