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  • MakatiMed renews pact with Eye Bank Foundation of the Philippines

    Top hospital of the Philippines Makati Medical Center (MakatiMed) has renewed its partnership with humanitarian Eye Bank Foundation of the Philippines (Eye Bank). MakatiMed’s Department of Ophthalmology and the Eye Bank formalized the renewal of the partnership with the signing of a new Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on World Sight Day, October 14. The MOA […] More

  • Achieving Holistic Health and Weight Management this 2022

    If you’re like most Filipinos, the recent Yuletide season was mostly likely filled with special moments around the dining table, enjoying delicious holiday meals with family and loved ones. With food being a central part of Filipino celebrations and salo-salo and handaan still pushed while keeping to health protocols, post-holiday thoughts include weight gain concerns. […] More

  • P&G to launch booster program for vaccinated employees

    With the government approving the administration of COVID-19 booster shots for essential workers and the general adult population, Procter & Gamble (P&G) Philippines will soon begin their Booster Program to continue protecting their employees, eligible dependents, and any two added members of an employee’s household. With almost 100% of its organization fully vaccinated, P&G’s booster […] More

  • New data says AstraZeneca booster generates increased immune & antibody response to SARS-CoV-2 variants, incl Omicron

    Positive results from a preliminary analysis of an ongoing safety and immunogenicity trial (D7220C00001) showed that AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine, when given as a third dose booster, increased the immune response to Beta, Delta, Alpha and Gamma SARS-CoV-2 variants, while a separate analysis of samples from the trial showed increased antibody response to the Omicron variant. […] More

  • World’s first COVID-19-safe water purifier arrives in PH

    Global leader in home and workplace hydration solutions Waterlogic is looking to transform drinking water in the Philippines with the world’s very first COVID-19-safe water purifier, the Aqua SmartGuard. Waterlogic recently launched its new and exclusive line of Aqua SmartGuard water purifiers in the country to offer Filipino families a healthier and safer way to […] More

  • Stop Smoking this New Year with help from Nicorette

    The new year is usually a time of reflection and goal setting. For most dissonant smokers, this includes renewing their commitment to quit tobacco for good. Quitting smoking is one of the most difficult resolutions to keep, with only 4% of the 98% of Filipinos who have expressed their desire to do so actually becoming […] More

  • In This Time of COVID, Your Kapitbahay Pharmacy Is Here to Help

    We are, sadly, in the midst of another COVID-19 surge, ostensibly due to the highly contagious Omicron variant entering the country to end 2021. Already, cases have risen from 100–300 daily last December to over 3,000 most days this January. This dire development has prompted the government to shift Metro Manila and nearby provinces from […] More

  • PLDT, Smart, MakatiMed Foundation champion mental health for frontliners

    PLDT, Smart, and the Makati Medical Center Foundation are working together to build more mentally resilient communities and creating a safe space to support the country’s Health Heroes in the frontline service through the Better Today Conversations on Mental Health Awareness. The session took a deep dive into mental health by discussing how the pandemic […] More

  • MVP Group caps 2021 with wide-reaching vaccination program

    The Vaccine Task Force (VTF) of the group of companies chaired by Manuel V. Pangilinan shared that 98% of its nationwide workforce has been vaccinated against COVID-19, with over 60,000 company-procured Moderna jabs administered under its own MVP Group #WeGotYourVac Immunization Program by mid-December. Inoculation of the Group’s registered dependents, household members, and extended workforce […] More

  • AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine significantly boosted antibody levels against Omicron

    AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine (ChAdOx1-S [Recombinant]) significantly boosted levels of antibodies against the Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant (B.1.1.529) following a third dose booster, according to data from a new laboratory study.1 Neutralization titres for Omicron were boosted following a third dose with AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine compared to titres after a second dose.1 The levels seen after the […] More

  • Give Yourself Some #PascualLove this Season

    Pascual Laboratories, Inc., the company behind well-loved brands such as no. 1 adult Vitamin brand Poten-Cee Vitamin C ¹ and the pioneer natural cough remedy Ascof Lagundi, gives us a gentle reminder this season – love yourself. Self-love has so many layers including staying healthy. And this year, on PascualLab’s 75th anniversary, the company manifests […] More

  • Dyna Drug Gets ISO Certification, Proving Once More Its Commitment to Quality

    Dyna Drug Corporation, a well-respected, widely recognized leader in the wholesale of over-the-counter pharmaceutical products and consumer and allied products, received recently its ISO 9001:2015 Certification from TUV NORD Philippines, Inc., a member of German TUV NORD GROUP, one of the world’s largest Inspection, Certification, and Testing organization. TUV NORD Philippines formally awarded Dyna Drug […] More

  • Get that holiday glow with these skincare kits from Hada Labo

    ‘Tis the season to look merrier and brighter with the cult favorite J-beauty brand Hada Labo! As Japan’s #1 face lotion, it’s trusted by beauty experts from Vogue, Marie Claire, and Cosmopolitan and loved by Asian superstars like K-drama actress Jun Ji Hyun and Jisoo of Blackpink. And perfect for the most wonderful time of […] More