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Laboratory observations on the use of Diplonychus rusticus as a potential biological control agent for Japanese encephalitis vector.

HERDIN record number :
NCR-UERMMMC-1501130433512
Author(s) :
Benida A. Fontanilla, Nelia P. Salazar
Source Document :
The Health Sciences Journal. January 2014; Vol. 3 ( 1 ) : p. 19-24 (Journal)
Abstract :
Introduction This study explored the practical use of the local aquatic bug Diplonychus rusticus in the laboratory as a potential biological control agent for the larvae of the vectors of Japanese encephalitis, Culex tritaeniorhynchus and Culex vishnui . . .
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UERMMMC
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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Focused group discussion on the use of Euphorbia hirta Linn (tawa-tawa) in the treatment of dengue fever.

HERDIN record number :
NCR-UERMMMC-15011302404219
Source Document :
The Health Sciences Journal. January 2014; Vol. 3 ( 1 ) : p. 15-18 (Journal)
Abstract :
Introduction Euphorbia hirta Linn has been used as a folk remedy for dengue. Despite numerous anecdotal reports, there is a lack of precise documented information regarding its actual use, perceptions of effectiveness and safety. This study aimed to elucidate the use o . . .
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UERMMMC
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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A questionnaire-based cross-sectional study obstetricians' knowledge, attitudes and practices of vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) in the Philippines.

HERDIN record number :
NCR-UERMMMC-18090615225148
Source Document :
The Health Sciences Journal. January 2015; Vol. 4 ( 1 ) : p. 1-9 (Journal)
Abstract :
Introduction There has been a steady increase in the number of cesarean deliveries, exposing more women and their infants to its long-term complications. Vaginal birth after cesarean is one way to decrease cesarean section rates. This study was done to describe the knowledge, at . . .
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UERMMMC
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial on the effect of Capsicum annum as an adjunct for reducing blood pressure among hypertensive patients.

HERDIN record number :
NCR-UERMMMC-17011614425677
Source Document :
The Health Sciences Journal. July 2015; Vol. 4 ( 2 ) : p. 110-116 (Journal)
Abstract :
Introduction This study aimed to determine the efficacy and safety of capsaicin capsules from Capsicum annum as an adjunct to medications in controlling hypertension. Methods Forty adults with stage I or II hypertension were randomized . . .
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UERMMMC
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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Compliance of selected hospitals in the National Capital Region to the Department of Health functional indicators of safe hospitals in emergencies and disasters.

HERDIN record number :
NCR-UERMMMC-17011614074192
Source Document :
The Health Sciences Journal. July 2015; Vol. 4 ( 2 ) : p. 101-109 (Journal)
Abstract :
Introduction This study determined the compliance of selected hospitals in the National Capital Region in 2015 to the Functional Indicators on Safe Hospitals in Emergencies and Disasters of the Department of Health. Methods This study . . .
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UERMMMC
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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The effect of yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius) syrup as adjunct to statins on the lipid profile of patients with dyslipidemia: a randomized controlled trial.

HERDIN record number :
NCR-UERMMMC-17011613320977
Source Document :
The Health Sciences Journal. July 2015; Vol. 4 ( 2 ) : p. 94-100 (Journal)
Abstract :
Introduction Yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius), a tuber vegetable native to the Philippines has been shown in previous studies to be a potentially effective antidyslipidemic. This study aimed to determine the effect of the intake of yacon as adjunct to . . .
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UERMMMC
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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Effects of backpack loads and position on the posture of elementary students.

HERDIN record number :
NCR-UERMMMC-16110313222017
Source Document :
The Health Sciences Journal. July 2015; Vol. 4 ( 2 ) : p. 81-85 (Journal)
Abstract :
 Introduction  Backpack loads and their position affect the posture of elementary students. This study aimed to determine the relationship between backpack loads and position w . . .
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UERMMMC
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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A correlational study between smartphone size and range of motion of the thumb.

HERDIN record number :
NCR-UERMMMC-16052711360014
Source Document :
The Health Sciences Journal. July 2015; Vol. 4 ( 2 ) : p. 76-80 (Journal)
Abstract :
Introduction A thumb working in extreme range of motion during manipulation of a smartphone may contribute to the development of musculoskeletal disorders. This research was conducted to determine the relationship of the range of motion of the thumb with the size, activ . . .
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UERMMMC
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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Knowledge, attitude, and practices of post-partum mothers on breastfeeding, hygiene and diet: a descriptive cross-sectional study.

HERDIN record number :
NCR-UERMMMC-1605260946443
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Source Document :
The Health Sciences Journal. July 2015; Vol. 4 ( 2 ) : p. 71-75 (Journal)
Abstract :
Introduction This study aimed to describe the knowledge, attitude and practices of post-partum mothers with regards to breastfeeding, proper hygiene and proper diet. Methods This is a cross-sectional study involving 30 post-partum moth . . .
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UERMMMC
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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The association of functionality and quality of life of families of children with autism to standard care versus applied behavioral analysis.

HERDIN record number :
NCR-UERMMMC-16052414480715
Source Document :
The Health Sciences Journal. July 2015; Vol. 4 ( 2 ) : p. 63-70 (Journal)
Abstract :
Introduction Few studies have been conducted to determine family functionality and quality of life in relation to the type of therapy that the child is undergoing. This study aimed to determine the association of functionality and quality of life of families of children . . .
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UERMMMC
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
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