HPV Vaccine: Expert Recommendations

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STI) in the Philippines. It can cause genital […]

‘Silent Hypoxemia’ in COVID-19

Hypoxemia is a condition in which there is a decrease in the partial pressure of oxygen in the blood. As [...]

Factors Affecting Emergency Room Ventilator Use in COVID-19 Patients

There are different types of ventilators, each providing different levels of respiratory support. The type a doctor uses depends on [...]

Long-Term Oxygen Therapy for COPD Patients at Home

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease that makes breathing difficult. Severe COPD can impair oxygen supply [...]

Apart from COVID-19, Other Respiratory Infections Remain a Threat

The world has been focused on controlling COVID-19 for the past three years. This is understandable as ending the pandemic [...]

COVID-19 and TB: ‘A Cursed Duet’

Tuberculosis (TB) and COVID-19 are infectious diseases that primarily attack the lungs. Both have similar symptoms such as: cough, fever [...]

Protect Yourself Against Flu This Rainy Season

Flu is one of several illnesses common during the rainy season. In the Philippines, the rainy season usually starts around […]

Pneumonia Shot: How Often Do You Need to Get It?

Pneumococcal disease is any type of illness caused by A type of bacteria called Streptococcus pneumoniae.  Pneumococcal infections can range […]

Is HPV Vaccine Recommended for Males?

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STI) in the Philippines. HPV can cause genital […]

What to Avoid After Your Flu Shot

After you receive an influenza vaccine, there are some precautions that you should consider to ensure your safety and the […]

How to Prevent Pneumonia

Pneumonia is a common lung infection caused by bacteria, viruses, and fungi. There are more than 30 different causes of […]

Nutrition For Your Skin

Combined with a nutritious diet and healthy lifestyle, taking certain vitamin supplements and medicines as well as applying topical lotions [...]

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