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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, […]

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 […]

Liver Cancer: Because Each of Us Has Only One Liver

Liver Cancer is a cancer that form and originate on the surface or inside the liver. Liver is one of the most important components in the body that involved in blood filtration, converting nutrients and drugs absorbed from the digestive tract into ready-to-use chemicals. It performs regulation, viagra coupon synthesis and secretion of glucose, proteins […]

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 […]