UMSC, Pfizer team up to raise awareness on vaccine preventable diseases

KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 (Bernama) -- University Malaya Specialist Centre (UMSC) today conducted a public forum to raise awareness on vaccine for children, adults and travelers that prevent diseases.

Malaysia needs 200 more neurology specialists, says Dr Noor Hisham

GEORGE TOWN, April 20 (Bernama) -- Malaysia needs 200 neurology specialists, up from the current total of 107, to ensure that the increased number of stroke patients would be adequately treated, said director-general of Health Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

Radiation used in 5G technology not harmful - Academician

PUTRAJAYA, April 20 (Bernama) -- Don't freak out. The cellular radiation used in 5G technology is not harmful and is basically safe for humans, said an academician today.

Plan to set up NIAT gets MoH's attention

PUTRAJAYA, April 20 (Bernama) -- A proposal to set up the National Institute for Assistive Technology (NIAT) by the Malaysian Foundation for the Blind (MFB) will be discussed at the Ministry of Health’s (MOH) post Cabinet meeting, said its minister, Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.

Putrajaya Complex E launches 'WALK'' campaign

PUTRAJAYA, April 19 (Bernama) -- The healthy lifestyle campaign ‘When Active Living Kicks (WALK)  introduced at the end of last year is now being promoted at Complex E here through the Complex E- Healthy Wellbeing initiative.

Health Ministry denies Ipoh school H1N1 outbreak growing

KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 (Bernama) -- Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad today dismissed a report that the outbreak of Influenza A (H1N1) at the all-boys fully-residential Sekolah Tuanku Abdul Rahman (STAR) in Ipoh is growing.

22 more cases suspected to be H1N1 in STAR, Ipoh

PUTRAJAYA, April 18 (Bernama) -- Twenty-two new cases suspected to be Influenza A (H1N1) were detected at Sekolah Tuanku Abdul Rahman (STAR), Ipoh, Perak until yesterday, said Minister of Health Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.

New site identified for Kampar Hospital - Dr Lee

KAMPAR, April 18 (Bernama) -- The Ministry of Health has identified a suitable site for the construction of a new hospital in Kampar district, said its Deputy Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.

Gopeng Health Clinic to operate temporarily from PKD

IPOH, April 18 (Bernama) -- The Gopeng Health Clinic will be closed for renovation and will be operating temporarily from the Perak Rural Community Centre (PKD), formerly known as Rural Transformation Centre, beginning May 2.

SNOMED International’s Global Patient Set will support health system interoperability

KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 (Bernama) -- SNOMED International will release the Global Patient Set (GPS) to support the cross-border movement of information and ultimately, health system interoperability.



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.



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