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5 Early Warning Signs of Breast Cancer

March 20, 2016

Recently, several reports prove that the Philippines has the highest incidence rate of breast cancer prevalence in Asia. According to the 2010 Philippine Cancer Facts and Estimates data, the Department of Health (DOH) and the Philippine Cancer Societ...

Zika Virus: Potential Link to Microcephaly

February 15, 2016

Last February 10, 2016, the New England Journal of Medicine reported the missing puzzle piece when it comes to the potential link of the Zika virus infection in pregnant women. Doctors have found the Zika virus in the brain of a fetus with severe mic...

Zika Virus Outbreak

February 09, 2016

What is Zika virus? The Zika virus disease is caused by a virus transmitted by Aedes mosquitos. This is the same mosquito that transmits dengue and chikungunya. Once bitten, the person will experience mild fever, rash, conjunctivitis, and muscle p...

11 Tips to Prevent Heart Disease

February 01, 2016

Even if diseases on the cardiovascular system topped the data of the Philippine Health Statistics of the Department of Health, that doesn’t mean that this deadly condition cannot be prevented. With the proper knowledge and a healthy lifestyle,...

8 Signs of Ulcer (Peptic Ulcer)

January 18, 2016

What are peptic ulcers? An ulcer is an open sore, while the word peptic conveys that the cause of the condition is acid-related. Most of the time, people tend to differentiate an ulcer from a peptic ulcer. Little did they know that when a gastroen...

5 Common Causes of Ulcer (Peptic Ulcer)

January 18, 2016

A peptic ulcer may occur suddenly without you even noticing the primary signs. Diagnosis and treatment for ulcer depends on the severity of one’s case. For the gastroenterologist to diagnose one’s stomach ulcer, she or he must review your...

5 Signs of Stroke

January 11, 2016

What is stroke?   Stroke occurs due to problems with the blood supply of the brain. The blood supply is either blocked or there's a sudden rupture in one of the blood vessels in the brain. Stroke is popularly known as a brain attack. O...

4 Signs to Consider in Diagnosing Stroke

January 11, 2016

Stroke occurs quickly, most of the time its diagnosis will have to be made before an individual can be seen by a doctor. For a better understanding of its steps on how to diagnose stroke, one must remember the word FAST. F - Face Drooping...

7 Ways to Improve your Workout

January 04, 2016

Ending the holidays is never as easy as it sounds. There are times when we even use it to justify one's binge eating or weight gain. But, we must always put to mind that our health is our number one priority. Remember the blog, 5 Healthy Tips to...

5 Healthy Tips to Stay Fit this Holiday Season

December 21, 2015

The holiday season is here and it's that time of the year where celebrations and festivities are prevalent. Overindulgence of food especially on sweets is unavoidable. But, do take note that we must remind ourselves to ensure not only that our wa...