Sunday, December 17, 2017

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...

The additional value of self-monitoring of blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes...

Nanne Kleefstra1,2,3, Henk J G Bilo1,2 + Author Affiliations 1Diabetes Centre, Isala clinics, Zwolle, The Netherlands 2University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands 3Langerhans...

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...

PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS AS EFFECTIVE GATE KEEPER

Keynote Address by Dato Dr Hasan bin Abdul Rahman, Director of Health,Ministry of Health Malaysia. At The 15th Family Medicine Conference 2011, Royale Bintang, Seremban,...

Erectile dysfunction often precedes heart attacks: Cardiologist

KUALA LUMPUR: Seven out of 10 men admitted to the University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) for heart attack suffered erectile dysfunction...

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...

Smoke or have high blood pressure or diabetes are more likely to develop dementia...

September 1, 2009 — Middle-aged people who smoke or have high blood pressure or diabetes are more likely to develop dementia later in life,...

Hepatitis B immunization in current clinical practice

Referrence: http://mpaweb.org.my/article.php?aid=23 Hepatitis B vaccine was first made available in 1982. The initial plasma derived vaccine was improved over the years and the current hepatitis...

Antibiotic provides sustained relief for patients with IBS

By Greg Town Rifaximin, an oral non-systemic broad-spectrum antibiotic, provides long-lasting relief of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms, according to new research. Combined...

Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in women

February 16, 2011 (New York, New York) — The first overhaul in four years of the American Heart Association guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention...

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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...