Archive for Category: "Featured Products"

Mithra Intim Gel, a wonder drug to treat vaginal dryness and “fishy” odor down there has been phased out in the Philippines but is still available in other countries

Mithra Intim which is a miracle gel to solve vaginal dryness, recurrent vaginal discharge and foul odor has been phased by the local distributor, Takeda. It is, however, still available in most other countries. The reason is increasing cost of production from their overseas supplier. It is really a shame that such a good product […]

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Re-post from Yahoo!: Drug Warning: UTI medication can cause nerve damage

Please visit the website below to learn more about the FDA warning: http://ph.she.yahoo.com/-drug-warning–uti-medication-can-cause-nerve-damage–so-stick-to-buko-juice–064020207.html

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Male contraceptive pill coming soon

Since its introduction in the 1960’s, when you hear the word “pill”, you know its a hormone-containing tablet to control female ovulation. Pretty soon the “pill” will not be exclusive to women. Researchers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts accidentally discovered a chemical that can turn on or turn off a male’s sperm […]

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Smart Bra can detect early signs of cancer

Breast cancer is the leading cause of death among women all over the world. It is alarming to know that the Philippines has the highest incidence among other Asean countries. According to the Philippine Cancer Society, one out of 13 women will get breast cancer in their lifetime. Science has yet to determine how to […]

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Don’t throw away expired medicines!

Medicines are still effective even after expiration. Cough, fever, headache, toothache, muscle pain, asthma attack… These are common conditions that occur in the household. Having emergency medications at hand will save a lot of time and stress especially if the illness strikes in the dead of the night. Very often we review the contents of […]

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How One tablet Saved Rosie O’Donnell’s life

Last month, American talk show host Rosie O’Donnell suffered a heart attack. She underwent heart surgery which involved removal of a large blood clot lodged in her artery followed by insertion of a stent to keep the vessel open. But she couldn’t have made it to a doctor if she did not take one tablet […]

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Beware of Skin Whitening Products

Does your whitening product contain deadly mercury? By Dr. Diana Sarmiento, The Blogging Doc | Yahoo! SHE – Mon, Apr 2, 2012 1:04 PM PHT The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers against the use of products which contain mercury. In the Philippines and elsewhere, these items are sold as skin whiteners and anti-aging creams. Dr. Charles Lee, […]

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Genital Warts

Hi doc, Any post on genital warts? Is it curable, what kind of procedures? How dangerous it is? I am not sexually active, what causes it? I’m so worried about it… N.   Dear N, Don’t panic! Genital warts may look and sound scary but they are actually benign … meaning non-cancerous growths on the […]

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Fertility Pills: Do They Work?

hi dra! pwede ba mag take ng clomid kahit nag oovulate na ako?  TTC kami ng husband ko and baka makatulong ang clomid sa amin, thank you. J   Dear J. Clomid or Clomiphene citrate is one of the fertility tablets that we prescribe to women to help them ovulate. It is an “anti-estrogen”. Women […]

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What is the Best Brand of Pills?

Hi Doc, What is the best (for you) birth control pills that you can suggest? Do each brand cater different needs depending on a woman’s body? I’ve taken Mercilon before and I feel nauseous but when I took another brand of pill, I feel plainly ‘normal’. Hope you could put in some of your ideas. Thank […]

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