“This is definitely a step in the right direction. Three out of ten Filipinos are obese. Childhood obesity is likewise increasing. It does not help that soft drinks are still very cheap and accessible especially to children in school,” said Atty. Irene Reyes, Managing Director of HealthJustice.
Lifetrack Medical Systems (LTM), a healthtech startup that provides quality interpretation of radiology diagnostic images for hospitals and clinics, recently announced that it had closed a round of funding from strategic investors, including the Philippines’ Kickstart Ventures, Inc.
Ambulance services may now be availed by customers of KonsultaMD with the recent partnership between the healthcare hotline and Lifeline Ambulance Rescue, Inc., the first and only dedicated “Emergency Quick Response (EQR)” service in the Philippines.
Short people face a greater lifetime risk of clogged arteries, according to a study that confirmed the long-known link between height and heart disease.
The intensive care unit is a last frontier for physical therapy: It’s hard to exercise patients hooked to ventilators so they can breathe.
World health experts warned that smoking water pipes can be more harmful than cigarettes.
A study finds that people who see a doctor for chest pain are not risk-free from heart attacks being hospitalized when checked by a fancy type of CT scan
Sugar can be hidden in lots of other common packaged foods.
A study in mice suggests something as simple as breathing in extra oxygen might give immune cells a boost in fighting cancer.