NEWS LIST

Parliament building declared smoke-free zone

The Health Ministry had earlier issued a directive to ban smoking at all restaurants, food outlets, and hawker stalls in the country, effective Jan 1 next year.


Noise pollution affects human health

ISLAMABAD, Oct 15 (Bernama) -- Environmental noise is among the "top environmental risks to health" and people are most affected by road traffic noise according to a study, reported Associated Press of Pakistan (APP).

Discussion over coordination between public hospitals, HPU ongoing - Maszlee

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) -- The discussion over the coordination between public hospitals and university teaching hospitals (HPU) is ongoing, says Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.


Parents should be sensitive to children's mental health

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 (Bernama) -- Parents should be sensitive to changes in the children’s behaviour, especially for symptoms of mental health, such as depression and stress, said Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman.


Dr Wan Azizah reminds volunteers in relief missions to prioritise own health

SEPANG, Oct 14 (Bernama) -- Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today reminded volunteers in relief mission to Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, to prioritise their own health when in disaster-stricken areas.


Special Smoking Space: Discussions to be held with operators of food premises

GOPENG, Oct 14 (Bernama) -- The Health Ministry will hold discussions with operators of food premises in the near future before making any decision on the proposed provision of special smoking rooms following a ban on smoking at all food premises from Jan 1.


Sarawak hospitals need 150 pints of blood daily

KUCHING, Oct 13 (Bernama) -- The hospitals in Sarawak required an average of 150 pints of blood daily to meet the patients’ needs, says its Health Department deputy director (medical) Dr Kamaruddin Lajim.


Three more food poisoning cases reported in Perak

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 13 (Bernama) – The number of food poisoning cases believed to be due to consuming popular dish 'laksa' purchased at a premises in Kupang, Baling, Kedah, has now risen to 83, including two deaths.


Metro IVF to hold public forum on fertility treatments

We always strive hard to improve our success rate using the latest technology while maintaining our patients’ satisfaction.

Vision One shows support for Pink October

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 (Bernama) – In conjunction with Pink October, aka Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Vision One Diagnostics Sdn Bhd is backing early cancer screening through promotions at its branches.



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EXCLUSIVE

Understanding Dementia Better

By Siti Radziah Hamzah

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Imagine how you would feel if you wake up one morning in the house you have lived with your family for about 30 years and you are not able to recognise your surroundings. You look at the mirror and ask yourself, “Who am I, where am I?”

This is one of many symptoms indicating that you may have dementia, a debilitating disease that takes away the ability to retain memory, think clearly, behave normally and perform everyday activities.

Dementia is an increasingly common disease affecting ageing populations in especially low- and middle-income countries where access to social protection, services, support and care is limited. 

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