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Yoga Teacher: Do This 3,650 Times To Stay Healthy

By Ravindran Duraisamy 

Ravindran Duraisamy is an accountant living in a small town. He does yoga every day, without fail, to stay fit and slow down the ageing process.  

TEMERLOH (Bernama) -- I remember asking a yoga master what it took to stay healthy. He advised me to bend down and touch my feet 3,650 times.

Time To Take Mental Health More Seriously

By Nur-ul Afida Kamaludin

The prevalence of mental health issues in this country is certainly a cause for concern and in some instances, it has even led to death. It is most unfortunate that a matter as serious as this is being treated lightly and this state of affairs can be attributed to a lack of awareness and knowledge among the public.

 


Cyber threats jeopardise sustainable wellbeing of children - Dr Wan Azizah

PUTRAJAYA, Nov 5 (Bernama) – Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the government viewed seriously cyber threats against children, including sexual grooming, that could jeopardise sustainable wellbeing of children. 


Fish consumption reduces symptoms of childhood asthma - study

SYDNEY, Nov 5 (Bernama) -- Eating fish such as salmon, trout and sardines can significantly reduce asthma symptoms in children, an international study led by researchers at Australia's La Trobe University showed.

Brunei sees rising breast cancer cases - expert

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Nov 5 (Bernama) -- Brunei has seen a rising number of breast cancer cases over the years, says Brunei Cancer Centre director, Babu Sukumaran.

"Light Up" Deepavali with healthy eating

By R. Vikneswaran

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 4 (Bernama) – Waking up before dawn, scrubbing the body with sesame oil and shikakai herbal powder, donning new traditional clothes and some heading to temples to seek blessings typically marks the start of the Deepavali celebration for the Indian community. 


Kelantan Health Department identifies flood-risk clinics, hospitals

TANAH MERAH,  Nov 3  (Bernama) -- The Kelantan Health Department has identified clinics and hospitals with risk of being affected by the flood as a precautionary measure with the approaching monsoon season.


Brunei eliminates rubella disease - WHO

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Nov 3 (Bernama) -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recently declared that Brunei is free of rubella disease as a public health problem, China’s Xinhua News Agency reported.

PM suggests govt, private offices allocate 15 minutes for exercise

SHAH ALAM,  Nov 3 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today suggested government offices and the private sector to allocate 15 minutes for exercise and make it a culture to promote healthy lifestyle among the staff.


Medical tourism will help boost economy - Dr Mahathir

Public sector would remain the cornerstone of the country’s healthcare while the government remained fully committed to continue investing in healthcare to ensure that essential medical services remain accessible.




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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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