NEWS LIST

Syrian refugees desperate for medical aid

IDLIB (Syria), April 18 (Bernama) -- Millions of war refugees in Syria, especially children and pregnant women, are desperately in need of supplementary vitamins and medical aid particularly those suffering from cholera (diseases caused by contaminated food and water).


No mysterious illness, just Influenza A H1N1 at Ipoh school

 Claims of a mysterious illness at Sekolah Tuanku Abdul Rahman (STAR) that went viral on social media yesterday are not true as it is just an Influenza A H1N1 infection, it was revealed today.


Dungun Hospital will be third specialist hospital in Terengganu

The RM125 million Dungun Hospital, which is expected to be ready next February, will be the third specialist hospital in Terengganu, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.


Shuttle service to address parking problems at HTAA

PEKAN, April 15 (Bernama) -- The frequent parking problem at the Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital (HTAA) vicinity has received the attention of the Health Ministry by providing a free shuttle service from the Kuantan Municipal Council (MPK) parking areas to the hospital.


Melaka introduces health card for B40

MELAKA, April 15 (Bernama) -- The Melaka government will introduce a health card for B40 (low income) households which will enable them to enjoy free health examination at government hospitals and clinics.


KPJ Puteri Specialist Hospital's new wing expected to be completed by year-end

JOHOR BAHRU, April 15 (Bernama) -- After several years’ delay, construction of the new wing of the KPJ Puteri Specialist Hospital here at a cost of over RM120 million (including for equipment) is expected to be completed by the end of this year.


Malaysian doctors circumcise south Thailand's children

PATTANI, April 14 (Bernama) -- A group of Malaysian doctors are providing charity circumcision services to children in Pattani, south Thailand.


PeKa B40 scheme begins tomorrow

KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 (Bernama) -- The Health Ministry today announced a health protection scheme for the B40 group, known as PeKa B40, which will be implemented nationwide beginning tomorrow.


PeKa B40 scheme to kick off tomorrow - Dr Lee

KUANTAN, April 14 (Bernama) -- The PeKa B40, a healthcare protection scheme for the low-income B40 group, will begin tomorrow, according to Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.


Malaysians consuming salt at alarming level - Dr Lee

KOTA SAMARAHAN, April 13 (Bernama) -- Salt intake among Malaysians is at an alarming level, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.




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EXCLUSIVE

VATS & SBRT: The Future Of Lung Cancer Treatment In UMSC

By Jenny Imanina Lanong Abdullah and Murni Nasri

This is the second of a two-part article on lung cancer treatment.        

KUALA LUMPUR, (Bernama) -- Traditionally, surgery for lung cancer is done via a thoracotomy, which requires the cutting of muscles and spreading of the ribs before entering the chest to remove the cancer.

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