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10 Rules for Safer Drug USe by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I'll continue with the series of rules, to 'educate' the readers on healthcare. This time, 10 rules for safer drug use: #1: Discuss with your primary doctor, about a ... Read on »
6 Rules by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I read a post from Dr. Rob. About 6 rules that doctors need to know. Well, i think, it's useful for all healthcare professionals. I use the 6 rules and put my own exp ... Read on »
6 Rules: For the Patients by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Previously, I talked about 6 rules for healthcare professionals, by Dr Rob. Now, he came out with another 6 rules, this time is for the patients. 1. The healthcare ... Read on »
6 Steps that a Diabetic Patient should Take by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Diabetes mellitus is a serious disease. It's not a simple disease; it's a disease with hell a lot of complications, affecting from head to toe of your body. Nowaday ... Read on »
7 Deadly Sins for Prescribing by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Recently, many prescriptions are wrong, either entirely unnecessary or unnecessarily dangerous. Inappropriate prescribing is causing risks outweigh the benefits, thus conf ... Read on »
Antihypertensive Drug Therapy, to Intensify or Not? by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine More and more people are having hypertension (high blood pressure) problem nowadays. Good thing is, there are also more and more people seeking medical help concern ... Read on »
Chikungunya by Alan T. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine According to New Strait Time, by 30th of July, 631 Chikungunya cases were reported in 4 states (Johor, Malacca, Negri Sembilan and Perak ). Of the number, only 15 people (2. ... Read on »
Cough and Cold Medication for Children by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Paediatric cough and cold medications are widely available in Malaysia, but the patterns of use among children are unknown. The lack of these information leads to t ... Read on »
Diarrhea by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Diarrhea = Increase frequency of bowel movement relative to normal for an individual I don't have to explain to you what is normal in the definition mentioned ab ... Read on »
Dietary Supplements by Alan T. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Today, I want to talk about dietary supplements, in general. First thing is: What are dietary supplements? Dietary supplements are: Vitamins and minerals pro ... Read on »
Estrogen for Schizophrenia by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Seems like estrogen has more and more roles as time goes by. Now, we can use it for the treatment of schizophrenia. An Australian study in the Archives of General P ... Read on »
Health by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It's been a while I didn't update my health blog.  Today, I just want to simply talk about health.  Health comes free. But, it does not last forever. Li ... Read on »
Hepatotoxicity in the Diabetic Population by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Diabetes is associated with clinical complications such as cardiopathy, nephropathy, and retinopathy . Until now, the link between risk of hepatic failure and diabeti ... Read on »
Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine HPV vaccination is getting more and more popular these days. It is not limited to female, but to male, now, to provide protection against human papillomavirus (HPV). ( ... Read on »
In reality by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In reality, the medications that you are taking, are not only the products of the decisions of the healthcare team. There are many 'commercial' factors. Let's say ... Read on »
Introduction to Stress by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Well, today I want to talk about stress, briefly, text-bookly. We all have stress, sometimes (or all the time). What we should know that stress is individ ... Read on »
Is there such thing as better antipsychotic? by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The latest results from the European First Episode Schizophrenia Trial (EUFEST) show that when it comes to improving cognition in patients with schizophrenia, there is lit ... Read on »
Kids' Healthy 'Health Foods'? by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine There are so many health foods for kids in the market. And it's already becoming a culture to buy these health foods for your kids. If you don't buy it for your kids, your d ... Read on »
More Exercise. Weight Loss. by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Do we need more studies to tell us that exercise is good? Yes, I think. Especially for those who want to lose weight (women, especially, and men, increasingly). Wei ... Read on »
New Warnings for Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine USFDA is ordering manufacturers of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) to further restrict their use in treating patients with cancer. In fact, before this, at ... Read on »