NEWS LIST

HRPB's new complex to be fully operational by year-end

LUMUT, April 10 (Bernama) -- The Women, Children and Cardiology Complex at the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital (HRPB) in Ipoh was expected to be fully operational by the end of this year, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.


UTP Organises Inaugural Colloquium On Optical Topography

KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 (Bernama) -- Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) Centre for Intelligent Signal and Imaging Research (CISIR) had organised its inaugural Open Colloquium on Optical Topography and Its Applications, recently.


'Motorised roller cage' can prevent rise of musculoskeletal disorders - Lee

BANGI, April 9 (Bernama) -- The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (Niosh) has created an engineering intervention called ‘motorised roller cage’ to promote a more ergonomic work environment, said its chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.


O&G firms most sought after by Sarawakian job seekers - survey

KOTA SAMARAHAN,  April 9 (Bernama) -- Oil and gas companies remain the most highly sought-after industry by Sarawakian job seekers who have registered with JobStreet.com, securing the two top spots in the ranking.


Ideal prescription for Karnival Kesihatan Kanak-Kanak with DoctorOnCall

KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 (Bernama) -- A Karnival Kesihatan Kanak-Kanak has been organised by Persatuan Sahabat Harapan Selangor and the state Health, Welfare, Women and Family Empowerment Committee recently.

Govt willing to consider proposal on tax exemption for couple on IVF treatment

KUALA LUMPUR,  April 9 (Bernama) -- The government is prepared to consider providing tax exemption for married couples on in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.


EnPHC initiative to be expanded to 20 more clinics this year - Dr Dzulkefly

PUTRAJAYA, April 8 (Bernama) -- The Ministry of Health will expand the Enchanced Primary Health Care (EnPHC) initiative to 20 more health clinics by this year although the in-depth study on the pilot project will only be completed by September, its minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said today.


Sugar tax will not involve drinks served at eateries - Dr Dzulkefly

PUTRAJAYA, April 8 (Bernama) -- The excise tax of 40 sen per litre on sweetened beverages scheduled for implementation from July 1 will not involve the drinks prepared and served at eateries, including Mamak restaurants and food kiosks, Health Minister Datuk Seri Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.


Malaysia among preferred destinations for IVF - Dr Dzulkefly

ALOR SETAR, April 7 (Bernama) -- Malaysia has become one of the preferred destinations for couples from other countries to treat infertility and achieve pregnancy through in vitro fertilisation (IVF), Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said.


Govt to further expand household poisoning awareness campaign

GEORGE TOWN, April 7 (Bernama) -- The government will further expand the household poisoning awareness campaign at the national level to enhance the public’s awareness of the high percentage of accidents that occurred at home.




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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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