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Completed
Project Description:
One of the most dangerous and potentially fatal traumas confronting the elderly is a simple fall. Falls increase exponentially with age for both elderly men and women. Fall injury events necessitate acute medical attention which is costly, increases debility and negatively impacts quality of life. This study will develop a community/home-based b... [read more]
Project Status:
Terminated
Project Description:
This is a study for participants with advanced gastric or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma who have had tumor progression after first-line treatment with platinum and fluoropyrimidine doublet therapy. The primary study hypotheses are that pembrolizumab prolongs progression free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) for participants with ... [read more]
Project Status:
Pending
Project Description:
This is a Phase III, randomized, observer blind, multicenter clinical trial. This trial is an extension of parent trial V118_05 that aims to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of repeated annual exposure to the aQIV vaccine following initial vaccination in the parenttrial V118_05.... [read more]
Project Status:
Completed
Project Description:
Hearing impairment is common in the elderly occurring in one third over 60 years old and half over 85 years old. Such disability impacts on the elderly’s daily living and quality of life. The standard remedies for hearing impairment are any of the devices such as hearing aids, amplifying systems, and cochlear implants. The costs of hearing aids ... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
About 10 to 15 percent of adults age 65 and older are believed to have mild cognitive impairment, a condition characterized by memory problems beyond those associated with normal aging.  Such disability impacts on the elderly’s daily living and quality of life. A  program, such as dance that are tailor- fitted to the demands, interests and lif... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
The WHO has estimated dementia as the 11th leading cause of years lived with disability and considers it as a public health priority. The prevalence of dementia in the Philippines is expected to increase to 1,159,000 in 2050. In Asia the figure is projected from 13.7M in 2005 to 64.6M in 2050. This health epidemic poses several challenges for peop... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects the elderly population worldwide, which at present still has no cure.  The estimated prevalence rate of AD is 1 is to 68 of the world population. In the Philippines, House Bill 7171, filed by Representative Rufus B. Rodriguez seeks to create a center tasked to t... [read more]
Project Status:
Completed
Project Description:
Natural products remain to be recognized as a significant source of lead compounds for drug development for the purpose of managing, treating and curing various ailments that afflict the world population. Plants provide a rich source of natural products. There remains to be a significant number of medicinal plants that remain untapped as sources of... [read more]
Project Status:
Terminated
Project Description:
Study of safety of Foradil in patients with persistent asthma.
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
In this study, participants with metastatic triple negative breast cancer (mTNBC) will be randomly assigned to receive either single agent pembrolizumab or single agent chemotherapy chosen by the treating physician (TPC) in accordance with local regulations and guidelines, consisting of either capecitabine, eribulin, gemcitabine, or vinorelbine. Th... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
This study aims to compare treatment with imipenem/relebactam/cilastatin (IMI/REL) as a fixed-dose combination (FDC) with piperacillin/tazobactam (PIP/TAZ) FDC in participants with hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia. The primary hypothesis is that IMI/REL is non-inferior to PIP/TAZ in the incidence rate of all-cause mor... [read more]