Arthritis is the swelling or inflammation of one or more joints in our bodies. It can be an acute or chronic condition with the latter requiring maintenance medication. While elevated, the true diagnosis and census of arthritis in Filipinos may be under-reported. Contrary to common local beliefs, arthritis is not limited to those with unhealthy…
Category: Health and Fitness
Daily Use Of Maintenance Inhalers Results In Better Asthma Control
Simply treating asthma attacks when they happen is not always enough to manage patient condition. However, the reality is that asthma patients often underestimate their diagnosis and therefore fail to get the proper, persistent treatment that they need. Research shows that 6 out of 10 asthmatic individuals consider their condition to be controlled, despite 41.3%…
UST’s Henry Sy Sr. Hall To Boost Health Education
Pursuing its objective of driving Philippine social development by fostering the youth and the culture of excellence through education, the Henry Sy Foundation, Inc. (HSFI) recently inked a partnership with the University of Sto. Tomas (UST) Research and Endowment Foundation to construct a building that elevates health education in the country.
Experts Call Out The Need For Affordable Breast Cancer Treatment
In response to the prevailing threat of breast cancer in the Philippines, Pfizer has introduced a trastuzumab biosimilar to enable more Filipinos to have access to a more affordable treatment for HER2 positive breast cancer.
Head Cold? Treat It With Sinutab
As common as cold symptoms are, we should not ignore this as it poses a potential burden on how we go about our daily lives. With its 3 key symptoms of runny nose, nasal congestion/sinus pain, and headache (otherwise known as a Head Cold), it contributes to reducing productivity during the day & potentially taking…