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Call for Nominations: Nikkei Asia Prizes
09 Oct 2017 09:07 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

Nikkei Asia Prizes, which are awarded each year, are designed to recognize oustanding achievements that contribute to th region's sustainable development of a better future Asia. Nikkei Asia Prizes: - aim to award outstanding achievements and contributions which were carried out within the past si [ ... ]

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SATREPS: Invitation for Research Proposals
26 Sep 2017 08:45 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) in collaboration with Japan International Collaboration Agency (JICA) is pleased to announce a call for proposals for Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS). Please note that the following information on applying f [ ... ]

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PCHRD's Visualize Health Research, A Visual Abstra...
14 Sep 2017 07:30 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

With the goal of reaching a wider audience in the dissemination of health research results in Twitter and Facebook, the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology organized the Visualize Health Research, A Visual Abstract Contest. Launched dur [ ... ]

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AGAPAY Project completes rehabilitation device pro...
14 Sep 2017 02:22 - Reuben Andrew R. Razal

The AGAPAY Project team, led by Dr. Nilo Bugtai, has completed a rehabilitation device prototype for Filipino post-stroke patients. Funded by the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD), the research team, composed of biomedical [ ... ]

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PHREB launches 2017 National Ethical Guidelines fo...
13 Sep 2017 01:24 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

  The Philippine Health Research Ethics Board (PHREB) launched the 2017 National Ethical Guidelines for Health and Health-Related Research (NEGHHR) during the 11th Philippine National Health Research Week held on 24 August 2017 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC). With the co [ ... ]

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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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