Healthcare

Smartwatch app accurately detects atrial fibrillation in large Chinese study

Ninety-four percent of patients who followed up with a physician after receiving a smartwatch notification of possible atrial fibrillation (Afib)…

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Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Covid-19 – what you need to know about its uses, including the one in Hong Kong’s anti-pandemic kit

To increase the use of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in Hong Kong’s Covid-19 fight, the city’s government plans to distribute…

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IHH Healthcare submits proposal to buy Ramsay Sime Darby for RM5.67b

KUALA LUMPUR (March 22): IHH Healthcare Bhd has submitted a confidential, conditional, non-binding and indicative proposal to acquire 100% of…

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Hong Kong to close off beaches after mainland China uproar

The rules add to Hong Kong's already strict distancing measures, including wearing masks while hiking and a ban on gatherings…

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COVID-19 and Conflict: Seven Trends to Watch

Deadly and disruptive as it already is, and terribly as it could yet worsen and spread, the 2020 coronavirus outbreak…

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WHO on 3 key reasons why Omicron is surging in Asia, Europe despite high vaccination rate

One is omicron which happens to be the most transmissible variant and two is lifting all public health, social measures.…

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Malaysian-made antigen rapid self-test kit scores 100% accuracy rating

By now we're all used to the mechanics of antigen rapid self-test kits. Put a little saliva here, extract it…

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COVID can damage testicles, lower sex drive: Study on how coronavirus can affect fertility among men

The study was based on the testicular and other hormonal changes among hampsters infected by the coronavirus. Both Omicron and…

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DT chosen to help create global health passport

Among the many precedents set by the Covid pandemic is the requirement to be vaccinated before you’re allowed to travel…

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Omicron can infect you twice: Expert explains severity, reinfection symptoms by BA.2 sub-variant

With Omicron BA.2 dethroning previously identified BA.1 subvariant, questions regarding reinfection are looming large. A Danish study has recently revealed that it…

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WE GOT A C0V1D POSITIVE PERSON TO TRY 10 RTK SELF TEST KITS… HERE’S HOW MANY FAILED.

Compared to the PCR nasal swabs, rapid self test kits (RTK) are faster, cheaper, and less invasive – leading us…

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Feb 2022 updates to Malaysia’s Phase 4 SOPs

Individuals who are close contacts of a COVID-19 case will be assigned a digital home surveillance and observation order (HSO),…

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The Type of Protein You Should Be Eating Every Morning For A Healthier Body Over 50, According To Experts

Eating enough protein is essential. Not only does it keep you feeling full, but it also supports a number of…

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Denmark to lift Covid curbs in return to ‘life as we knew it’

New Straits Times - 27 Jan 2022

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Smart hospitals projected to deploy more than 7 million connected devices by 2026

Internet of medical things devices enable healthcare providers to use remote monitoring sensors and surgical robotics to improve patient care,…

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