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Dispensing Separation

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Advantages and disadvantages of barrier contraceptives

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Panic stations!

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THE DOCTOR SAYS
By Dr MILTON LUM

Sunday 5th June 2011
WE encounter stressful or dangerous situations at certain times in our lives, which generate feelings of anxiety and even panic.

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Why so sad?

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Depression can be a very severe illness, and it affects people of all ages, including children.

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PET scans

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No, a PET scan doesn’t scan your pets. It’s a variation of a CT scan that produces three dimensional colour images.

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Mammogram: A screening tool to detect breast cancer

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According to the World Health Organisation’s International Agency for Research on Cancer, regular mammogram screening could reduce deaths from breast cancer by 35%.

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MRI: A safe scanning procedure

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Magnetic resonance imaging is a safe way to scan a patient.

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CT scan: Weighing the benefits and risks The Doctor Says By Dr MILTON LUM

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The CT or CAT scan is an acronym for computerised axial tomography scan, and it’s now a tool regularly used in diagnosis.

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Abnormalities that can be diagnosed using X-rays

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Wednesday February 16, 2011

By DR MILTON LUM

Most X-ray photons pass through the body and are absorbed by the body parts at different rates during their passage. This absorption pattern is shown as images on the X-ray film.

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The importance of ultrasound

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Ultrasound has now become an integral part of medical practice.

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