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Hospital gets more dialysis machines   New 

by MJN team | 04 Feb 2016

SUNGAI BULOH: Hospital Sungai Buloh has received four new haemodialysis machines after Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak made a surprise visit. Hospital director Datuk Dr Khalid Ibrahim said Najib noted the inadequate number of machines there late last month and called for an immediate supply of additional...
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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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Medical volunteer commended by hospital

by MJN team

A young doctor who performed surgeries on two children diagnosed with hydrocephalus under adverse conditions has been lauded by the Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital. Wang Tse-lun 33, said he was working with a group of medical volunteers in the Solomon Islands in November last year, when local physicians...
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New Products & Technology

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Physicians and the future with 3D printing

Covering everything from remote controlled hospital beds to oxygen therapy and aerosol masks, last week’s Arab Health exhibition in Dubai was busy. Wamda partner, GE had a presence there, with digital, big data...   More »


Health Alert

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Mercury found in Qu Puteh cosmetic product, says Health Ministry

The Health Ministry today announced a ban on a whitening product from popular cosmetics line, Qu Puteh after it was found to contain harmful substances. Its director-general, Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, in a...   More »


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Featured Headlines

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1 Care in its ‘final stages’, say Health Ministry officials    New 

MJN Team | 04 feb 2016

Putrajaya’s controversial 1 Care scheme, which critics claim will tax citizens and businesses monthly to foot the country’s growing healthcare bill, has already entered its “final stages”, Health...

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Free taxi rides for pregnant women going into labour

MJN Team | 03 feb 2016

Pregnant women going into labour can now take free taxis to hospital, thanks to an initiative by the Kuala Lumpur Makkal Communication Taxi Drivers Association (PPTMCKL) which began on January 4. The pioneer project, targeted...

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Don’t blame us for not detecting dengue in patients earlier, say docs

MJN Team | 02 feb 2016

PETALING JAYA: General practitioners (GPs) have objected to the view that they usually missed dengue detection on patients’ early visits, saying that the dengue rapid test should be carried out only when symptoms were...

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International News

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Surgery patients do better when hospitals are good to nurses

31 Jan 16

Surgery patients do better when nurses have better working environments, according to a new study. Hospitals with well-staffed, top-notch nursing departments had fewer deaths after surgery than hospitals without...

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Education News

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Costs and returns to medical education

10 Jan 16

Since the publication of my scholarships offer to help students whose parents are earning less than RM4,000 per month a few days ago, my wife has received more than 50 applications for financial help and most of...

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Pharmaceutical

Health Ministry in joint effort to produce cheaper Hepatitis C drug

14 Jan 16

Five hundred Hepatitis C patients are involved in a clinical study on the effectiveness of a combination of existing drugs. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said the clinical study was being conducted by...

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Business & Investments

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Guardian sees growth boost

05 Jan 16

KUALA LUMPUR: The implementation of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact should pave the way for positive growth for the pharmaceutical industry in Malaysia, said Guardian Malaysia chief executive officer Peter...

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