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What You Need to Know About the Pap Test

What You Need to Know About the Pap Test

18:04 8th February 2018 | Common Cancer

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PIn 1920, George Papanicolaou, a Greek doctor, developed the Pap test together with Romanian doctor, Aurel BabeĊŸ.

 

What is a Pap test?

 A Pap test – also known as a Pap smear or smear test – is a procedure that doctors use to test for cervical cancer in women. Women aged 30 to 65 should undergo one every three to five years.

 

It is one of the most essential screenings for women because cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women.

 

Wh...

What You Need to Know About Liquid-based Cytology

What You Need to Know About Liquid-based Cytology

07:38 2nd February 2018 | LBC

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Cytopathology, a branch of pathology, deals with manifestations of disease at the cellular level.

 

Liquid-based cytology is a method of preparing samples for examination in cytopathology.

 

Liquid-based cytology is an alternative to the Pap test (smear test). Both form part of a cervical cancer screening that can also include an HPV test and physical pelvis examination.

 

The goal of a cervical screening is to

check for abnormal cervical cells that ...
Here is to Your Health and First Check-up of the Year

Here is to Your Health and First Check-up of the Year

12:18 7th January 2018 | Medical Check-Up

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First off, we want to wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year! Secondly, we want you to know we are always ready to offer exceptional preventative- and primary care as well as assisted reproductive care that adheres to international standards.

Medicentre wants to continue to help you make the right lifestyle choices for a healthier, happier and longer life. Quality of life can improve significantly once you achieve (and put in the eff...

Book Your Pre-holiday Check-up and Vaccination Updates

Book Your Pre-holiday Check-up and Vaccination Updates

16:58 9th December 2017 | General Check-Up

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Your car might have had its pre-trip inspection, but what about your body? Before you embark on your trip this festive season, you should book a general check-up and make sure your vaccinations are up to date. If you do not, you could be putting your life at risk. You may even need extra screenings and examinations.

Although mass travel has made so many things possible for so many people, it has also contributed to the spread of threatening epi...

The Importance and Benefits of Preventative Healthcare

The Importance and Benefits of Preventative Healthcare

15:09 26th September 2017 | Preventive HealthCare

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The old proverb, 'Prevention is Better than Cure' still rings true today. This involves:

maintaining a healthy, balanced dietstaying fit – physically and mentallygoing for regular health checks.The Benefits of Preventative HealthcareImproved quality of lifeEarly diagnosis = early treatmentAvoid or reduce symptoms of illnessMany diseases, if caught early, can be eradicatedProductivity and efficiency at work can be maintainedRegular screenings ca...
Know Your Numbers with Quality Primary Healthcare Services

Know Your Numbers with Quality Primary Healthcare Services

12:09 26th March 2017 | Fertility Check-Up

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Many of us delay going to the doctor, whether it’s time for a physical checkup or even if we feel a cold coming on. One reason could be that we’re scared; for others it could be about money. In Nigeria there can be many reasons – cultural, religious, political, economic or social – why people don’t get the basic healthcare they need. Maybe nobody is telling everyone how important it is. We want to change that. We also want to make it easy to f...

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