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9 Ways To Deal With Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence or bladder leakage is not just a medical problem because it can affect emotional, psychological and social life, according to www.urologyhealth.com.



8 Facts About Uric Acid

According to webmd.com, uric acid is a waste byproduct. It’s formed when your body breaks down purines, which are found in some foods such as certain meats, sardines and dried beans.



Eating Disorder: 10 Symptoms You Should Look Out For

In a news article dated Aug 5, 2017 published in The Star, Malaysian Association for Adolescent Health vice-president Dr N.Thiyagar revealed that eating disorder affected about one per cent of the population in the country.



7 Truths About Arthritis

Arthritis is common among adults over the age of 65, but did you know that it can also be seen in children, teens and younger adults?



5 Signs You Are Eating Too Much Sugar

Sugar is love and love is sugar.  And you know that too much love can kill you right? Taking sugar in copious amounts is bad for your health and if it goes unchecked, will eventually kill you.



9 Benefits Of Yogurt That Will Surprise You

Yogurt is a dairy product produced by milk fermentation. The live microorganisms present in yogurt, also called probiotics ferment the milk’s natural sugar or lactose. Thus, producing lactic acid and causing milk proteins to curdle, giving yogurts its distinctive taste and texture.



5 Foods That Are Good For Weight Loss

Losing weight is a struggle, that is a common fact but it does not mean you are forever deprived of good foods.  Any attempt at losing the extra kilos should be with sound knowledge and proper guidance.



7 Fast Facts You Should Know Before Doing IF

Intermittent Fasting (IF) has become popular among health and fitness enthusiasts over these few years.  This weight loss approach allows you to eat reduced calories on some days of the week, whereas other days it permits your normal meals consumption.



9 Quick Facts About Hypotension

Most people worry about hypertension or high blood pressure for the risks it poses to one's health and pay less attention to hypotension (low blood pressure), which is equally harmful.



6 Important Facts About Hepatitis

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a news report in March this year said worldwide viral hepatitis killed 1.34 million people in 2015, while in Malaysia, there were nearly 400,000 patients with Hepatitis C.





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EXCLUSIVE

UKM Hospital To Conduct Study On Potential Therapy For Leukaemia

By Durratul Ain Ahmad Fuad

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) – A potentially effective treatment for patients with relapsed and refractory acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) is in the works.

ALL is a type of blood cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell.

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s teaching facility Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz (HCTM) is collaborating with Plutonet Sdn Bhd on a study and clinical trial involving the Chimeric Antigen Receptor-T Cell (CAR-T) therapy, a revolutionary treatment found to be effective for ALL patients who cannot be treated with chemotherapy or are immune to it.

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