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Call for Nominations: ASPIRE Prize 2018
23 Mar 2018 01:15 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

The APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (“ASPIRE”) is an annual award which recognizes young scientists who have demonstrated a commitment to both excellence in scientific research, as evidenced by scholarly publication and cooperation with scientists from other APEC member [ ... ]

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March is Rabies Awareness Month
23 Mar 2018 01:05 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig

Rabies remains to be a public health problem in the country, accounting for 200 to 300 deaths each year. With the declaration of March as Rabies Awareness Month (Republic Act 1948), the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development and various health institutions take part in raising peop [ ... ]

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PCHRD promotes HERDIN at Adamson University 6th Ph...
09 Mar 2018 00:27 - Reuben Andrew R. Razal

To promote health research dissemination in the country, the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) showcased the features of HERDIN and explained to more 250 pharmacy students its use during Adamson University’s 6th Pharmacy Research Forum. Representing the council was  [ ... ]

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RITM-Tohoku Collaborating Research Center marks re...
26 Feb 2018 07:56 - Reuben Andrew R. Razal

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) and Tohoku University Collaborating Research Center for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases celebrated 10 years of partnership through a conference on 20 February 2018 at the RITM Training Center. The anniversary conference is the culmi [ ... ]

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WHO Scientist to deliver PCHRD@36’s Keynote Addres...
23 Feb 2018 07:46 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

PROGRAM UPDATE- Dr. Bernadette Ramirez, World Health Organization’s (WHO) Scientist, will deliver the keynote address for the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development’s (PCHRD) 36th anniversary celebration on 16 March 2018 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC).  [ ... ]

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Achieve a Healthier Body and Soul this Lent
15 Feb 2018 09:17 - Reuben Andrew R. Razal

Researches support and confirm that certain diets could offer genuine health benefits. As we celebrate the start of Lent, let us look at the health benefits that comes with the different practices we have in observing Lenten traditions. Fasting The practice of refraining or limiting the consumpt [ ... ]

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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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