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World 24 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Experts question medical ethics at Guantanamo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Military interrogators at the Guantanamo prison camp may have breached medical privacy and encouraged doctors to violate professional and legal standards, two medical ethics experts said in an influential U.S. medical journal on Thursday.

World 24 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Experts question medical ethics at Guantanamo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Military interrogators at the Guantanamo prison camp may have breached medical privacy and encouraged doctors to violate professional and legal standards, two medical ethics experts said in an influential U.S. medical journal on Thursday.

Education 26 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Smart partnership results in five new commercial medical diagnostic kits

Five products for detecting infectious diseases have reached their 'commercialisation' stage, and will be made available in the market soon.

World 28 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

China bird flu could threaten neighbours, WHO says

BEIJING (Reuters) - Wild birds infected with bird flu in China could spread the virus to neighbouring regions in the next few months during their annual migration, health officials said on Tuesday.

World 28 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

China bird flu could threaten neighbours, WHO says

BEIJING (Reuters) - Wild birds infected with bird flu in China could spread the virus to neighbouring regions in the next few months during their annual migration, health officials said on Tuesday.

Nation 07 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Penang and Alor Star jails for HIV-positive prisoners

Prisoners with HIV and other infectious diseases will serve their sentences at the Penang and Alor Star prisons.

Nation 08 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Health check within 30 days for new foreign workers

From Aug 1, all new foreign workers are required to undergo a health examination within a month of arrival to ensure that they are free from contagious diseases, especially Hepatitis B and tuberculosis (TB).

Nation 15 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Government hospitals safe to go to, Chua assures public

All government hospitals are safe and the number of hospital-acquired infections among the employees and the public are minimal.

Nation 19 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Four foreigners down with malaria

At least four foreign workers living in Paya Terubong are suspected to have contracted malaria.

Nation 20 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Four may have malaria

At least four foreign workers staying in Paya Terubong where malaria has claimed the life of an 11-year-old are suspected to have contracted the disease.