KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 2 (Bernama) -- The Health Ministry is reviewing legislation that requires patients to pay high fees for treatment at public hospitals if they are referred there from private or university hospitals.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 1 (Bernama) -- The attitude of ‘dog lovers’ who refuse to cooperate with the agencies involved and an uncontrolled influx of dogs from Kalimantan are among factors for the increase in rabies cases in Sarawak.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 1 (Bernama) -- Malaysia looks forward to leading the cancer resolution in next year’s ASEAN Health Ministers’ Meeting, said Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 1 (Bernama) -- Mexter Technology Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiary, LYC Medicare Sdn Bhd (LYCM), has entered into a five-year service and collaboration agreement with UM’s medical unit, the University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMCC) to establish the LYC Fertility Centre.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 1 (Bernama) -- The first Malaysian report on Cancer Survival Study (MyScan) shows a high survival rate of five years for five types of cancer, namely thyroid (82.3 per cent), prostate (73 per cent), uterus (70.6 per cent), female breast cancer (66.8 per cent) and large intestine or colon cancer (56.8 per cent).
PUTRAJAYA, Oct 1 (Bernama) -- The federal government targets to have 11,000 professional counsellors by 2020, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
SYDNEY, Oct 1 (Bernama) – Young cancer survivors who struggle to focus on the later stages of their life are at higher risk of poor mental health, pointing to a greater need to target treatments for this vulnerable group, Xinhua news agency quoted the latest Australian research.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 28 (Bernama) - The pickled lime peels from China that was found to contain lead was not imported into Malaysia, said Health Director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
Digital health can be a powerful tool in revolutionising how Non -Communicable Diseases (NCDs) care can be delivered by expanding access, improving efficiency and training less skilled health workers, said Minister of Health Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 27 (Bernama) -- The use of involved field radiotherapy (IFRT) and irradiating post-chemotherapy residual primary tumor volume for limited-stage small cell lung cancer (SCLC) did not result in increased recurrence of the cancer.
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