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Education 11 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Art contest for young diabetics

Children and teenagers with diabetes, between the ages of six and 17, are invited to participate in the Accu-Chek Global Art Contest 2004. Themed, I>The Spirit of Challenge,/Iit is divided into three age groups #8211; six to nine, 10 to 13 and 14 to 17.

Nation 18 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Jobs for the mentally ill

A project to help people suffering from mental illness find employment has been launched by the Malaysian Mental Health Association.

AseanPlus News 02 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Blindness caused by diabetes on the rise

THE number of people going blind because of diabetes is set to rise, as more contract the chronic condition.

Nation 03 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Seven in 10 Klang Valley males above 50 suffer some diseases

Every seven in 10 men above 50 years old in the Klang Valley suffer from two or more chronic illnesses, according to a community health study carried out by the Malaysian Society for Andrology of Aging Men.

Nation 08 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Disturbing trend of diabetes affecting children

Children as young as eight years old are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, a form of diabetes which usually only affects adults.

Nation 11 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Bomoh charged with raping his "patients"

A 57-year-old bomoh was charged in three separate courts here yesterday with three counts of rape and three counts of outraging the modesty of five of his 'patients' in Rembau last month.

Education 23 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Making research relevant

Students often go into university thinking research has nothing to do with them. JAMIE KHOO speaks to researchers from the International Medical University about the importance of medical research.

Education 23 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

UM endocrinologist receives special credential

The American College of Endocrinology (ACE) has inducted Prof Ikram Shah Ismail of Universiti Malaya's Faculty of Medicine as a fellow, making him the first endocrinologist from Malaysia to receive this recognition.

Nation 27 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Unregistered medicine worth RM145,000 seized

Unregistered traditional and modern medicine worth RM145,000 were seized in several areas in the state during separate raids on Monday and Tuesday by Health Ministry enforcement officers.

Nation 30 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Sick worker in dire need of aid

When T. Balu, was admitted to hospital almost two years ago after complaining of chest discomfort and shortness of breath, little did he know that he would be diagnosed with heart disease, diabetes and acute renal failure.