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Kedah health dept advises caution over HFMD

ALOR SETAR, July 11 (Bernama) -- Kedah has not closed any nursery or childcare centres in view of the Hand, Food and Mouth DIsease (HFMD) but state director of health Datuk Dr Norhizan Ismail advised parents to take precautionary measures.

Elak hantar anak ke sekolah sekiranya ada tanda HFMD - Dr Sahruddin

ISKANDAR PUTERI, 11 Julai (Bernama) -- Ibu bapa diminta agar tidak menghantar anak-anak mereka ke sekolah sekiranya mempunyai tanda-tanda jangkitan penyakit tangan, kaki dan mulut (HFMD).

BP Healthcare buka Pusat Vaksin pertama

KUALA LUMPUR, 11 Julai (Bernama) -- BP Healthcare Group Malaysia dengan kerjasama Sanofi Pasteur Malaysia melancarkan Pusat Vaksin pertama mereka di Pulau Pinang, bagi mendidik masyarakat tentang pentingnya vaksinasi untuk mencegah penyakit berjangkit.

Fomema Holds briefings on new medical check-up procedures throughout Peninsula

KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 (Bernama) -- The Foreign Workers' Medical Examination Monitoring Agency (Fomema) is organising a programme to outline new guidelines on medical examination of foreign workers at six locations throughout the Peninsula.

Kes HFMD meningkat 28 peratus - KP Kesihatan

PUTRAJAYA, 11 Julai (Bernama) -- Sebanyak 27,296 kes penyakit tangan, kaki dan mulut (HFMD) dilaporkan di seluruh negara sehingga 30 Jun lepas, meningkat 28 peratus atau 21,303 kes berbanding tempoh sama tahun lepas, kata Ketua Pengarah Kesihatan Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

MIASA gesa media bantu laporkan kebenaran tentang penyakit mental

KUALA LUMPUR, 11 Julai (Bernama) -- Persatuan Sokongan dan Kesedaran Penyakit Mental (MIASA) menggesa media supaya melaporkan berita tentang penyakit mental secara beretika bagi melindungi pesakit dan keluarga mereka daripada menjadi mangsa berhubung stigma, diskriminasi dan ketidaksamaan.

'Perancangan Keluarga Adalah Hak Asasi Manusia' tema Hari Penduduk Sedunia

KUALA LUMPUR, 11 Julai (Bernama) -- 'Perancangan Keluarga Adalah Hak Asasi Manusia' dipilih sebagai tema sambutan Hari Penduduk Sedunia Ke-29 tahun ini, menurut kenyataan Lembaga Penduduk dan Pembangunan Keluarga Negara (LPPKN) di sini, hari ini.

HFMD: Dua sekolah di Pulau Pinang ditutup sepenuhnya

GEORGE TOWN, 11 Julai (Bernama) -- Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Cina (SJKC) Shih Chung (Cawangan) dan Sekolah Antarabangsa Tenby di sini ditutup sepenuhnya selepas terdapat jangkitan penyakit kaki, tangan dan mulut (HFMD) dalam kalangan muridnya, kata Pengarah Kesihatan Pulau Pinang Dr Wan Mansor Hamzah.

6 Health Benefits Of Garlic

If only we knew the many health benefits in the food that we eat, there would be no use for supplements. The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates who famously said "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food" had prescribed this superfood to treat a variety of medical conditions.



Elev8thor, tool to facilitate cleaning up injuries

NILAI, July 11 (Bernama) -- The difficulties experienced by nurses, and doctors and other medical personnel in cleaning up the wounds of patients with broken legs prompted a Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) lecturer to produce a support tool, known as Elev8thor.




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EXCLUSIVE

UMSC's Interdisciplinary Approach To Easing Pain

By Ainul Huda Mohamed Saaid

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- For people suffering from chronic pain, even simple daily activities like taking a shower and getting dressed can be a torture. Anger, anxiety and even depression may ensue as a result of chronic pain, in view of the limitations they face and the debilitating nature of their condition.

In an exclusive interview with Bernama recently, experts from UM Specialist Centre (UMSC) shed light on pain management, a significant branch in medicine that utilises an interdisciplinary approach in easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those living with pain.

Neurosurgery expert Dr Nor Faizal Ahmad Bahuri describes pain as an unpleasant sensation that can be felt whenever there is a tissue injury.

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