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November 16, 2017
Smartphone app a promising screening tool for jaundice in newborns | News for Doctor, Nurse, Pharmacist | Gastroenterology | MIMS Malaysia

Estimating the bilirubin level using your smartphone camera!

#jaundice #newborn #Tech

Smartphone app a promising screening tool for jaundice in newborns | MIMS Malaysia

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November 16, 2017
Up the health budget, Klang MP urges - Nation | The Star Online

Should we spend more on healthcare? I think the other question is how best can be control the escalating cost of healthcare. The weakening of the ringgit doesn't help.

#healthcare #budget2018

AN Opposition MP has called on Putrajaya to allocate an additional RM20.7bil to healthcare spending so that medicine can be more affordable for Malaysians.

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November 14, 2017
High blood pressure is redefined as 130 in US, not 140 - World | The Star Online

More people are going to be labelled "hypertensive".

#hypertension

LOS ANGELES: High blood pressure was redefined Monday (Nov 13) by the American Heart Association, which said the disease should be treated sooner, when it reaches 130/80 mm Hg, not the previous limit ... See more

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November 14, 2017

Breast cancer treatment extension beyond 5 years may be necessary.

#BreastCancer #EndocrineTherapy https://goo.gl/NucHDL

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Healthcare delivery has to change : Here’re simple reasons why

Patients often lament on a few common issues when seeing their doctors.

1. The doctor is not spending enough time

With a busy list of patients waiting at the clinics, it is no wonder that doctors do not spend enough time with patients. If you only get to see your doctor for 15-20 minutes every 3-4 months, the time spent has either got to be very efficient or it would just be a rushed session.

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