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Dutch doctor on trial in landmark mercy killing case

The female doctor is alleged to have put a sleeping drug into the elderly woman's coffee.

Consent a must, says women’s group on doctor’s physical examination

All Women's Action Society cites Malaysian Medical Council guidelines covering seven types of consent in healthcare.

The solution to common medication issues with the elderly

It takes patience and diligence to monitor medicines for your elderly loved one.

Should doctor home visits be encouraged?

These days, doctors only make home visits to perform check-ups on bedridden patients unable to go to clinics or hospitals for diagnosis and treatment.

Discharging the elderly and continuation of care

It takes patience and diligence to find the right person to care for your elderly loved one.

The hard facts about penile fractures

Penile fractures occur when the tunica albuginea is torn, resulting in bleeding or a hematoma in the affected area.

Doctor accused of sterilising Sri Lankan Buddhist women granted bail

Shegu Shihabdeen Mohamed Shafi’s supporters say he is innocent and the charges were whipped up to stoke inter-communal tensions.

Man who posed as doctor to make lewd phone calls nabbed

Cops trying to find out how he got details of women who had undergone pre-marital health checks.

2 men selling fake govt hospital MCs caught in Penang

A mechanic and a jobless man had allegedly sold them for RM25 each to private sector employees.

Myanmar doctor-turned-model hits back at ban

Nang Mwe San argues that there are no specific restrictions on dress code in medical ethics.

Malaysian doctor who made ‘rape’ comments suspended indefinitely

Medical Board of Australia extends suspension of Christopher Lee Kwan Chen for posting racist and sexist remarks on Singapore forum.

Battling addiction among trained workers, professionals

Doctor tells of battle to kick methamphetamine habit and lack of support system.

Soldier, Tinker, Tailor or Caregiver?

It takes patience and diligence to find the right person to care for your loved elderly one.

French doctor charged with killing nine patients in resuscitation scam

Dr. Frederic Pechier is suspected to have intentionally trigger heart failures in his patients only to 'heroically' revive them in a scam operation.

Better senior health: How to get the most from your doctor

Don’t be afraid to ask any and all questions. Nothing should be off limits. Your doctor, as they say, 'has seen it all before', so don’t be shy.

Coroner rejects request to put off proceedings for Adib’s inquest

Coroner assures all stakeholders that they can pose questions to the 24th witness, Kuala Lumpur Hospital forensics expert Dr Ahmad Hafizam Hasmi, on Friday.

Malaysian climber dies

He was reported missing while descending Mount Annapurna on April 23 and was airlifted to Singapore over the weekend after being rescued.

Forensic expert tells Adib’s inquest he didn’t go to temple riot...

He says he only focused on the findings of Adib's injuries and not where it happened.

Adib may have stepped out of EMRS van during riot, doctor...

He says he did not find any injuries during his post-mortem to suggest the fireman was pulled out from his medical van.

Yazidi doctor soldiers on in mental battle against IS

The war against the Islamic State is drawing to a close, but Nagham Hasan still sees mental and emotional scars they left on their victims.

Heart doctor casts doubt on assault being cause of fireman Adib’s...

Cardiothoracic surgeon tells inquest this is because the injuries were confined to one area and also the normal self-defence injuries, where a victim tries to defend himself, were missing.

Adib’s lungs had collapsed, rib cage fractured, doctor tells inquest

Late fireman was ‘gasping for air and making incomprehensible sounds’ when brought to hospital, coroner’s court told.

New Zealand hospitals crippled as thousands of doctors strike

Thousands of surgeries, non-essential appointments, and medical services have been cancelled.

Doctor accused of sexual harassment sacked

This comes after a special committee completed its probe on claims that he had sexually harassed and made advances against trainees.