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UP Manila Medical Informatics Unit Chief promotes ...
18 Jul 2017 01:05 - Renzo O. Polinar

“Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes the visible,” said University of the Philippines Manila Medical Informatics Unit Chief Iris Thiele Isip-Tan, borrowing a quote from artist Paul Klee, during the 2nd Central Visayas Health Research and Innovation Conference (CVHRIC) held in Ce [ ... ]

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DOST to celebrate National S&T Week; PCHRD to lead...
02 Jun 2017 06:29 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

Hurray for S&T fans and exhibit goers! The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will again celebrate the annual National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) on 11 to 15 July 2017 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila, with the theme “Science for the People.” Under the Proclamation N [ ... ]

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DOST Call for Proposals 2017
26 May 2017 02:08 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

Department of Science and Technology Call for Proposals 2017 Science for Change Program (S4CP) Accelerated R&D Program for Capacity Building b>of Research and Development Institutions and Industrial Competitiveness a) Niche Centers in the Regions for R&D (NICER) Program. The program will  [ ... ]

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Researchers share results of their studies on soci...
23 May 2017 02:35 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

On this year’s Philippine Healthcare and Social Media Summit, six researchers conferred their studies during the oral research presentation. Included in the list were Dr. Iris Thiele Isip-Tan of #HealthXPh, Mr. Kennedy Espina of the Ateneo de Manila University Department of Information Systems an [ ... ]

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Health experts promote ethics in health research a...
23 May 2017 02:29 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

During the 3rd Philippine Healthcare and Social Media Summit on 25 April 2017 in Marco Polo Plaza Cebu, health experts cited possible ways in ensuring ethics in health research such as the following: Safeguard participant privacy and confidentiality Secure free and informed consent Protect vuln [ ... ]

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“Social media, an asset that should be put in good...
23 May 2017 02:26 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

Social media makes it easier to quickly share information and mobilize large number of people towards a shared goal- greater process in health. This was emphasized by Mr. Merlita Opeña, Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) Chief, during the 3rd Philippine Healthcare and So [ ... ]

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Library Health News

R&D center for local medicinal plants inaugurated
25 May 2017 07:28 - Philippine Daily Inquirer

Photo shows (from L to R) Dr. Jaime Montoya, Executive Director of Philippine Council for Health Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology; Dr. Dolores A. Ramirez, N [ ... ]

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On your bike: Cycling to work linked with large he...
20 Apr 2017 03:07 - Kate Kelland

People who cycle to work have a substantially lower risk of developing cancer or heart disease or dying prematurely, and governments should do all they can to encourage more active commuting, scientis [ ... ]

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You may add cholesterol back to the menu
18 Apr 2017 01:34 - Eduardo Gonzales, MD

Is it really true that experts now say that we do not really need to limit our dietary intake of cholesterol to prevent heart disease? Does this mean cholesterol does not really have anything to do [ ... ]

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Killer silent and unknown
18 Apr 2017 01:31 - Kaye Estoista-Koo

Coughing, difficulty breathing, shortness of breath—you may have this lung disease. There is a silent killer in our midst. Slowly, but surely, a growing percentage of the population suffers from a [ ... ]

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Yin and Young
18 Apr 2017 01:27 - Dr. Kaycee Reyes

Balance. Yin and yang. These are the basic principles of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) that has been around and still in practice for thousands of years. It is believed that this balance is direc [ ... ]

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Dengue vaccine now in the Philippines
18 Apr 2017 01:24 - Marge C. Enriquez

The world’s first dengue vaccine is now commercially available in the Philippines. Watsons, the international healthcare and beauty care chain, will be holding a three-part series of dengue vaccina [ ... ]

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