Sunday, December 17, 2017

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...

Childhood Obesity

By Laura Stewart, PhD, RD, RNutr Childhood obesity is widely acknowledged as having become a global epidemic.1,2 The prevalence of childhood obesity in the UK...

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...

“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...

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...

MANAGEMENT OF MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER (MDD)

CH Lim, B Baizury, on behalf of Development Group Clinical Practice Guidelines Management of Major Depressive Disorder A. Introduction Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a significant...

HPV Vaccine Effective for Prevention of Anal Infection in Women

But for How Long? News Author: Nick Mulcahy CME Author: Charles P. Vega, MD CME Released: 08/29/2011; Valid for credit through 08/29/2012 Clinical Context Anal cancer is approximately 35...

Are perinatal and neonatal factors risks for autism?

The US researchers performed a systematic review and meta- analysis looking at the association between perinatal and neonatal factors and the risk of autism....

Coconut Water To The Rescue? Parsing The Medical Claims

By Eliza Barclay Hydration is something we're inclined to worry about in the summertime, when we sweat more and can be at risk of heat...

Diabetes Mellitus and Ramadhan

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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...