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Understanding the Allergic or Atopic March

Reading Time: 2 minutes The journey of allergic diseases in individuals, often beginning in infancy, is known as the allergic march or atopic march. This progression typically follows a specific pattern, affecting the quality of life and potentially leading to serious health concerns. What is Atopy? Atopy refers to the genetic tendency to develop allergic diseases, which include food […]

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Allergies Explained: A Complete Resource for Patients

Reading Time: 3 minutes Allergies are a common and often misunderstood condition that affects millions of people worldwide, and the Philippines is no exception. From seasonal pollen allergies to food sensitivities, allergies can range from mildly annoying to potentially life-threatening. This article aims to provide a comprehensive overview of allergies, including their causes, symptoms, and the various treatment options

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Proactive Health : Prostate Cancer Screening at Age 50

Reading Time: 3 minutes Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting men worldwide and the third most prevalent cancer among Filipino men, next to lung and colorectum cancers.  Risk for this chronic disease increases with age, which makes early detection a vital key to prevention. When detected early, it is more likely to be treated successfully.

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Enhancing Patient Care through Good Nutrition

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nutrition is not just about what we eat; it’s a cornerstone of health that impacts every facet of our lives. From physical vitality to mental clarity, the foods we choose shape our well-being in profound ways. At Chinese General Hospital and Medical Center Clinical Nutrition Services, we understand the transformative power of proper nutrition, offering

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