• Clarion Call for BP Awareness

    Clarion Call for BP Awareness

    FEATURE STORY The Philippine Society of Hypertension joins the International Society of Hypertension and World Hypertension League in their global effort to stem the tide […]

  • Officers and Board of Directors of the Philippine Society of Gastroenterology

    Timeless, Dynamic, World-Class

    FEATURE STORY In the future, the Philippines Society of Gastroenterology looks forward to being a rich, dynamic resource of world-class expertise and research in the […]

  • Screening Colorectal Cancer

    Screening Colorectal Cancer

    FEATURE STORY Dr. Jun Ruiz, a noted gastroenterologist and head of the Colorectal Cancer Screening Task Force at The Medical City, updates us on early […]

  • Robotics and Enhanced Recovery

    Robotics and Enhanced Recovery

    FEATURE STORY Robotic Surgery is almost comparable to laparoscopic and open surgery in colorectal cancer. Dr. Manuel Francisco T. Roxas, chairman of the Department of […]

  • Multidisciplinary team in action

    ‘You Have a Cancer’

    FEATURE STORY Finding out about cancer doesn’t only affect the patient’s life, but also those who surround her. Dr. Trixie Tiangco, head of the Section […]

  • Discomforting Dyspepsia

    Discomforting Dyspepsia

    FEATURE STORY One in every five will develop dyspepsia at some point in their lives. However, despite its high prevalence rate, many do not have […]

  • Concepcion P. Cruz; President, Dr. Eva Irene Yu-Maglonzo; Dr. Lynne Marcia H. Bautista (Director); Dr. Disi Yap-Alba (Director); Dr. Aurora R. Espinoza (Director)

    A Family-Focused Care

    FEATURE STORY Family physicians are frontliners in achieving holistic health and wellness for every family. Dr. Eva Irene Yu-Maglonzo, president of the Philippine Academy of […]

  • Shifting Paradigms in Healthcare

    Shifting Paradigms in Healthcare

    FEATURE STORY As a discipline, Family Medicine bridges health and social sciences. Illness situation should be linked with the socio-cultural values inherent in people. The […]

  • Health and Wellness A Family Affair

    Health and Wellness: A Family Affair

    FEATURE STORY Today, where chronic noncommunicable diseases are prevalent, a healthy family is a challenge to maintain. Philippine Academy of Family Physicians President Dr. Eva […]

  • Ciao, Ghosts!

    Ciao, Ghosts!

    FEATURE STORY An incoming pathology resident shares his struggle of coming to terms with dead bodies, diseased organs, and gloomy pathology hallways that seem to […]

Cover Story

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

March 7, 2017 0

COVER STORY The fight against colorectal cancer (CRC) continues. It is well established that CRC is curable if diagnosed early enough. Early screening and detection […]


Shifting Parenting Gears

Shifting Parenting Gears

March 9, 2017 0

LAST CALL SATURNINO P. JAVIER, MD, FPCP, FPCC, FACC Dr. Saturnino P. Javier is an interventional cardiologist at Makati Medical Center and Asian Hospital and […]

Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer

March 6, 2017 0

A DIFFERENT DRUM DR. MALAYA SANTOS Dr. Malaya Pimentel-Santos is a long-time community health advocate, having worked with several non-government health organizations. She is a […]

Love What is it

Love? What is it?

March 6, 2017 0

LIFE’S LESSONS HENRYLITO D. TACIO Mr. Tacio, who hails from Davao, is a correspondent of the Asian edition of Reader’s Digest. He is the first […]


CVD risks linked to menopause

CVD risks linked to menopause

June 26, 2016 0

HRT potentially decreases the risk of CHD events, mainly observed in women who initiate therapy in the first decade after menopause Although cardiovascular disease (CVD) […]


Huawei P9 Lite 1

Huawei P9 Lite

October 28, 2016 0

GADGET REVIEW BY RIZAL RAOUL REYES Three years ago, the Huawei brand was not a byword among Filipino consumers. Nevertheless, things are different nowadays. The […]


Editor’s Rx


From the Tiber River, one can admire the spectacular St. Peter’s Basilica and its majestic dome.

All Roads Lead to Rome

February 28, 2017 0

In this dazzling Italian capital where religion is at its heart and history is in its soul, noted gastroenterologist Dr. Jun Ruiz lists the top […]

The Ruins 2

The Ruins

January 31, 2017 0

An old mansion in Talisay City in Negros Occidental, which was recently judged ‘Best Destination’ (Heritage Sites Category) in the 1st Choose Philippines Awards, remains […]

Food Review

Movie Review

Land of Mine 3

Land of Mine

January 31, 2017 0

MOVIE REVIEW BY RIZAL RAOUL REYES Thanks to creative and innovative directors like Oliver Stone, Stanley Kubrick and Terrence Malick, we have been given an […]

Kung Fu Watching F

Kung Fu Watching

October 28, 2016 0

MOVIE REVIEW TEXT AND PHOTOS BY HENRYLITO D. TACIO Foreigners, including Filipinos, visit Beijing to see the Great Wall of China, the Forbidden City (now […]

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