Antimicrobial and antibiotic resistance are a specific kinds of drug resistance. This phenomenon evolves naturally through random mutation. This is when microbes, including bacteria, parasites, and viruses, no longer respond to a drug that was previously used to treat them effectively. Read up here on how to treat and prevent this!
They say that with age comes wisdom, and apparently, wisdom comes in all shapes and sizes. A wisdom tooth is your third molar which usually appears between the ages of 17 to 21. Due to how they appear at a later stage in our lives, wisdom teeth usually affect other teeth and have a high chance of becoming impacted. Read up here on the causes of an impacted wisdom tooth as well as how it can be treated!
Braces are an essential treatment for straightening teeth and correcting bites. They are composed of brackets individually attached to each tooth, linked together by lastics and a metal wire. Here is a short list of dos and don’ts for those who are new with braces!
Have you ever heard of the term astigmatism from people who wear glasses? Astigmatism is an eye condition that causes people to have blurred vision. This happens when the cornea, the clear front cover of the eyes have an irregular shape or because of the curvature of the lens in the eye. Read up here to know more about astigmatism and how it is treated and diagnosed!
Alzheimer's is a kind of dementia that deals with issues regarding memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms of alzheimer’s usually grow gradually and get worse after some time and they usually become severe enough to meddle with day to day activities of the patient. Find out now how Alzheimer’s may affect you and raise awareness!
Bentonite clay is on the rise as one of the most effective skin care ingredients to get clear skin, but what exactly is it? Read up here on what exactly bentonite clay is and what it can do for your skin!
Activated charcoal has become a well-talked about item these days because of its uses as a teeth whitener and as a skin treatment, but is it really a fad? Read up on the powder which has actually been used thousands of years ago!
Sprains can happen to anyone, regardless whether they’re doing sports or not. And with how often they can happen, the basic know-hows on how to treat an injured ankle should be common knowledge for everyone! Read up on how to treat your injured appendage here.
With the various things that we eat in a day to day basis, sometimes, brushing and flossing are not enough. A dental prophylaxis is needed to not only clean your teeth, but also to monitor your teeth alignment as well as other possible oral diseases! Read up here.
We are surrounded by different beauty standards, but we should always remember that beauty is not something that you see, but rather, it is something that a person exhibits. Find out here how beauty standards affect people, more particularly, the youth, today.
HIV is a virus that attacks cells in the immune system, which is our body’s natural defense against illness. On the other hand, AIDS stands for acquired immune deficiency syndrome. It is also called advanced HIV infection or late-stage HIV. Let us all take a more active role in educating ourselves and rid our society of discrimination towards people with this disease!
Skincare has been all the craze lately, and with the people’s growing want to look young, flawless, and youthful, we have adopted some beauty tips from the Land of the Morning Calm, or South Korea. Read up here on the famous 10 Step Korean Skincare Routine!
With the growing need of the Filipino people to rightfully receive access to health care, the Universal Health Care Bill was made to address problems, but budget cuts done to the Department of Health may hamper its implementation
Sight is one of the five senses of all living beings and is integral in our everyday lives. Most people rely on their eyes to see and make sense of the world around them. But some eye diseases can lead to vision loss, so it is important to identify and treat eye diseases as early as possible. Follow these simple steps for maintaining healthy eyes well into your golden years!
Itchy, burning, and stinging skin can be symptoms of various ailments, and one of these is psoriasis. The diagnosis of psoriasis cannot be made by the patients themselves. So make sure to consult with your doctor and they’ll be sure to provide you with reliable advice.
Although premature births may not happen often, we should all take the time to know more about it! Read up on the signs and symptoms of premature births as well as the supportive care premature babies may need.
With the heat that we have in the Philippines, it is very common to mistake rashes or the redness of skin with nothing else, but no one can ever be too sure. So make sure to read up on lupus here and consult your doctors ASAP!
Asthma affects people of all ages, but it most often starts during childhood. Successful asthma treatment requires that you take an active role in your care and follow your asthma action plan. Read up here on some tips in managing your asthma!
Face mapping is “the ability to see the reflection of the body's organs on each part of the face by observing the face's complexion.” Where you’re breaking out is actually a reflection of what is happening to your body, and we should all be responsible in taking care of ourselves.
Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs or medicine are medicine that patients can buy without the prescription of a doctor. Be sure to approach your doctor if you want to take any medicine to avoid any complications.
In Tagalog, hernia translates to “luslos.” However, despite how common they are, very little people are aware of the different types of hernia. Learn more about the different types of hernia and their symptoms to know when you need to consult with your doctor.
World Rabies Day is celebrated on the 28th of every September, and this day focuses on the need to raise awareness so that the people are aware about rabies and how it can be prevented and treated. Let us all educate ourselves on how to handle our pets as well as wild animals!
The human body is made up of 60% water, so it is no surprise that we should consume a large amount of water to be hydrated. With the continuously increasing temperature, make sure to keep a bottle of water always with you to prevent heat stroke and dehydration
Raising your little bundle of joy for the first nine months is exciting yet terrifying at the same time. To lessen your worries, we gathered some of the most common questions which pregnant women ask and interviewed Dr. Arminda Veniegas.
The food you eat is one of the most important things to look out for if you have diabetes. A healthy, balanced meal full of nutrients, and very little to no sugar or salt is the most recommended by health professionals.
Every person sees the world differently; be it in perspective, outlook, and even color! Color blindness is more common than most people think. Find out some of the different kinds of color vision deficiency here!
Cord blood has the potential to treat at least 80 diseases, including cancer, yet it is usually discarded as medical waste 90% of the time. Learn how placental blood is valuable in treatments for some life-threatening diseases.
The nine months of pregnancy is always filled with excitement and anxiousness. To make sure that you and your child’s health is at its best condition, read through our list of do’s and don’ts during pregnancy.
Dr. Randolph Mencias, an expert in the field of dentistry, takes time out of his busy schedule to give us a brief run down of how it is being a dentist as well as some of the misconceptions people have.
The first few years of a child is the most crucial part of their childhood. It’s a time for vaccinations, tests, and constant check ups, and what you need is someone who you can trust in all of these and more.
Hearsays have always been misleading, and oftentimes, regardless if they have scientific backing, we follow what they say because we aren’t sure how it would affect our health. Here are some health myths explained and debunked.