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8 Ways to Lower Your Heart Disease Risk

There are a lot of ways to lower your chances of getting heart disease. Taking action will improve your health and possibly will save your life. These are 8 ways to get on track. 1. Quit smoking. Smoking is a major cause of heart disease. A person’s chance of heart disease increases with the number of cigarettes they smoke. If […]

MERS-CoV Common Symptoms

MERS-CoV is a zoonotic virus, which has entered the human population in the Arabian Peninsula on multiple occasions from direct or indirect contact with infected dromedary camels or possibly camel-related products (e.g. raw camel milk). Several studies have shown that MERS-CoV-specific antibodies are widespread in dromedary camel populations in the Middle East and Africa. The […]

PPP Molecular Pathology Symposium 2018

Pantai Premier Pathology held its first Molecular Pathology Symposium on 22 July 2018. With the theme: Embracing Personalized Medicine. The symposium was held at Hilton Petaling Jaya Hotel, and well attended by about 150 local and overseas delegates from diverse specialties including oncologists, clinical haematologists, pathologists, physicians, medical officers, medical lab technologists, scientists, research officers […]

World Diabetes Day 2017 Campaign : HbA1c

HbA1c Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c), also called A1C, is a test measuring of the amount of glucose attached to the hemoglobin (Hb) in red blood cells. The higher the glucose levels over the previous 2-3 months, the higher the A1C. In Pantai Premier Pathology, our HbA1c is measured by a High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) method, […]

A guide to understand your blood test report

A guide to understand your blood test report Have you gone for a medical check-up before? If yes, do you understand what does the blood report tells you? Basically, your test results will be interpreted together with your personal medical history. All these information are essential in diagnosing a disease or even to check for […]

Diagnosed with Breast Cancer? So What’s Next?

If you are diagnosed with breast cancer, your doctor may order additional lab test to assist with prognosis. The 2 most common are the hormone receptor test and the HER2/neu test. Results for these 2 tests can provide insight into which cancer treatment options may be most effective for you. We ask Dr Norraha Abd […]

How to lead a stress free life

“If you ask what the single most important key to longevity is, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn’t ask me, I’d still have to say it.” – George F. Burns- What is stress? Stress is a worried or nervous feeling that stops you relaxing, caused, […]