N.Sembilan records increase in URTI, eye infection cases

SEREMBAN, Sept 17 -- The Negeri Sembilan Health Department is monitoring upper respiratory tract infections (URTI), eye infections and asthma attacks in the state following the current haze situation.

HUSM offers three types of breast reconstruction procedure

KOTA BHARU, Sept 17 -- Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital (HUSM) is offering three methods of breast reconstruction for cancer patients.

Independent task force to investigate death of student diagnosed with TB

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 17 -- The Health Ministry will set up an independent task force to investigate the death of 19-year-old Carmen Yee who was diagnosed with tuberculosis in August.

Haze: 20 to 30 per cent increase in out-patients at govt hospitals

The number of outpatients at government hospitals has increased between 20 and 30 per cent since the country is engulfed by haze, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.


The Truth About Asthma

According to a news report in 2016, there was an estimate of two million asthmatic patients in Malaysia.

The World Health Organization (WHO) cited in 2017, some 235 million people suffer from asthma worldwide, most commonly among children.


14 Facts About Dementia

According to World Health Organization (WHO), dementia is a syndrome  in which there is deterioration in cognitive function.

This inability to process thought is more than what is expected from normal ageing because it affects memory, thinking, orientation, comprehension, calculation, learning capacity, language, and judgement.



Childhood Obesity A Growing Health Crisis In Malaysia

By Jenny Imanina Lanong Abdullah and Murni Nasri

KUALA LUMPUR, (Bernama) -- Farhan (not his real name) was sent to a private hospital by his parents to seek treatment for the infection on his right leg.



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