PUTRAJAYA, Oct 31 (Bernama) - Ischemic heart disease remains the leading cause of death among Malaysians with the total number of deaths standing at 13,503 or 13.9 per cent last year.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 31 (Bernama) -- The Ministry of Health (MoH) today stressed that the health protection scheme for the low income households (B40) was not a form of insurance and to be fully financed by the government.
Due to the complication effects and high death rate, smoking has impacted the country’s economy in various aspects, including the high cost of treating illnesses caused by smoking, affecting productivity as workers are often sickly and a loss for the country due to pre-mature death
The incident at the Endoscopy Unit was detected with the sound of the hospital siren at 8.27 pm, following which an announcement on the small fire was made at 8.48 pm.
SHAH ALAM, Oct 30 (Bernama) -- The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) Selangor, seized 3,295 bottles of various types of milk products worth RM12,951.10 which did not possessing a Valid Health Mark (VHM) certificate from the Veterinary Services Department (VSD).
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 30 (Bernama) -- The government has decided to continue the services of the Malaysian field hospital in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh which was set up for the Rohingya humanitarian aid mission, the Dewan Rakyat was told tonight.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 30 (Bernama) – The Health Ministry has detected 17 food and drink products sold here containing banned substances since last year.
People with vision impairment are more likely to experience higher rates of poverty and disadvantages. Fortunately, the majority of vision impairment is avoidable.
However, those graduates who received excellence results will be absorbed immediately to fill permanent positions in the ministry.
Researchers from China's Taiwan Province have found that a common drug used to treat type 2 diabetes may lower the possibility of developing a disease leading to blindness, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) said Sunday.
(First of a two-part interview)
By Jenny Imanina Lanong Abdullah and Murni Nasri
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