Category: Tips Ubat

  • Oral Mucositis in Cancer Patients

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    When oral mucositis occurs Oral mucositis (OM) is the inflammation of the tissue lining the inside of the mouh (called the oral mucosa). It is thought that mucositis occurs as a result of the direct damage of DNA in the cells of the epithelium that can cause cells to die. When someone has oral mucositis, he or she experiences a thinning of the oral muco...

  • PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINES

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    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11 — The federal government has announced an initial allocation of RM60 million to provide pneumococcal vaccination for all children beginning next year. Pneumococcal diseases are infections caused by a bacterium called Streptococcus pneumoniae that infects adults and children alike but are more common in younger children and the eld...

  • MOTION SICKNESS

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    Motion sickness is an unpleasant condition or feeling sick when subjected to motion such as travel by car, boat, plane or train. It is characterized by symptoms of dizziness, nausea and fatigue.   The most common symptoms experienced in motion sickness are: Nausea Vomiting Dizziness Vertigo Abdominal discomfort Headache Fatigue Pale face and ...

  • THE RIGHT CHECK (SELF-MONITORING BLOOD GLUCOSE)

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    You may be eating and exercising according to your healthcare team’s recommendations while faithfully taking your medications. But how do you know if you are doing the right thing when it comes to self-monitoring of your blood glucose. The answer is pretty simple: Regularly monitor your blood glucose level and keep a record of your progress.   Se...

  • Vaccination for children in Malaysia

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    All children in Malaysia are recommended to receive vaccination based on the schedule set by the Ministry of Health Malaysia, up to 15 years old, for the safety of the population. The schedule is published as guideline for physicians, nurses and parents to follow.   Why shall children receive vaccination? 1. Vaccination had proven to reduce disease...

  • BREAST CANCER AND TARGETED THERAPIES

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    Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts. Usually breast cancer either begins in the cells of the lobules, which are the milk-producing glands, or the ducts, the passages that drain milk from the lobules to the nipple. Less commonly, breast cancer can begin in the stromal tissues, which include the fatty and fibrous connective tiss...

  • SMOKING CESSATION THERAPY (TERAPI BERHENTI MEROKOK)

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    Smoking cessation (also known as quitting) is the process of discontinuing tobacco smoking. Smoking cessation is encouraged to reduce the risk of developing disease caused by smoking and improve health in general. Tobacco smoke contains nicotine, which is addictive. each puff of the smokes contain not only nicotine into the body but also along with 500 ...

  • Think your supplement is safe? Think again

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    Herb-drug interactions that patients need to know What is a Herbal Supplement? Herbal supplements are sold in many different forms – dried leaves for teas, powdered, as capsules or tablets, or in solution. The use of herbal supplements has a long history – dating back thousands of years. Examples of important medicines extracted from bota...

  • Penyakit Tangan, Kaki dan Mulut / Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD)

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    Penyakit tangan, kaki dan mulut, yang juga dikenali sebagai Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) adalah penyakit yang sering berjangkit di kalangan kanak-kanak terutama kanak-kanak di bawah umur lima tahun. Jangkitan ini biasanya disebabkan oleh amalan kebersihan diri yang kurang baik dan pendedahan kepada tempat atau persekitaran yang sesak yang akan me...