November 18, 2019

Category: Health

Humans’ Survival: No Food, 3 Weeks; No Water, 3 Days; No Air, 3 Minutes

​Media Release: AIR is the most important element for the survival of human beings on Earth. This surfaced after Dr. Preciosa Corazon Pabroa, a member of the Department of Science and Technology-National Research Council of the Philippines (DOST-NRCP) asked whether the air that people breathe in Metro Manila is clean?. Her question was part of […]

APAC Dives into State of Prison Health

​Media Release: MANILA (ICRC) – With the Asia and Pacific region having over four million prisoners — the highest in the world according to the latest World Prison Population List[1] — tackling the need for quality healthcare among detainees is as complex as it is critical. “Prisoners deserve the same standards of healthcare as are […]

NAST Says 2 Filipino Physicians Chosen for YPL Program

Media Release: TWO Filipinos have made the cut for this year’s InterAcademy Partnership’s (IAP) Young Physician Leaders (YPL) Program. The National Academy of Science and Technology of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-NAST) announced this over the week. They are Dr. Jaifred Christian Lopez and Dr. Raymond Francis Sarmiento, who won the opportunity to join […]

Mayor Isko Moreno at DOST Symposium Today

Media Release: TREND-setting city of Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso will speak science today, October 30, 2019. He will deliver the keynote address for the 3rd Basic Research Symposium (BRS) at the landmark Manila Hotel, Rizal Park, Manila, Metro Manila. The Department of Science and Technology through its National Research Council of the Philippines […]

Pru Life UK Promotes mHealth in Philippines

Media Release: A new independent study conducted by a top Philippine law firm and commissioned by British life insurer Pru Life UK calls for government agencies to consider regulatory changes in the health sector to encourage broader use of mobile health technologies in the Philippines. The commissioned study is part of Pru Life UK’s commitment […]

DOST-PCAARRD Boosts Halal Goats’ R&D, Marketability as Healthier, Cheaper Alternative

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910; Facebook: SDN — Science and Digital News DAVAO CITY (SDN) — The availability of halal goats from birth to plate has been the mission of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD). PCAARRD Executive […]

BCB Blockchain Powers Yatai Spa’s Payment Infrastructure

Media Release: METRO Manila’s biggest spa is now starting to accept crypto currency as mode of payment. Building Cities Beyond (BCB) Blockchain, the world’s first blockchain protocol for the development of smart city solutions, provides its mainnet blockchain technology to support Yatai Spa’s payment infrastructure. Yatai Spa is a three-floor development of a modern facility […]

FDA-Approved Herbanext ‘Tawa-Tawa’ Food Supplement Now Available; Nationwide Launch August 21

Highlights: — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved — and granted a Certificate of Product Registration (CPR) — to the Herbanext Laboratories, Inc.’s Tawa-Tawa Capsule Food Supplement. — Herbanext went through years of research assisted by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) with over Php8 million used to acquire high-tech machines. — […]