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United Nations and ADEC Innovations Foundation Collaborate to Develop Standards of Global Healthcare Policy

United Nations and ADEC Innovations Foundation Collaborate to Develop Global Healthcare Standards

Makati City, Philippines - August 10, 2015 The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and ADEC Innovations Foundation signed a Joint Statement of Cooperation last August 7. The cooperation will work towards the advancement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will be launched at the SDG Summit in September 2015.

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PPP Center to provide assistance in the modernization of the Philippine

PPP Center to provide assistance in the modernization of the Philippine Orthopedic Centre

The 68-year old Philippine Orthopedic Centre (POC) will receive assistance from the Public – Private Partnerships (PPP) Center of the Philippines. The PPP Centre said in a statement that the government will retain ownership of the new public hospital facility and the patients will continue to have access to world-class trauma and orthopedic care.

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Siemens commits financial support to new hospital through public – private partnership healthcare in Turkey

Siemens commits financial support to new hospital through public – private partnership healthcare in Turkey.

The Financial Services Division of Siemens (SFS) and its eight financing partners committed a combined € 433 million to the Adana Integrated Healthcare Campus Project. A total financing of € 540 million was contributed to the proposed hospital which is the first internationally financed healthcare public - private partnership (PPP) to reach financial close in Turkey.

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Potential Asthma Treatment Breakthrough

Potential Asthma Treatment Breakthrough

Over 300 million asthma victims worldwide are given hope that if the study is proven effective, it will potentially cure asthma and bring an end to the daily burden of coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, and tightness in the chest. A study led by Cardiff University in the United Kingdom revealed that the calcium-sensing receptor (CaSR) is an...

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nfants Can Think Before They Can Speak

Infants Can Think Before They Can Speak

To differentiate and associate the similarities among objects, events, or ideas sets man apart from the other living things in the biosphere. According to Alissa Ferry, a lead author in Northwestern University “The key to human intelligence is present very early in human development and that language skills are not necessary for learning abstract...

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Blood Test Could Pick Up Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Blood Test Could Pick Up Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

A joint research conducted by Kings College London and the Medical Research Council found that the first sign of Alzheimer’s disease can be detected a decade before symptoms develop. By using a simple blood test, the research show that the blood level of a protein called MAPKAPK5 was lower in individuals whose cognitive ability declined over a...

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Electrical Nerve Stimulation Can Reverse Spinal Cord Injury Nerve Damage

Electrical Nerve Stimulation Can Reverse Spinal Cord Injury Nerve Damage

A new study in Journal of Neurophysiology reports that maintenance of peripheral nerve function in the early phases of spinal cord injury (SCI) may improve long-term rehabilitation outcomes and the responsiveness of motor axons to the future regenerative therapies. The accumulating evidence that SCI related accidents are being managed through...

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Children’s Cognitive Delay and Behavior Problems Influences on Maternal Depression

Children’s Cognitive Delay and Behavior Problems Influences on Maternal Depression

According to a study conducted by Erika Cheng, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Caring for a child with a cognitive delay influences the maternal depressive symptoms. Cognitive delay and behavior problem is part of the growing social issue in the United States. Data were acquired from the national representative of Early Childhood...

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Proper Diet Should Start at Home

Proper Diet Should Start at Home

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the rate of childhood obesity continues to rise in the United States due to sedentary lifestyle and improper diet. In the updated recommendation released by the AAP, it provided details how family can help engage the alarming buildup of childhood obesity. As per the AAP, healthy eating can be...

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Mandatory Coverage of the National Health Insurance Program for All Senior Citizens in the Philippines

Mandatory Coverage of the National Health Insurance Program for All Senior Citizens in the Philippines

Republic Act No. 10645 was signed into law by His Excellency, President Benigno S. Aquino III, on November 5, 2014 which provides for the mandatory PhilHealth coverage for all senior citizens which was effective last November 25, 2014. The law therefore mandates that all senior citizens will be beneficiaries and the funds necessary to ensure the...

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