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DOST joins the 10th National Biotechnology Week ce...
28 Oct 2014 09:37 - Richmond Acosta

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) celebrates the 10th National Biotechnology Week (NBW) on 24-29 November 2014. The NBW celebration is annually celebrated by the DOST together with the Department of Education (DepEd), the Department of Health (DOH), the Department of Agriculture (DA), [ ... ]

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MD-PhD program in Molecular Medicine lauded as mod...
28 Oct 2014 09:32 - Richmond Acosta

Prof. Fortunato Dela Peña, Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Undersecretary for Scientific and Technological Services, lauded the MD-PhD Molecular Medicine Scholarship Program as a good model for human resource development programs in science and technology during the signing of Memorandu [ ... ]

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DOST renews MD-PhD Scholarship Program with UP Man...
28 Oct 2014 09:23 - Richmond Acosta

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) renews its support for the MD-PhD in Molecular Medicine Scholarship Program with the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of the Philippines Manila (UPM) at the UP - College of Medicine on October 8, 2014.
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Momsie - DOST’s response to malnutrition during di...
28 Oct 2014 09:07 - Richmond Q. Acosta

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and United Nations (UN) - World Food Programme (WFP) pushed for the distribution of Momsie, a ready-to eat supplementary food developed by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI),  during emergencies and disasters. Made from monggo, soyb [ ... ]

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UN warns over threat of AIDS rebound
21 Nov 2014 01:38 - Business World

LOS ANGELES -- South African actress Charlize Theron threw her weight on Tuesday behind an urgent new United Nations (UN) campaign to end AIDS as a global health threat by 2030. The UN warned the HIV [ ... ]

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What’s in a fake drug
21 Nov 2014 00:38 - Reiner W. Gloor

SOME SAY that the wrong ingredients make the right dish. This may be true in some cases but in medicines, the wrong ingredients often have adverse consequences on health. Medicines are composed of so [ ... ]

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With gene mutations, second breast cancer risk ri...
21 Nov 2014 00:31 - Kathryn Doyle

Women who are genetically susceptible to breast cancer and develop it in one breast are at higher than average risk for a tumor in the other breast, and that risk may increase as time goes on, accordi [ ... ]

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HIV drugs show promise in treating common eye dis...
21 Nov 2014 00:25 - Will Dunham

A class of drugs used for three decades by people infected with the virus that causes AIDS may be effective in treating a leading cause of blindness among the elderly. HIV drugs called nucleoside rev [ ... ]

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Overweight cancer patients may be malnourished
21 Nov 2014 00:21 - Kathryn Doyle

Overweight cancer patients may benefit from being tested for malnutrition, according to a new study. Obesity increases the risk for cancer, so many patients are overweight or obese at diagnosis, and  [ ... ]

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Stressful relationships tied to mental decline
20 Nov 2014 02:53 - Kathryn Doyle

Having close personal relationships in middle age that cause stress, problems or worries, may contribute to a decline in thinking ability in older age, according to a new study. “Any relationship i [ ... ]

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