Sunday, December 17, 2017

Osteoarthritis Diagnosis: Avoiding the Pitfalls

Kenneth D Brandt, MD Correct diagnosis of osteoarthritis (OA) is important—misdiagnosis often leads to omission of appropriate treatment or institution of unnecessary ...

Sad Story about Vaccination Programme

Disember 2012, kelompok ekstrimis Muslim telah membunuh 7 orang pekerja kesihatan hanya disebabkan mereka memberi vaksin polio dalam program eradikasi polio di Pakistan. Golongan...

Abnormal uterine bleeding: A Quick Guide To Evaluation And Treatment

After vaginitis, abnormal bleeding is the main reason women consult a gynecologist. Fortunately, the armamentarium is as broad as the range of etiologies. Source: http://www.jfponline.com/pages.asp?aid=2883 LINDA D. BRADLEY, MD Dr....

Role Empowerment For Family Doctor – Dr S Subramaniam

MELAKA, Oct 20 (Bernama) -- The role of the family doctor would be empowered within four years to correspond with the health ministry's initiative...

Message from FMSA President

From the moment I took office as the FMSA President, I have made a promise to deliver the best that I can. Alhamdullilah, many...

A Rational Approach to Starting Insulin Therapy

The emergence of multiple insulin products has provided new opportunities to achieve diabetes control. However, the number of options has raised concerns about the optimal choices...

What is Family Medicine?

Family medicine (FM), formerly Family Practice (FP), is a medical specialty devoted to comprehensive health care for people of all ages; the specialist is...

Leading Clinicians and Clinicians Leading

Richard M.J. Bohmer, M.B., Ch.B., M.P.H. N Engl J Med 2013; 368:1468-1470 April 18, 2013DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1301814 Stubbornly high costs and the expected care needs of aging...

90% don’t use condoms

Star: GEORGE TOWN: Some 90% of drug users do not use condoms and this is a source of worry because it can contribute to...

Management of Chronic Kidney Disease

Management of Chronic Kidney Disease Charlie Tomson, DM, FRCP; Pippa Bailey, MRCP, DTM&H Management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) requires a systematic approach that includes all...

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Innovating Care

*DG of Health Newsflash* This morning I was invited to deliver the keynote address at the Innovating Care Asia Pacific Conference 2017 at International Medical...

National Environmental Health Action Plan (NEHAP) Conference 2017

This afternoon I officially opened the National Environmental Health Action Plan (NEHAP) Conference 2017 and delivered the keynote address on the topic of "Emerging...

Petition to Malaysia’s Prime Minister

PUTRAJAYA , Sept 20, 2017 - Amid concerns over the proposed reintroduction of the 10-stick “kiddie cigarette pack” in the Malaysian market, 57 non-government...