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Are Antibiotics Becoming Useless?

October 03, 2022

Antibiotic resistance is a serious threat that is challenging the world today. According to the World Health Organization, it is one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development. It is also becoming a concern for the Depart...

A Future Cure for Blindness? Cornea Implant Made from Pig Skin Restores Eyesight to 14 Patients

September 16, 2022

This collagen-based, bioengineered cornea is made from pig skin. Credits: Thor Balkhed / Linköping University   How Important are Corneas for Eye Health? The cornea is a tough, transparent tissue that acts as a barrier protecting...

BREAKING NEWS: Face Mask Are Now Optional Outdoors

September 12, 2022

After 2 years of mandatory wearing of masks, the Malacañang Palace announced that it will now be voluntary in open, outdoor areas and non-crowded open spaces with good ventilation. Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles announced that Presiden...

6 Internationally Recognized Philippine Hospitals According to DOH

September 12, 2022

Six Philippine hospitals gained recognition and received awards from the international organizations World Stroke Organization (WSO) and the Accreditation Canada International (ACI), according to the Department of Health (DOH).   World S...

6 Simple Covid Protection Tips For Face to Face Classes

August 25, 2022

The new school year is here. DepEd is implementing in-person classes, blended learning, and full-distance learning at the start of the school year. By November 2, all public and private schools should have transitioned into 5 days of in-person classe...

Is It Still Safe to Eat Pancit Canton?

July 18, 2022

  Lucky Me!, one of the Philippine’s favorite instant noodle brands came under fire when several EU countries detected traces of Ethylene Oxide. France, Ireland, Malta, and even Taiwan issued a warning and ordered a recall of Lucky Me!...

GOOD NEWS: Experimental Drug Cures 18 Cancer Patients

June 28, 2022

Every year, millions of people die from cancer. According to the World Health Organization, cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, claiming 10 million lives in 2020, or 1 in 6 deaths during that year.  For a long time, cancer patients...

How Cardiologists Help Fight the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 26, 2022

Although the cases continue to decline, the pandemic is not yet over. It has been two years since the COVID-19 pandemic led to an unprecedented series of events worldwide. This caused a dramatic loss of human life globally, changes to the health syst...

Operation Tuli: Summer Tradition, Rite of Passage

April 08, 2022

In the Philippines, summer means more than the start of the dry season. For the Department of Health and many young boys approaching adolescence, it’s kicking off the circumcision season called ‘Operation Tuli’- a widely regarded Fi...

Taal Volcano Emission Effects and How the Eruptions May Impact Health

April 01, 2022

Taal Volcano has long been a significant landmark in the Philippines. The area also has an enormous list of tourist attractions such as hot springs, waterfalls, diving sites, and mountain climbing locations. On March 26, 2022, The Philippine Insti...