Medical Updates

The age old question: how long will I live
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Posted on : June 9, 2017

The age old question: how l...

This past May numerous local and international news outlets reported the death of a Central Javanese man who claimed to be 146 years old, the longest living human ever. He was taken to hospital ...
Statins Still Likely the Best Choice
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Posted on : June 9, 2017

Statins Still Likely the Be...

A new cholesterol-lowering drug was recently reported to further reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke for those already taking statins, a class of lipid-lowering medications found to reduce ...
What Damage Will Your Next Cigarette Do?
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Posted on : May 9, 2017

What Damage Will Your Next ...

Every year on May 31, WHO and partners mark “World No Tobacco Day” highlighting the health and additional risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce ...
March 9th World Kidney Day Theme: Kidney Disease & Obesity
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Posted on : March 10, 2017

March 9th World Kidney Day ...

According to the latest WHO data kidney disease deaths in Indonesia reached 41,042 at the same time evidence shows that obesity, which was previously a problem among high-income groups in the ...
The Future of Health Care Data Analytics
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Posted on : March 10, 2017

The Future of Health Care D...

With detailed information from electronic medical records increasingly available in the cloud, health care tasks are more and more found online. By detecting the early symptoms of a virus as an ...
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Posted on : February 8, 2017

Artificial Intelligence for...

Even after all the warnings many people consume far too many foods high in calories, fats, free sugars or salt, and many do not eat enough fruit, vegetables and fiber. Are you one of them? ...
Managing Chronic Back Pain By Dr. Ketut Ngurah Gunapriya, SpAn,KIC,FIPP
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Posted on : January 10, 2017

Managing Chronic Back Pain ...

Back pain is one of the most common reasons someone seeks medical attention, in fact about 80 percent of adults experience lower back pain at some point in their lifetimes. Men and women are ...
Is a Cure for HIV and AIDS Around the Corner?
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Posted on : December 7, 2016

Is a Cure for HIV and AIDS ...

World AIDS Day falls on December 1 and with numerous reports of advances towards a cure surfacing in a variety of online media, Health-e sorts the fact from the hearsay… Here are the facts ...
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Posted on : December 7, 2016

Microdermabrasion: Not Just...

Since first developed in Italy in 1985, this tried and true method for facial rejuvenation, despite all the more recent advances in skin care, remains one of the gentlest and most convenient, ...
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Posted on : November 14, 2016

Is Zika Really the Cause of...

An insecticide was recently rumored to be the real cause of increased cases of microcephaly in Brazil, unrelated to the Zika virus according to a group of scientists who claim their studies show ...
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Posted on : October 17, 2016

Cuckoo for Coconuts: A Worl...

For the global health conscious, coconut oil isn’t just an ingredient in cooking, it’s a invaluable and perfectly natural tonic used to promote heart health, lose weight, control diabetes, ...
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Posted on : October 17, 2016

Tiny Organ Controls Blood P...

The mere size of a grain of rice, the carotid body, located between two major arteries of the neck that supply the brain with blood, has recently been discovered to control blood pressure. ...
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Posted on : October 17, 2016

To Vape or Not to Vape

The 67 percent of Indonesian males and five percent of females over 15 years old trying to wean themselves off smoking tobacco have been provided controversial assistance with the advent of the ...
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Posted on : October 7, 2016

Think Pink in the Month of ...

October is once again wonderfully awash in pink for worldwide breast cancer awareness and for good reason —breast cancer remains the top cancer in women around the globe with incidence in ...
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Posted on : August 30, 2016

2016: A Year of Amazing Med...

Millions of people are living longer and in better health thanks to major advances in medical technology that have produced new high-quality, cost-effective therapies, from Microsoft to ...
rabies in dog
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Posted on : August 30, 2016

Rabies Then and Now

In 2011 the Balinese government made a significant effort to curb the spread of rabies through vaccinations and culling however the 500,000 dogs on the island at the time presented enormous ...
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Posted on : August 5, 2016

Use your body or lose it al...

A recent US medical study put over 100 elderly people on a brain fitness regimen for three months that included meditation training, cognitive behavior therapy, and education about the ...
nanotechnology in healthcare illustration
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Posted on : August 5, 2016

A Fantastic Voyage: Nanotec...

The 1966 movie, The Fantastic Voyage, starring Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, and Edmond O’Brien, has proven a storyline well ahead of its time. The film’s premise finds a comatose scientist with a ...
Zika Musquito
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Posted on : August 5, 2016

Two Zika Cases Prompt Austr...

Urging its citizens to protect themselves from mosquito bites and other dangers while traveling in Indonesia,the Australian Dept. of Health website listed the country with “sporadic and limited” ...
Yoga’s BIG New Market: Overweight People
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Posted on : July 18, 2016

Yoga’s BIG New Market: Over...

  Many plus size people will say “not for me” when it comes to yoga although it might be time to have another look not only as a possibility but an opportunity to get in shape by way of one ...