• The factors that lead to varied pain experiences
    Pain is often described as an uncomfortable, unpleasant and sometimes distressing feeling often triggered by certain stimuli. Less known, however, are the factors that contribute to an individual’s pain experiences.
  • 13,000 patients betrayed by doctors and pharmacists in $40 million fraud scheme
    In a massive medical fraud involving 26 doctors, pharmacists and business owners, thousands of US patients were given treatment and tests which were either medically wrong or unnecessary.
  • The importance of word choices in healthcare – Part 1
    Medicine is a powerful tool, but the language used is also significant. Here we look at the words that could be deemed as insensitive, and the alternatives that could be used instead.
  • Hubungan antibiotik dengan perubahan tingkah laku
    Masalah penggunaan antibiotik berlebih sudah menjadi masalah utama di dunia. Bukan hanya menyebabkan resistensi antibiotik, peneliti juga mulai menemukan bahwa antibiotik berpotensi menyebabkan perubahan tingkah laku jika digunakan dalam periode waktu yang panjang.
  • In conversation: Geriatrician Dr Nur Farhan on diabetes management in the elderly
    Geriatrician at Raffles Hospital, Dr Nur Farhan, shares that diabetes among the elderly can be easily managed with appropriate diet and exercise modifications, along with proper pharmacological therapies and caregiver support.
  • Third new Zika cluster identified in Singapore
    While the Zika cluster at Flower Road/ Hendry Close has been closed and is under surveillance, a new Zika cluster has emerged at Highland Road/ Jansen Close, making a current total of three active Zika clusters in the country.
  • Surgery checklist may prevent surgery-related deaths
    Surgical care is often associated with a high risk of possibly-fatal complications. A new study has found that simple checklists to guide surgical care can tangibly save lives on a large scale.
  • Mengulas kasus "Ganja untuk Istri" Fidelis Ari Sudarwoto dari pandangan medis
    Fidelis Arie Sudarwoto (36) hanya bisa pasrah. Sejak petugas Badan Narkotika Nasional ( BNN) Kabupaten Sanggau menangkapnya karena menanam 39 batang pohon ganja (Cannabis sativa) pada 19 Februari 2017, saat itu pula upayanya merawat sang istri, Yeni Riawati, berakhir. 
  • Local university's partial accreditation cost pharmacy graduates their PRP licence
    Thirty-two fresh pharmacy graduates from a university in the Klang Valley cannot get a job in their as the four-year course that they underwent has not received full accreditation from the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
  • The dangers of fake medical research
    Medical research is pivotal in advancing the field of medicine. However, the problem of fake research is more prevalent than was once perceived.
  • Penelitian menunjukkan angka kejadian kanker pada anak-anak semakin meningkat
    Ia menambahkan bahwa meskipun beberapa faktor lingkungan dan gaya hidup memang memainkan peran besar dalam peningkatan kejadian kanker, namun biasanya dibutuhkan bertahun-tahun untuk mengubah risiko kanker dan kecil kemungkinannya untuk menyebabkan kanker pada anak.
  • Italy's measles epidemic highlights the dire costs of an unvaccinated population
    On 19 April, Italy reported a measles epidemic, following a fall-off in vaccinations. What is most concerning is that the recent outbreaks included older age groups.
  • Mengapa obat tidak memberi efek yang sama?
    Tidak ada penelitian yang 100% berhasil dan hal ini kemungkinan terjadi karena ada perbedaan bentuk gen dari setiap individu. Banyak ahli sudah mencoba meningkatkan angka keberhasilan atau memberikan penjelasan mengapa obat yang sama tidak memberikan efek yang sama.