Medical condition

President Rodrigo Duterte tells about his migraine and back pain during a press conference.

PerryScope By Perry Diaz When President Rodrigo Duterte revealed last December 12 that he’s suffering from several health problems, it sent a shock wave across the country. To his supporters he was healthier and stronger than a carabao. “He must be joking again,” his ardent supporters would say, knowing that what he says usually cannot be taken seriously. They’re used to his “clowning” – including Read More …

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AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo The Philippine Star I feel like an excited father eagerly awaiting the birth of a first offspring as I anticipate the launch tomorrow of my book — Surviving Chronic Kidney Disease: The Billy Esposo Kidney Diaries. Published by Anvil Publishing, the book launch is set for 5:30 p.m. at Powerbooks, second floor, Greenbelt 4, Makati City. Read More …

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By Paolo Romero The Philippine Star Manila, Philippines – Former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was brought to the Makati Medical Center (MMC) yesterday due to a life-threatening blockage in her neck caused by a displaced titanium implant, her doctor said. Arroyo’s cardiologist Roberto Anastacio said “the presence of a displaced titanium plate (along the neck bones) is a serious factor in the Read More …

De Lima says docs were harassed to mislead investigators BY EVANGELINE DE VERA MALAYA IF Justice Secretary Leila de Lima could have her way, she wants three lawyers of Rep. Gloria Arroyo investigated for allegedly harassing her physicians into lying about the former president’s medical condition. De Lima echoed the call of militant lawmakers for the Supreme Court and the Integrated Bar of the Philippines Read More …

Source: abs-cbnNEWS.com MANILA, Philippines – Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is said to be in delicate condition due to hypoparathyroid and bone diseases, and is currently under hospital arrest while awaiting trial for electoral sabotage. Atty. Raul Lambino, Arroyo’s legal spokesperson, said the Pampanga congresswoman is also suffering from diarrhea, poor appetite and stress. “Siya ay senior citizen na rin at mahina ang pangangatawan. Nag-iingat Read More …