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PCHRD scholars attend PHREB’s Basic Research Ethic...
07 Apr 2017 01:47 -

MANILA CITY, Metro Manila- The MD-PhD scholars of the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) attended the Basic Research Ethics Training on 22-23 March 2017 at the C.O.M.E Conference Room, Paz Mendoza Hall, University of the Philippines (UP) Manila. The MD-PhD scholars who [ ... ]

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PHREB capacitates members on GCP
07 Apr 2017 01:39 -

QUEZON CITY, Metro Manila- The Philippine Health Research Ethics Board (PHREB) conducted a training on Good Clinical Practice (GCP) on 7-10 March at Toscana Hall, Torre Venezia Suites, Timog Avenue.   Photo session with the participants and speakers The activity aims to improve the skills of PHR [ ... ]

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Call for Applications on EURAXESS ASEAN Programs
04 Apr 2017 06:30 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

Europe: MSCA Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) Call ASEAN Researchers and Research Staff Eligible Deadline 05 April 2017
Website: http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/h2020/topics/msca-rise-2017.html MSCA-RISE aims at international and inter-sector  [ ... ]

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PCHRD Call for Proposals 2018
31 Mar 2017 06:30 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

  The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development is now accepting capsule research proposals for possible funding in CY 2018. Priority topics for the capsule research proposals are enumerated per research area as follows: iagnostics -  evelopment of diagnostics for early detection  [ ... ]

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PCHRD, #HealthXPH, to hold 3rd Social Media and H...
29 Mar 2017 00:34 - Carla P. San Diego

CEBU CITY – The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) has teamed up once again with #HealthXPH – a team of social media, emerging technologies, and healthcare advocates utilizing social media for healthcare promotion – to bring you the 3rd Philippine Healthcare and Soc [ ... ]

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Research translation gaps cited in Policy Forum
27 Mar 2017 01:29 - Carla P. San Diego

PASAY CITY – The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) held a Research to Policy Process Forum last 17 March 2017 at the Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City focusing on the process of and challenges in creating research-based policies for the Filipino co [ ... ]

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Library Health News

3 causes of aging and how to stop them
27 Apr 2017 01:49 - Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo

MANILA, Philippines — This summer, whether one goes to the beach or stays in the boardroom, it is inevitable to be overexposed to the sun. The sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays add up to other cause [ ... ]

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What you need to know about robotic surgery in the...
27 Apr 2017 01:42 - Dr. Enrique Ian S. Lorenzo

MANILA, Philippines — What is robotic surgery? Is it an operation on robots? Is it an operation done by robots? Or is it an operation done by a human surgeon who is as stiff as CP30 (the Star Wars r [ ... ]

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Yoga tied to better quality of life with ulcerativ...
27 Apr 2017 01:37 - Lisa Rapaport

Weekly yoga sessions may be associated with a better quality of life for patients with ulcerative colitis, a chronic inflammatory bowel disease that can be exacerbated by stress, a small study suggest [ ... ]

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Potentially harmful effects of energy drinks - it'...
27 Apr 2017 01:34 - Will Boggs MD

Drinking 32 ounces of energy drink is associated with potentially harmful changes in blood pressure and heart function that are beyond those seen with caffeine alone, according to a new study. There  [ ... ]

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Pregnant women need routine blood pressure checks
26 Apr 2017 00:30 - Lisa Rapaport

Pregnant women should get their blood pressure checked at each prenatal visit to screen for preeclampsia, a potentially fatal complication that can damage the kidneys, liver, eyes and brain, new U.S.  [ ... ]

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Middle-age adults need meal replacement as metabol...
26 Apr 2017 00:14 - (LSJ/PNA)

Adults in their 40s and 50s need meal replacement as their metabolism slows down with ageing, a health expert has said. “Our metabolism gets slower with aging. And the reason is we start losing mus [ ... ]

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