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A health worker fills a syringe with Ebola vaccine before injecting it to a patient, in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo.
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PUTRAJAYA: Doctors are only obliged to provide prescriptions when patients request for them, Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad said today.
Channel NewsAsia:
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JOHOR BAHRU: A viral social media message claiming that there is an ongoing tuberculosis outbreak in Johor is fake, the state’s health director said on Thursday (Aug 1).
theSun:
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JOHOR BARU: The message about 70 positive cases of tuberculosis in several areas around Johor Baru including Kampung Melayu Majidee Baru and Pandan, which went viral on social media yesterday is fake,...
Malaysiakini:
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The message about 70 cases found positive for tuberculosis in several areas around Johor Bahru, including Kampung Melayu Majidee Baru and Pandan, which went viral on social media yesterday is fake, sa...
Malay Mail:
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JOHOR BARU, Aug 1 — The message about 70 cases found positive for tuberculosis in several areas around Johor Baru including Kampung Melayu Majidee Baru and Pandan which went viral on social media ye...
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TAWAU: Tuberculosis (TB) can be cured if patients remain consistent during the course of their treatment, according to a medical specialist.
The Star:
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SEREMBAN (Bernama): Fifteen clusters of Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) have been reported in Negri Sembilan from January to July 6 this year.
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GOPENG: Cancer patients should not use alternative or homeopathic therapies as their primary cancer treatment, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
The Star:
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MALAYSIA’s public healthcare needs are bursting at the seams and available tax funds are not enough to meet the growing demands as cost of care keeps increasing. Adding to the challenge is the country’s current high debt level and economic downturn.
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PUTRAJAYA: Patients need to fork out more when visiting private clinics nationwide by the end of the year once a review to the consultation fees is finalised and implemented.
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PETALING JAYA: Colon cancer is on the rise but doctors say it is preventable.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The number of hospitals covered by mySalam – the free national health protection scheme for the low-income or B40 group who undergo medical treatment at government hospitals – has be...
Malaysiakini:
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The number of hospitals covered by mySalam, the free national health protection scheme for the low-income or B40 group who undergo medical treatment at government hospitals, has been widened to includ...
Malay Mail:
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 8 ― The number of hospitals covered by mySalam, the free national health protection scheme for the low-income or B40 group who undergo medical treatment at government hospitals, h...
The Star:
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My Doctor Knows by Dr Mohd Rusdi Abdullah A KNEE cartilage injury is commonly underdiagnosed, undertreated and ignored, which could lead to irreversible consequences to the knee joint.
theSun:
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KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu health department recorded 214 cases of mumps as of May 21 compared to 114 early last month.
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GEORGE TOWN: All 10 operating theatres at the Penang Hospital are expected to run at full capacity from next month – after an 18-month delay.
Star TV:
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Patients can be a pain, and nurses often "rescue" doctors from tight situations, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.Dr Wan Azizah, who is also the Women, Family and Develop...
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PETALING JAYA: Patients can be a pain, and nurses often "rescue" doctors from tight situations, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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WHILE we applaud the introduction of the mySalam insurance scheme for the B40 group, we would like to know the rationale behind why early cancers diagnosed before Jan 1, 2019 are currently excluded.
Free Malaysia Today:
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We applaud the launching of the mySalam critical illness scheme for the Bottom 40 group.
The Star:
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I REFER to the letter “Protect private care patients” (The Star, April 4) by Datuk Dr S. H. Lee and the response from Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, “Patients free to cho...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The price of the costly trastuzumab, a breast cancer drug for HER2-positive patients has dropped by more than half in the tender to the Health Ministry, resulting in more patients expected to be treated in the ministry hospitals.
Malay Mail:
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NEW YORK, April 10 — Sanofi SA said today it will cut the cost of its insulin products to US$99 (RM406) per month for uninsured patients and others who pay cash for it in the United States, as the F...
Malaysiakini:
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Patients who still have stock of high blood pressure medicines containing the active ingredient losartan are advised not to panic and to return them to suppliers, Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Ch...
Malay Mail:
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IPOH, March 30 — Patients who still have stock of the high blood pressure medicines containing the active ingredient losartan, are advised not to panic and to return them to the suppliers, said Depu...
The Star:
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The Apple Watch was able to detect irregular heart pulse rates that could signal the need for further monitoring for a serious heart rhythm problem, according to data from a large study funded by Apple Inc, demonstrating a potential future role for wearable consumer technology in healthcare.
theSun:
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JOHOR BARU: At least 20 more pupils who exhibit toxic fume inhalation symptoms like smarting eyes, breathing difficulty and nausea, were brought to Dewan Komuniti Taman Pasir Putih today, which turned...
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JOHOR BAHRU: One of three men suspected to have dumped chemical waste in Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang is to be charged in court as early as tomorrow, Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Cli...
Malay Mail:
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IPOH, March 10 — The Health Ministry does not plan to take over Mawar Haemodialysis Centre (MHC), preferring to let private operators or non-governmental organisations (NGOs) operate and maintain th...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Patients of serious illnesses such as cancer may soon be able to get their much-needed drugs at lower prices.
Malay Mail:
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IPOH, Feb 5 — As a patient, is it worth paying only RM1 for a medical consultation when the diagnosis and treatment is not provided by a qualified doctor?
Free Malaysia Today:
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PETALING JAYA: A DAP MP has reiterated his call for Putrajaya to set up a National Cancer Fund to help survivors deal with the high treatment cost.
Free Malaysia Today:
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I have been very privileged to be in spaces where cancer patients share their stories.
Malay Mail:
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JANUARY 18 — There is talk that the new Pharmacy Bill may be tabled in Parliament within this year.
The New York Times:
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Supported by Global health Minuscule particles coated with anti-seizure drugs seem to halt microbes that feed on brain tissue.