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20001/ART/YEZ/XII/23 29 February 2024
HEALTH SECRETS: WHY LDL AND HDL CHECKS CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE!
Routine examination and monitoring of LDL and HDL levels is very important, because both have vital functions in the body's lipid metabolism. An imbalance in the levels of both can increase the risk of atherosclerosis, heart disease and stroke. Therefore, regular examinations are necessary to detect changes in the lipid profile and timely taking of preventive measures.
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10068/ART/RIR/II/2024 27 February 2024
UNDERSTANDING THE IMPORTANCE OF HBA1C TESTING IN DIABETES MANAGEMENT
Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) testing plays a pivotal role in the management of diabetes mellitus. This article provides a comprehensive overview of the importance of HbA1c testing in diabetes management. It elucidates the significance of HbA1c as a marker for long-term glycemic control, its role in diagnosing diabetes, monitoring treatment efficacy, and assessing the risk of diabetes-related complications.
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10068/ART/RIR/II/2024 22 February 2024
ENHANCING EFFICIENCY WITH LIPID PROFILE MEASUREMENTS: AUTOMATED SOLUTION FROM SINOCARE ICARE-2100
This article highlights the importance of lipid profile measurement in identifying metabolic disease risk and the role of laboratory testing in clinical practice to prevent and manage these conditions.
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20007/ART/YEZ/II/24 20 February 2024
REVOLUTIONIZING HEALTHCARE: THE CRUCIAL ROLE OF IVD DEVICE DATA INTEGRATION WITH LIS
In the midst of rapid changes in the healthcare field, data integration has become a key factor in improving patient care outcomes. One area where this integration is particularly important is in coordinating data from In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) devices in hospital facilities or clinics. Utilizing Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) to merge and manage this data not only simplifies processes but also plays a fundamental role in enhancing diagnostic accuracy and treatment efficacy.
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20065/ART/ARN/II/2024 19 February 2024
FREE FROM DENGUE WITH RAPID TEST – LET’S CHECK NOW!
Dengue is often challenging to detect in its early stages because its symptoms resemble those of common flu. Therefore, Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) is key to early detection, enabling prompt medical actions and appropriate treatment.
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20006/ART/YEZ/II/24 19 February 2024
HEALTH KEY: WHY IS BLOOD CHEMISTRY TESTING IMPORTANT?
Blood chemistry testing is a highly important medical procedure, delving into the complex chemical composition of blood to measure key parameters such as liver function, kidney function, glucose levels, cholesterol, and electrolytes in the blood. With its ability to detect diseases, monitor medical conditions, evaluate organ function, and assess treatment effectiveness, this test serves as a cornerstone in modern healthcare.
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20064/ART/ARN/II/2024 18 February 2024
WIDAL TEST IN THE MODERN ERA: IS IT STILL WORTH USING IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES?
The Widal test has become a symbol of diagnostic health in developing countries. However, to what extent is the Widal test relevant in addressing the increasingly sophisticated landscape of modern healthcare?
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10067/ART/RIR/II/2024 16 February 2024
EMPOWERING WOMEN: FACING CERVICAL CANCER WITH KNOWLEDGE AND ACTION
Cervical cancer is one of the most common types of cancer affecting women worldwide. However, many women still lack information about this disease, which can lead to late diagnosis and ineffective treatment. Therefore, it is crucial for every woman to empower herself with accurate information about cervical cancer and the steps that can be taken to prevent and manage this disease.
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20005/ART/YEZ/II/24 15 February 2024
LABORATORY INFORMATION SYSTEM (LIS) IN 4.0 ERA
LIS or Laboratory Information System is a software that functions to integrate patient data, lab test results, and also archive data from a healthcare facility. In the era of Industry 4.0, LIS has become an important part of a healthcare facility to minimize human error and improve the effectiveness of the laboratory.
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20004/ART/YEZ/I/24 12 February 2024
3 DIFF HEMATOLOGY ANALYZER
The 3-part differential hematology analyzer is a crucial tool in clinical laboratories for blood analysis. Compared to other hematology instruments, the 3 diff analyzer offers advantages such as lower cost, speed, ease of use, and sufficient accuracy for most diagnostic needs.
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10066/ART/RIR/I/2024 25 January 2024
MANAGING URIC ACID WITH A HEALTHY DIET: KEY TO OPTIMAL JOINT HEALTH
Uric acid is a medical condition caused by the accumulation of uric acid crystals in the body, especially around the joints, which can cause pain and inflammation. While genetic factors can influence an individual's uric acid levels, an unhealthy diet is often a major cause of increased uric acid levels in the body. Therefore, adopting a healthy diet can be a crucial step in managing uric acid and maintaining optimal joint health.
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20063/ART/ARN/I/2024 23 January 2024
SECRET VEIL OF DISINFECTANTS: PROTECTING HEALTH OR ENDANGERING?
Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) pose a significant threat to patients, healthcare professionals, and visitors. The use of safe disinfectants plays a central role in preventing infections in healthcare facilities.
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20062/ART/ARN/I/2024 22 January 2024
HOW STRESS CONTRIBUTES TO THE OCCURRENCE OF CANKER SORES
Canker sores, or oral ulcers, are small lesions that appear inside the mouth, causing pain and discomfort. Stress can weaken the immune system and trigger inflammatory reactions within the mouth. This mechanism can increase the risk of developing canker sores or worsen existing conditions.
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10065/ART/RIR/I/2024 15 January 2024
ORAL CANCER IN CHILDREN: CAUSES, SYMPTOMS, AND PREVENTION
Oral cancer in children may seem rare, yet awareness of this condition is crucial. Although uncommon, oral cancer can affect children of all ages. Understanding the causes, symptoms, and prevention methods is essential for parents and pediatric caregivers.
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10064/ART/RIR/XII/2023 21 December 2023
UNDERSTANDING SYMPTOMS OF DIABETIC EYE DISORDERS
Diabetes poses a significant risk to eye health, potentially leading to severe conditions like diabetic retinopathy and faster-onset cataracts. Detecting early signs of these eye disorders is challenging but crucial for protection. Symptoms include blurry vision, sudden changes, light sensitivity, and peripheral vision loss. Early detection through regular eye exams by specialists is vital to prevent extensive damage. Controlling blood sugar levels, routine check-ups, and a healthy lifestyle are key preventive measures to manage diabetes and minimize eye-related complications.
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20003/ART/YEZ/XII/23 20 December 2023
LAMBDA CARRAGEENAN AS ANTIVIRAL AND ANTIBACTERIAL COMPOUND
Lambda (λ) carrageenan is a polysaccharide compound from red algae which has antibacterial and antiviral activity. Various studies have succeeded in revealing the ability of the lambda carrageenan molecule to actively inactivate and ward off bacteria and viruses, especially in several parts of the body that are easily exposed to viruses and bacteria from the environment, such as the nasal cavity.
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10063/ART/RIR/XII/2023 14 December 2023
UNVEILING CRUCIAL FACTS ABOUT DIABETES
Diabetes is a medical condition whose global prevalence continues to escalate. With extensive ramifications on individual health and healthcare systems, a better understanding of this condition becomes increasingly vital. Here are some crucial facts that need to be comprehended about diabetes.
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20002/ART/YEZ/XII/23 11 December 2023
DETECTION OF INFECTIONS IN THE BODY BY EXAMINING THE ESR
"The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is the most common examination method to determine indications of inflammation in the body due to blood cell clumping, however further examination is still needed to determine the type of infection that is occurring"
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20001/ART/YEZ/XII/23 07 December 2023
LET'S START PREVENTING RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS
With the increase in several respiratory tract infection cases towards the end of 2023 due to various factors such as bacteria, viruses, and allergic reactions, it is crucial for us to begin preventing them by cleansing the nose cavity with saline spray.
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20061/ART/ARN/XI/2023 30 November 2023
THE INFLUENCE OF AIR QUALITY ON LUNG CANCER
One severe consequence of exposure to polluted air is the increased risk of lung cancer. Tiny airborne particles can infiltrate the lungs, elevating the risk of developing cancer. Understanding the influence of air quality on the risk of lung cancer is crucial in efforts for prevention and health protection.
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20060/ART/ARN/XI/2023 18 November 2023
CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH: HIGHLIGHTING THE IMPORTANCE OF RESPIRATORY HEALTH
COPD involves long-term narrowing of the airways, usually caused by two main conditions: chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Major risk factors for COPD include smoking, exposure to secondhand smoke, and exposure to pollution. The COPD Awareness Month 2023 is expected to be a crucial moment in enhancing public understanding of this disease
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10061/ART/RIR/XI/2023 17 November 2023
IMPORTANT EFFORTS TO REDUCE PREMATURE BIRTH RATES
This article highlights the importance of preventive efforts to reduce the incidence of premature births. Understanding contributing factors such as maternal healthcare, lifestyle, and infections, measures like quality prenatal care, reproductive health education, health monitoring programs, equitable healthcare access, and psychological and social support for expectant mothers are crucial in addressing the issue of premature births.
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10062/ART/RIR/XI/2023 16 November 2023
SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES IN EARLY CANCER DETECTION: UNDERSTANDING THE PROCESS AND HOPE FOR THE FUTURE
Cancer remains a significant challenge in the field of healthcare, but there is strong hope that early detection can change the game. Early cancer detection has brought significant successes in prognosis and recovery, yet there are challenges to overcome to achieve better detection rates in the future.
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20059/ART/ARN/XI/2023 15 November 2023
“MYSTERIOUS” PNEUMONIA OUTBREAK IN CHINA
The increase in the incidence of respiratory diseases, predominantly affecting children in China. This increase to lifting of COVID-19 restrictions and the arrival of the cold season, and due to circulating known pathogens such as influenza, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), SARS-CoV-2. This “mysterious” pneumonia cases have attracted the world's attention.
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20058/ART/ARN/XI/2023 12 November 2023
RECOGNIZING PNEUMONIA IN CHILDREN
Pneumonia is inflammation of the lungs caused by infection, which can be caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungi. This lung inflammation can cause children to lack oxygen because the oxygen exchange process will be disrupted. Pneumonia in children can be detected by observing at the symptoms, if children show symptoms of coughing, fever, rapid breathing, difficulty in breathing, or visible chest wall pulling when breathing, then you should be wary of pneumonia.
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10060/ART/RIR/XI/2023 06 November 2023
URIC ACID IMBALANCE: DANGERS IN BOTH HIGH AND LOW LEVELS
Uric acid is a natural chemical compound produced by the body during purine metabolism. The level of uric acid in the body can serve as an important health indicator, but extreme increases or decreases can potentially be hazardous to one's well-being. This article discusses the importance of understanding the impacts of both high and low uric acid levels, and how they can affect overall health.
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20057/ART/ARN/XI/2023 01 November 2023
DISINFECTION USING ALCOHOL VS UMONIUM38
In healthcare facility, surgical procedures and even more invasive medical procedures are performed everyday. Disinfection and sterilization are essential for ensuring that medical and surgical instruments do not transmit infectious pathogens to patients. Failure to properly disinfect or sterilize equipment, can lead to infection, equipment damage which leads to wasted costs.
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10059/ART/RIR/X/2023 29 October 2023
THE IMPORTANCE OF EARLY DETECTION AND SWIFT ACTION IN STROKE CASES
Stroke is a serious medical condition that can occur suddenly and be life-threatening. Early detection and prompt action are crucial in improving prognosis and minimizing brain damage caused by a stroke. This article will discuss why early detection and swift action are paramount in cases of stroke.
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20056/ART/ARN/X/2023 25 October 2023
YELLOWISH DISCOLORATION OF THE EYES DURING HEPATITIS
Hepatitis is an inflammatory disease affecting the liver and can be caused by viruses, alcohol, autoimmune diseases, or specific chemicals. One common and distinctive symptom of hepatitis is a change in eye color to yellow, known as jaundice. In this article, we will delve deeper into the relationship between hepatitis and yellowing eyes.
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10058/ART/RIR/X/2023 18 October 2023
HPV TYPES LINKED TO CERVICAL CANCER: UNDERSTANDING ADENOCARCINOMA AND ADENOSQUAMOUS CARCINOMA
Cervical cancer is one of the most common types of cancer occurring in women worldwide. This cancer is typically caused by infection with the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). HPV is a family of DNA viruses with over 200 types that can infect humans. Some types of HPV, particularly high-risk types, can lead to cell changes that have the potential to become cancerous. In this article, we will discuss the specific types of HPV that are associated with two types of cervical cancer: adenocarcinoma and adenosquamous carcinoma.
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20055/ART/ARN/X/2023 17 October 2023
THE IMPORTANCE OF ROOM HUMIDIFIER IN MAINTAINING LUNG HEALTH
Humidifiers can provide much-needed additional humidity, especially when the air feels dry. Air that is too dry can cause various health issues such as coughs and colds. Maintaining indoor air humidity at a healthy level can help prevent respiratory problems.
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10057/ART/RIR/X/2023 15 October 2023
UNRAVELING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ANEMIA, MISCARRIAGE, AND INFANT MORTALITY
Anemia, miscarriage, and infant mortality are three complex health issues that are often closely related. These conditions can have serious implications for the well-being of both mothers and infants, requiring specific attention from a public health perspective. This article will elucidate the relationship between anemia, miscarriage, and infant mortality, providing insights into the importance of proper prevention and management.
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20054/ART/ARN/X/2023 15 October 2023
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HAND WASHING AND TYPHOID FEVER
Typhoid fever is a life-threatening infection caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi. Once Salmonella Typhi bacteria are ingested, they multiply and spread into the bloodstream. Severe cases may lead to serious complications or even death. It is usually spread through contaminated food or water, so it is important for people to wash their hands to stop the spread of typhoid.
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10056/ART/RIR/IX/2023 26 September 2023
EARLY DETECTION OF OVARIAN CANCER: THE IMPORTANCE OF AWARENESS AND ROUTINE EXAMINATIONS
Ovarian cancer, a formidable adversary, often evades early detection due to its subtle symptoms. Recognizing its signs and undergoing routine screenings are pivotal in its early intervention. Detecting ovarian cancer in its nascent stages significantly improves prognosis and treatment outcomes. This article emphasizes the imperative of awareness and regular examinations in the battle against this insidious disease.
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20053/ART/ARN/IX/2023 22 September 2023
SEXUAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH: THE IMPORTANCE OF UNDERSTANDING AND CARE
Data from the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that more than one million people are infected with STIs every day. Awareness of the importance of maintaining sexual health serves as the foundation to reduce the risks of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and other sexual health issues. Sexual Health Awareness Month becomes a moment to educate and bring deserved attention to every individual's life.
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20051/ART/ARN/IX/2023 17 September 2023
SYPHILIS TESTING IN BLOOD DONORS
Syphilis is an infectious disease caused by Treponema pallidum. Syphilis is usually transmitted by sexual contact or from mother to infant and be transmitted by transfusion of blood or blood components from donors with active syphilis. Donor selection is important because donors with high-risk behaviours and other risk factors may be infected by syphilis and compromise the safety of blood used for transfusion.
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10056/ART/RIR/IX/2023 13 September 2023
THE ROLE OF LACTATE LEVELS IN EARLY IDENTIFICATION AND MANAGEMENT OF SEPSIS IN THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
Sepsis is a serious medical condition that can be life-threatening and requires prompt and accurate intervention. One of the crucial indicators used in the early identification and management of sepsis in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is the measurement of lactate levels in the blood. This article discusses the pivotal role of monitoring lactate levels in the efforts of early sepsis recognition and effective management in the ICU setting.
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10055/ART/RIR/iX/2023 12 September 2023
CANKER SORES ON THE LIPS: CAUSES, PREVENTION, AND EFFECTIVE TREATMENT
Canker sores, also known as sariawan, are painful ulcers that can develop inside the mouth, including on the lips. They can be discomforting and may disrupt everyday activities such as eating and speaking. Understanding the causes, methods of prevention, and effective treatments for canker sores on the lips is crucial for managing this common oral health issue.
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10054/ART/RIR/IX/2023 09 September 2023
ELEVATING ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE THROUGH LACTATE MONITORING
In the realm of sports, lactate monitoring stands as a pivotal tool, offering profound insights into an athlete's physiological response to exercise. Lactate, a byproduct of anaerobic metabolism, surges during intense physical exertion. This article delves into the intricate relationship between lactate monitoring and sports performance enhancement.
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20052/ART/ARN/IX/2023 07 September 2023
HEPATITIS IN CHILDREN
Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver and can occur in children. Parents need to be more vigilant in paying attention to their children's health and further recognize the symptoms of hepatitis in children and how to prevent it.
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10053/ART/RIR/VIII/2023 28 August 2023
RAISING AWARENESS OF THE IMPORTANCE OF METABOLIC HEALTH IN CHILDREN
Metabolism, a complex process that occurs within the body, plays a central role in converting nutrients into the energy needed for growth, development, and bodily functions. During critical stages of growth and development, such as childhood and adolescence, metabolic health has significant long-term implications for children's futures. Maintaining good metabolic health during these periods can help prevent serious health risks later in life, such as obesity and type 2 diabetes.
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20050/ART/ARN/VII/2023 01 August 2023
DRUG ABUSE AMONG TEENAGERS
Narcotics abuse is one of the big problems faced by the Indonesian nation. Drug abuse is especially prevalent among teenagers. Addiction, depression, overdose to death are the effects of drug abuse.
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20049/ART/ARN/VII/2023 28 July 2023
REVEALING MYTHS AND FACTS ABOUT HEPATITIS C
The hepatitis C virus can cause an infection that left untreated may result in major liver damage. But despite the seriousness of the virus, many people are confused about who is at risk and how it spreads from one person to another.
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10052/ART/RIR/VII/2023 26 July 2023
RECURRING CANKER SORES: WHEN TO WORRY AND CONSULT A DOCTOR?
Canker sores are a common condition that can disrupt the comfort of the mouth and cause pain while eating or talking. However, for some people, canker sores can become a recurring problem and disrupt their daily quality of life. This article will discuss why recurring canker sores happen when to be concerned, and when it's best to consult a doctor. We will also explore treatment options that doctors may recommend to address recurring canker sores.
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20048/ART/ARN/VII/2023 23 July 2023
TYPHOID FEVER IN CHILDREN: RISK FACTORS AND EFFECTIVE PREVENTION
Typhoid fever is a life-threatening infection caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi. It is usually spread through contaminated food or water. Symptoms include prolonged high fever, fatigue, headache, nausea, abdominal pain, and constipation or diarrhoea. Severe cases may lead to serious complications or even death.
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10051/ART/RIR/VII/2023 17 July 2023
MAINTAINING FAMILY HEALTH THROUGH REGULAR HEALTH CHECK-UP
Maintaining family health is crucial for achieving a quality and harmonious life. One important step to take is regularly conducting health check-ups. Periodic health check-ups help in the early detection of potential health issues before symptoms arise, allowing for early intervention. They also aid in preventing the spread of communicable diseases among family members. Furthermore, health check-ups promote awareness of healthy lifestyles and reduce long-term healthcare costs.
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10050/ART/RIR/VII/2023 11 July 2023
BUILDING AN EXCELLENT GENERATION: OVERCOMING STUNTING THROUGH IMPROVED ANTENATAL CARE
Stunting, a condition where children have shorter height compared to their peers, poses a significant global public health challenge. Addressing stunting requires prioritizing improved antenatal care for pregnant women. This article emphasizes the importance of antenatal care in preventing stunting and building a thriving generation.
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10049/ART/RIR/VII/2023 28 June 2023
MAINTAIN YOUR CHOLESTEROL AND TRIGLYCERIDE LEVELS AFTER EID AL-ADHA: BEING ALERT TO LIPID METABOLISM DISORDERS
This article emphasizes the importance of blood cholesterol and triglyceride testing after Eid al-Adha to stay alert to lipid metabolism disorders. Eid al-Adha celebrations often involve consuming delicious food, especially meat, which can negatively impact lipid metabolism balance in the body. Blood cholesterol and triglyceride testing provides information about the risk of heart disease and helps doctors provide appropriate recommendations.
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20047/ART/ARN/VI/2023 26 June 2023
RAPID DRUG TEST AS A FAST AND EFFECTIVE DETECTION DEVICE
Rapid drug tests provide fast results in a few minutes. Rapid drug help to identify the presences of drug and/or metabolite in the specimen. Rapid drug tests provide ideal solutions for correctional, workplace, health & human services.
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10048/ART/RIR/VI/2023 23 June 2023
EARLY DETECTION OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DAMAGE THROUGH MICROALBUMIN, CREATININE, AND ALBUMIN-CREATININE RATIO EXAMINATION
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a pathological condition that gradually impairs kidney function over a long period of time. Early detection of CKD is crucial in preventing disease progression and reducing the risk of serious complications. One of the methods used in the early detection of CKD is the examination of microalbumin, creatinine, and the albumin-creatinine ratio. In this article, we discuss the importance of these examinations as diagnostic tools for early detection of CKD.
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10047/ART/RIR/VI/2023 14 June 2023
A HEALTHY FAMILY BEGINS WITH PROPER BODY METABOLISM FUNCTION EXAMINATION
The article stresses the importance of routine examinations to monitor metabolic function, which helps identify potential health risks and underlying issues. It emphasizes the role of balanced nutrition and physical activity in maintaining a healthy weight and controlling blood sugar levels. The inclusion of stress management as a crucial aspect of proper metabolism is highlighted. Overall, the article serves as a useful starting point for understanding the importance of proper body metabolism in maintaining a healthy family. Further expansion and inclusion of specific details would enhance its educational value.
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20046/ART/ARN/VI/2023 05 June 2023
BENEFITS OF ECO-FRIENDLY PRODUCT PACKAGING
Product packaging is everywhere. This amount of plastic and other non-natural materials can cause environmental problems such as waste and pollution. But there is an alternative: eco-friendly packaging.
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10046/ART/RIR/VI/2023 01 June 2023
BLOOD GLUCOSE MONITORING FOR PEDIATRIC HEALTH IN TYPE 1 DIABETES MELLITUS
This article highlights the importance of blood glucose monitoring for pediatric health in children with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM). Blood glucose monitoring plays a crucial role in the management of T1DM in children, allowing for timely adjustments in insulin therapy, diet modifications, and lifestyle changes. The article emphasizes the benefits of monitoring blood glucose levels, including achieving optimal glycemic control, individualized treatment planning, early detection of glucose fluctuations, and empowering children and their families in self-care. The methods of blood glucose monitoring discussed include self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), with advancements in technology such as closed-loop systems and mobile applications enhancing the monitoring process. Overall, regular blood glucose monitoring is vital for maintaining pediatric health in children with T1DM and improving their overall well-being while reducing the risk of complications.
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10045/ART/RIR/V/2023 29 May 2023
CULTIVATING SELF-EXAMINATION FOR MONITORING BODY METABOLISM FUNCTION
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle involves understanding and monitoring the body's metabolism. Metabolism refers to the chemical processes that occur within living organisms to sustain life. Regular self-examination and monitoring of one's metabolism can provide valuable insights into overall health and aid in the early detection of potential health issues. This article aims to explore the importance of self-examination for monitoring body metabolism, highlighting its benefits and providing practical tips for implementing this practice into daily life.
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20045/ART/ARN/V/2023 25 May 2023
HEPATITIS VIRUS: 8 TIPS TO PROTECT YOURSELF FOR TRAVELERS
The risk of contracting viral hepatitis has fallen sharply in recent years. The risk is higher for people who travel abroad, especially to regions where hepatitis is prevalent and sanitation is poor.
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20044/ART/ARN/V/2023 23 May 2023
HEALTH EFFECT OF AIR POLLUTION
Air pollution is the greatest environmental threat to public health globally. Residential pollution, fossil fuels, transport, waste burning, chemical and mining industries are the main human-made sources of fine particles globally that pollute our air. Air pollution and climate change are closely linked as all major pollutants have an impact on the climate. Improving our air quality will bring health, development, and environmental benefits.
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20043/ART/ARN/V/2023 22 May 2023
THE DANGERS AND IMPACTS OF CIGARETTE SMOKE IN THE HOUSE
Smoking leaves odors and poisons on clothes, rooms, and objects around smokers. This endangers other family members because they have close contact with household furniture that has been contaminated with various toxic substances from cigarettes.
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20042/ART/ARN/V/2023 18 May 2023
COULD A VACCINE FIGHT HIV?
A vaccine prevents or controls a specific infection by training the body's immune system to fight it. Over the years, scientists have made vaccines for various diseases including polio, influenza, and smallpox. Even though it has been decades since the discovery of the virus, a vaccine for HIV has yet to be found, because the development process takes a long time.
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10043/ART/RIR/V/2023 08 May 2023
THE IMPORTANCE OF HEMOGLOBIN SCREENING AND ITS IMPACT ON ANEMIA PATIENTS
This article discusses the importance of hemoglobin screening in diagnosing and managing anemia, as well as its impact on anemia patients. Hemoglobin screening allows for early detection of anemia and ensures timely intervention. Through simple screening tests, doctors can identify anemia, assess its severity, and plan appropriate treatment. Additionally, hemoglobin screening is also useful in monitoring the effectiveness of anemia treatment and making necessary adjustments. With early detection and effective management, anemia patients can experience significant health improvements and enhance their quality of life.
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10042/ART/RIR/V/2023 07 May 2023
EMPOWERING WOMEN'S HEALTH: THE SIGNIFICANCE OF CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING AND EDUCATION FROM MULTIPLE PERSPECTIVES
The article highlights the importance of early detection of cervical cancer and the roles of various parties in educating the public about the importance of regular screenings. Healthcare providers, governments, health institutions, communities, non-profit organizations, family, friends, media, and influencers all have a part to play in raising awareness and making cervical cancer screening accessible and affordable. By working together, it is hoped that public awareness of cervical cancer and the importance of regular screening will increase, leading to a reduction in the number of cases and deaths caused by cervical cancer.
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10041/ART/RIR/V/2023 05 May 2023
IMPROVING MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH SERVICES WITH POCT TECHNOLOGY
This article discusses how point-of-care testing (POCT) technology can improve maternal and child healthcare services by providing fast and reliable diagnostic results, leading to better care and outcomes. POCT can be used to diagnose and manage various conditions such as infectious diseases, anemia, and gestational diabetes. It can also improve access to healthcare services for remote and underserved areas.The use of POCT can prevent complications such as premature delivery and low birth weight, ultimately leading to better maternal and child health outcomes.
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20041/ART/ARN/IV/2023 27 April 2023
CRITERIA FOR AIR IN HEALTH FACILITIES
Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) especially in health facilities is very important to note, not only for comfort but also for the health of patients and health workers on duty. Poor indoor air quality can have an impact on health.
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20040/ART/ARN/IV/2023 25 April 2023
PREVENTION OF MALARIA IN TRAVELERS
Malaria, a parasitic disease caused by protozoa belonging to the genus Plasmodium. Despite being a preventable disease, cases reported among travelers have continued to increase in recent decades. So, for travellers it is important to know about the existent measures for malaria prevention.
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20039/ART/ARN/IV/2023 22 April 2023
MEDICAL WASTE AND ITS IMPACT ON HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Health-care activities protect and restore health and save lives. But health-care waste contains potentially harmful microorganisms that can infect hospital patients, health workers and the general public. Management of health care wastes can prevent adverse health and environmental impacts from such waste.
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20038/ART/ARN/IV/2023 19 April 2023
DENGUE FEVER IN CHILDREN
Dengue Fever is a viral infection that spreads from mosquito bites to people. It is more common in tropical and subtropical climates. The most common symptoms are high fever, headache, body aches, nausea, and rash. Most cases of dengue fever are mild and go away on their own after about a week. In severe cases, dengue can be fatal.
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10040/ART/RIR/IV/2023 19 April 2023
4 FACTS ABOUT CANKER SORES IN CHILDREN
Childhood canker sores can be caused by various factors, including viral infections, bacterial infections, trauma or injury, nutritional deficiencies, and allergies. In severe cases, prescription medications may be necessary to treat canker sores in children. Good oral hygiene and a healthy diet can help prevent canker sores in children. Besides that, there are several interesting facts related to canker sores in children. Let's discuss them in the following article.
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10039/ART/RIR/IV/2023 14 April 2023
HOW DRINKING ALCOHOL CAN TRIGGER HIGH URIC ACID LEVELS IN YOUR BODY
Gout is a common disease that can be extremely painful and have long-term consequences for your overall health. There are several triggers that can impact the development of gout, including alcohol use. Here, learn more about the connection between drinking alcohol and gout, and considerations to keep in mind for optimal health.
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10038/ART/RIR/IV/2023 07 April 2023
RECOGNIZING VARIOUS TYPES OF POINT-OF-CARE TESTS
Point-of-care testing, otherwise referred to as near-patient, bedside, or extra laboratory testing, is not new. Many of the early “diagnostic tests” were first done at the bedside. Over the past few years, however, analytical systems have been developed that enable a wide range of tests to be done quickly and simply without the need for sophisticated laboratory equipment. The key objective of point-of-care testing is to generate a result quickly so that appropriate treatment can be implemented.
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20037/ART/ARN/IV/2023 05 April 2023
SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES AND ITS IMPACT ON PREGNANCY
Sexually transmitted diseases, commonly called STDs, are infections that are spread by having sex with someone who has a STD. STDs are serious illnesses that require treatment, regardless of whether someone is pregnant or not. But when someone pregnant, there is not the only one at risk; many STDs can be especially harmful to the baby.
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20036/ART/ARN/III/2023 24 March 2023
TUBERCULOSIS TREATMENT DURING PREGNANCY
A doctor will give several routine tests to pregnant woman to check for any health issues that might affect the health of the child & the mother. One of them is an examination for tuberculosis (TB), which is an infectious bacterial disease that usually attacks the lungs. It can be dangerous for the baby & the mother if they do not get the right treatment for TB.
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20035/ART/ARN/III/2023 10 March 2023
COMMON MYTHS ABOUT HIV AND AIDS
HIV has always been wrapped up in misinformation and stigma. Knowing the truth can help erase the stigma. This article will cover a few common misconceptions about HIV and how those who are living with it can still lead very fulfilling and productive lives.
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10037/ART/RIR/III/2023 08 March 2023
BE AWARE OF IRON DEFICIENCY IN CHILDREN: PREVENTION TIPS FOR PARENTS
Iron deficiency in children can affect development and lead to anemia. Find out how much iron your child needs, the best sources of iron, and more. Someone with anemia has a lower number of red blood cells (RBCs) than usual. RBCs contain hemoglobin, a protein that carries oxygen throughout the body. The body needs iron to make hemoglobin. Without enough iron, less hemoglobin and fewer red blood cells are made, leading to anemia. Treatment with iron supplements usually makes the anemia better.
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10036/ART/RIR/II/2023 28 February 2023
PREVENT STUNTING IS IMPORTANT
1 in 4 Indonesian children is stunted, and approximately 5 million Indonesian children are stunted, what is stunting?
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20034/ART/ARN/II/2023 22 February 2023
TRAINING FOR OLFACTORY DYSFUNCTION
Olfactory training is a non-pharmacological and non-surgical treatment option for patients with olfactory dysfunction. Patients undergoing olfactory training expose themselves to 4 different odors twice daily for at least 24 weeks.
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20033/ART/ARN/II/2023 12 February 2023
What Is the Latest Recommendation for Hepatitis B Vaccination?
At a meeting held on Nov. 2–3, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices reviewed its recommendations on vaccines for infectious diseases. During this meeting, the committee revised hepatitis B vaccine recommendation guidelines to protect more adults against the effects of the hepatitis B virus infection.
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10035/ART/RIR/I/2023 05 February 2023
ORAL THRUSH IN CHILDREN
Oral thrush is a common fungal infection in and around children’s mouths. Oral thrush looks like white spots and patches. Thrush often goes away on its own, but children sometimes need antifungal drops or gel.
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10035/ART/RIR/I/2023 04 February 2023
FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION CYTOLOGY (FNAC)
Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) entails using a narrow gauge (25-22G) needle to collect a sample of a lesion for microscopic examination. It allows a minimally invasive, rapid diagnosis of tissue but does not preserve its histological architecture.
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20033/ART/ARN/I/2023 02 February 2023
HOW TO EXERCISE SAFELY WITH ARTHRITIS?
When arthritis tries to slow you down, exercise can keep you moving. Exercise helps ease arthritis pain and stiffness. When starting an arthritis exercise, know what to do and how much to do for best results.
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10034/ART/RIR/I/2023 25 January 2023
KNOW THE RULES KETOFASTOSIS DIET FOR DIABETES
Diabetics need various ways to normalize blood sugar levels again. Among other things, by adjusting the diet and types of foods with a low glycemic index. Adjusting the diet is known as a diet.
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10033/ART/RIR/I/2023 04 January 2023
BE AWARE THYROID CANCER! WOMEN ARE MORE AT RISK
Cancer of the thyroid occurs in the butterfly-shaped gland at the base of the neck. The cause of thyroid cancer is poorly understood but may involve a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Some people have no symptoms. To know more about thyroid cancer, see the following article...
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10032/ART/RIR/XIII/2022 27 December 2022
HOW TO MONITORING BLOOD SUGAR PROPERLY
Diabetes is a condition that hinders the body’s ability to produce or use insulin. This hormone is responsible for enabling cells to use glucose in the blood as an energy source. Managing diabetes is more important to help manage this condition, people must control their blood glucose and aim to keep sugar levels within a healthy range.
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20032/ART/ARN/XI/2022 20 December 2022
3 TYPES OF MEDICAL EXAMINATION FOR HIV DETECTION
HIV is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by a virus that attacks the immune system. Treatment can control the infection and prevent disease progression and being diagnosed early means you can start therapy right away. Check out this article to find out 3 types of medical examinations for HIV detection.
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10031/ART/RIR/XIII/2022 14 December 2022
DIAGNOSTIC TESTS HbA1c FOR DIABETES
The HbA1c test, also known as the hemoglobin A1c or glycated hemoglobin test, is an important blood test that gives a good indication of how well your diabetes is being controlled. Together with the fasting plasma glucose test, the HbA1c test is one of the main ways in which type 2 diabetes is diagnosed. HbA1c tests are not the primary diagnostic test for type 1 diabetes but may sometimes be used together with other tests.
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20031/ART/ARN/XI/2022 22 November 2022
CIGARETTE SMOKE CAN CAUSE LUNG CANCER
Smoking is the number one risk factor for lung cancer. More than 7000 chemicals contained in cigarettes and their smoke have the potential to damage lung cells in various ways. Not only active smokers who have a high risk, but passive smokers are also at risk.
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20031/ART/ARN/XI/2022 18 November 2022
IDENTIFY THE RISK FACTORS OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE LUNG DISEASE (COPD)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a respiratory disease that causes a person to have difficulty breathing due to abnormalities in the airways in the lungs. A number of factors can increase a person's risk of developing COPD.
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10029/ART/RIR/XII/2022 17 November 2022
PREMATURE BIRTH COMPLICATION
A premature birth is a birth that takes place more than three weeks before the baby's estimated due date. In other words, a premature birth is one that occurs before the start of the 37th week of pregnancy.
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10030/ART/RIR/XII/2022 17 November 2022
THE USEFULNESS OF LIQUID-BASED CYTOLOGY FOR ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASOUND-GUIDED TISSUE ACQUISITION OF SOLID PANCREATIC MASSES
Liquid-based cytology (LBC) is used primarily for cervical cytology, although it is also used for analyzing liquid samples such as urine and ascites specimens, as well as fine needle aspiration material, such as those obtained from breast and thyroid. The usefulness of the LBC method for endoscopic ultrasound-guided tissue acquisition (EUS-TA) of solid pancreatic masses was recently reported. The LBC method can produce multiple pathological slides and can be applied to immunocytochemistry and genetic analyses. In this article, we review the usefulness of LBC for EUS-TA of solid pancreatic masses.
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20030/ART/ARN/XI/2022 15 November 2022
COMMON LUNG DISEASES DUE TO MICROBIAL INFECTIONS
Lung disease refers to some type of disease or disorder that prevents the lungs from functioning properly. There are many types of lung disease and various causative factors. Examples of causes of disease include microbial infections. To reduce the risk of transmitting airborne microbial infections that can cause lung disease, OXIRA air disinfectants can be the answer.
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20029/ART/ARN/XI/2022 12 November 2022
National Health Day 2022
National Health Day is celebrated every November 12. Everyone can play a role in raising awareness of the importance of health, PT Isotekindo also plays a role in increasing health awareness by providing various types of medical devices that can be used for personal use or in health facilities.
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20031/ART/ARN/XI/2022 12 November 2022
GET TO KNOW PNEUMONIA
Pneumonia is an infection that inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs. Signs & symptoms of pneumonia can vary, depending on the severity and also the causative factors. Using an air disinfectant with UVGI technology such as OXIRA can be a solution to avoid pneumonia infection.
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10028/ART/RIR/X/2022 29 October 2022
PREVENT STROKE: WHAT YOU CAN DO
A stroke is a serious life-threatening medical condition that happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. The sooner a person receives treatment for a stroke, the less damage is likely to happen.
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20028/ART/ARN/X/2022 28 October 2022
TIPS TO KEEP CLEANLINESS TO PREVENT HEPATITIS TRANSMISSION
Hepatitis is a disease caused by a virus that attacks human liver cells. This disease is closely related to inadequate sanitation and poor personal hygiene. Hepatitis disease can cause public health problems that can be widespread and can cause Extraordinary Events.
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20027/ART/ARN/IX/2022 24 October 2022
8 REASONS TO CHOOSE OXIRA AS A UVGI AIR DISINFECTANT
Poor indoor air quality can be caused by pollution from outside or from objects indoors that we don't realize are breeding grounds for germs. Especially in a closed room without ventilation, this place will of course be a place where dust, bacteria, fungi and viruses will continue to be in the room and multiply so that it pollutes the air and reduces its quality.
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10027/ART/RIR/X/2022 24 October 2022
MYSTERIOUS ACUTE KIDNEY DISORDERS IN CHILDREN
The kidneys do a lot, but their most important job is to take the waste out of the blood and make urine (pee). The urinary tract takes this waste out of the body when a person pees
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10027/ART/RIR/X/2022 18 October 2022
THE CORRELATION BETWEEN MENOPAUSAL SYMPTOMS AND METABOLIC SYNDROME IN POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN
The most common symptoms during menopausal transition and menopause are vasomotor symptoms. Women with metabolic syndrome (central obesity, insulin resistance, and dyslipidemia) are known to be at especially high risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD). The prevalence of metabolic syndrome increases with menopause and may partially explain the apparent acceleration in CVD after menopause..
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20026/ART/ARN/IX/2022 15 October 2022
WASHING HANDS CAN PREVENT SALMONELLA INFECTION? READ THIS
Germs are everywhere. Without realizing it, our hands spread germs to other people, to other places or even enter the germs into our own bodies such as when touching our mouth with dirty hands. Not washing hands properly can increase a person's chances of getting the disease.
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20025/ART/ARN/IX/2022 05 October 2022
CASE OF TRANSMISSION OF SYPHILIS DUE TO PROSTITUTION PRACTICE
Prostitution in general is the practice of temporary sexual intercourse, which is more or less carried out with anyone, in exchange for money or gifts as a trade transaction. The practice of prostitution is a medium for the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are infections that are transmitted through sexual intercourse either vaginally, oral or anal.
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10026/ART/RIR/IX/2022 29 September 2022
HEALTHY LIFESTYLE FOR OUR HEART
Heart disease is a leading cause of death, but it's not inevitable. While you can't change some risk factors such as family history, sex, or age there are plenty of ways you can reduce your risk of heart disease. When you choose healthy behaviors, you can lower your heart disease risk while also preventing other serious chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes and some kinds of cancer.
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10025/ART/RIR/IX/2022 24 September 2022
HOW TO STAY FIT FOREVER: 8 TIPS TO KEEP MOVING WHEN LIFE GETS IN THE WAY
Can you carry on exercising when your motivation slips, the weather gets worse or your schedule becomes overwhelming?
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20024/ART/ARN/IX/2022 20 September 2022
SEXUAL HEALTH PROBLEMS: SYPHILIS
There are various sexual health problems that we need to know. One of them is syphilis. Syphilis or lion king disease is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by bacteria. Syphilis occurs in stages, and the symptoms vary at each stage.
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20023/ART/ARN/IX/2022 17 September 2022
WANT TO BE A BLOOD DONOR? READ SOME OF THESE REQUIREMENTS!
Donated blood will be very beneficial for the recipient, namely people who experience conditions such as accidents, organ transplants, cancer, anemia, thalassemia, to blood cancer. In addition, regular blood donation is also proven to provide benefits and nourish the body of the person who donates.
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10024/ART/RIR/IX/2022 12 September 2022
ORAL HEALTH: A WINDOW TO YOUR OVERALL HEALTH
Did you know that your oral health offers clues about your overall health — or that problems in your mouth can affect the rest of your body? Protect yourself by learning more about the connection between your oral health and overall health.
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10023/ART/RIR/IX/2022 09 September 2022
BE AWARE OF MUSCLE FATIGUE IN ATHLETES
Lactic acid is a common topic among athletes and sports enthusiasts, especially when it comes to performance and recovery. Lactic acid is the main cause of skeletal muscle fatigue decrease in muscle strength or power output that causes impaired performance during exercise.
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200022/ART/ARN/IX/2022 04 September 2022
IMPORTANCE OF HEPATITIS B VACCINE
Hepatitis B vaccination is indicated to prevent active infection with the hepatitis B virus, which can lead to chronic liver failure and hepatocellular carcinoma. This vaccine is not only specifically for adults, children are also recommended to get this vaccine from an early age. WHO (World Health Organization) also recommends that this vaccine be given to babies within 24 hours after birth.
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10023/ART/RIR/VIII/2022 04 August 2022
TIPS FOR OVERCOMING ANEMIA IN BREASTFEEDING MOTHERS
Breast milk is the main food for infants 0-6 months of age. Breast milk produced is influenced by the food intake and nutritional history of the mother. Anemia is one of the nutritional problems caused by a lack of micronutrient intakes such as iron, folic acid, and vitamin B12...
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200022/ART/ARN/VIII/2022 01 August 2022
BEWARE OF DRUG-LACED CANDY
Drug variants are increasingly varied and target more young people. One variant of the drug is in the form of candy. This candy drug mode is carried out so that children & adolescents become addicted and dependent on drugs.
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200021/ART/ARN/VII/2022 28 July 2022
WORLD HEPATITIS DAY 2022
World Hepatitis Day (WHD) is recognized annually on July 28th, the birthday of Dr. Baruch Blumberg (1925–2011). Dr. Blumberg discovered the hepatitis B virus in 1967, and 2 years later he developed the first hepatitis B vaccine. Organizations around the world, including the World Health Organization (WHO) and CDC, commemorate WHD every year on 28 July to raise awareness about viral hepatitis, which impacts more than 354 million people worldwide. WHD creates an opportunity to educate people about the burden of these infections to influence real change.
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10022/ART/RIR/VII/2022 06 July 2022
“MENARI” TO DETECT HEART RHYTHM DISORDERS
MENARI “MEraba denyut NAdi sendiRI” is a campaign created by the Indonesian Ministry of Health which aims to detect heart rhythm disorders early.,
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10021/ART/RIR/VI/2022 30 June 2022
GET TO KNOW THE 3 STEPS FOR EARLY CANCER DIAGNOSIS
Early diagnosis of cancer focuses on detecting symptomatic patients as early as possible so they have the best chance for successful treatment. When cancer care is delayed or inaccessible there is a lower chance of survival, greater problems associated with treatment, and higher costs of care. Early diagnosis improves cancer outcomes by providing care at the earliest possible stage and is, therefore, an important public health strategy in all settings.
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10020/ART/RIR/VI/2022 28 June 2022
PREVENT STUNTING EARLY, CHECK THE 5 TIPS BELOW!
Quoted from the Indonesian Ministry of Health's P2PTM, the Indonesian Minister of Health Nila F. Moeloek said that the stunting problem in Indonesia is not only a problem in the health sector but also a problem that must be solved together. Minister of Health Nila F. Moeloek also reminded me how much it would be a loss for this nation if there was still stunting in Indonesia. “Qualified human resources are needed to build this country. For that, let's work together to solve the stunting problem in a holistic and integrated way".
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200020/ART/ARN/V/2022 26 June 2022
WHAT ARE THE MOST COMMONLY ABUSED DRUGS?
Some drugs have benefits if used for medical purposes with the right dose and under the supervision of a doctor. But unfortunately, the existence of these drugs is often misused to get certain effects and ends up endangering the lives of users.
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10019/ART/RIR/VI/2022 01 June 2022
BE AWARE OF DIABETES MELLITUS TYPE 1 IN CHILDREN
Diabetes mellitus in children is a condition that must be monitored, especially for children who are at risk of developing diabetes. Some of the symptoms and how to deal with them will be discussed in the following article
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200019/ART/ARN/V/2022 31 May 2022
WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY, STOP OR DIE.
Smoking habits are not only a problem in adults but also rampant among children and adolescents. This is evidenced by the increasing prevalence of smoking in the population aged 10-18 years. Since 1988, the World Health Organization (WHO) has used World No Tobacco Day external icon to highlight the harmful effects of cigarettes and other tobacco products on a person’s overall health.
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200018/ART/ARN/V/2022 30 May 2022
DEADLY HEPATITIS OUTBREAK 2022
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared an Extraordinary Event for the findings of acute hepatitis cases that have infected children in 12 countries in Europe, America, and Asia since April 15, 2022. The Indonesian Ministry of Health is also investigating the cause of this acute hepatitis incident. During the investigation period, the public is advised to maintain health protocols.
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10018/ART/RIR/V/2022 29 May 2022
8 GUIDE TO STAYING HEALTHY FOR THE ELDERLY
Health is something that is most coveted for many elderly, age should be a spirit to continue to live healthily, and don't worry, here are 8 tips for you to live a healthy life
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200017/ART/ARN/V/2022 20 May 2022
THE POWER OF UVGI DISINFECTION TO INACTIVATES MICROBES
UV light in the wavelength range from 200 to 300 nm has a disinfecting effect. It is absorbed by the DNA of microorganisms, destroys their structure and inactivates living cells. In seconds the UV-C (UVGI) radiation renders viruses, bacteria, yeasts and fungi harmless. If the irradiation intensity is sufficiently high, UV disinfection is a reliable and environmentally friendly method, as the addition of chemicals is not necessary.
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200017/ART/ARN/V/2022 18 May 2022
IS THERE A VACCINE FOR HIV?
Led by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, HIV Vaccine Awareness Day is observed on May 18. This event is an opportunity to recognize the many volunteers, community members, health professionals, and scientists who are working together to find a safe and effective vaccine to prevent HIV.
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10016/ART/RIR/V/2022 08 May 2022
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ANEMIA?
Anemia is a serious global public health problem that particularly affects young children and pregnant women. WHO estimates that 42% of children less than 5 years of age and 40% of pregnant women worldwide are anemic.
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10017/ART/RIR/V/2022 07 May 2022
WHAT CAN CAUSE "FALSE" DECREASE AND INCREASE RESULTS WHEN MEASURING HbA1C?
Currently, the government is intensively conducting HbA1c examinations at almost all health facilities in Indonesia. This attracts attention because there are still some people who do not know about the importance of HbA1c for monitoring diabetes. Although the sampling is not influenced by certain conditions such as fasting, there are still some conditions that can cause the measurement results to be false increase or false decrease
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10015/ART/RIR/V/2022 05 May 2022
STUNTING, A DANGEROUS EVENT FOR BABIES AND CHILD
Stunting is the impaired growth and development that children experience from poor nutrition, repeated infection, and inadequate psychosocial stimulation. Children are defined as stunted if their height-for-age is more than two standard deviations below the WHO Child Growth Standards median. It is also closely linked with child development in several domains including cognitive, language and sensory-motor capacities.
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200016/ART/ARN/IV/2022 25 April 2022
WORLD MALARIA DAY
World Malaria Day has been established by the World Health Organization (WHO) since 2007 and is celebrated every 25 April. More than 200 million people contract malaria every year. The parasite that causes malaria is Plasmodium. Humans can get malaria through the bite of the Anopheles mosquito that carries this parasite.
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10014/ART/RIR/IV/2022 23 April 2022
APRIL IS ORAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
Every hour in a year, someone dies of oral or oropharyngeal cancer (cancer of the back of the oral cavity and upper throat). Yet if oral cancer is detected and treated early, treatment-related health problems are reduced, and survival rates may increase
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10013/ART/RIR/IV/2022 22 April 2022
HOSPITAL EXPO 2021 AT JAKARTA CONVENTION CENTER
The 33rd Indonesia Hospital, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Clinical Laboratories Equipment, and Medicine Exhibition has already been implemented on 26 – 29 January 2022 at Jakarta Convention Center. This event was attended by various parties including manufacturers, distributors as vendors and hospitals, health institutions, clinics individuals as well as participants. The event which lasted for 3 days was attended by more than 100 vendors who showcased their products.
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200015/ART/ARN/IV/2022 19 April 2022
SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTION (STI) AWARENESS MONTH
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), also known as sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections that are spread by sexual contact. April marks National STI Awareness Month, a campaign sparked by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as an effort to counter the high rates of sexually transmitted infections.
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200014/ART/ARN/IV/2022 12 April 2022
NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF REGIONAL HOSPITAL ASSOCIATIONS (ARSADA) THROUGHOUT INDONESIA VII 2021
Regional Hospital Association (ARSADA) has held the VII National Conference of Regional Hospital Associations in Indonesia. Isotekindo Intertama actively participates in exhibitions held at the ARSADA National Conference, to introduce main products.
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200013/ART/ARN/IV/2022 08 April 2022
AIR QUALITY AWARENESS WEEK: THE IMPORTANCE OF MAINTAINING AIR QUALITY INSIDE THE HOME
Not only outside the house, poor air inside the house can also cause various health problems. Poor air quality in the house can be caused by pollution from outside the house or from objects in the house that we are not aware of as a breeding ground for germs. Especially in a closed room without ventilation at home, this place will of course be a place where dust, bacteria, fungi and viruses will continue to be in the room and multiply so that it pollutes the air and reduces its quality.
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10012/ART/RIR/IV/2022 07 April 2022
UPDATE TOPICAL MEDICINE FOR ORAL ULCER AT PDGI'S 72ND ANNIVERSARY
The Indonesian Dental Association (PDGI) commemorates its 72nd anniversary which falls on January 24, 2022. The event held several activities including free dental check-ups and free vaccinations. Apart from that, there are other events including webinars involving all dentist associations in Indonesia.
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200012/ART/ARN/IV/2022 01 April 2022
WORLD TUBERCULOSIS DAY: QUALITATIVE DETECTION OF ANTI-TB ANTIBODIES
Tuberculosis is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and can be transmitted through droplets. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that more than 8 million new cases of active tuberculosis are diagnosed each year. Timely diagnosis is essential for TB control, as it provides early initiation of therapy and limits further spread of infection. ACCU-TELL® TB Cassette (Whole Blood/Serum/Plasma) is a rapid test chromatographic immunoassay for the qualitative detection of anti-TB antibodies (IgG, IgM and IgA isotypes) in whole blood, serum or plasma specimens.
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200011/ART/ARN/III/2022 22 March 2022
WORLD ORAL HEALTH DAY: TREATMENT OF MOUTH SORES IN CANCER PATIENTS
If you're about to begin cancer treatment, be aware that certain treatments can cause mouth sores (oral mucositis). Mouth sores can be painful and distressing. They can range from a mere inconvenience to a severe complication that may make you unable to continue your cancer treatment.
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20009/ART/ARN/III/2022 14 March 2022
WORLD KIDNEY DAY: CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE IN THE ELDERLY
Early detection is a preclinical activity to find risks before the disease fully develops. Early detection is very important to obtain evidence in order to prevent and further reduce the incidence of chronic disease. Detection for CKD must include all three components of a kidney health examination: 1. Blood pressure measurement 2. A blood test for serum creatinine and eGFR 3. Urine test for albumin: creatinine ratio
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200010/ART/ARN/III/2022 14 March 2022
HIV & AIDS DAY FOR WOMEN AND GIRL: IDENTIFY THE DANGERS OF HIV & AIDS
HIV & AIDS Commemoration Day for Women and Girls is observed on March 10 every year. The stipulation of the warning is aimed at raising awareness, especially among women and girls, of the epidemic of HIV & AIDS which is very dangerous for the body.
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10011/ART/RIR/I2/2021 08 March 2022
HEMOGLOBIN LEVEL CHECK USING POCT (POINT OF CARE TEST)
A hemoglobin test measures the levels of hemoglobin in your blood. Hemoglobin is a protein in your red blood cells that carries oxygen from your lungs to the rest of your body. If your hemoglobin levels are abnormal, it may be a sign that you have a blood disorder. For more, read the following article
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10010/ART/RIR/2/2022 02 March 2022
LBC FOR CERVICAL PRE-CANCER SCREENING, HOW MUCH ACCURATE IS IT?
Liquid-Based cytology is a method for screening pre-cancer cytology. The development of research results and the application of technology has succeeded in developing improvements to the preparation of Pap tests, namely the LBC (Liquid Based Cytology) Pap Test method. The advantages of cytological preparation of Pap test LBC method will be explained in this article
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10007/ART/RIR/2/2022 25 February 2022
CONVENTIONAL PAP SMEAR AND LBC PAP SMEAR: WHICH IS MORE SUPERIOR?
Liquid-based cervical cytology was developed to improve the diagnostic reliability of Papanicolaou (Pap) smears. Two methods are used for cervical cytology. The first one is the conventional Papanicolaou (PAP) and the second one is liquid-based cytology (LBC). Although various studies in western countries established the role of LBC in cervical cancer screening, no large-scale study was conducted in our population to compare the two techniques for cervical cancer screeningTherefore, in this study, we compared the diagnostic utility of these two techniques for detecting cervical epithelial lesions.
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10008/ART/RIR/2/2022 25 February 2022
DON'T UNDERESTIMATE LEPROSY!THE IMPACT IS CAUSED KIDNEY FAILURE
Leprosy is a chronic bacterial infectious disease that attacks skin tissue, peripheral nervous tissue, respiration, especially those that repair the inside of the nose. Leprosy is caused by Mycobacterium leprae, so it is often also known as leprosy. This disease can cause serious complications, one of which is kidney failure.
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10009/ART/RIR/2/2022 25 February 2022
TOPICAL THERAPY SAFE & QUICK IN CANKER SORES FOR CHILD
Thrush is one of the health problems that are often experienced by the child. Thrush in children often appears on the inside of the cheek, inside of the lips, near the gums, or on the tongue. When exposed to this disease, each child can feel the symptoms of thrush are different. and it's definitely annoying.
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20008/ART/ARN/II/2022 24 February 2022
GETTING TO KNOW ANOSMIA IN COVID-19
Signs and symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may appear 2 to 14 days after exposure. Early symptoms of COVID-19 may include a loss of taste or smell, or also known as anosmia. The term “anosmia” refers to the total loss of sense of smell. This condition affects your ability to detect odors.
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10006/ART/RIR/II/2022 24 February 2022
THE IMPORTANCE OF NUTRITION INTAKE AND MEAL SCHEDULE FOR DIABETES
Patients with diabetes require a special nutritional diet to effectively regulate blood sugar levels while meeting their nutritional needs to achieve and maintain optimal metabolism, prevent chronic complications, and so on. In addition to a special nutritional diet, several other factors must be noticed.
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20007/ART/ARN/II/2022 22 February 2022
STD TESTING: WHAT'S RIGHT FOR YOU?
A person can have a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) without knowing it. How often should you be screened, depend on your age, your sexual behaviors and other risk factors. If you think that you need STI testing, request it from your doctor. Talk to your doctor about your concerns and what tests you'd like or need.
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20006/ART/ARN/II/2022 10 February 2022
KNOW THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS AND ANEMIA
Rheumatoid arthritis and anemia so closely related because inflammation in the joints can affect the production of red blood cells. When rheumatoid arthritis is active, an autoimmune response causes inflammation of the joints and other tissues.
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10005/ART/RIR/XII/2021 21 December 2021
EARLY DETECTION OF CERVICAL PRE CANCER
Cervical cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in women. In Indonesia, cervical cancer ranks second after breast cancer as the most common type of cancer of all cancer cases in 2020. There are more than 36,000 cases and 21,000 death cause this cancer.
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20005/ART/JES/II/2021 17 February 2021
HOW IMPORTANT IS THE QUALITY OF THE PRODUCT AND THE SWAB METHOD IN TAKING THE SAMPLE FOR PCR?
Swab sampling is very popular nowadays, especially in diagnosing COVID-19 using PCR. However, in fact, swab sampling is not only for COVID-19 cases, but also for various types of viruses and other microorganisms in various locations, for example from the oral cavity, nasal cavity and even anus.
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10004/ART/RIR/II/2021 16 February 2021
ACUTE KIDNEY FAILURE DUE TO COVID-19
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is sudden kidney damage that occurs within hours or days. AKI causes a buildup of waste products in the blood, making it difficult for the kidneys to maintain fluid balance in the body. AKI can also affect other organs such as the brain, heart, and lungs. AKI often occurs in patients who are in hospitals, in intensive care units, and especially in older adults. AKI was defined as an increase in serum creatinine of 0.3 mg / dL within 48 hours or a 50% increase in serum creatinine values ​​within 7 days. Baseline serum creatinine is the baseline serum creatinine value. AKI onset starts from the first day when the serum creatinine value changes. The AKI stage was determined by the peak value of serum creatinine levels after AKI detection, with an increase of 1.5-1.9, 2.0-2.9, and ≥3 times from the baseline which were then classified as stages 1, 2, and 3.
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20004/ART/JES/I/2021 29 January 2021
A RELIABLE DUET OF ANTIBODY RESPONSE INDICATORS IN THE CASE OF COVID-19
The COVID-19 virus known as SARS-CoV-2 that enters the body can be detected by the body's immune system and causes the immune system to produce antibodies to destroy it. This product is a rapid immunochromatographic assay that uses a combination of colored particles coated with the SARS-CoV-2 antigen to detect IgG and IgM antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in whole blood, serum or plasma. This product can detect primary and secondary infection of SARS-CoV-2.
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20003/ART/JES/I/2021 28 January 2021
FAST AND ACCURATE IDENTIFICATION OF COVID-19 WITH RAPID TEST ANTIGEN
In addition to the PCR test, rapid tests are also often used as an initial examination of COVID-19. As the name implies, rapid test results can be known immediately in a short time, usually only a few minutes or a maximum of 1 hour to wait for the results of the examination to come out. Antigen tests are commonly used in the diagnosis of respiratory pathogens, including the influenza virus.
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10001/ART/RIR/I/2021 21 January 2021
LACTIC ACIDOSIS : WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW?
The acid buildup causes an imbalance in the pH level of the body, which must always be alkaline, not acidic. Lactic acid buildup occurs when there is not enough oxygen in the muscles to break down glucose and glycogen. This is called anaerobic metabolism. There are two types of lactic acid: L-lactic and D-lactic. Most forms of lactic acidosis are caused by too much L-lactate. There are two types of lactic acidosis including: ● Type A lactic acidosis is caused by tissue hypoperfusion (lack of nutrition) from heart failure, sepsis, or cardiac pulmonary arrest. ● Type B lactic acidosis is caused by impaired cellular level function and local area tissue hypoperfusion. Lactic acidosis has many causes and is often treatable. But if left untreated, it may be life-threatening.
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10003/ART/RIR/I/2021 14 January 2021
KIDNEY. LOVE OR DIE EARLY
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a progressive decline in kidney function over months or years. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) initially shows no signs and symptoms but can progressively progress to kidney failure. Data regarding kidney disease is obtained from the results of Basic Health Research (Riskesdas), Indonesian Renal Registry (IRR), that in Indonesia, the population aged ≥ 15 years diagnosed with chronic kidney failure is 0.2%.
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10002/ART/RIR/I/2021 14 January 2021
GOUT DISEASES DATA & THERAPY FROM EXPERTS FOR 2021
Gout or better known as "gout" is a joint disease that occurs due to uric acid levels that are too high in the blood. Under normal conditions, uric acid dissolves in the blood and will pass through the urine. But under certain conditions, the body can produce excess amounts of uric acid or experience interference in getting rid of this excess uric acid, so uric acid builds up in the body.
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00006/ART/STA/X/2020 07 October 2020
HIGH LEVELS OF KETONES IN YOUR BLOOD ARE A SIGN THAT SOMETHING IS WRONG
Large amounts of ketones build-up, blood acidity increases, and you have what is called diabetic ketoacidosis, or DKA for short, a medical problem that needs urgent treatment.
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00005/ART/STA/V/2019 01 May 2019
HBA1C EXAMINATION IS ACCURATE, PRACTICAL AND AFFORDABLE
The higher the number of HbA1c means more hemoglobin binds to glucose, and this indicates that high blood sugar. If the HbA1c count exceeds 8%, you may have uncontrolled diabetes and are at risk for complications.
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00004/ART/STA/1V/2019 06 April 2019
DIABETES MELLITUS, THE SILENT KILLER
People with Diabetes Mellitus, from global and Indonesian data, have increased significantly from time to time. WHO estimates that globally 422 million adults aged over 18 years living with diabetes in 2014. The largest number of people with diabetes is estimated to come from Southeast Asia and the West Pacific, accounting for about half of diabetes cases in the world. Worldwide, the number of people with diabetes has increased substantially between 1980 and 2014, having increased approximately fourfold from 108 million to 422 million.
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00003/ART/STA/III/2019 16 March 2019
DANGEROUS! VARIOUS DISEASES CAN BE ACQUIRED DUE TO POOR AIR QUALITY IN CLOSED SPACES
Currently, there are many diseases related to air quality, both minor and even serious diseases such as ARI, tuberculosis, pneumonia, Covid-19 and even cancer. According to data, there are almost 90% of people who live in cities, more often spend their time in closed rooms, be it for work, study, rest, or discussion. Therefore, at this time it is necessary to think about how to create healthy air so that it can avoid diseases caused by the air. WHO recommends the use of Ulta Violet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) technology such as OXIRA type XG which can be used by the general public in closed spaces. Oxira type XG has been proven effective in reducing the infectious power of microorganisms by up to 85%.
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00003/ART/STA/III/2019 01 March 2019
EARLY DETECTION OF KIDNEY DAMAGE
With early detection before progressive kidney damage progresses to grade 3 or more, the patient and doctor will have the right therapy and action plan, so that kidney damage does not become a terminal stage quickly to prevent hemodialysis or "dialysis" which means quality patient's life will be maintained and avoid premature death.
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00002/ART/STA/II/2019 27 February 2019
TYPHOID FEVER
Salmonella typhi (S. typhi) is one of the Gram-negative bacteria which is a pathogenic bacteria that causes typhoid fever, which is a systemic infectious disease with a long-lasting fever, bacteremia accompanied by inflammation that can damage the intestines and liver organs.
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00001/ART/STA/I/2019 20 January 2019
DETECTING DRUG ABUSE
Drug abuse in Indonesia is a case that is increasing day by day. Throughout 2017, the BNN has uncovered 46,537 drug cases throughout Indonesia.
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01 January 1970
KELUARGA SEHAT DIMULAI DARI PEMERIKSAAN FUNGSI METABOLISME TUBUH YANG TEPAT
Keluarga Sehat Dimulai dari Pemeriksaan Fungsi Metabolisme Tubuh yang Tepat" menekankan pentingnya menjaga metabolisme tubuh yang optimal untuk keluarga yang sehat. Artikel ini menyoroti poin-poin penting seperti pemeriksaan rutin, nutrisi seimbang, aktivitas fisik, pengelolaan stres, dan konsultasi dengan tenaga medis. Secara keseluruhan, artikel ini merupakan titik awal yang baik untuk memahami pentingnya metabolisme tubuh yang tepat dalam menjaga keluarga yang sehat. Penjelasan yang lebih detail dan penambahan informasi spesifik akan meningkatkan nilai edukasinya.