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This week, researchers discover a link between OCD and educational underachievement, the American Epileptic Association recommends a new diet for children with epilepsy and computer programs are fielded to help schizophrenia.


Fighting against mental health issues remains a global challenge due to presence of treatment gaps, such as stigma. But now, digital platforms which could provide help in an anonymous way have come into play to fill in the gaps.


In conjunction with World Prematurity Day 2017 and Prematurity Awareness Campaign, a month-long joint effort by the Department of Paediatrics of the University of Malaya, the Perinatal Society of Malaysia and the College of Paediatrics, Academy of Medicine Malaysia, witnessed the 2nd Kuala Lumpur International Neonatology Conference (KLINC 2017), which aims to promote continuous medical education and encourage a nourishing exchange of experiences in neonatal healthcare and parental experiences of the care of the premature baby.


A new study has added to the ever-increasing body of work that suggests patients of overlapping surgeries are more likely to suffer serious complications compared to surgeries in which the doctor focuses just on one patient. Nonetheless, is this study more credible?


Patients are often adamant about the seriousness and the validity of their conditions. Equally to doctors, these conditions that are not within the frameworks of medical diagnoses, are puzzles to be solved. Here are five health conditions that continue to seek medical and scientific explanation.


Running has been associated with joint pains and whole-body vibrations that may not necessarily yield the best results for weight loss or a healthy lifestyle. However, studies show that running is good for the knees, providing a cost-effective lifestyle medicine – and reduces the risk of premature death.


Fighting pancreatic cancer remains a global challenge for years. Good news is, researchers have recently discovered new methods in detecting and treating the deadly diseases – providing hope to the patients.


The medical world is no stranger to technology. It is therefore imperative that the healthcare industry embraces digital technology to make it more accessible and sustainable.


Oral health is an often-neglected aspect of our well-being. Here are three studies, proving why oral health should not be overlooked.


A silver lining out of wars is perhaps the medical innovations from the battleground. Due to serious casualties and limited resources, doctors, nurses, and paramedics had to be creative on the battlefield. Here are some of the medical innovations used in modern medicine that were developed during wars.


The US has now set guidelines on stem cell research, triggering research communities around the world to consider the future scope of the technology and its potential to help patients with even the hardest of health problems.
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This week, researchers discover a link between OCD and educational underachievement, the American Epileptic Association recommends a new diet for children with epilepsy and computer programs are fielded to help schizophrenia.