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AseanPlus News 07 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

Govt’s organ transplant system feted

Madrid: Just a few years ago, China was persona non grata in the transplantation world over its use of organs from executed inmates, some of them prisoners of conscience.

Nation 07 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

‘Those at risk of Hepatitis C should be screened’

PETALING JAYA: Those at high risk of being exposed to Hepatitis C should start getting themselves screened despite limited treatment currently available, said a consultant hepatologist.

Science & Technology 07 May 2018 | 6:10 AM

Soldier gets new penis after losing genitals in bomb blast

US surgeons have performed the most complex penis-scrotum reconstructive procedure ever on a soldier whose genitals were destroyed in a bomb blast. Though the transplant was a success, doctors say there were some ethical issues too.

AseanPlus News 06 May 2018 | 12:00 AM

Digital way to pump up help

BEIJING: More than 300,000 people in China have registered as organ donors through an online registration system operated by China Organ Transplantation Develop­ment Foundation, a rise of nearly 40,000 so far this year, the foundation announced.

Wellness 02 Mar 2018 | 6:00 AM

Top 10 cancer myths

When you are diagnosed with a terminal disease, it’s not unusual to grasp at any straw that offers a chance of survival, but please don’t believe these myths.

Nation 07 Dec 2017 | 12:00 AM

Ministry strives to increase organ donations

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry is looking into ways to increase the number of organ donors to use harvested organs on a wider scale, particularly for kidney transplants.

Nation 05 Dec 2017 | 12:00 AM

Subra: Over 21,000 waiting for organ transplants

KUALA LUMPUR: There are 21,778 chronic patients, as well as those suffering stage four organ failure, on the waiting list for organ transplants as at Oct 31.

AseanPlus News 26 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

‘Head transplants not allowed’

BEIJING: A former vice-minister of health dismissed the possibility of clinical trials in China involving a human head transplant, adding that an experiment done in China had severely violated medical ethics rules.

Letters 13 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

Putting an end to viral hepatitis

From TAN SRI DR MOHD ISMAIL MERICAN, President, Malaysian Liver Foundation

Nation 09 Oct 2017 | 12:00 AM

Cat lover conned out of RM20,000 to ‘online importer’

A FELINE lover paid almost RM20,000 for two animals to an online cat “importer” who has since disappeared with her money, reported Metro Ahad.