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Melioidosis

What is Melioidosis? Melioidosis, an infectious disease also known as Whitmore disease(after Captain Alfred Whitmore, who first described the disease) or Nightcliff gardener`s disease( Nightcliff is an area in Australia where Melioidosis is endemic), which can infect both humans and animals. The disease predominately occurs in tropical countries especially prevalent …

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White Discharge

What is white discharge problem? White discharge also known as vaginal secretion of white, cream or grey colour fluid from the vaginal area has became an universal problem for women all over the world. Statistic shows that around 75% of infected women are married and sexually active. Many women have …

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Medicines and Asthma

How is asthma treated? Asthma is a chronic disease that can be controlled but not cured completely. In general, the aim of treatment of asthma is to manage the disease or to reduce the frequency of asthma attacks. Achieving a good asthma control will help in: Avoiding chronic and bothersome …

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Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)

Introduction Smoking is the leading cause of preventable morbidity and mortality in the world. Tobacco use causes more than 5 million deaths per year worldwide, and current trends show that tobacco use will cause more than 8 million deaths annually by 2030. In Malaysia, smoking remains one of the top …

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How To Use Nasal Spray

Introduction Nasal spray is used to treat symptoms of allergic rhinitis, sinus as well as blocked nose. A correct technique is essential for effective delivery of the medicines. Different nasal spray requires slightly different techniques (for example, priming technique or holding position). Hence, it is very important to follow the …

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Misuse of Oral Contraceptive Pills (OCP)

Introduction Contraception or better known as birth control is a method use to prevent pregnancy. Contraceptive methods include hormonal contraception, barrier methods (condoms or diaphragms), intra-uterine devices (IUD) and sterilisation. Hormonal contraception is an effective, convenient and simple method of birth control. The various types of hormonal contraceptives available in …

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Glucosamine

Generic name Glucosamine Sulphate Uses To relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis, i.e: pain and function limitation Mechanism of Action Glucosamine sulphate stimulates the manufacturing of synovial fluid for proper joint function and joint repair stimulation. Glucosamine sulphate provides lubricant activity for the synovial fluid, it improves the synovial fluid viscosity …

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Glucosamine

Nama generik Glucosamine Sulfat Kegunaan Untuk melegakan gejala osteoartritis, iaitu: sakit dan fungsi sendi. Mekanisma tindakan Glucosamine sulfat merangsang penghasilan cecair synovial untuk fungsi sendi dan merangsang pembaikan sendi. Glucosamine sulfat menyediakan aktiviti pelincir untuk cecair sinovial, ia meningkatkan kelikatan cecair synovial dan meningkatkan pengeluaran. Oleh itu, Glucosamine sulfat memberikan …

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