• Malaysian medical institutions to acquire 500 new and improved ambulances by 2018
    Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam has announced the distribution of 500 well-equipped ambulances to hospitals and clinics around Malaysia. This move aims to optimise emergency medical care services and the patient care system.
  • From earning their wrath to inspiring their science: How one scientist proved others wrong
    Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte is the man behind the now infamous human-pig chimera experiment. But, this experiment was just the tip of the iceberg.
  • Tragedi kesehatan karena hidup sendirian – dan efeknya di dunia
    Isolasi sosial merupakan sesuatu yang dinikmati oleh beberapa orang – karena saat Anda mulai mencobanya, akan sulit untuk keluar dari dalamnya. Dalam kesendirian, orang-orang merasa tidak perlu berurusan dengan orang lain dan drama kehidupan mereka.
  • C-section rates in China not as high as WHO estimates
    Alarm bells rang for the public health community when the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported that the rate of caesarean section in China was at 46.2% in 2010. However, a 2014 study discovered that the rates were overestimated.
  • Teknologi kesehatan: 3 inovasi yang bisa segera diresepkan
    Peneliti di Jepang berhasil menemukan sensor yang bisa memonitor tanda vital manusia tanpa inflamasi dan mengiritasi kulit. Sensor ini diciptakan dengan sangat tipis, sangat ringan, dan berpori – yang tampak dan terasa seperti tato henna – dibuat dari jala berukuran nano sehingga udara bisa melalui jarak kecil di antaranya.
  • Penis enlargement surgery results in the demise of a 30-year-old male
    Penis enlargement surgeries have been generally considered as innocuous procedures – with no life-threatening complications. However, the demise of a 30-year-old man as a result of such procedure has changed the way healthcare professionals perceive the potential outcomes of this surgery.
  • 3 tren kesehatan yang membingungkan bagi para dokter
    Dengan kemajuan teknologi, semakin banyak tren kesehatan di seluruh dunia yang bermunculan. Ada rumor yang menyebutkan bahwa minum hidrogen peroksida bisa menyembuhkan berbagai jenis penyakit dan bisa digunakan untuk memutihkan gigi.
  • Rabies outbreak update: Malaysia considered “rabies-controlled”; Singapore provides 25,000 doses as precautionary measure
    On 7 August, there are no new reported cases of rabies infection in Sarawak, affirmed Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam. Perak has also been declared as “rabies-controlled”. In line with precautionary measures, the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) has contributed 25,000 doses of rabies vaccine to help Malaysia fight the outbreaks in Sarawak and Perak.
  • MOH: Siblings infected with pertussis, isolated
    Two non-Malaysians in Sabah have been diagnosed with whooping cough and put in isolation at Keningau Hospital, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S Subramaniam. Authorities are saying this is not a cause for concern as the incident is remote.
  • Do doctors take women’s pain less seriously?
    The general notion of women as complainers could put them at a disadvantage when it comes to medical diagnosis – as doctors may dismiss their pain as mostly psychosomatic, thus hampering accurate assessment.
  • Tingkat sosioekonomi bisa memprediksi efektivitas diet Mediterrania
    Hasil penelitian menyatakan bahwa mereka yang mengatur diet dengan pendapatan cukup bisa menurunkan risiko penyakit jantung hingga 15%.Tidak ada manfaat signifikan diet yang ditemukan pada orang-orang berpendapatan rendah, menyebabkan peneliti bisa mengklaim bahwa kualitas makanan mungkin juga berpengaruh pada efek manfaat diet.
  • Penelitian adalah Seni: Warna-warni kehidupan
    "Dignitas pasien merupakan nilai kunci dalam praktek tenaga kesehatan; hal ini dicatat dalam Konstitusi NHS. Memahami bagaimana alat kesehatan bisa didesain untuk menyajikan dignitas ke pasien, dan dengan demikian, merupakan aspek fundamental dari penyampaian tenaga kesehatan," kata Doyle.
  • Singapore in panic to identify source of first local fatal case of diphtheria in 25 years
    After contracting diphtheria, a 21-year-old Bangladeshi construction worker in Singapore died on 4 August – the first local case of the contagious bacterial disease in 25 years. The Health and Manpower ministries have assured that they will review if improvements are needed to better ensure that foreign workers in Singapore are vaccinated against such infectious diseases.