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Posted on : December 6, 2010

Hygiene and Sanitations

On 15th November 2010, BIMC Hospital held training at the Bali Dynasty Resort for their staffs. The training conducted was on Hygiene and Sanitation. The hotel acknowledges the importance of ...
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Posted on : October 5, 2010

Bali Rabies – Update

Since the emergence of rabies in Bali in late 2008, this viral disease has been problematic for the government.  One of the factors causing difficulties in the eradication of rabies on the island ...
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Posted on : September 15, 2010

Concussion

Doctors may describe it as a “mild head injury”, because it’s usually not life threatening, but believe us, the effects of a concussion can be more than just mild! Of course, at least once, ...
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Posted on : September 9, 2010

Bali Belly

The tropical paradise island of Bali has many things to offer; the unique artwork, the beautiful scenery, and great parties.  One other event you won’t forget is if you experience gastroenteritis ...
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Posted on : July 23, 2010

Hemodialysis

  Imagine your kidney as the filter and waste disposal machine of your body.  The human body produces and metabolizes several substances.  Blood transports the waste of metabolized substances to ...
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Posted on : June 3, 2010

Home Pregnancy Test

Positive or negative? This is the big question for every woman taking the home pregnancy test. In fact, then another question should pop-up, “Is it false-positive or false-negative?” Read on. ...
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Posted on : June 3, 2010

Pulmonary Embolism

You must have heard about people having a heart attack, where there is a blood clot blocking the blood supply to the heart. Similar to a heart attack, pulmonary embolism is a lung attack, where a ...
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Posted on : June 2, 2010

Sore throat

Sore Throat We might just call the sore throat a common sore, since it is as common as the common cold. It could happen to anyone, anywhere and anytime. It can be an early sign of many diseases, ...
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Posted on : November 11, 2009

Athlete’s Foot

Don’t be fooled if you ever get this diagnosis.  It doesn’t mean you’re eligible to compete for a gold medal.  Here’s the real truth about athlete’s foot. The ...
What is swine flu?
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Posted on : August 13, 2009

What is swine flu?

Swine flu is a highly contagious acute respiratory disease of pigs caused by influenza A virus.  It causes high levels of illness and low death rates in pigs. Swine influenza viruses may ...
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Posted on : July 16, 2009

Snoring and Sleep Apnea

More than 30% of adults snore, at least a few nights each week.  Imagine how many people’s sleep are disrupted from one person’s loud snore and what is more a concern is when snoring ...
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Posted on : July 16, 2009

Digital Imaging X-ray

The discovery of x-ray by Wilhem Roentgen in the late 1800s is one of the greatest contribution in medicine. From an X-ray we can know problems happening inside the human’s body. Further ...
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Posted on : July 15, 2009

Blocking the Sun

Ultraviolet rays in sun light can cause serious and often irreversible harm to the body. This can range from eye damage to the more extreme, skin cancer. Prevention must start from early age. For ...
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Posted on : July 15, 2009

Motion Sickness

Why are people more likely to get car sick in the back seat than in the front? Why are drivers less likely to get car sick than front seat passengers? Why do some people get sick in the car only ...
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Posted on : June 30, 2009

Dehydration

Dehydration due to a combination of heat and gastrointestinal problems is common among travelers. Make sure that there is adequate fluid intake, including some “sports drinks”. Babies and ...
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Posted on : May 28, 2009

FLU, COLD, and ALLERGY

Know more about FLU, COLD, and ALLERGY The symptoms are similar, but one is more serious than the other, know which one. Know what to do from our symptom check list. What are the Differences? ...