Managing cardiovascular disease involves a combination of lifestyle changes, medical treatments, and continuous monitoring to prevent or slow down the progression of these conditions. The management strategy will depend on the specific type and severity of the disease, as well as individual patient factors, such as age, overall health, and risk factors. Lifestyle modifications include: […]
Cardiovascular diseases refer to a group of conditions that impact the heart and blood vessels, such as the coronary arteries, peripheral arteries, and veins. These diseases are a leading cause of death worldwide and result in more deaths annually than any other disease. Common types of cardiovascular diseases include coronary artery disease, heart failure, arrhythmias, […]
Heart problems are a major issue in the Philippines, with cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) being one of the leading causes of death and disability in the country. These diseases not only result in loss of life but also have a significant financial impact on society, leading to decreased productivity and increased healthcare costs. Some of the […]
Lung cancer is a disease that affects the lungs and can spread to other parts of the body. It is caused by the abnormal growth of cells in the lung tissue and is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. In the Philippines, lung cancer is a significant public health problem, as it is responsible […]
Outbreak at a glance On 8 July 2022, WHO was notified of a case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) with acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) from Tamanrasset province, southern Algeria.