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IJN upgrades its Heart Attack centre

KUALA LUMPUR — The National Heart Institute (IJN) has announced an upgrade of its Heart Attack Centre here, which offers emergency treatment to those...

India’s top hospital to set up dedicated unit for rape cases

NEW DELHI -- India's best-known healthcare facility will set up a dedicated unit to treat rape victims amid the increasing number of sexual assault...

48 new Ambulances for Hospitals, health clinics in Perak

BAGAN DATUK -- The Perak State Health Department has distributed 48 new ambulances worth about RM24 million to hospitals and health clinics in the...

IJN scores another first in implanting pacemaker

KUALA LUMPUR -- A medical team from the National Heart Institute (IJN) has successfully installed a dual chamber pacemaker on a pregnant patient without exposing...

Yoga can reduce risky sex in youth: University of Cincinnati study...

A University of Cincinnati (UC) long-term study shows a marked reduction in risky sex and substance abuse in troubled 18- to 24-year-olds after several...

Golden milk: a centuries-old Ayurvedic health drink

Golden milk, despite its catchy name, is not some newfangled concoction dreamed up by the beverage industry to capitalize on the recent popularity of...

Bottled water keeps forever – just don’t open it

Although mineral water, like other food items, is stamped with a "best before" date when bottled, its shelf life is indefinite, experts say. The period...

Fewer calories, plenty of nutrients: sensible eating in old age

It's not only our appearance that changes as we age. Our metabolism also slows down, and the body loses muscle and bone mass. Older...

Mixing wholegrains with sugary foods makes you gassy

A slice of wholegrain bread and fresh orange juice might be healthy, but it can also make you feel bloated. This is because the combination...

Back pain? The cure might be a good night’s sleep

A good night's sleep is important not only for the mind, but also for the back, orthopaedic specialists say. The discs in the spine, the...