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Health Ministry going all out to stop 'Cataract Tsunami'   New 

by MJN team | 08 Oct 2015

SHAH ALAM: The Health Ministry is going all out its effort to stop 'Cataract Tsunami' in the country in the next five years. Health Minister Datuk Seri S. Subramaniam said the ministry is now facing a real challenge as 1.3 million Malaysians over the age of 50 will have cataract in the next five to ten years and 43,000 sufferers will have cataract blindness. According to the National Eye Survey conducted in 2014, 413,000 Malaysians above the age of 50 are living...

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Heroic Belgium nurse

Heroic Belgium nurse who saved lives in the Battle of the Bulge laid to rest

by MJN team

Augusta Chiwy, a heroic nurse who saved thousands of American lives during the Battle of the Bulge, has been laid to rest in her native country Belgium. Defying challenges of gender and race, Chiwy displayed a bravery that has won her the gratitude of one of the U.S. military's most respected fighting outfits....
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Malaysian doctor develops app which predicts dengue

Brave nurse saves father and son injured in an overturned truck

by MJN team

Janine Smalley, a nurse with the St. Vincent Charity Hospital nurse, is very sick with Lupus. Doctor thought she wouldn’t reach 30. But she defied the odds and turned 40 last week, and two days later saved two strangers from their overturned truck. The SUV hydroplaned before it toppled over right in front...
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● Nurses could help cut smoking rates in China, according to UCLA-led study    New 

● Doctors trained in treatment of weapon-wounded patients

● Specialist Doctors continue strike

● Another six doctors jailed, 11 hospitals sealed in Islamabad

● Nurses and caregivers encouraged to work in Japan

● Bombed Afghan hospital staff helpless as patients burned in wards

● India tops in supplying doctors to West

● Filipino nurses rally for Robin Hood Tax in US

New Products & Technology

Philips aims to take healthcare from hospitals into homes

Philips aims to take healthcare from hospitals into homes

Philips Electronics will emerge from its radical transition away from the lighting industry as a more profitable company focused on consumer healthcare, the head of the group's Personal Health business told Reuters...   More »

Health Alert

Reproductive control

Reproductive control can be a form of partner violence

Intimate partner violence or abuse can take the form of birth control sabotage, pregnancy pressure or coercion, which can have devastating consequences including unintended pregnancy, abortion and psychological trauma...   More »

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Tharishini thrilled to represent Malaysia at Unesco Youth Forum   New 

MJN Team | 08 Oct 2015

ALOR STAR: With an aspiration to contribute towards the betterment of the nation, a 21-year-old medical student has decided to participate in the upcoming 9th United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural...

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Pensioner unable to pay hospital bill, denied treatment   New 

MJN Team | 08 Oct 2015

A 68-year-old heart bypass patient, admitted to Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital, Ipoh, was left for two days without treatment when he was unable to pay the RM5,000 medical fee, according to Buntong assemblyman...

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Utar holds course to update traditional Chinese medicine practitioners

MJN Team | 07 Oct 2015

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman hosted the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Practitioners Enhancement course, organised by the Health Ministry with the TCM Competency Enhancement Module Committee, at its Sungai Long...

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International News

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Quebec nurses granted new powers to prescribe pills   New 

08 Oct 15

MONTREAL – In a bid to reduce overcrowded emergency rooms, the Quebec government is granting new powers and responsibilities to nurses – including prescribing some medication – starting next...

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Education News

Applying IT skills in the ICU

Applying IT skills in the ICU

11 Sept 15

Technology is at the heart of healthcare and a group of undergraduates were happy to provide input on system improvements. Bleep ... Bleep ... Bleep, that’s the sound of the monitor as the cardiac specialist...

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Public asked to check medicinal items to avoid counterfeit drugs

Public asked to check medicinal items to avoid counterfeit drugs

20 Sept 15

SHAH ALAM: All registered medicines in the market will undergo a routine screen and monitored by the Unit Enforcement of the National Pharmaceutical Control Bureau (NPCB) to ensure the medicines that are sold in the...

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Business & Investments

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Vital Images, Inc. Image Management and Business Intelligence Solutions introduced in Asia Pacific Market at HIMSS AsiaPac15

07 Sep 15

Vital Images, Inc., a Toshiba Medical Systems Group Company, introduces VioSuite™ Image Management and Vitality Solutions&trade Business Intelligence product families, which provide healthcare administrators...

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