Philippines’ trial on world’s 1st herbal anti-dengue capsule nears completion
The Philippines' clinical trial on the locally developed herbal anti-dengue capsule, the first of its kind, is nearing completion.
UST anthropologist wins multi-million grant for students’ mental health study
University of Santo Tomas (UST) anthropologist Dr. Maria Carinnes P. Alejandria has won a multi-million peso research grant for a nationwide qualitative study on university students' mental health.
TEST RESULTS: Virgin Coconut Oil is effective anti-viral agent against COVID-19
The test results are in: Filipino research probing virgin coconut oil (VCO) as a potential antiviral agent against the COVID-19 virus has yielded promising results.
DOST Philippines initiates moves to develop own vaccines
The Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) has initiated talks with the local pharmaceutical industry as part of efforts to develop the country's own vaccines.
Pinoy scientists develop medicine from local plants to heal hypertension, gout, and other ailments
The Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) deserves a pat on the back for envisioning and establishing the "Tuklas Lunas" Program that encourages research institutions to...
De La Salle University develops wearable robots to assist physical therapists
De La Salle University (DLSU) Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Health Technologies (DLSU-IBEHT) has developed wearable robots named "Agapay" and "Tayô" to assist the country's 33,000 licensed physical therapists in rehabilitation treatments. The two projects,...
Agapay project develops robotic arm prototype for stroke patient rehab
The Agapay Project has developed a robotic device to provide accessible healthcare options to all Filipinos. The initiative by De La Salle University to design and develop cost-effective robotic exoskeletons for stroke and injury rehabilitation...