Recent and archived articles by Dr Milton Lum
For diabetics who can’t control glucose levels with lifestyle measures, drugs are required.
Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening condition triggered by an infection, and must be detected and treated early.
Various aspects of the proposed Pharmacy Bill, particularly its governance mechanisms and its impact on medical and dental practice, need to be clarified.
Doctors have at their disposal various ways to test for diabetes.
There is active promotion of medical tourism by more than 50 governments, including Malaysia. The primary reason is that it is a growing source of foreign exchange.
The number of people afflicted by diabetes has risen significantly in recent years. What is your understanding of diabetes?
When there are natural disasters such as floods or earthquakes, access to safe water, adequate sanitation and hygiene are compromised. This leads to water-related infections.
The term ‘down and dirty’ best describes those peddling in fake medicines.
Our columnist presents the current medical position on the role of hormone therapy for menopausal women.
Our columnist wades into the murky waters of what is exempted from GST and what is not in the private healthcare sector.