Health Ministry denies claim Malaysian infected with monkeypox

KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 (Bernama) -- The Health Ministry has denied a claim going viral on social media that a Malaysian in Singapore has contracted monkeypox.

No monkeypox infection detected in Johor

PETALING JAYA, May 21 (Bernama) -- A security guard was fined RM2,000 in default four months jail  by the Magistrate's Court today for possession of 380 fire crackers without a permit last year.

Sabah Health Dept acts on QEH leaks

KOTA KINABALU, May 20 (Bernama) -- The Sabah Health Department has constructed a concrete barrier to prevent further leakages on Level 4 of Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) which on Thursday caused rainwater to seep down to the operating theatre (OT) and other sections on Level 3.

PeKa B40: 6,000 patients have undergone health screening

Nearly 6,000 patients who are eligible for the healthcare protection scheme for the low-income B40 group, known as Skim Peduli Kesihatan untuk Kumpulan B40 (PeKa B40) had conducted health screening at participating clinics, said  Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.


7 Important Facts About TB

In September 2018, Malaysia’s Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad declared Malaysia’s commitment to end tuberculosis (TB) epidemic by year 2035.

He said this at the United Nations (UN) High-Level Meeting on the Fight Against Tuberculosis in New York.


8 Facts About Dementia

According to the United States National Institute of Aging, dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning—thinking, remembering, and reasoning—and behavioural abilities to such an extent that it interferes with a person's daily life and activities.



VATS & SBRT: The Future Of Lung Cancer Treatment In UMSC

By Jenny Imanina Lanong Abdullah and Murni Nasri

This is the second of a two-part article on lung cancer treatment.        

KUALA LUMPUR, (Bernama) -- Traditionally, surgery for lung cancer is done via a thoracotomy, which requires the cutting of muscles and spreading of the ribs before entering the chest to remove the cancer.



In Focus : Hospital Pharmacy (UMSC)

In Focus : Hospital Medical Records (UMSC)

UMSC Consultant Speaks: Fatty Liver, The Silent Epidemic Part 3

UMSC Consultant Speaks: Fatty Liver, The Silent Epidemic Part 2

UMSC Consultant Speaks: Fatty Liver, The Silent Epidemic Part 1