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 our body while veins carry…

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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 formed in the kidney. Typically…

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The Link Between Stroke and Cannabinoid

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 ischemic stroke is much higher…

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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 compound in it called cannabinoids.…

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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 person with diabetes mellitus. The…

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