Entries by Jeffry Meyer

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, […]

War against Dengue

Malaysia is facing a dengue endemic with more than 48,000 people falling victim to the mosquito-borne disease this year alone. So far, there are at least 92 deaths urging the government to set up a national task force to tackle the problem. What is Dengue Fever?  Dengue is a viral infection transmitted by the bite […]

Update on MERS-CoV

Malaysia reported the first case of MERS-CoV early April 2014 when a 54-years old man killed after travelled to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for his pilgrimage trip from 15 to 28 March 2014. Up to date, MERS-CoV or also known as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus has killed 93 people worldwide while another 252 cases are […]

A Quick Guide for Vitamin Supplementation in Pregnancy

Vitamins are organic compounds essential for normal cell function, growth and development. There are 13 essential vitamins: Vitamin A, C, D, E, K and the B series including B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B5 (pantothenic acid), B6 (pyridoxine), B7 (biotin), B9 (folic acid), and B12 (cobalamin).During pregnancy, physiologic changes can result in increased plasma […]

Eating out with Allergies

People with allergies quite naturally have a tough time eating outside of their houses. Consuming foods that contain allergens could bring about allergic reactions that range from mild, relatively harmless reactions to a dangerous life threatening situation. http://www.laviagraes.com/viagra-para-mujeres-chile Fret not, here are a few tips to ease those of you who have tendency to have an […]

Allergies During Pregnancy

About 25% of expectant mothers complain of some sort of allergic symptoms or the other during their pregnancies. It is quite common for pregnant women to get allergies during pregnancies. While some women with allergies before conceiving a child express that they undergo a dramatic hike in their allergic reactions during pregnancy, most of those with […]

Stop Allergy Attack!

Do you know… It is estimated that 30%-40% of the world’s population is affected by one or more allergic conditions? Currently, there is about 15%-20% of Malaysian population suffering from allergies and this figure is expected to increase to 50%, 10 years from now. While most allergies appear during the early years of childhood, they can […]