TB treatable if patients are consistent - Specialist

TAWAU, July 21 (Bernama) -- Tuberculosis (TB) can be cured if patients remain consistent in their treatment, according to a medical specialist.  

One death recorded in Langkap, Perak due to dengue

IPOH, July 21 (Bernama) -- One death was recorded while two other individuals were still receiving treatment due to dengue fever in Kampung Pelawan B, Langkap, Perak.

Vape: Ministry calls for border enforcement agency cooperation

SEREMBAN, July 21 (Bernama) -- The Health Ministry (MOH) has called for a closer scrutiny and cooperation of enforcement agencies at the border to increase control at entry points to prevent the influx of  electronic cigarettes or vape products into the country.

VentureTECH sees potential growth in healthcare industry via pathology digitalisation

KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 (Bernama) -- VentureTECH Sdn Bhd, an investment company for high value-added and emerging industries, is giving more focus on digitalisation of the local healthcare industry, especially in the pathology technology which promises great growth opportunities.


13 Facts About Chikungunya That You Need To Know

Chikungunya, a viral disease carried by mosquitoes, was first described in an outbreak in southern Tanzania in 1952.  The name "Chikungunya" means "to become contorted" in the local's language.  It was so named to describe patients who, due to the joint pains brought on by the disease, became stooped in their appearance.


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.



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.



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

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