Chicken Egg for Therapy

I consider an encounter with a patient on the verge of dying due to a severe case of infection as one of my most humbling experiences as an internist. As part of routine care, I gave the patient the...
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Risk Factors in Food Safety

These are quick facts on food safety risk factors based on DOST Food Safety Training resources. Overall, the food safety training assures the safety and quality of food products, prevents food-borne...
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Types of Food Hazards

Food hazards are any unacceptable contamination that can either cause injury, illness or death. Through the Food Safety Program, food processors and food handlers will be aware of these food hazards...
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Malunggay for Health

Diabetes and cardiovascular disorders are among the top ten causes of illness in our country. The treatment of these diseases are costly and sometimes impossible at later stage. Moreover, a high...
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The Treatment of Asthma From Genetic Perspective

Asthma is a common medical condition affecting a lot of Filipinos. For many of us, the treatment of an asthma attack is simple: an inhaler or a nebulizer will do the trick. However, there are some...
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Risk Factors in Food Safety

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These are quick facts on food safety risk factors based on DOST Food Safety Training resources. Overall, the food safety training assures the safety and quality of food products, prevents food-borne illnesses, promotes a responsible enterprise image and protects consumers. It involves the deployment of food safety experts to assist food processors on any of the following areas: compliance with requirements for FDA License to Operate; Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) study (one product type only); and improvement of food safety practices.

Contact OneExpert to know more about the food safety program as well as the other programs and services offered by DOST.

DOST Offers Training on Handloom Weaving

DOST offers training on basic and advanced handloom weaving to interested clients nationwide using resource materials from the Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI). PTRI is one of the seven (7) DOST-Research and Development Institutes (RDIs) focused to conduct...

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Malunggay ‘Super Plant’ vs. Diabetes

With the continued rise of diabetes incidence, there is an urgent need to develop more alternatively yet effective anti-diabetic drugs for Filipinos especially those who do not make ends meet. As people affected with diabetes know, managing this chronic disease is not...

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Malunggay for Health

Diabetes and cardiovascular disorders are among the top ten causes of illness in our country. The treatment of these diseases are costly and sometimes impossible at later stage. Moreover, a high percentage of Filipinos cannot afford these treatments. One way to...

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The Treatment of Asthma From Genetic Perspective

Asthma is a common medical condition affecting a lot of Filipinos. For many of us, the treatment of an asthma attack is simple: an inhaler or a nebulizer will do the trick. However, there are some unfortunate few who do not respond to such treatment. They suffer...

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DOST Offers Training on Handloom Weaving

DOST offers training on basic and advanced handloom weaving to interested clients nationwide using resource materials from the Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI). PTRI is one of the seven (7) DOST-Research and Development Institutes (RDIs) focused to conduct...

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DOST Offers Training on Handloom Weaving

DOST offers training on basic and advanced handloom weaving to interested clients nationwide using resource materials from the Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI). PTRI is one of the seven (7) DOST-Research and Development Institutes (RDIs) focused to conduct...

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Malunggay ‘Super Plant’ vs. Diabetes

With the continued rise of diabetes incidence, there is an urgent need to develop more alternatively yet effective anti-diabetic drugs for Filipinos especially those who do not make ends meet. As people affected with diabetes know, managing this chronic disease is not...

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Forensic DNA Profiling of Filipino Men: Why the Y?

The young girl, naked and unconscious, was at the back of an abandoned jeep. She was severely beaten with bruises all over her body, with a dirty rag tied across her face to cover her eyes. When she regained consciousness, she started screaming and lashing out her...

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Quick TB Diagnosis at Lower Cost

Tuberculosis is a leading cause of death in the Philippines, and the prevalence of MDR-TB, a specific form of TB infection, is 4.3 percent. A patient suspected to have tuberculosis has to submit sputum samples in health facilities. The sputum will then be evaluated...

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This coffee table book named Bridge, designed to link scientific minds to practical people that use the results of R&D. Bridge captures the goals of DOST in making science weave into the lives of people as expressed in DOST’s taglines “Agham na Ramdam” and “Science for the People.”

Health and Economic Impact of Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis is not just deadly. It is very expensive. More than just a disease caused by rat pee, its spread associated by most people of floods, leptospirosis is costly: P15,487 or almost double the monthly income of minimum wage earners. That is the economic cost...

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Diagnosing Parasite Infection in the Country

Users of the University of the Philippines (UP) Manila’s Medical Teleparasitology Project are able to access a database, share their digital images, express medical opinions, and communicate with experts. The Medical Teleparasitology Project referral system provides...

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Genes Don’t Lie: The Science of DNA Barcoding

A minute leaf sample can authenticate the plant from where it came from, fast, and accurately. This is the promise of DNA barcoding, a diagnostic technique using a short DNA sequence to identify an organism, plant or animal. The Department of Science and...

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Making the Country Competitive through Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology is an emerging technology that uses the structure and composition of materials in the order of nanometer (a billionth of a meter). The Philippines has the potential in the area of nanotechnology due to the abundance of naturally-occurring nanomaterials...

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Health Care from a Distance

For a community doctor in the rural and urban poor areas, it is rewarding to hear stories of saved lives such as Teena and her baby’s. There are more Teenas out there who are now benefiting from medical technologies made available and accessible to them. But there are...

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Eat Fresh

Once harvested, highly nutritious fruits and vegetables are highly perishable, prone to decay in a very short life span. Now comes MAP, or Modified Atmosphere Packaging, a not so new technology recently re-tried and re-tested to keep fresh cut fruits and vegetables...

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The Immune Enhancing Effects of “Malunggay”

You must have heard of noodles, bread, and tea and other food fortified with malunggay (Moringa Oleifera) or have malunggay as the main ingredient. Malunggay fortification is commonly done to make food more nutritious. This is after scientific papers and gray...

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Shelter for the Homeless, Helpless

Emergency shelters in the Philippines do not meet international standards. The required size in inadequate and the shelter itself is uncomfortably hot, according to observations made by those who matter most – those who dwell in these shelters. Their complaints were...

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