Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Best Metoclopramide Dose for Migraine? Start Low, Study Says

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Jan 28 - Metoclopramide in doses ranging from 10 to 40 mg appears to achieve similar migraine relief,...

Unlocking specialists’ attitudes toward primary care gatekeepers – Original Research

KEY POINTS FOR CLINICIANS * Specialists are ambivalent about the role of primary care...

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...

“PREVENT DIABETES: act now”

WORLD DIABETES DAY November 14, 2011 The number of Malaysians with diabetes continues to increase every year. In 2006, estimated to be about 1.5 million adult...

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...

Use of Metformin in the Setting of Mild-to-Moderate Renal Insufficiency

http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/34/6/1431.long U.S. Food and Drug Administration prescribing guidelines for metformin contraindicate its use in men and women with serum creatinine concentrations ?1.5 and ?1.4 mg/dL...

1CARE FOR 1MALAYSIA – WHY AND HOW?

Presented by Dr Safurah Jaafar, Director Family Health Development Division & Senior Consultant Public Health Physician, Ministry of Health, Malaysia. The 15th Family Medicine Conference...

No Cancer Protection With Vitamin B or Omega-3 Fatty-Acid Supplements

Source: www.medscape.com Michael O'Riordan February 13, 2012 (Paris, France) — Vitamin B and omega-3 fatty-acid supplementation over a period of five years failed to reduce the...

15 minutes of exercise a day can increase life expectancy

The Department of Health (DH) currently recommends that all adults and older people over the age of 65 years should participate in 150 minutes...

Childhood Obesity: Contributing Factors, Consequences and Intervention

Sherina Mohd Sidik1 & Rozali Ahmad2 1 Department of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia 2...

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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...