NEWS LIST

Government mulling school enrolment only for immunised children - Dr Wan Azizah

KUALA LUMPUR, March 1 (Bernama) -- Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says the government is studying the possibility of allowing only children who have received immunisation to enrol for school.


Genting Bhd presents Dementia Care Centre to UM

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 (Bernama) -- Genting Bhd presented its Dementia Care Centre in Segambut here to the new management team, led by the Geriatric Division, Universiti Malaya (UM).


Kedah among states recording highest number of vaccine rejection cases

ALOR SETAR, 28 Feb (Bernama) -- Kedah is one of the states to record the highest number of vaccine rejection cases in the country with 139 cases reported last year compared to 133 cases in 2017. 


Two TB cases detected involving supermarket staff in Kuching

KUCHING, Feb 28 (Bernama)  -- The Sarawak State Health Department (JKNS) has detected two cases of tuberculosis (TB) involving staff of a supermarket here, with the first case detected on Jan 10 and the second on Feb 4, through chest X-rays.


Health Ministry sets up task force proposal for compulsory vaccination

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 (Bernama) – The Health Ministry has mobilised a task force to study proposals and calls to make vaccination compulsory in the country, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.


DPM launches National Occupational Safety and Health policy

SEPANG, Feb 27 (Bernama) -- Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail tonight launched the National Occupational Safety and Health (NOSH) Policy aimed at protecting the workers’ rights to a safe, healthy and conducive work environment


Viral message about 15 diphtheria cases in Tangkak a hoax

JOHOR BAHRU, Feb 27 (Bernama) -- A viral message claiming that 15 schoolchildren in Tangkak have been infected with diphtheria, is not true.


Public unaware of dangers of extreme heat

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 (Bernama) -- Today's society is seen to be less concerned over the excessively hot weather which is expected to continue until the end of March.


Don't wait any longer, get your child vaccinated - Yeoh

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 26 (Bernama) -- Women, Family and Community Development Deputy Minister Hannah Yeoh said parents and anti-vaccine groups should not wait for a death to occur before allowing their children to be vaccinated.


Easy online registration, claims process for mySalam scheme

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 26 (Bernama) -- The online registration and claims process for the national health insurance scheme, mySalam, are assured to be easy for the B40 (low-income) group.




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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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