Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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...

Guideline of Prevention of Falls in Older Persons

Summary of Recommendations SCREENING AND ASSESSMENT All older individuals should be asked whether they have fallen (in the past year). An older person who reports a fall...

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...

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 ...

ACCORD: Insulin exposure not an independent risk factor for CV mortality

Published June 28, 2013 at Healio Cardiology CHICAGO — Results from a post-hoc analysis suggest that higher insulin doses were not responsible for the increased...

What measure from a lipid panel is the best predictor of cardiovascular risk?

Evidence-Based Answer: The ratio of total cholesterol (TC) to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) is the best predictor of total cardiovascular risk in the currently offered...

Influenza A Prevention Guidlines For Health Care Workers

What about Influenza A (H1N1)? Influenza A (H1N1) is a highly contagious acute respiratory disease caused by Type A influenza virus’ strain H1N1. The virus...

Malaysia – Achieving the Millennium Development Goals Successes and Challenges

At the United Nations Millennium Summit held in New York in September 2000, world leaders committed to strengthening global efforts for peace, democracy, good...

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...

Message from FMSA President

Assalamualaikum and Salam Sejahtera, It is interesting that we will be having our 16th FMSA Scientific Meeting soon which is just another few weeks away....

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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...