• New evidence shows epilepsy drug caused up to 4,100 birth defects
    Up to 4,100 children suffered from serious malformations from a drug given to pregnant women for epilepsy and bipolar disorder, a French study suggests.
  • Filipino doctor provides free surgery for indigent countrymen - Part 1
    Dr Juan “Jim” Sanchez, among the top plastic surgeons in the Philippines, renders free surgical service to indigent Filipinos through his transportable operating room.
  • Tiga kasus baru infeksi Zika muncul di Singapura
    Tiga kasus baru infeksi Zika baru saja dilaporkan di Singapura minggu lalu, menurut Agen Lingkungan Nasional (NEA) pada 20 April silam.
  • Measures needed to combat health illiteracy
    The issue of health illiteracy has been a cause for concern globally, especially within the medical community. Essentially, both doctors and health agencies play an important role in improving the health literacy of their patients and the public respectively.
  • 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.
  • Mengulas kasus "Ganja untuk Istri" Fidelis Ari Sudarwoto dari pandangan medis
    Fidelis Arie Sudewarto (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. 
  • Can WHO's success against neglected tropical diseases continue?
    World Health Organisation officials have announced that "unprecedented progress" has been made towards reducing the spread of neglected tropical diseases that is commonly linked to poverty. But much of this has to do with the generosity of big governments. Can the initiative continue without their assistance?
  • 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.
  • MOH Malaysia: MyHDW will not disclose any sensitive patient information
    Following the launch of the Malaysian Health Data Warehouse, public and consumer groups have been demanding greater transparency in the handling of confidential health data stored in the new system.
  • Pharma giant under fire in the UK for hiking up cancer drug prices across Europe
    An investigation by a local newspaper revealed that a pharmaceutical company has used "aggressive approaches" in attempts to drive up the price of cancer drugs across Europe. However the UK's Department of Health is taking caution and preventing such attempts.