Pregnancy & Birth

Pregnancy With Hypertension (High Blood)

BY DR NORAFIDAH AHMAD CONSULTANT OBSTETRICIAN AND GYNAECOLOGIST KPJ SABAH SPECIALIST HOSPITAL KOTA KINABALU Hypertension is also known as high blood pressure. It is a commonest medical problem encountered in pregnancy. Due to this, blood pressure is routinely assessed during each antenatal visit. Blood pressure readings are recorded as two numbers. Systolic blood pressure is …

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The Interview: Lissah Jack, Faith Wellness Centre

Lissah Jack, the owner of Faith Wellness Centre, mother of 2 daughters, love yoga, enjoy spending quality time with her love ones and a devoted wife to loving husband Nelson Campbell.  Q: Hi Lissah, can you tell us the type of services that Faith Wellness Centre is providing?   A: Our centre provides the latest technology …

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Unraveling The Future of Cord Blood Banking

  Interview with StemLife’s new CEO, Ms. Yap Eng Gee, who is leading the exciting development of StemLife Berhad, the pioneer of cord blood banking industry in Malaysia and the subsidiary of Cordlife Group Limited. StemLife’s CEO, Ms. Yap Eng Gee gives a glimpse into how StemLife Berhad aims to achieve global recognition as the …

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SCOLIOSIS: Early Detection in Adolescents

  BY DR. CHAN YIN KEEN, DC | B.HSci (Chiro), M.Clin.Chiro | ONE SPINE CHIROPRACTIC Scoliosis (pronounced SkoleeOHsis), is a condition where in the spine curves side to side. On an xray radiograph the spine may look like it’s shaped like the letter S or C, rather than in a straight line. We will find there are several causes for scoliosis such …

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Pregnant Women Should Not Travel to These Countries

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued an alert for travel to countries and regions experiencing Zika virus outbreaks. Some of these countries include Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Thailand and the Philippines. (View the full list here.) Recent reports from Brazil indicate that the virus, which is spread to humans through mosquito bites, is responsible for a …

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