From Nurul Hanis Izmir
LONDON, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- The National Heart Institute (IJN) plans to add 120 beds next year to cater to the growing number of patients moving forward, says Chief Executive Officer Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Azhari Yakub.
PUTRAJAYA, Oct 15 (Bernama) -- The Health Ministry has set up a special inquiry to probe into information obtained by an independent body on allegations of sexual harassment on housemen by a department head at a hospital in the Klang Valley.
Preventive measures taken by the Negeri Sembilan Health Department (JKNS) in tackling the epidemic had proven to be effective based on the latest statistics released by the department which showed a significant drop since last month.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.read more ››
UMSC: Pain Management