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How can we start destigmatising mental health conversations?

August 11, 2022

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reported that one in seven or 14% of young people aged 10-19 years old experience some form of mental health condition, which goes largely untreated. Stress during adolescence can be exacerbated by exposure to adversity, peer pressure, exploration of identity, digital and social media influence, gender norms, and global […]

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Are migraines eating away at your life?

August 5, 2022

Migraine attacks are accompanied by a throbbing pain either on one or both sides of the head. Unlike a regular headache, the consequences of a migraine is likely to seep into and impact all areas of our lives. Sunway Medical Centre (SMC) Consultant Neurologist Dr. Raymond Tan, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has said that […]

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Thailand’s Lab International/Bio Asia Pacific under one roof in September

July 19, 2022

This year, Thai shows, Lab International, Bio Asia Pacific, and FutureCHEM International, will be held under one roof from 14-16 September at BITEC, Bangkok. Organiser VNU Asia Pacific, together with Thailand Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS), the organising partner for Bio Asia Pacific, says it is also confident of staging a physical event […]

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Digital mobility in healthcare

June 28, 2022

Healthcare organisations are tapping into digital mobility to improve their patient care reach and ensure quality service, and more importantly to alleviate healthcare worker burnout and accompanying psychological distress. Healthcare worker burnout due to the ongoing battle with the global pandemic far-encompassing – this could be further exacerbated with a possible, new pandemic threat on […]

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Diversity and inclusion’s crucial role in shaping the healthcare industry

June 21, 2022

The current healthcare landscape means that adopting new approaches to ensure success for both patient and provider is paramount. As such, healthcare brands have opted for sustainable “Diversity and Inclusion” (D&I) initiatives to improve performance and encourage innovation within the industry – many more benefits come with integrating D&I initiatives into the system. Peggy Wu, […]

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Monkeypox: the next pandemic?

June 16, 2022

Cases of monkeypox have been reported from European countries that are not endemic for the virus, prompting fears for yet another pandemic. Malaysian academics from the School of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at Taylor’s University, Dr. Punithavathy Shanmuganathan, Senior Lecturer of Family Medicine and Dr. Lim Yin Sear, Senior Lecturer of Paediatrics, […]

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Debunking five period myths for Menstrual Awareness Month

June 6, 2022

Menstruation is a natural bodily process but is yet looked down upon today – there are numerous ludicrous misconceptions surrounding menstruation in our society. In conjunction with Aurelius Healthcare Malaysia’s Menstrual Awareness Month, Dr. Azizah binti Rusly, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at Aurelius Hospital Nilai helps us to debunk some common myths surrounding menstruation. Menstruation […]

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CLEA can help businesses mitigate the risk of spreading COVID-19

May 20, 2022

Malaysians need to get accustomed to new and ever-changing standard operating procedures (SOPs) as they try to live with COVID-19. Much like the rest of the world, this move includes a hefty amount of worry about the safety of travel – be it just to the office. Dr. Chan Hai Feng, Founder and CEO of […]

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Improving patient experience through digital acceleration

May 18, 2022

The digitalisation of various systems needed in our day-to-day life has been transformative and will continue to do so: the adoption and implementation of digital healthcare, including convenient virtual consultations, is expected to be a gamechanger for the healthcare industry. In this byline, Adrian Sutherland, Senior Architect at Endava, outlines how digitalisation in healthcare can […]

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Columbia Asia Hospital (Klang) launches dialysis treatment service

April 29, 2022

The number of renal failure patients needing dialysis in Malaysia is expected to reach nearly 106,000 by 2040, according to the National Dialysis and Transplant Registry. To fulfil dialysis needs for this increasing number of people, Columbia Asia Group of private hospitals has started up its first dialysis centre in Klang, launched earlier this month. […]

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