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Antidiabetic Medicines and Pregnancy

Insulin, is a type of natural hormone in the body that helps to regulate sugar level in the blood. Approximately 7% of women who are pregnant may develop a condition known as gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during their pregnancies. In these pregnant women who are having GDM, the placenta produces hormones that can impair the action of insulin.

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Isu Tular Kematian Bayi Akibat ‘Unsafe Delivery’

KKM sememangnya memandang serius dan amat kesal dengan kejadian kematian bayi ini, terutamanya kerana ianya merupakan kes yang boleh dielakkan (avoidable infant mortality). Kepesatan bidang kesihatan dan pelaksanaan pelbagai inisiatif kesihatan Ibu dan Kanak-kanak (Maternal and Child Health) terutamanya sepanjang era pasca Kemerdekaan Malaysia telah menyaksikan pengurangan mendadak kes kematian …

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What is Iodine 124 (I-124) Dosimetry?

I-124 dosimetry is a smart approach to assess the optimal Iodine 131 (I-131) dose to the Differentiated Thyroid Disease (DTC) patients. This assessment normally apply to the patient received I-131 more than 7.4 GBq. In principle, I-124 has the same characteristicwith I-131, but have good advantage in tumor imaging. I-124 is a radionuclide substance that is used to see the location of thyroid tumors in patients body.

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What is PET Radiopharmaceutical?

PET-CT (Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography) is a modern nuclear imaging technique that is useful to investigate functional imaging related to the cancer disease. The thyroid, bones, heart, liver and many other organs can be easily imaged, and disorders in their function revealed by using Positron Emission Tomography (PET) radiopharmaceutical.

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