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DOH Dept. Circular Re: PHREB Accreditation of DOH ...
30 Mar 2015 00:46 - Super User

Pursuant to Republic Act No. 10532 known as the Philippine National Health Research System Law, the Philippine Health Research Ethics Board (PHREB) has set requirements for accreditation of all Research Ethics Review Committees (RERCs) in the country to ensure adherence to the universal principles f [ ... ]

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Escape from measles this summer
26 Mar 2015 06:05 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

Summer is the best time to have fun and travel. But, it is also the time to catch viruses like measles.   According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 58,000 of suspected cases of the virus outbreak were already reported in the country with 21,420 confirmed cases and 110 death [ ... ]

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Virus found in horses causes human deaths in South...
26 Mar 2015 05:41 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

Henipavirus, a virus that usually infect horses, caused human deaths in Tinalon and Midtungok villages, Sultan Kudarat, according to a study conducted by the Department of Health (DOH), the Department of Agriculture (DA), and the World Health Organization (WHO). Henipaviruses include two members:  [ ... ]

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PBDIC to pave the way in developing biomed devices...
25 Mar 2015 09:17 - Laarnie T. Luna

A formal agreement to set up the Philippine Biomedical Device Innovation Consortium (PBDIC) was sealed in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony during the 33rd anniversary of the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) h [ ... ]

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Library Health News

Hope for patients at risk of heart failure
31 Mar 2015 05:58 - Rowena Bautista-Alcaraz

All over the world, the number one cause of death is still heart attack followed by stroke. Its number is even greater than the combined death rates for lung, breast, prostate, and pancreatic cancer [ ... ]

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Can a cup of coffee a day prevent diabetes?
31 Mar 2015 05:37 - Eduardo Gonzales

Quite possibly, coffee has a protective effect against diabetes type 2, which account for 90 percent of all diabetes cases. This much is suggested by the results of several studies on the subject th [ ... ]

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Wellness and beauty are more than skin deep
31 Mar 2015 00:06 - Cory Quirino

If you could go back in time, what changes in life would you adopt? Or would it be the same all over again? Numerous questions have more than just one standard answer. There are options open to everyo [ ... ]

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Can gene therapy cure depression?
31 Mar 2015 00:01 - Anne A. Jambora

Mental disorders still carry a stigma even in this era of progressive thinkers, a century after Freud conceived of psychoanalysis. Many are forced to hide behind polite smiles, feeling disgraced by a [ ... ]

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Flu awareness
27 Mar 2015 02:29 - Reiner W. Gloor

SEASONAL INFLUENZA is strongly linked to an estimated three to five million cases of severe illnesses and about half a million deaths annually worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WH [ ... ]

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Cattle parasite study points to possible way to fi...
27 Mar 2015 02:22 - Kate Kelland

Herds of African cattle may hold the secret to new ways of fighting parasitic diseases like malaria, which kills some 600,000 people a year, scientists said on Friday. The researchers from the Univer [ ... ]

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