IMU Healthcare opens dialysis centre in Sri Petaling

IMU Healthcare opens dialysis centre in Sri Petaling   New 

by MJN team | 19 Oct 2014

IMU Healthcare is proud to announce the opening of its IMU Dialysis Centre in Sri Petaling. The Centre offers outpatient haemodialysis treatment to patient with chronic kidney disease. Haemodialysis is a treatment for people in the later stage of Chronic Kidney Disease (Kidney failure). The treatment uses modern and safe dialysis machine to clean the blood and remove waste products such as potassium and urea, as well as excess...

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Doctor receives award to train nurses about pain management

Doctor receives award to train nurses about pain management

by MJN team

Dr Babita Ghai, additional professor, Department of Anesthesia, PGIMER has been awarded a grant of US$ 10,000 by International Association for Study of Pain (IASP) to educate nurse about pain and its management. This grant was provided under "IASP Developing Countries Project: Initiative for Improving Pain Education" for "Pain education in the graduate nursing school at a tertiary care centre in India"...
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Carbondale physician receives national honor

Carbondale physician receives national honor

by MJN team

Dr. Osvaldo Wesly, the medical director of Comprehensive Bleeding Disorders Center, has been awarded Physician of the Year from the National Hemophilia Foundation. The Carbondale physician received the award at NHF's 66th annual meeting and awards luncheon last week in Washington, D.C. “I am very honored to have received the award, and I’m even happier to be able to help the people of Southern Illinois with their bleeding...
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Health care worker wins award

Health care worker wins award

by MJN team

A local nurse with the Mineral County Health Department was recently awarded special recognition for her devotion to serving the health care needs of the people of Mineral County. Jennifer Donovan has only been with the department for three years but has already made an impact on those she serves and those she works with at the MCHD. She has been helping those in need in the area since she came to Superior in 2011...
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New Products & Technology

Healthy crop of medical inventions at Republic Poly

Healthy crop of medical inventions at Republic Poly

SINGAPORE - Unlike a human paramedic, a new gadget developed by Republic Polytechnic staff can monitor the vital signs of hundreds of people at the same time. The prototype, which has been nearly four years in the...   More »


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Alzheimer’s affects caregivers too

Alzheimer’s affects caregivers too   New 

The issue of care in Alzheimer’s disease should not focus solely on the patient as caregivers need support too. The devastation of Alzheimer’s disease affects not only patients, but also their caregivers. The ramifications of the disease are...   More »


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Featured Stories

Home in need of nurses

Helping Muslims pay for medical treatment   New 

MJN Team | 19 Oct 2014

GEORGE TOWN - ZAKAT Pulau Pinang (ZPP) has allocated RM5.3 million to help 835 Muslim patients meet their medical expenses at public hospitals in the state this year. State Islamic Religious Council president Datuk Mohd Salleh Man said the financial assistance...

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Home in need of nurses

MJN Team | 16 Oct 2014

THE Penang Home for the Infirm and Aged is facing a shortage of nurses to care for the sick and elderly. In operation since 1963 in Jalan Masjid Negeri, the home provides shelter, food and nursing care to about 230 residents mostly females. Its public relations...

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Sarawak, Sabah to have more rural clinics

MJN Team | 14 Oct 2014

KUCHING - The Health Ministry will build more rural health clinics in Sarawak and Sabah and continue with its mobile clinic services due to the vast expanse of both states. Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya said the ministry was paying due attention...

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Dialysis centre develops Nephrodata app linking specialists with patients

MJN Team | 12 Oct 2014

MIRI - The kidney dialysis centre run by the local chapter of the Malaysian Red Crescent (MRC) has achieved another milestone by being able to develop electronic linkages between its patients and a hospital in Sabah. According to chairman of the centre, Datuk...

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Local Headline

IJN seen as the Cleveland Clinic of Asia

‘IJN seen as the Cleveland Clinic of Asia’

14 Oct 14

KUALA LUMPUR - On top of the good, solid work done by Malaysia’s Institut Jantung Negara, it is the high accolades and recognition from its peers worldwide that sets our National Heart Institute head and shoulders above others in the Asia Pacific region. The institute...

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Global News

Singapore Welcomes the World to the Region’s Leading Healthcare and Medtech Event for 2014

Singapore Welcomes the World to the Region’s Leading Healthcare and Medtech Event for 2014

11 Sep 14

MEDICAL FAIR ASIA 2014 and MEDICAL MANUFACTURING ASIA 2014 are increasingly seen by global manufacturers and service providers as the gateway to Asia’s booming healthcare and medical technology (medtech) industries. The growth potential in the region’s...

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Education News

Samsung’s special school to train ultrasound specialists

Samsung’s special school to train ultrasound specialists

12 Oct 14

PETALING JAYA - Samsung Malaysia Electronics (SME) Sdn Bhd crossed another milestone by paving the way for medical practitioners to enhance skills related to ultrasound equipment with the establishment of SONO University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) - Samsung School...

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Pharmaceutical

A drug with multitasking potential

A drug with multitasking potential

14 Oct 14

It can seem surprising that drugs effective against one medical condition can sometimes be used to combat other, seemingly unrelated, illnesses. For example, aspirin, one of the most widely available pharmaceuticals, as well as being used against headaches and other...

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Business & Investments

Healthy medical devices sub-sector

‘Healthy’ medical devices sub-sector

18 Sep 14

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia, the leading producer of catheters and surgical gloves globally, can expect employment opportunities in the medical devices sub-sector to double by 2020. Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) chief executive officer Datuk Azman...

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