'Asam Pedas' restaurant ordered to close for two weeks after worms found in dish

MELAKA, July 2 (Bernama) -- An "Asam Pedas" restaurant here was ordered to close for two weeks from yesterday after it was found to have failed to comply with the hygiene standard set by the Health Ministry.

Hospital KPJ Pasir Gudang  to have new building next year

By Remar Nordin JOHOR BAHRU, July 2 (Bernama) -- Specialist hospital KPJ Pasir Gudang is expected to have a new building next year to meet the increasing number of patients at present.

Health authorities monitoring JE situation in Sarawak

KUCHING, July 2 (Bernama) -- The Japanese Encephalitis (JE) is endemic in Sarawak but the situation is being closely monitored by the authorities, Health Director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said.

New Polyclinic and Maternity Centre proposed for Miri City

MIRI, July 2 (Bernama) -- A new health polyclinic has been proposed to be built here as part of the long-term solution to ease congestion at the existing Miri Polyclinic.

Sabah consumers urged to report retailers selling canned fish products containing worms

TUARAN, July 1 (Bernama) -- Consumers in Sabah are advised to lodge a report at the nearest health office should they come across retailers still selling canned fish of the brands reported to be tainted with worms.

Report to KPDNKK, MOH if withdrawn sardine brands still on market

LAHAD DATU, July 1 (Bernama) -- Consumers are advised to lodge a report to the authorities if they have information on eight sardine brands that are still on sale despite being recalled from the market by the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Perak govt appreciates Ipoh Pantai Hospital's efforts to enhance public health awareness

IPOH, June 29 (Bernama) -- The Perak state government appreciates all the medical-related activities carried out by the Ipoh Pantai Hospital here that always enhance public awareness on health issues.

King Cup Sardines in tomato sauce okay for consumption, says company

KUALA LUMPUR, June 29 (Bernama) -- Marushin Canneries (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd explained today that its canned sardines of the King Cup brand were not among the products removed from the market under an order from the Ministry of Health.

Takaful Malaysia launches Asia's first fully underwritten online medical plan

The premium and necessary loadings will be auto-calculated based on the medical questionnaires. This is part of our digital strategy which has clearly set us apart from any insurance providers in offering such an advanced innovation.

Six more sardine brands taken off market

KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 (Bernama) -- The Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) has withdrawn six other brands of canned sardine products from the market because they are confirmed to contain impurities such as Filum Nematoda worms from the genus Anisakis spp.



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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