MakatiMed partners with renowned UC Davis Cancer Center for second-opinion consultations

The Cancer Specialty Center of Makati Medical Center (MakatiMed) has partnered with UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center to offer patients and their families the option to seek second opinion-consultations at this California-based leading cancer care facility.   With this partnership, MakatiMed patients can now request a written opinion from or a 30-minute to 1-hour multidisciplinary […]

Understanding the Major Endocrine Glands and Their Hormones

Everyone goes through that infamously awkward phase called puberty when they are between 8 and 14. The process signifies the development of sexual maturity, where teens begin to undergo noticeable changes in their bodies. Boys begin to develop deeper voices, and girls begin their menstrual cycles. It is also the stage where their hormones are released to […]

Eye Care for Kids: 5 Ways to Tell if Your Child Needs Glasses

Refractive errors are common eye disorders that prevent you from seeing clearly due to the shape of your eye. They are a burden to everyone and the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that there are 153 million people with visual impairment due to refractive errors not being corrected with eyeglasses. Children, in particular, are vulnerable to the […]

The New, Healthy Normal: What to Expect on Your MakatiMed Visits

As new variants of COVID-19 continue to pose a global threat, the pandemic rages on. In keeping the economy afloat, people are trying to go about their business. Restaurants are transitioning to the al-fresco scene. Corporations are observing work-from-home and remote work setups, limiting their operational capacity, for the safety and convenience of their employees. Malls are […]

The Stark Difference Between Migraine with Aura vs. Without

Around the world, it is estimated that seven (7) in ten (10) people experience at least one (1) headache a year. This fairly common occurrence is described as discomfort in the head, scalp, or neck area. When the pain intensifies, it can then be classified as migraine—undoubtedly the worst kind of headache. As it comes with intense pulsing […]

How to Stay Active While Working or Studying at Home

​For years now, the ongoing pandemic has pushed most of the world population into staying inside the safety of their homes. Today, infection rates for COVID-19 surge anew worldwide with the Omicron variant. Consequently, work-from-home alternatives and online classes have grown in popularity, with nearly 50% of Filipinos now favoring this setup. Because of this, even those who once led […]

A Guide to the Kinds of Skin Diseases and How to Treat Them

FUN FACT: The skin is the largest organ of the body and one of the most important. It provides a protective layer against various types of injuries. It is also the sensory organ used for touching or tactile sense. The skin is sensitive as it is tough. And just like any other part of the […]