Medical Updates

The age old question: how long will I live

The age old question: how long will I live

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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

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Statins Still Likely the Best Choice

Statins Still Likely the Best Choice

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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

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What Damage Will Your Next Cigarette Do?

What Damage Will Your Next Cigarette Do?

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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

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March 9th World Kidney Day Theme: Kidney Disease & Obesity

March 9th World Kidney Day Theme: Kidney Disease & Obesity

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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

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The Future of Health Care Data Analytics

The Future of Health Care Data Analytics

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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

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Artificial Intelligence for Smart Eating

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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.

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Managing Chronic Back Pain By Dr. Ketut Ngurah Gunapriya, SpAn,KIC,FIPP

Managing Chronic Back Pain By Dr. Ketut Ngurah Gunapriya, SpAn,KIC,FIPP

https://bimcbali.com/health-e-update/managing-chronic-back-pain-dr-ketut-ngurah-gunapriya-spankicfipp.html

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.

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Is a Cure for HIV and AIDS Around the Corner?

Is a Cure for HIV and AIDS Around the Corner?

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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…

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Microdermabrasion: Not Just for Celebrities

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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

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Is Zika Really the Cause of Microcephaly?

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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

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Cuckoo for Coconuts: A Worldwide Health Craze Falls from the Trees

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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, fight

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Tiny Organ Controls Blood Pressure

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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

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To Vape or Not to Vape

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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

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Think Pink in the Month of October

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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

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2016: A Year of Amazing Medical Technology

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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 university researchers to

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Rabies Then and Now

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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

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Use your body or lose it also rings true with your mind and they both work together

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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 Mediterranean

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A Fantastic Voyage: Nanotechnology

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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

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Zika Musquito

Two Zika Cases Prompt Australian Advisory to Indonesia

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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” Zika virus

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Yoga’s BIG New Market: Overweight People

Yoga’s BIG New Market: Overweight People

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  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

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