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Nation 23 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Doc: Educate hubbies about breast cancer

Husbands play a crucial role in ensuring that their wives pay attention to breast health, especially in the early detection and treatment of cancer, an advocate of breast health awareness said.

Business 12 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Jerneh Insurance starts for women cancer coverage

JERNEH Insurance has launched Lady's Club PA, a new insurance product, targeting the female market in Malaysia.

Nation 09 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Enhance women’s health, firms urged

Private companies should include pap smears and mammograms in their employees' healthcare plan, to share with the Government the responsibility of enhancing women's health, Women and Family Development Minister Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil said.

AseanPlus News 07 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

New security measures to prevent further attacks

The Indonesian government said Wednesday it would soon introduce new security measures after the deadly car bomb attack on a Jakarta hotel rekindled fears of another terror campaign in the country.

Health 03 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Just do it, man

A local survey on men#8217;s health is inviting 500 men to have free medical tests to look at men#8217;s health in general. And no, you can#8217;t volunteer. Participation is strictly by invitation only. It#8217;s true, some men have all the luck.

Education 22 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Breast care

A TALK by Pantai Medical Centre's Breast Care Unit on I>Breast Cancer Its Early DetectionB>/I/B>will be held at Prime College USJ in Subang Jaya at 11am on Wednesday.

Nation 16 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Parkinson's can hit the young too, says doc

There is a general misconception that Parkinson#8217;s Disease is a normal ageing process and is associated with old age, said Malaysian Parkinson#8217;s Disease Association president Dr Chew Nee Kong. Dr Chew, who is also a consultant neurologist from University Malaya Medical Centre, pointed out that this was not always the case, as one of his patients was a 23-year-old man.

Education 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Expert help for dyslexic children

Dyslexia is not a disease but its causes are still not fully understood and therefore cannot be cured. However, through special help and learning programmes and a supportive environment, a dyslexic child can overcome many of the problems associated with reading and writing. But early detection and remedial measures are vital in helping a dyslexic child.

Education 08 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Model looks to die for

For many, the preoccupation with weight and looks comes with the onset of puberty, when changes to body shape and size occurs #8211; when some youth, particularly girls, feel bigger, awkward and different from their peers. However, nowadays even pre-pubescent children say they are conscious of their looks.

Lifestyle 04 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Know-how crucial

Laser technology is a double-edged sword sheathed in controversy. Doctors feel that in-depth knowledge of both human physiology and laser is needed to administer skin treatment, MAJORIE CHIEW reports.