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HERDIN database provides quick and easy access to more than 50,000 citation and bibliographic information from published (Philippine health research journals , conference/convention proceedings, International databases and publications) and unpublished (research institutions research projects and reports, thesis and dissertations) health researches in the country.

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Philippine health and medical systematic investigation to establish facts.

(eg. scientific journal, book, proceeding, peroidicals, thesis/disertation, feasibility study, research report, research project, healh policy, annual report, poster exhibit)


Professionals engaged in the conception or creation of new knowledge, products processes, methods, and systems, and in the management of the projects concerned. Included are managers and administrators engaged in planning and management of the scientific and technical aspects of a researcher's work.


Institution whose primary function is to engage in the conception, management, creation or synthesis of new knowledge, products, processes, methods and systems research, focusing on specific issues; provide advice and ideas on problems of policy; coordinating health research; distributing grants to support health causes;

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Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis " A Dreadful Mimic".

The Case for Case Reports: Valuable Resource in ASEAN
Ours is an academic environment in which journal metrics has evolved into its own science. One cannot help but feel that published manuscripts to some people, are no more than figures that contribu . . .

Activated Status and Altered Functions of Neutrophils in Poorly Controlled Diabetes
Methodology. Healthy subjects (n=5) and type 2 diabetic patients grouped according to glycemic control [good control, HbA1c 7% or less, n=6; poor control, HbA1c more than 9%, n=6]; were included in . . .

Method Validation of a High Resolution Melting Analysis of a Candidate Genetic Marker of Hypertension
Methodology. DNA samples from whole blood of selected respondents of the 2008 National Nutrition Survey (NNS were analyzed for ATP2B1 rs2681472, following the HRM-PCR method. Analytical validation . . .

Adrenocortical Oncocytoma Presenting with Gynaecomastia
Adrenal oncocytomas are rare adrenal neoplasms which are usually large and nonfunctioning. Most of them are benign. We report a rare case of adrenal oncocytoma presenting with bilateral gynaecomast . . .

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Rapid identification of dengue virus serotypes by using polymerase chain reaction
Four primer pairs were selected on the basis of the published sequence data of four dengue virus serotypes so that each unique target sequence size could be amplified for each serotype by polymerase c . . .

Viruses associated with epidemic hemorrhagic fevers of the Philippines and Thailand.
Epidemiologic, clinical, and etiologic studies were carried out on a newly recognized, frequently fatal, pediatric disease syndrome which occurred in urban areas infested with Aedes aegypti mosquitoes . . .

The Sodium and Potassium Content of Philippine Foods: I. Foods of Plant Origin.
The sodium and potassium content of 282 samples representing 218 different foods items and six samples of water are presented in two tables. Our results on 38 food items are compared with two studies . . .

Torsion dystonia in Panay, Philippines.
There is an unusually high frequency of torsion dystonia in Panay. Of the 28 Filipino cases, 23 (82%) are from the island of Panay and 19 of the 23 (82%) are from the province of Capiz. The 28 cases b . . .

Salmonellosis in suburban Manila.
A bacteriological survey for Salmonellosis was conducted in Suburban Manila during the period from March 25 to August 30, 1969. Salmonellosis was present in 4.2% of 1,647 individuals examined, 33.3% . . .

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