EXCLUSIVE

Teenage Pregnancy: Who Is To Blame?

(First of a Two-Part Interview)

By Salbiah Said

PETALING JAYA, Dec 27 (Bernama) -- Research has shown that an average of 18,000 teenage girls in Malaysia get pregnant each year, 25 per cent or about 4,500 cases involved out-of-wedlock pregnancy.


Fatty Liver: Are Prescribed Medications The Culprit?

(Last of a Two-Part Interview)

By Salbiah Said

PETALING JAYA, Oct 15 (Bernama) -- There are currently no medications approved specifically for the treatment of fatty liver, doctors say.


Fatty Liver: The Silent Epidemic

(First of a two-part interview)

By Salbiah Said

PETALING JAYA, Oct 10 (Bernama) -- Over the past three decades, Malaysia has become the fattest country in Asia, with nearly half the Malaysian adult population now overweight or obese. Along with obesity comes obesity-related diseases, including fatty liver. The big concern about fatty liver is that it is a silent disease.


Doctors warn of risks, danger of chronic alcohol intake

By Nabilah Saleh

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 8 (Bernama) -- Proactive measures should be taken to create awareness among the Malaysian public of the risks and danger of chronic alcohol abuse, doctors said today.


The 'Gents' Problem' Is Also Taboo Among Doctors

(Last of a Two-Part Interview)

By Salbiah Said

KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 (Bernama) -- In 2012, Indian film actor, singer and anchor Ayushmann Khurrana made his film debut with a rather unconventional romantic Hindi comedy, Vicky Donor, which touched on the topic of sperm donation in India.


Erectile Dysfunction Precursor For Heart Disease

(First of a Two-Part Interview) By Salbiah Said KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Bernama) -- Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common medical condition that affects the sexual life of millions of men worldwide. This condition can be a precursor or an early warning sign of a heart disease, say health experts.


UM Specialist Centre - Healing Mankind

University of Malaya Specialist Centre (UMSC) was the brainchild of Professor Datuk Dr Mohd Amin Jalaludin, who was then the head of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, and Professor Datuk Dr Anuar Zaini Md Zain, the director of University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC).


UM Specialist Centre: Healing Mankind

Universiti Malaysia Specialists Centre (UMSC) has 12 clusters of excellence for patients care by their highly experienced health professionals.




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EXCLUSIVE

UKM Hospital To Conduct Study On Potential Therapy For Leukaemia

By Durratul Ain Ahmad Fuad

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) – A potentially effective treatment for patients with relapsed and refractory acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) is in the works.

ALL is a type of blood cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell.

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s teaching facility Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz (HCTM) is collaborating with Plutonet Sdn Bhd on a study and clinical trial involving the Chimeric Antigen Receptor-T Cell (CAR-T) therapy, a revolutionary treatment found to be effective for ALL patients who cannot be treated with chemotherapy or are immune to it.

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In Focus : UMSC - Fatty Liver, The Silent Epidemic Part 2