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Ginhawa (ReliefVent)
01 Oct 2018 07:55 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

Ginhawa (ReliefVent) 
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The people’s “breath of relief” ventilator
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50% of ICU patients need a ventilator. In many developing countries like the Philippines, there is only 1 ventilator per 10 ICU beds which may result to unwanted increase in mortality rates. The prohibitive cost of acq [ ... ]

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Call for Applications: The Leaders in Innovation F...
01 Oct 2018 05:38 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

THE LEADERS IN INNOVATION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM Filipino researchers who qualify for the LIF program will spend a focused period of training and coaching in the United Kingdom. They will attend master classes given by Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering and enjoy opportunities for internation [ ... ]

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PhilHealth STUDIES Call for Proposals: Informal Ec...
28 Sep 2018 07:05 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation and the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development are inviting researchers to submit capsule proposals for the study entitled: “Informal Economy Segmentation Study: Towards Universal Healthcare in the Philippines – Reaching and Retaining M [ ... ]

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Australia’s Swinburne University of Technology, DO...
28 Sep 2018 02:50 - Reuben Andrew R. Razal



September 26, 2018 - Swinburne University of Technology (SUT) of Melbourne, Australia signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) for scientific and technological collaboration specific [ ... ]

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DOST Secretary cites three PCHRD breakthrough tech...
26 Sep 2018 02:39 - Reuben Andrew R. Razal



Every year, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) goes around the different regions to showcase notable outputs from research and development.  In the recently concluded Caraga Regional Science and Technology Week in Butuan on 5-8 September, 2018, DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña pres [ ... ]

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Medical Teleparasitology: Utilizing information an...
25 Sep 2018 08:05 - Super User




Misdiagnosis of parasitic infections remains a challenge in the Philippines, particularly in remote areas where medical technologists (MTs) may lack necessary expertise for accurate diagnosis of less common parasitic infections. This is further complicated by the lack of a formal referral system whe [ ... ]

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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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