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Preparation and characterization of chitosan from the exoskeleton of mantis shrimp (Orastoquilla nepa) and shrimp (Penaeus monodon) and a preliminary study on their hypocholesterolimic activity in rabbits.

HERDIN record number :
PCHRDPC030040
Author(s) :
Lemmuel L. Tayo, Manuel P. Macapinlac
Source Document :
Acta Medica Philippina. 2009; Vol. 43 ( 1 ) : p. 63-64 (Journal)
Abstract :
Chitosan was prepared from the exoskeleton of mantis shrimp (Orastoquilla nepa) and shrimp (Penaeus monodon), by a process involving decalcification of the shells followed by deproteination with sodium by doxide solution and reduction using sodium borohydride in hot, . . .
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Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Library
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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Level of satisfaction with the national health insurance program in 2006 among PhilHealth accredited service providers from four medical societies.

HERDIN record number :
PCHRD08161010084855
Author(s) :
Ramon P. Paterno, Valerie A. Buenviaje-Cu, Enrico Paolo C. Banzuela, Dioscorro P. Domingo, Apple V. Valparaiso
Source Document :
Acta Medica Philippina. July 2009; Vol. 43 ( 3 ) : p. 42-48 (Journal)
Abstract :
OBJECTIVES: To determine the level of satisfaction with the National Health Insurance Program (NHIP) among PhilHealth-accredited members of the four different medical societies (PCP, PPS, PCS and PSA) and identify areas for improvement of the NHIP. . . .
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Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Library
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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Mutations of the phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH) gene in Filipino patients with phenylketonuria.

HERDIN record number :
PCHRD08231111083845
Author(s) :
Catherine Lynn T. Silao, Daffodil M. Canson, Karen N. Hernandez, Mary Anne D. Chiong, Sylvia Capistrano-Estrada, Carmencita David- Padilla
Source Document :
Acta Medica Philippina. April 2009; Vol. 43 ( 2 ) : p. 36-39 (Journal)
Abstract :
INTRODUCTION: Phenylketonuria (PKU), an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder caused by phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH) deficiency, leads to hyperphenylalaninemia and neurological damage if untreated. This is the first study in the Philippines to id . . .
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Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Library
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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Human resources for health and Philippine policy options.

HERDIN record number :
PCHRD08161010082710
Author(s) :
Alvin  B. Caballes
Source Document :
Acta Medica Philippina. July 2009; Vol. 43 ( 3 ) : p. 49-57 (Journal)
Abstract :
The migration "carousel" for health workers - or human resources for health (HRH) - is a phenomenon ripe with opportunities and difficulties for its many stakeholders. With an in-depth literature review, the situation is put into context, in terms of the underlying fa . . .
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Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Library
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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Cost-benefit analysis of a neonatal screening program for congenital hypothyroidism in Metro Manila.

HERDIN record number :
PCHRD08231112083833
Author(s) :
MD Leonila F. Dans, Carmencita David-Padilla, Newborn Screening Study Group
Source Document :
Acta Medica Philippina. April 2009; Vol. 43 ( 2 ) : p. 40-45 (Journal)
Abstract :
BACKGROUND: Neonatal mass screening has led to the early diagnosis and management of congenital endocrine and metabolic diseases. The effectiveness and efficiency of neonatal screening had been well established for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) in o . . .
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Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Library
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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Cost-benefit analysis of the newborn screening program of the Philippines.

HERDIN record number :
PCHRD08231112085251
Author(s) :
Carmencita David-Padilla, MD Leonila F. Dans, Manuel R. Tamondong  Jr., Rose Marichelle S. Bernal, John Joseph O. Laceste, Sylvia Capistrano-Estrada
Source Document :
Acta Medica Philippina. April 2009; Vol. 43 ( 2 ) : p. 46-52 (Journal)
Abstract :
BACKGROUND: Newborn Screening (NBS) is a public health activity aimed at the early identification of infants who are affected by certain genetic/metabolic/infectious conditions. A cost analysis is critical for national implementation for integration . . .
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Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Library
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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Evaluation of the Master of Science in Epidemiology (Clinical Epidemiology) curriculum.

HERDIN record number :
PCHRD06111009065692
Author(s) :
Erlyn A. Sana, Melflor A. Atienza, Jose Alvin P. Mojica, Lupe F. Abarquez, Nemuel S. Fajutagana
Source Document :
Acta Medica Philippina. October 2009; Vol. 43 ( 4 ) : p. 35-42 (Journal)
Abstract :
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the relevance, usefulness, applicability, responsiveness, acceptability, efciency, overall impact and sustainability of the Master of Science in Epidemiology-Clinical Epidemiology (MSE-CE) curriculum. . . .
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Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Library
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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The accessibility and utilization of mobile phones among TB patients: A feasibility survey for short messaging service (SMS) as a strategy to improve adherence to TB services.

HERDIN record number :
PCHRD06101003065863
Author(s) :
Mary Ann D. Lansang, Maria Lourdes  E. Amarillo, Marissa  M. Alejandria
Source Document :
Acta Medica Philippina. October 2009; Vol. 43 ( 4 ) : p. 10-14 (Journal)
Abstract :
OBJECTIVES: To estimate the proportion of TB patients who have access to mobile phones and to describe mobile phone utilization practices of TB patients. METHODS: Six public and six private TB clinics representing the four distr . . .
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Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Library
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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Men-who-have-sex-with-other-males (MSM) in the Philippines- Identities, sexualities and social mobilities: A formative assessment of HIV and AIDS vulnerabilities.

HERDIN record number :
PCHRD08161010080181
Author(s) :
Laufred I. Hernandez, Reynaldo H. Imperial
Source Document :
Acta Medica Philippina. July 2009; Vol. 43 ( 3 ) : p. 26-36 (Journal)
Abstract :
Men are primarily responsible for the transmission of HIV because of their participation in risk-taking activities such as unsafe sex (i.e. homosexual and/or heterosexual) and drug injections. Men, particularly men having sex with other males, were identified by the D . . .
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Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Library
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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Enzyme replacement therapy in Filipino patients with Gaucher disease and Pompe disease.

HERDIN record number :
PCHRD07071009071498
Author(s) :
Mary Anne D. Chiong, Catherine Lynn T. Silao, Joy Y. Lee, Conchita G. Abarquez, Sylvia C. Estrada
Source Document :
Acta Medica Philippina. 2009; Vol. 43 ( 1 ) : p. 33-38 (Journal)
Abstract :
We present  three Filipino patients who are on enzyme replacement therapy. Two patients with Gaucher disease have shown significant improvements in the hematologic, skeletal, liver and spleen findings during enzyme replacement therapy. One patient with Pompe disease, . . .
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Acta Medica Philippina
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Library
University of the Philippines Manila Library
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