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Organic on your Skin

Our skin is the largest organ and it absorbs any products applied to it. Nowadays, our skin is exposed to city pollution, harsh skin products, chemicals and constant contact to the sun. The most important thing to remember when getting rid of damaging elements, is that our skin is a delicate membrane, and going overboard […]

Dr. Jorge Garcia: Benchmarking Philippine Healthcare

A young man’s dream of becoming a pilot was set aside to way for his mother’s wish for him to become a doctor. Little did this young man know that this would take him places —further than any pilot could ever reach. Related terms:dr jorge garciadr george garcia cardiac surgeon washington dcdr jorge garcia philippinesjorge […]

Organic Foods

Organic foods are made according to certain production standards set by a country. For example, in the United States, the National Organic Program, which is run by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is in charge of the definition of organic in the United States and does organic certification. Related terms:organic food and diabetesorganic foods and […]

Best Brain Imaging Tests

No matter how true the statement “our world is getting sicker” is, there is still hope behind these daunting fads. Alongside the intensification of health problems and aggravation of health risks are the continuous notable industrial and technological advancements—particularly in the medical field. Related terms:brain imaging philippinesjosephine torres-tuasondr josephine t tuasonDr Josephine Tuason philippineshow much […]

Health Benefits of Lemonsito

Lemonsito, Cotrofortunella mitis or more popularly known as calamansi is a citrus fruit that is grown in the Philippines in practically any type of soil and climate. The plant is shrub that usually starts to bear fruit after two years. Related terms:lemonsitolemonsito juicelemonsito benefitslemonsito health benefitsbenefits of lemonsitolemonsito dietbenefits of lemonsito juicehealth benefits of calamansihealth […]

Artificial Pancreas for Diabetics

Artificial Pancreas is the promising technology that is aimed to aid diabetic patients to manage their diabetes by basically providing a synthetic or man made pancreas that functions like the real organ that automatically controls blood sugar levels. The Artificial Pancreas is basically seen as a replacement part for a defective pancreas. Related terms:Medical Device […]

Top 10 Diseases in the Philippines

The Philippines is a southeast Asian country, which distinguishes itself from its neighbors with its more western like culture because the country had been under western colonial rule for over 300 years. It is also the home for Filipinos, who are the most travelled people in the world. Because the place is a paradise, it […]

Side Effects of Statins?

Question: My mom is taking atorvastatin for high cholesterol. She’s getting to be more forgetful lately. Is it true that it can make her lose memory? Related terms:side effects of eating singkamasststin in diabetes ppt 2013statins side effects pptstatin:pptstatin pptstatin memory lossstatin cognitive impairment PPTstatin 2013 pptsingkamas ischemia benefitsalternatives ofstatins pptrosuvastatin 2013 pptppt statins and […]

Mind Over Diabetes

Notwithstanding all the artillery man has created for survival through the course of the ages, nothing could be more powerful than what he has been internally blessed with from the beginning—the mind. Related terms:mind over diabetesmind over diabetes foundation

Screening for the Microvascular Complications of Diabetes

Diabetes, a long-standing disease that may seem to be silent in the early years after diagnosis may not be really silent after all. Ten to 15 years after the diagnosis has been made (sometimes even before diagnosis), the microvascular complications arise because of poorly controlled blood sugars. In the management of diabetes, it is not […]