BACHOK, Nov 18 -- The Kelantan State Health Department has run mental health screenings on 16,000 individuals in the state this year through the Depression Anxiety Stress Scales (DASS) programme.
KOTA KINABALU, Nov 18 -- Cancer is one of the leading causes of death among women in Sabah with 743 cases reported between 2011-2015, the state legislative assembly told today.
By Kurniawati Kamarudin
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- The fear of being stigmatised by society is pushing people with mental disorders to seek the services of traditional healers.
According to Dr Mohd Azhar Mohd Yasin, a psychiatrist at Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia (Hospital USM) in Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, a survey he had carried out showed that about 60 percent of patients suffering from psychiatric disorders consulted traditional healers before seeking medical help when their condition worsened.
“Many mentally ill patients who seek treatment at hospitals have actually tried Islamic healing as well to treat their condition.
KUALA SELANGOR, Nov 17 -- The number of Optometrists at government hospitals’ eye specialist clinics nationwide is 310 and is considered low.
KUANTAN, Nov 17 -- The Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Hospital (HOSHAS) in Temerloh created it’s own history after successfully performing 120 cataract surgeries over two days, said Pahang Health Director Datuk Dr Sha'ari Ngadiman said.
SEREMBAN, Nov 17 -- The Veterinary Department has vaccinated 140,103 of the 205,000 dogs in Sarawak which have been checked since 2017 as part of the effort to curtail the spread of the disease rabies there, said Veterinary Services director-general Datuk Dr Quaza Nizamuddin Hassan Nizam.
IPOH, Nov 17 -- The Health Ministry has submitted a request to the Federal Government for additional posts of 10,675 involving government hospitals and clinics nationwide.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 14 -- The leaching of chemical compound 'phthalate' from plastic packaging is not at a harmful level, says Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 14 -- The Malaysian Health Promotion Board (Dissolution) Act 2019 was tabled for the first time by Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad in the Dewan Rakyat today.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 14 -- The public is urged to notify the Health Ministry on sub-standard cosmetics, especially those sold online.
By Nabilah Saleh
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) – Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and seen increasing due to population ageing.
The disease occurs when the cartilage protecting the ends of bones wears down over time.
Although osteoarthritis can damage any joint, the disorder commonly affects joints in the knees, ankles, hips, spine, hands and shoulders.read more ››
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