Could you have thyroid disease?

Did you know that several Filipinos suffer from thyroid-related disorders? At last January’s 13th Goiter Awareness Week forum, the Philippine Thyroid Association revealed that of 106 million Filipinos, 9 million (or 8.9 percent) more Pinoys have some form of thyroid disease—a staggering number next to the 5 to 6 million Filipinos affected with diabetes. A…

Makati Medical Center Offers Free Pregnancy Forum For Moms-To-Be

MakatiMed offers free pregnancy forum for moms-to-be on May 18. Top hospital in the Philippines Makati Medical Center (MakatiMed) invites parents and parents-to-be to a free series of lay forums titled, “Pregnancy & Beyond.” On May 18, participants can learn about Postpartum Blues, Immunization, and Motherhood for Millennial Moms at the 8th Floor Auditorium Tower…

Men’s Top Questions About Prostate Cancer, Answered

While most men are aware that prostate cancer exists, it remains a largely undiscussed disease. The fact remains, however, that prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men and is actually more widespread than breast cancer in women. MakatiMed, a top hospital in the Philippines, answers questions about prostate cancer. What are the symptoms? Signs of…