NEWS LIST

One of five children admitted in HSA for diphtheria discharged today

JOHOR BAHRU, Feb 26 (Bernama) -- One of the five children admitted to the Isolation Ward of the Sultanah Aminah Hospital (HSA), here last Saturday, has been allowed to return home today.


Sarawak Health Ministry seize cosmetics without notification worth RM1.07 million

KUCHING, Feb 26 (Bernama) -- The Sarawak State Health Department, through the Pharmacy Enforcement Branch (CPF) confiscated various types of cosmetics without notification valued at about RM1.07 million in a raid in Sibu town.


Proposal to build third health clinic a good start - Aiman

SEMENYIH, Feb 26 (Bernama) -- Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate for the Semenyih state by-election Muhammad Aiman Zainali views the government’s proposal to build another health clinic here as a good starting point for greater convenience in the area.


Compulsory vaccination: MOH prepared to hear views from all

PETALING JAYA, Feb 26 (Bernama) -- The Ministry of Health (MOH) is prepared to hear views from all parties on the proposed policy of compulsory immunisation vaccination, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.


Government can take action against parents who neglect their children's health - Hannah

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 26 (Bernama) -- There are provisions in the Child Act 2001 that enable the government to take action against parents who neglect their children, said Women, Family and Community Development Deputy Minister Hannah Yeoh.


Clinic ordered closed over unhealthy conditions, selling medical chits    

JOHOR BAHRU, Feb 26 (Bernama) -- A private clinic in Taman Century here was ordered to be shut down with immediate effect after being found not observing health and cleanliness requirements as well as for selling sick certificates.


Health Ministry investigates restaurant in Teluk Intan

IPOH, Feb 26 (Bernama) -- The Health Ministry is investigating if illegal substances were added to food prepared at a restaurant in Teluk Intan after some diners complained of drowsiness.


Specific guidelines for brain death cases

KUALA LUMPUR,  Feb 26 ( Bernama) -- Professional ethics, clear guidelines and sharing early information with the families of the patients help medical experts tackle brain death cases.


Dzulkefly proposes construction of another health clinic in Semenyih

SEMENYIH, Feb 26 (Bernama) -- Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad has proposed that another health clinic be built in Semenyih to ensure that the people in the area enjoyed good health facilities.


No vaccine, no school - Health advocates

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 25 (Bernama) -- No vaccine, no school for children whose parents refuse to allow them to be vaccinated, which can result in death as in a recent case, according to advice from health advocates.




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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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