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Balik Scientist Program is a dream come true - Dr....
17 Jan 2019 05:10 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig

Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) Balk-Scientist Dr. Arnulfo Rosario Jr. delivered his exit presentation with the staff and guests from the Philippine National Ear Institute at the PCHRD Conference Room, Bicutan, Taguig City on 4 December 2018. Dr. Arnulfo Rosario  [ ... ]

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New law to strengthen provision of HIV, AIDS care,...
15 Jan 2019 01:45 - Reuben Andrew R. Razal


The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) celebrates the approval of the Philippine HIV and AIDS Policy Act of 2018 or Republic Act 11166 after it was signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte. With the new law, gaps in the provisions and enforcement of the 21-year-old Ph [ ... ]

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Sir Richard Roberts, Journey to Nobel Prize
28 Dec 2018 06:35 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig


In the 1st International Symposium on Science and Technology, organized by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), in partnership with the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), sir Richard Roberts narrated how his love for Science was nurtured and his journey to wi [ ... ]

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Senator Bam Aquino calls for more policies to supp...
28 Dec 2018 05:49 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig

To fully reap the benefits of innovations from biotechnology, Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV urged for creation of more policies to support biotech discoveries, development, and commercialization during his keynote speech at the 14th National Biotechnology Week on 13 November 2018 at the  [ ... ]

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2nd Biennial Conference of the Philippine Health R...
12 Nov 2018 07:45 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

The 2nd Biennial Philippine Health Research Ethics Board (PHREB) Conference to be held at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) on November 27-28, 2018 is organized by the Philippine Health Research Ethics Board in collaboration with the Philippine Council for Health Research and Dev [ ... ]

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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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