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An Invitation to Attend a Postgraduate Medical Course by Prudence .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Yes, I know, dear readers, I’ve failed to update this health blog.  And I know you already know my reason for that.  Hopefully, in the coming weeks, I would have been able t ... Read on »
Bone Marrow Transplant: A Cure For AIDS? by Prudence .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It was reported on TIME magazine that a Berlin hematologist, Gero Huetter, has claimed that he had cured an HIV infection in a 42-year old man through bone marrow transplant ... Read on »
Cholera Outbreak in Misamis Oriental? by Prudence .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Is this the start of a new series of cholera outbreaks? It is reported that almost 1,000 people in Misamis Oriental is stricken with cholera since November 15, Saturday, ... Read on »
Burned Out? by Prudence .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Have you ever felt being drained emotionally at work or developed the dehumanized view that your clients/patients/customers deserved their troubles?  Have you ever developed ... Read on »
Tested Milk and Milk Products, As Released By the Department of Health by Prudence .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I’ve previously posted the first batch of milk and milk products tested by BFAD for melamine.  I just want to repost it here now for continuity, plus the list of the second ... Read on »
Melamine and Milk by Prudence .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Despite being existent since the 1830’s, as invented by a German chemist and started as a popular material for making plasticware and dishware, Melamine has only began to co ... Read on »
A Story of a Doctor Patient by Prudence .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I’m one of those persons who’re always in the hospital/clinic, but was never really a patient.  Well, of course, I did get sick a lot of times, but never to the point that I ... Read on »
Is HB 4580 The Solution to Philippines’ Brain Drain? by Prudence .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The government is finally taking some steps in trying to put a stop to the brain drain afflicting the country.  But are these the right steps to take? Rep. Ignacio Arroyo ... Read on »
Doctors, Are We Shortchanging Ourselves? by Prudence .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I was reading through my unread emails from pinoyMD_options_for_exodus, a mailing list that I’m subscribed too when I noticed this thread of conversation: From: Dr. A ... Read on »
New Guidelines For Treatment and Prevention of Stroke in Children by Prudence .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Most people have the preconception that cerebrovascular disease or stroke only occurs in the elderly, or in the middle-aged adults.  However, even with lack of clinical stud ... Read on »
What the RCC hates in the RH Act by Prudence .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine UPDATE: See the latest copy of the bill here. It’s HB5043. I think this statement will effectively summarize the state of reproductive health in the Philippines (no mat ... Read on »
TBR 18th Edition Will Be Here @ Prudence, M.D. by Prudence .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The Blog Rounds has come a long, long way! I didn’t even imagine we could come as far as the 18th edition.  And there’s more of us now!  It seems that health care practit ... Read on »
At least, it is relevant by Prudence .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I know I’ve been kind of lazy when it comes to updating my blogs, especially this health blog.  Well, I could give the usual crap about not having enough time to write, but ... Read on »
The Blog Rounds, 18th edition: The State of Reproductive Health in the Philippines by Prudence .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This time around I’ve called into discussion the recently hot issue involving the proposed Reproductive Health Act and the general state of reproductive health in the countr ... Read on »
Prudence, M.D. Goes to Philippine Blog Awards 2008! by Prudence .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Prudence M.D. (the blog) is fortunate enough to be included in the list of finalists for the category, Best Single Blog Post (Commentary), with the post “ The Problem of ... Read on »
ThreeFour Doctors Won Awards at the Philippine Blog Awards ‘08 (UPDATED) by Prudence .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I’m not sure if everybody’s aware that, in the recently concluded Philippine Blog Awards 2008, there are three four doctors who were recognized and given awards for thei ... Read on »