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September is Blood Diseases Month
18 Sep 2018 06:25 - Lemuel Basierto




Know the common blood diseases and nutrients for healthy blood

Blood plays important functions for the body. Composed of plasma, white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets, blood circulates through our body and transports oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and removes waste from the cells.  [ ... ]

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Four DOST Scholars obtain Master’s Degree in Molec...
18 Sep 2018 01:15 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig

“Learning does not end after graduation. It is a continuous journey that only those with receptive minds and humble hearts can embark on.” A practical advice from Dr. Arturo Dela Pena, Chief Executive Officer and President of St. Luke’s Medical Center (SLMC) to the graduates of the 20th Commen [ ... ]

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Call for Applications: DOH Health Policy and Syste...
14 Sep 2018 01:55 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

The Department of Health (DOH), through its AHEAD (Advancing Health through Evidence-Assisted Decisions) strategy, aims to inform the health sector’s global and national administrative and legislative policy agenda, create an equitable and enabling environment for health policy and systems researc [ ... ]

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Medical Teleparasitology: Utilizing ICT to improve...
05 Sep 2018 02:07 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig

Misdiagnosis of parasitic infections remains a challenge in the Philippines, particularly in remote areas where medical technologists (MTs) may lack capacity on diagnostic parasitology. This is further complicated by the lack of a formal referral system where MTs can verify their diagnosis. Misdiagn [ ... ]

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Influencing health policy: Experiences of health r...
03 Sep 2018 00:49 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig


With the goal of increasing awareness of the Research Utilization Committee (RUC) members from the region on barriers and opportunities in translating research into policy and strategies to affect change on current policy environment of the regional consortia members, three health research champions [ ... ]

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Sampung salitang medikal na may direktang salin sa...
31 Aug 2018 09:03 - Reuben Andrew R. Razal

Nakikiisa ang Philippine Council for Health Research and Development sa selebrasyon ng Buwan ng Wika na may temang “Filipino: Wika ng Saliksik.” Bilang pangunahing ahensya ng Kagawaran ng Agham at Teknolohiya na nangangasiwa sa pananaliksik sa larangan ng kalusugan, hinihikayat ng Konseho ang pa [ ... ]

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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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