NEWS LIST

Death toll in Nigeria from 'lassa' fever outbreak hits 93

LAGOS, March 8 (Bernama) -- The death toll in Nigeria from the latest outbreak of Lassa fever has risen to 93, according to official figures released Thursday, reported Anadolu Agency.

Kim Kim River chemical pollution victims: 35 people

JOHOR BAHRU, March 7 (Bernama) -- The number of victims following the dumping of chemical waste in the Kim Kim River, near Pasir Gudang stands at 35 people as of 5 pm today.


Two schools closed, 35 treated due to chemical gas pollution

JOHOR BAHRU, March 7 (Bernama) -- Two schools were closed while 35 people, mostly students, were treated at the Sultan Ismail Hospital after sniffing chemical gas resulting from the dumping of chemical waste into the Kim Kim River near Pasir Gudang, early this morning.


Thirty people hospitalised after sniffing chemical from river

JOHOR BAHRU, March 7 (Bernama) -- The number of victims, who were believed to have sniffed the chemical which was dumped into the KimKim River, have gone up to 30 people, to date.


Learn CPR to save heart patients - Raja Bahrin

KUALA TERENGGANU, March 7 (Bernama) --  Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training given to civil servants should be extended so that more people have the skills to save the lives of heart attack patients.


Gov't considering how to encourage parents to vaccinate children

PUTRAJAYA, March 7 (Bernama) -- The government is figuring out how to encourage parents to give the necessary vaccinations to their children.


Fuziah denies allegations vaccines are not halal

KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 (Bernama) -- The Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department denied claims by some quarters that the construction of the first halal vaccine plant in the country meant the vaccines used all this while were not halal under Islamic law.


Make vaccination compulsory, do not expose our children to diseases - parents  

JOHOR BAHRU, March 6 (Bernama) -- The call to make immunisation compulsory to contain the spread of infectious diseases is getting louder as more cases of diphtheria were recorded in the state.

Malfunctioning airconds at Ampang Health Clinic to be fixed promptly - Lee Boon Chye

KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 (Bernama) -- All malfunctioning air-conditioning units at the Ampang Health Clinic will be fixed promptly, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.

Imaret offers medical treatment to Rohingya refugees in Perlis

KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 (Bernama) -- The Islamic Medical Association of Malaysia Response and Relief Team (Imaret) has dispatched a team of medical volunteers to the Home Ministry’s complex in Kangar, to provide medical treatment to Rohingya refugees today.




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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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