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37th PCHRD Anniversary fetes health research in in...
11 Mar 2019 06:40 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig

In conjunction with its 37th year Anniversary, the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology holds the International Conference on Health Research and Industry 4.0 on 15 March 2019 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Pa [ ... ]

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Fondazione Italiana Fegato, DOST-PCHRD sign MOU to...
07 Mar 2019 04:53 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig


The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Fondazione Italiana Fegato (FIF) for the development of scientific and technological cooperation in health. PCHRD Director Dr. Jaime C. Montoya represented DOST-PCHRD during the sig [ ... ]

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Para sa Lunas na Sakto sa Pilipino: DOST boosts in...
27 Feb 2019 09:42 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig

Personalized gifts? How about personalized health care?

Imagine a future when the standard of treatment such as physical and laboratory examinations will evolve into a more personalized patient care.

Using ‘omic’ technology platforms to develop local technologies for personalized medicines, diagno [ ... ]

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PCHRD holds first Talakayang HeaRT Beat
20 Feb 2019 02:10 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig



On February 12, the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) held the first Talakayang HeaRT Beat (Health Research and Technology) at the AIM Conference Center, Makati City.

Talakayang HeaRT Beat serves as a venue to promote the Council’s initiatives, programs, advocacy, and p [ ... ]

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Call for Proposals: AHEAD-HSPR Programs
01 Feb 2019 06:23 - Janine Trinidad

Call for Research Proposals: AHEAD-HPSR Program
The Department of Health (DOH) and the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) is pleased to announce the first call for research proposals for the Advancing Health through Evidence-Assisted Decisions with Health Policy and S [ ... ]

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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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