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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Penyakit Anjing Gila (RABIES) "Malay Vision"

KES PENYAKIT ANJING GILA (RABIES) DI SARAWAK


 

Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia (KKM) ingin memaklumkan  bahawa kes kelima rabies iaitu seorang lelaki berumur 52 tahun dari Kampung Remun, Sarawak yang telah dilaporkan oleh KKM pada 19 Julai 2017 setelah disahkan positif rabies pada 18 Julai 2017, telah meninggal dunia pada 23 Julai 2017, jam 10:43 malam. Penyebab kematian adalah rabies with underlying pulmonary tuberculosis.

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Sunday, January 10, 2016

Traditional Medicine or Complementary Medicine. What is it?

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Traditional Medicine or Complementary Medicine. What is it?

What is traditional medicine?
“Traditional medicine as define as diverse health practices, approaches, knowledge and beliefs incorporating plant, animal, and/or mineral based medicines, spiritual therapies, manual techniques and exercises applied singularly or in combination to maintain well-being, as well as to treat, diagnose or prevent illness.”

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Combating Obesity: Societal and Environmental issues and challenges


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MASO 2015 Scientific Conference on Obesity

“Combating Obesity: Societal and Environmental issues and challenges”

Date: 28-29 October, 2015
Venue: Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

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Monday, December 28, 2015

Weight-loss surgery outcomes affected by vitamin D status, study suggests

[Sunrise over a field]
Outcomes for patients who undergo weight-loss surgery may be influenced by vitamin D levels, according to a new study by researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine.Exposure to sunlight is a key factor in vitaminD levels; ultraviolet radiation from the sun triggers vitamin D synthesis in the body. As such, people with low sun exposure often have lower vitamin D levels, which has been linked to numerous health problems.Vitamin D plays a number of important roles in the body; it helps maintain bone health, aids immune system function and supports lung and heart health, among numerous other functions.

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Sunday, December 27, 2015

Hepatitis C may raise risk for Parkinson's

[Hepatitis C virus]
While some people with hepatitis C may experience short-term illness that occurs within 6 months of exposure to HCV, around 70-85% of infected individuals experience chronic illness, which can lead to severe liver problems such as liver cancer or cirrhosis.Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV), which is most commonly transmitted through contact with blood from an infected person, primarily through the sharing of needles.

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