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    A nursing degree does not necessarily limit one’s career path to the hospital. Here are 5 alternative job options for nurses.
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    Wanita yang mengonsumsi suplemen asam folat mulai dari empat minggu sebelum pembuahan hingga delapan minggu kehamilan memiliki 40% penurunan risiko melahirkan anak-anak autisme.
  • Satu per tiga obat FDA memiliki masalah keamanan
    "Diskusi ini biasanya berfokus pada toksisitas - risiko dan keuntungan - obat itu sendiri. Kami ingin memikirkan mengenai toksisitas finansial, yang sangat jelas, dan implikasi finansial apa yang bisa terjadi dengan menurunkan standar yang ada," tambahnya.
  • 4 new technologies in medical bioengineering
    In keeping with the times, technological advancements play a vital role in the future of medicine. Various machineries and applications are constantly being developed to tackle everyday clinical problems.
  • Karakteristik virus untuk membunuh virus mematikan
    Saat terjadi interaksi dengan infeksi virus, patogen bisa tetap menetap dalam tubuh selama periode waktu tertentu. Selain itu, interaksi antara virus penginfeksi dan sistem tubuh manusia merupakan hal yang sangat kompleks dan bisa menyebabkan konsekuensi jangka panjang.
  • News Bites: Mussel secretion could prevent scars in wound healing, Orlando doctor injects herpes to fight skin cancer
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  • Eligible Singaporeans received subsidies of SGD169 million last year
    The Singapore government, under the Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS), gave out SGD169 million in subsidies to 685,000 people in 2016. Minister urges everyone to play a part in ensuring quality healthcare is provided to all.
  • Jejak tumor menyingkapkan bagaimana kanker menyebar
    Meskipun demikian, biopsy justru menghasilkan efek samping langka - jarum biopsy meninggalkan beberapa sel tumor saat dokter menarik jarumnya. Sel ini kemudian berkembang menjadi tumor sekunder di dinding dada pasien.
  • Bagaimana cara menangani pasien dengan reaksi simpang terapi
    Survey yang dipublikasi pada 2000 menunjukkan bahwa dari 394 pasien yang melaporkan reaksi simpang, 49% mengalami rasa khawatir atau ketidak nyamanan, 48% mencari bantuan medis, dan 35% melaporkan terganggu dengan pekerjaannya dan aktivitas sehari-hari. Survey ini dilakukan oleh Tejal K. Gandhi dan enam peneliti lainnya.
  • Expert urges physicians to test TB patients for HIV
    An infectious disease expert is encouraging physicians to have patients with the TB bacteria be tested for HIV, saying nearly half a million people worldwide die of HIV and TB co-infection annually.
  • Study reveals Singaporeans unaware of higher colorectal cancer risk in relatives of patients
    First-degree relatives, who are at a higher risk of developing colorectal cancer, are not aware of their increased risk – and are not taking the necessary screening steps, a recent study shows.
  • China imposes extreme punishments to counter fake clinical trial data submissions
    China has announced a policy shift on 11 May, which sentences those who submit faked clinical trial data into jail; and in extreme circumstances be executed. The shift was sparked after China's Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) ordered companies to re-evaluate "the authenticity, integrity and compliance of clinical trial data" – in pending applications for new drugs in 2015. Does this mean an improved approval process for the CFDA?