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Sufficient stock of influenza medicine at Health Ministry's facilities

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 6 -- There is sufficient stock of medicines to treat influenza infections at the Health Ministry’s facilities.



Stok ubat rawatan influenza mencukupi

KUALA LUMPUR, 6 Jan -- Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia (KKM) menyangkal dakwaan dan khabar angin yang menyatakan stok ubat-ubatan bagi merawat jangkitan influenza di fasiliti KKM tidak mencukupi atau sudah kehabisan stok. 



Elak beli air zam zam di pasaran tempatan - KKM

KUALA LUMPUR, 6 Jan -- Kementerian Kesihatan (KKM) menasihati orang ramai supaya tidak membeli air yang dilabel sebagai air zam zam di pasaran tempatan kerana dikhuatiri tiruan.



Spike in dengue cases in rural Perak

IPOH, Jan 4  -- The number of dengue fever cases have shown a hike in the rural areas in Perak last year and are believed to be mainly caused by improperly disposed off garbage.



Peratusan kes demam denggi negeri Perak meningkat di luar bandar

IPOH, 4 Jan -- Peratusan kes penyakit demam denggi menunjukkan peningkatan di kawasan luar bandar di Perak pada tahun lepas.



Spike in dengue cases in rural Perak

IPOH, Jan 4 -- The number of dengue fever cases have shown a hike in the rural areas in Perak last year and are believed to be mainly caused by improperly disposed off garbage.



NSAIDs medication for children can increase risk of influenza complications

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 4 -- Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) prescribed for children aged below five years for the purpose of reducing fever, could expose them to a higher risk of influenza complications. 



Pengambilan NSAIDS tingkatkan risiko jangkitan influenza

KUALA LUMPUR, 4 Jan -- Ubat-ubatan dalam kumpulan ubat Non-Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS) yang diberikan kepada kanak-kanak bawah lima tahun untuk mengurangkan demam boleh meningkatkan risiko komplikasi jangkitan influenza. 



Number of cancer cases on the rise from 2012-2016 - Dr Noor Hisham

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 3  -- The number of new cancer cases recorded in Malaysia over a period of five years from 2012 to 2016 has increased to 115,238 from 103,507 cases recorded in the corresponding period of 2007 to 2011.



 



Johor Health Dept to ensure adequate supply of penfill insulin

JOHOR BAHRU, Jan 3  -- The Johor State Health Department (JKN) is working to ensure an adequate supply of penfill insulin for diabetic patients at hospitals and health clinics in the state.





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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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