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Preventing sports-related head injuries

Posted on Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 at 2:27 pm

Sports and other physical activities can have many benefits for people of all ages. The participation in organized sports offers the chance for the youth to enhance their physical and social skills. Sports also improve emotional and mental health, help maintain weight, support muscle and bone health, and improve quality … Read More

­­­­­­­How to fight off rainy season illnesses

Posted on Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 10:29 am

Take out your umbrellas, jackets, and other rain gears because summer is finally over. With the change of season come different illnesses that can affect you and your family. Here are some of the diseases that you need to watch out for during the rainy season. Common Cold and Influenza … Read More

Asian Hospital launches dance therapy for patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted on Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 9:56 am

Globally, there are an estimated 7 to 10 million people who have Parkinson’s disease. It is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. It is often accompanied by impaired balance and walking. The symptoms get worse over time, hence limiting their choices and affecting their quality of … Read More

Asian Hospital gears up for the second leg of ‘Simply Maternal’

Posted on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 at 4:09 pm

Pregnancy is a life-changing event for all couples, especially for first-time parents. This is when you start building dreams for your growing family and plan for the future of your child. This is also a period of many changes, especially in the family’s lifestyle. Pregnancy is not an easy journey, … Read More

Your quick guide to safe pregnancy

Posted on Monday, June 2nd, 2014 at 9:54 am

Pregnancy is one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life. It is a life-changing event that affects not only the physical health of the mother but also the lifestyle of the whole family. If you are pregnant or are planning to get pregnant, it is important to remember … Read More

Asian Hospital to hold Occupational Health seminar in July

Posted on Friday, May 30th, 2014 at 5:33 pm

The Department of Occupational and Family Medicine of Asian Hospital and Medical Center (AHMC), in cooperation with the Philippine College of Occupational Medicine’s Parañaque-Las Pinas-Muntinlupa (PaLM) Chapter, invites all professionals, managers and supervisors, and Human Resource Groups, especially those who work in the healthcare industry, to a one-day seminar on … Read More

Leyte Provincial Hospital seeks help to restore equipment, services

Posted on Friday, May 30th, 2014 at 2:25 pm

After the onslaught of Typhoon Yolanda last November 2013, the Leyte Provincial Hospital (LPH) was one of the hospitals in Visayas left with destroyed facilities, flooded building and damaged equipment. Located at the municipality of Palo, LPH has low budget like other provincial government-run hospitals. Big damages like what happened … Read More

Asian Hospital intensifies measures against hospital acquired infections by implementing real-time hand-hygiene monitoring

Posted on Thursday, May 29th, 2014 at 9:39 am

  Asian Hospital’s efforts to minimize hospital acquired infections rose to a new level with the installation of a new technology that allows real-time monitoring of hand hygiene compliance in hospital setting. In a well-attended event on May 21, 2014 in Asian Hospital and Medical Center, Alabang, Muntinlupa City, The … Read More

Searching for a Perfect Diabetes Diet

Posted on Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at 4:55 pm

“Lose weight” and “change your diet” are among the most common recommendations given to patients with diabetes or pre-diabetes. The first thing that comes to mind upon receiving this news is a sad life without sweets and a lifelong commitment to a bland and boring diet. That should not be … Read More

Asian Hospital to focus efforts on strengthening hospital’s operating drivers

Posted on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 at 4:16 pm

“More patients are coming in, which shows that the public’s confidence in Asian Hospital is getting stronger and our efforts to deliver better patient care and services are bearing fruit,” Asian Hospital and Medical Center President and CEO Andres Licaros, Jr., proudly declared during the Asian Hospital, Inc. stockholders’ meeting … Read More