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May 22, 2024

As you reach the age of 40, what health check-ups should be done?

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By:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Aging is a common biological process that results in a progressive decline in physical function across all organ systems. In general, aging can increase the risk of various diseases so regular health checks are very important to maintain health and prevent various diseases in the future, even when you feel healthy. As you reach the age of 40, what health check-ups should be done?

May 22, 2024

Introducing Rezum Water Vapor Therapy, the Latest Technology for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Treatment

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By:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is a common condition in urology which is characterized by a gradual increase in the size of the prostate gland over time. This disease mainly affects elderly men, about 40% of those aged around 50 years and up to 90% of those aged over 90 years experience Introducing Rezum Water Vapor Therapy, the Latest Technology for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Treatment

May 22, 2024

What Foods Are Recommended for Women Planning to Conceive?

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By:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil A woman’s chances of getting pregnant can be affected by the food she eats, making it crucial to consume nutritious foods. Before pregnancy, a woman should aim to achieve and maintain an ideal body weight, follow a balanced diet, be physically active, and avoid harmful substances by quitting smoking and not What Foods Are Recommended for Women Planning to Conceive?

May 2, 2024

Deteksi Dini Kanker dengan MRI, Mungkinkah?

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Oleh:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) adalah metode pencitraan non-invasif yang menghasilkan gambar 3D anatomi yang sangat detail, seperti pembuluh darah, otot, tulang dan organ tubuh lainnya. MRI menggunakan gelombang radio dan magnet untuk menghasilkan gambar, tidak seperti pemeriksaan sinar-X yang menggunakan sinar-X dan dapat menghasilkan radiasi pengion. Pasien juga dapat diberikan zat Deteksi Dini Kanker dengan MRI, Mungkinkah?

April 18, 2024

What Vaccines are Needed as Preparation before Hajj?

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By:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Indonesia targets to send 241.000 Hajj pilgrims this year, which will be divided into two groups. The first group will depart to Amir Muhammad bin Abdul Aziz International Airport (AMAA) in Medina on May 12th–23rd 2024. The next group will depart to King Abdul Aziz International Airport (KAAIA) in Jeddah on What Vaccines are Needed as Preparation before Hajj?

April 15, 2024

Pacemakers, Devices that Help Patients with Heart Disease

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By:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Pacemaker is a small device that produces electrical signals to control the heart rhythm, ensuring that the heart beats regularly and preventing the occurrence of arrhythmias. Arrhythmias can cause the heart to beat too fast, too slow, or irregularly. Patients who need a pacemaker often experience symptoms such as dizziness, weakness, Pacemakers, Devices that Help Patients with Heart Disease

April 12, 2024

Learn More about IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)

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By:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a group of diseases characterized by inflammation of the digestive tract. IBD occurs due to repeated inflammatory processes in the intestines which are triggered by an abnormal immune response to bacteria that normally reside in the digestive tract. IBD can be divided into three types based Learn More about IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)

April 5, 2024

Get to Know Enteral Nutrition Method with Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)!

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By:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) is a method used to insert a feeding tube or what is called a PEG tube. This tube allows nutrients to be administered directly into the stomach. PEG is the method of choice for long-term enteral nutrition in patients with a functioning digestive system. The main goal Get to Know Enteral Nutrition Method with Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)!

March 26, 2024

Entering the month of Ramadan, Here are Fasting Tips for Patients with Diabetes!

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By:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disease characterized by high blood sugar levels. The pancreas has a cluster of cells called the Islets of Langerhans. The Islets of Langerhans consist of two main types of cells, alpha cells that produce glucagon and beta cells that produce insulin. Insulin functions to lower blood Entering the month of Ramadan, Here are Fasting Tips for Patients with Diabetes!

March 12, 2024

Losing Weight Can Alleviate GERD Symptoms? Check Out the Following Healthy Eating Tips for GERD Patients!

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By:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common condition caused by stomach acid flowing back into the esophagus, causing symptoms that can be uncomfortable for patients. These symptoms include burning chest pain, regurgitation or stomach contents rising back into the mouth, and inflammation of the esophagus, which can make swallowing difficult for Losing Weight Can Alleviate GERD Symptoms? Check Out the Following Healthy Eating Tips for GERD Patients!

March 6, 2024

Lokomat®, a Robot-Assisted Rehabilitation Device, How Does It Help Patients Walk Again?

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By:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Lokomat® is an orthosis or body movement assistive device that utilizes robotic technology and is used in neurological rehabilitation to automate the functions of the musculoskeletal system. This device is used as a tool that trains the patient’s gait. The Lokomat® consists of harness straps that serve as body weight support Lokomat®, a Robot-Assisted Rehabilitation Device, How Does It Help Patients Walk Again?

March 1, 2024

Prevent Bone Fractures due to Osteoporosis with BMD-DXA, Is It Possible?

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Oleh:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Bone Mineral Density (BMD), which uses Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA), is a screening method for assessing the risk of bone fractures that has been globally recognized. Bone mineral density can be assessed based on the amount of calcium and other minerals in certain areas of the bone. This procedure can detect Prevent Bone Fractures due to Osteoporosis with BMD-DXA, Is It Possible?

February 29, 2024

Is screening for heart and lung function using Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) important?

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By:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) is a diagnostic technique used to assess the functional abilities of patients. CPET measures a person’s capacity to exercise and provides information about how the heart and lungs react to it. This test can help in creating a therapy and rehabilitation plan that suits the patient. Apart Is screening for heart and lung function using Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) important?

February 26, 2024

Capsule Endoscopy, the Latest Technology to Evaluate the Digestive System?

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Oleh:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Capsule endoscopy is an innovative examination technique that utilizes a small, wireless camera to record images from inside the digestive tract. This method is specifically designed to explore the esophagus, stomach, small intestine and large intestine, to detect any lesions or abnormalities. Capsule endoscopy is often used to view the small Capsule Endoscopy, the Latest Technology to Evaluate the Digestive System?

February 23, 2024

What You Need to Know About Alzheimer’s Disease?

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By:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause and the most common type of dementia in older adults. In the late stages, Alzheimer’s disease can cause patients to progressively lose cognitive abilities such as memory, judgment, personality, visuospatial orientation, and language. Individuals with Alzheimer’s disease often experience severe disability, muteness, and immobility What You Need to Know About Alzheimer’s Disease?

February 22, 2024

Central Venous Access, What is the Difference Between the Central Venous Catheter (CVC) and Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)?

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By:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Access to the central venous system is carried out using a Central Venous Catheter (CVC) or Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC). This is necessary for intravenous therapy, blood sampling, monitoring, and various other medical procedures, especially when peripheral venous access is not possible. CVC comes in tunneled and non-tunneled types. Tunneled Central Venous Access, What is the Difference Between the Central Venous Catheter (CVC) and Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)?

February 21, 2024

Hemodialysis for 24 Hours? Get to Know What Continuous Veno-Venous Hemofiltration (CVVH) Is!

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By:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Continuous Veno-Venous Hemofiltration (CVVH) is performed for the short-term treatment of kidney failure. In general, patients who experience kidney failure will undergo hemodialysis, but CVVH may be needed as a backup if the patient has contraindications to hemodialysis. Patients with unstable acute renal failure can also be treated temporarily with CVVH. Hemodialysis for 24 Hours? Get to Know What Continuous Veno-Venous Hemofiltration (CVVH) Is!

January 19, 2024

Next-Generation Cardiac Imaging: How CT Cardiac Naetom Alpha is Changing the Game

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By:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Cardiac CT or computed tomography scan of the heart that produces high-resolution three-dimensional (3D) images of the heart using  X-rays taken from  different angles.  It can reveal problems with the heart structure, valves, and aorta and can also be used to examine the heart chambers, heart muscle, pericardium or the layer Next-Generation Cardiac Imaging: How CT Cardiac Naetom Alpha is Changing the Game

December 27, 2023

Unstable Emotions, Is it Borderline Personality Disorder? Let’s find out more!

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Oleh:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental disorder that affects an individual’s ability to control their emotions. Someone with reduced emotional control can make them more impulsive, influencing their self-perception and damaging their relationships with others. In general, BPD sufferers have disturbances in their mood and social interactions, causing their thoughts, Unstable Emotions, Is it Borderline Personality Disorder? Let’s find out more!

December 14, 2023

Let’s find out more about Pneumonia!

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Oleh:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Pneumonia is an infection that occurs in the lungs resulting in a buildup of fluid or pus in the alveoli, namely the air sacs in the lungs. This infection can affect one or both lungs. Pneumonia can be caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi or parasites. For pneumonia caused by viruses, the Let’s find out more about Pneumonia!

December 9, 2023

Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever is Endemic in Indonesia, How to Prevent It?

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Oleh:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) is a disease that is transmitted through the bite of infected mosquitoes, primarily from the Aedes species, such as Aedes aegypti. The characteristic feature of the Aedes aegypti is its smaller size compared to mosquitoes in general and its black color with white spots. Infected female mosquitoes Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever is Endemic in Indonesia, How to Prevent It?

December 2, 2023

Early Detection of Cancer with MRI, Is It Possible?

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By:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Early Detection of Cancer with MRI, Is It Possible? Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a non-invasive imaging method that produces very detailed 3D images of anatomy, such as blood vessels, muscles, bones and other organs. MRI uses radio waves and magnets to generate images, unlike X-ray examinations that use X-rays and Early Detection of Cancer with MRI, Is It Possible?

November 16, 2023

Get to Know What is Stroke and How to Prevent It!

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By:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil   World Stroke Day 2023 is the global commemoration of Stroke Day, observed every year on October 29. It is held with the aim of increasing public understanding about stroke and also aims to convince the public that stroke can be avoided from an early age. Stroke is the first cause Get to Know What is Stroke and How to Prevent It!

November 13, 2023

What Do You Need to Know about Monkeypox?

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Oleh:  Thalia Kaylyn Averil Cases of monkeypox in Indonesia are on the rise again. As of October 30, 2023, there are 27 monkeypox cases in Indonesia, spreading across Bandung, Tangerang, and Jakarta. Currently, all patients are in good condition and not experiencing severe illness, but they are required to isolate themselves in healthcare facilities. Therefore, What Do You Need to Know about Monkeypox?

November 11, 2023

Focus Ultrasound Therapy (FUA)

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Ultrasound Focus Therapy Focused Ultrasound Therapy (focused ultrasound) is a new non-invasive therapy for uterine myoma without surgery. This therapy uses focused ultrasound beams to produce localized heat to treat tumors (myomas uterus), causing tumor cells to die and then be absorbed or become scar tissue, resulting in symptoms may decrease or disappear. However, this Focus Ultrasound Therapy (FUA)

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