Heart Attack: Women vs Men

Many people are not aware that women may experience different symptoms of heart attack than that of men. No, they may not present with excruciating chest pain that radiates to the left shoulder that causes them to collapse shortly. While this is common among men having heart attacks, but a woman who is having a…Read more Heart Attack: Women vs Men

Zika Fever- Just One Bite Away

In light of recent Zika virus outbreak in Singapore and now in Malaysia, are you concerned and how would we go about stopping its spread? In contrary to popular belief, the Zika virus is not a new entity. It was first isolated in the 1940's in Uganda and has gone unnoticed under the category of "anthropod-borne…Read more Zika Fever- Just One Bite Away

Walking through Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery

The heart is located at the center of our chest cavity. It is surrounded by the ribs and protected by the sternum. The main function of the heart is to supply oxygen to tissues and organs in our body. Arteries are vessels responsible for the transport of blood from the heart to all parts of…Read more Walking through Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery

Nephrolithiasis Overview

What to know about Nephrolithiasis? It refers to a concretion formed in the kidney, also known as kidney stone in laymen’s term is considered as one of the most commonly seen pathological conditions in the urology department worldwide. The severity of presenting symptoms may vary depending on the size and the quantity of the stones…Read more Nephrolithiasis Overview

The Link Between Cannabis And Stroke

Stroke is defined as a lack of blood flow to a section of the brain leading to cell death. It is an emergency situation with high rate of mortality that requires immediate medical attention. There are a total of 3 types of strokes, namely ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke and transient ischemic stroke. The prevalence of…Read more The Link Between Cannabis And Stroke

The Use Of Cannabis As Anti-Emetics And Appetite Inducer

Cannabis, also known as marijuana, is the dried leaves and flowers extracted from hemp plant. It is available for consumption in the form of cigarette, vapor, marijuana infused tea or edibles. Currently cannabis is one of the most widely used psychostimulant drugs in the world for recreational purposes due to the presence of a chemical…Read more The Use Of Cannabis As Anti-Emetics And Appetite Inducer

Diabetes Mellitus Made Easy

We know that diabetes mellitus is a chronic metabolic disease closely associated with high blood sugar level, but how do we confirm diagnosis apart from observing an array of classical presenting symptoms? PS: normal blood glucose level of human is about 5.6mmol/L or 80-100mg/dl. As you can see, there are 4 methods to diagnose a…Read more Diabetes Mellitus Made Easy