Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Government to subsidise treatment at private clinics

Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai says the public can soon seek medical treatment at private clinics without having to pay a hefty...

US Panel Ups Age for Routine Breast Cancer Screening From 40 to 50

PHILADELPHIA -- November 16, 2009 -- In an update to its 2002 recommendations, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) now recommends against routine...

Quick Facts for Clinicians on Antiviral Treatments for 2009 H1N1

While use of influenza antivirals in the United States has increased during the 2009–2010 flu season, there are still many misconceptions about these medications....

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,...

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...

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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...