Dr S. Subramaniam

Health Ministry to introduce acupuncture-assisted anaesthesia (AAA) to other Malaysian hospitals   New 

by MJN team | 28 Aug 2015

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam announced recently that acupuncture-assisted anaesthesia (AAA) would be introduced to other hospitals as well.

Currently, only three hospitals use AAA: Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital (HRPB), Selayang Hospital and Putrajaya Hospital.

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

A nurse with an ambition to become a politician

A nurse with an ambition to become a politician

by MJN team

Malaysian-born Ms Chong Wai Fung’s interest in politics started young. It began when she trailed her parents to rallies. About two decades after moving to Singapore, the 45-year-old, who was born in Malaysia, volunteered to help the Singapore Democratic Party in the 2011 General Election, after finding...
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Malaysian doctor develops app which predicts dengue

Malaysian doctor develops app which predicts dengue

by MJN team

Earlier this year, Dr Dhesi Raja, 31, created a mobile application which prevents the outbreak of dengue. And recently, the doctor has upgraded the application by using an artificial intelligence programme. The application named as Dengue Index Model was developed with the help of Professor Ting Choo Yee...
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● The laughing nurse

New Products & Technology

Malaysian hospital gets thumbs up to use an anti-cancer treatment by a Japanese firm

Malaysian hospital gets thumbs up to use an anti-cancer treatment by a Japanese firm

Mahameru International Medical Centre has been given the green light to use the Hasumi Immuno-Therapeutic Vaccine (HITV) by Hasumi International Research Foundation (HIRF) to fight cancer. Mahameru International...   More »


Health Alert

Teenage pregnancy a serious problem

Teenage pregnancy a serious problem

Teenage pregnancy is increasing in Malaysia and around the globe, making it a worrying trend to note. According to the Ministry of Health, some 16,528 teenage pregnancies were recorded in 2014 based on the number...   More »


Featured Headlines

IHH Healthcare Q2 Pre-tax Profit drops to RM342.9 Million

IHH Healthcare Q2 Pre-tax Profit drops to RM342.9 Million   New 

MJN Team | 28 Aug 2015

The Q2 pre-tax profit of IHH Healthcare Bhd dropped to RM342.948 million in the quater ended June 30, 2015, from RM343.324 million in the same quarter a year ago. However, revenue increased to RM2.093 billion from RM1.865 billion recorded previously, the company said...

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Volunteers from Combi to help Penang fight dengue   New 

MJN Team | 28 Aug 2015

114 volunteers from the Communication for Behavioural Impact (Combi) will soon inspect residential areas in Penang to detect dengue breeding spots. The team will be led by the local council. State Agriculture and Agro-based Industry, Rural Development and Health Exco...

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KPJ Healthcare Q2 Pre-Tax Profit reaches RM55.4 Million   New 

MJN Team | 28 Aug 2015

KPJ Healthcare Q2 Pre-Tax Profit has reached RM55.4 Million, compared to RM50.2 million in the same quarter last year. Revenue increased to RM714.3 million from RM662.8 million previously, the private healthcare provider said in a filing to Bursa Malaysia on Thursday...

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International News

Dementia to nearly triple by 2050 - report

Dementia to nearly triple by 2050 - report

26 Aug 15

Dementia cases are expected to triple by 2050, a report said. This means 132 million people from the current 47 million today will be expected to have the disease. Dementia is an umbrella term for degenerative...

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Education News

Education Ministry introduces integrated CPGA to admit candidates into medical school

Education Ministry introduces integrated CPGA to admit candidates into medical school   New 

28 Aug 15

Education Minister Idris Jusoh says that a 4.0 CGPA is no guarantee that someone be admitted to study medicine. Citing limited seats and stiff competition, the higher education minister said these were why universities...

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Pharmaceutical

Hovid has been extended coverage

Hovid has been extended coverage

10 Aug 15

Hovid, a Malaysian pharmaceutical giant, has been extended coverage by BIMB Securities Research. The target price has been set to 49 sen and a Hold recommendation. It said on Monday the 49 sen target price was based...

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Business & Investments

Pharmaniaga’s profit increases to RM25.06 Million

Pharmaniaga’s profit increases to RM25.06 Million

18 Aug 15

Pharmaniaga’s pre-tax profit as of June 30, 2015 increased to RM25.06 Million. This is an increase from RM24.62 million last year. Revenue, however, declined to RM512.85 million from RM525.07 million previously...

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