Global Health Asia-Pacific issue 5 | Page 6


Holistic Health
Medical News
Flagship Medical Tourism Hospital Porgramme
You Ask , They Answer Is blood in urine a sign of a serious condition ? What ’ s hiatal hernia and its telltale signs ? What ’ s a house dust mite allergy ? How common are miscarriages and what are the main causes ?
Holistic health Drowning prevention can save lives ; Fixing structural inequities is key to flourishing ; Taking a few thousand steps a day keeps death away ; Why you should eat tomatoes
Medical News Air pollution is making antibiotic resistance worse ; Blood test for early diagnosis of Parkinson ’ s shows promise ; Women with chronic fatigue syndrome fare worse than men ; Nutrient-enriched soil could help prevent childhood stunting
Heart disease is on the rise in Malaysia Greater public awareness , especially among younger adults , and other public health measures could go a long way in reducing the burden of heart disease
Flagship Medical Tourism Hospital Programme An ambitious government initiative aims to boost medical tourism by supporting the growth of Malaysia ’ s leading hospitals
Someone has told you they ’ re selfharming . Now what ? Originally published in The Conversation , the article provides tips on how to offer help
The impact of not having a family doctor : Patients are worse off , and so is the health system Originally published in The Conversation , this analysis explains why family doctors can still play a crucial role in the healthcare system
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