Community-based approach for a flood preparedness plan in Malaysia - Shariff NNM, Hamidi ZS.
Floods have caused inevitable major disasters around the world as well as in Malaysia. This paper demonstrates that lessons can be taken from the previous flood disasters when developing an effective flood preparedness plan. As a common practice, disaster ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Tobacco Industry Targets Women in Asia
A cigarette vendor in Manila sells a pack of 20 sticks for less than a dollar. Credit: Kara Santos/IPSBy Wendell Balderas and Mary AssuntaBANGKOK, Thailand, Mar 14 2019 (IPS) International Women’s Day on 8 March recognized and celebrated the progress women are making globally. The day also acknowledged the risks, exploitation and suffering many continue to endure. The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) puts the spotlight on the tobacco industry’s marketing tactics targeting women and girls especially in Asia to market its deadly products. While smoking prevalence among females remains relatively ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Wendell Balderas and Mary Assunta Tags: Aid Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Behavioural and emotional issues among primary school pupils with congenital colour vision deficiency in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: a case-control study - Thomas BAWM, Kaur S, Hairol MI, Ahmad M, Wee LH.
Background: Congenital colour vision deficiency (CCVD) is an untreatable disorder which has lifelong consequences. Increasing use of colours in schools has raised concern for pupils with CCVD. This case-control study was conducted to compare behavio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Development and validation of Yatt Suicide Attitude Scale (YSAS) in Malaysia - Ibrahim N, Che Din N, Amit N, Ghazali SE, Mohd Safien A.
INTRODUCTION: Despite suicide rate becoming a growing trend in research locally and globally, there is no standard measuring instrument developed in Malaysia. The aim of this study is to establish the first ever Malay version of suicide screening tool that... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Coping strategies used by international students who recovered from homesickness and depression in Malaysia - Saravanan C, Mohamad M, Alias A.
International students use various self-help coping strategies to manage depression and homesickness, but previous studies have not concluded on how international students have recovered from depression and homesickness after using their self-help coping s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Malaysian nurses' attitudes toward suicide and suicidal patients: a multisite study - Siau CS, Wee LH, Adnan TH, Yeoh SH, Perialathan K, Wahab S.
The aim of this study was to examine Malaysian nurses' attitudes toward suicide. Nurses from five hospitals participated in this study. Studying the attitudes of nurses toward suicidal patients and its application to nursing professional development practi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

SC refuses interim order on sale of Fortis shares to Malaysian firm; final hearing on Feb 26
A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna said that it would accord final hearing in the case on Feb 26. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - February 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seas of Death and Hope
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Feb 11 2019 (IPS)The Mediterranean Sea is currently a sea of death. On the 20th of June every year, i.e. The World Refugee Day, an organization called UNITED for Intercultural Action publishes a “List of Deaths”, summarising information on where, when and under which circumstances a named individual has died due to the “fatal policies of fortress Europa”. The data are collected through information received from 550 network organisations in 48 countries and from local experts, journalists and researchers in the field of migration. The list issued in 2018 accounted for ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Armed Conflicts Arts Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees Religion TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

A Truly Global Effort is Needed to Eradicate FGM by 2030
At Narok County, Kenya, during a discussion by anti-FGM campaigner Agnes Pareyio from Tasaru Ntomonok Initiative (TNI). The picture was taken at a school run by TNI for girls escaping FGM and child marriage. Credit: Equality Now/ Tara CareyBy Divya SrinivasanNEW DELHI, Feb 6 2019 (IPS)According to official data on the global prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) released by UNICEF there are 200 million women and girls in the world who have been cut. Shocking though this statistic is, it seriously underestimates the nature and scale of the problem. In 2015, when the United Nations was in the process of adopting the ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Divya Srinivasan Tags: Aid Crime & Justice Education Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Inequity Religion TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

The anti-obesity effects of ulam raja or “king’s salad,” a plant used in Malaysian cuisine
(Natural News) Obesity is a major problem for many people across the world. It is an issue in both developed as well as developing countries, and it directly leads to millions of deaths every single year. Now, a group of researchers successfully looked into the potential of ethanolic extract from Cosmos caudatus Kunth leaf (EECCL)... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Survival analysis and mortality predictors of hospitalized severe burn victims in a Malaysian burns intensive care unit - Tan Chor Lip H, Tan JH, Thomas M, Imran FH, Azmah Tuan Mat TN.
BACKGROUND: Prognostic measures to determine burn mortality are essential in evaluating the severity of individual burn victims. This is an important process of triaging patients with high risk of mortality that may be nursed in the acute care setting. Mal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Ekso Bionics Steps Up to Develop Exoskeleton Market in Asia
China is expected to have 30 million stroke patients by 2030, and many of those patients will have some degree of disability. And yet, the stroke and spinal cord rehabilitation industry in China is not as developed as it is in the United States. A new joint venture between Ekso Bionics, Zhejiang Youchuang Venture Capital Investment (ZYVC) and Zhejiang Silicon Paradise Asset Management Group could change that. "This joint venture is a transformative opportunity both for Ekso Bionics and for the millions of Chinese stroke and spinal cord injury patients who currently have limited access to advanced rehabilit...
Source: MDDI - January 30, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: MDDI Staff Tags: Orthopedics Source Type: news

Ethics for artificial intelligence
By Rosli Omar and Jomo Kwame SundaramKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jan 29 2019 (IPS)Owing to our varied circumstances and experiences, there are contradictory tendencies to either exaggerate or underestimate the power and importance of artificial intelligence (AI) in contemporary society. Nor should we uncritically legitimize everything AI can be used for, even if it has been hailed as the main frontier of the Davos-proclaimed Fourth Industrial Revolution. AI, more than other elements of Industry 4.0, is transforming humanity’s understanding of ourselves in novel ways the world has neither experienced nor conceived.Jomo Kw...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Rosli Omar and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Featured Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Human Rights Labour TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

The relationship of safety climate factors, decision making attitude, risk control, and risk estimate in Malaysian radiation facilities - Kasim H, Hassan CRC, Hamid MD, Emami SD, Danaee M.
Safety culture practices tend to strongly influence workers to control possible risk, make decision, and have a true perception on the risk despite the aim of encouraging safe work environment and reducing the numbers of human errors. The present study ass... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Problematic alcohol use and depression among secondary school students in Miri, Malaysia - Chhoa KH, Zakaria H, Abd Rahman FN.
This study aims to determine the prevalence of P... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Global Health: A Silver Bullet Against the Brain-Eating Amoeba?
Minuscule particles coated with anti-seizure drugs seem to halt microbes that feed on brain tissue. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: EMILY BAUMGAERTNER Tags: Brain Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Microbiology Naegleria Fowleri Malaysia Southern States (US) Swimming Lakes brain-eating amoeba Chemical Neuroscience journal Ayaz Anwar Source Type: news

Evaluation of types of poisoning exposure calls managed by the Malaysia National Poison Centre (2006-2015): a retrospective review - Tangiisuran B, Jiva M, Ariff AM, Abdul Rani NA, Misnan A, Rashid SM, Majid MIA, Dawson AH.
OBJECTIVE: Accidental or intentional poisoning is a public health concern requiring intervention. The current study designs to evaluate the types of poisoning exposure calls received by the Malaysia National Poison Centre (NPC) over a 10-year period. SETTI... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Birmingham biotech firm expands in Asia
Circulogene, the Birmingham-based molecular genetic testing company, is starting the year with an international expansion. The company has entered into an international partnership with the Auckland, New Zealand-based Circulogene Asia Pacific Limited. The strategic business relationship will expand the company's laboratory footprint across Asia and Oceania, including New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia and Australia.  It's another example of the potential of Birmingham's biotechnology… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Birmingham biotech firm expands in Asia
Circulogene, the Birmingham-based molecular genetic testing company, is starting the year with an international expansion. The company has entered into an international partnership with the Auckland, New Zealand-based Circulogene Asia Pacific Limited. The strategic business relationship will expand the company's laboratory footprint across Asia and Oceania, including New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia and Australia.  It's another example of the potential of Birmingham's biotechnology… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 4, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Predictors of successfully quitting smoking among smokers registered at the quit smoking clinic at a public hospital in northeastern Malaysia
(Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications) In the current issue of Family Medicine and Community Health, Nur Izzati Mohammad et al. consider how cigarette smoking is one of the risk factors leading to noncommunicable diseases such as cardiovascular and respiratory system diseases and cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Depressive symptoms among adolescents in Kuching, Malaysia: prevalence and associated factors - Ling AA, Wahab S, Rahman FNA, Hazmi H, Yusoff RM.
This study aimed to estimate the prevalence and identify the factors associated with depressive symptoms among adolescents in Kuching, Malay... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Betel leaves speed wound healing in diabetics
(Natural News) One of the problems faced by patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus is that their wounds heal much slower than normal. Malaysian researchers recommend applying an extract made from the leaves of betel (Piper betle) on the wounds to speed up the healing process. Diabetes mellitus is one of the most prevalent diseases... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Motives for using kratom (Mitragyna speciosa korth.) among regular users in Malaysia - Singh D, Narayanan S, M üller CP, Swogger MT, Chear NJY, Dzulkapli EB, Yusoff NSM, Ramachandram DS, León F, McCurdy CR, Vicknasingam B.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: The leaves of Mitragyna speciosa (Korth.) or kratom have been traditionally used in Malaysia and Thailand mainly to enhance work productivity, as a folk remedy for treating common ailments, and as a mood enhancer. AI... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Clinical characteristics of 1653 injured motorcyclists and factors that predict mortality from motorcycle crashes in Malaysia - Tan Chor Lip H, Tan JH, Mohamad Y, Ariffin AC, Imran R, Azmah Tuan Mat TN.
PURPOSE: Amongst the ASEAN countries, Malaysia has the highest road fatality risk (>15 fatalities per 100  000 population) with 50% of these fatalities involving motorcyclist. This contributes greatly to ward admissions and poses a significant burden to th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nutritionists say you should eat more cinnamon if you're diabetic
(Natural News) Now that the holidays are fast approaching, the smell of cinnamon will fill the air once again. This spice, commonly added to baked goods, is well loved around the world because of its delicious taste. In a recent study, a group of Malaysian researchers from the Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology (AIMST) University has found more reasons for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Efficacy, safety, and prognostic indicators of first-line sunitinib in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma: A single center experience
Sunitinib treatment has acceptable efficacy and safety profile in Malaysian mRCC patients. The MSKCC and IMDC factors are relevant for predicting survival in our patient cohort while HFS is a promising prognostic predictor which warrants further investigation.12/05/2018 (Source: Kidney Cancer Association)
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - December 5, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Willingness to pay for dengue vaccination in Malaysia
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - December 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Malaysian regulators launch new medical device databases
By Stewart Eisenhart, Emergo Group The Malaysian Medical Device Authority (MDA) has rolled out two new databases for medical device registration information. Get the full story here at the Emergo Group’s blog. The opinions expressed in this blog post are the author’s only and do not necessarily reflect those of MassDevice.com or its employees. The post Malaysian regulators launch new medical device databases appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - November 29, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog Emergo Group Source Type: news

Does compulsory training improve occupational safety and health implementation? The case of Malaysia - Aziz SFA, Osman F.
The objective of this article was to investigate the effectiveness of occupational safety and health's (OSH) compulsory training since it has never been addressed before. Although previous researchers find that OSH training is very important as an interven... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Misconceptions about opioids affect pain control among cancer patients: a Malaysian survey
(European Society for Medical Oncology) Misconceptions about the use of strong opioids showed to undermine optimal pain control among Asian cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiotherapy according to a cross-sectional survey conducted at the Sarawak General Hospital in Malaysia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lack of exercise impacts mental health in Japanese expats
This study was published in Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine on October 25. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Clinical buy-in critical to digitizing healthcare
Dzulkefly Ahmad, Malaysia's minister of health, says that even if an organization has a good program and system set up, digitizing healthcare will not succeed if there is no clinical buy-in underpinned by training. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Treat your hypertension naturally with mahogany seed extract
(Natural News) In Malaysia, mahogany seeds are used as a folk medicine for the treatment of hypertension. A study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food provides scientific evidence on the use of mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla) seed as a herbal medicine to treat hypertension. Hypertension, also referred to as high blood pressure, occurs when a person’s pressure... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IHH Healthcare gets CCI nod to acquire Fortis Healthcare
Under the deal, the Malaysian company will pick a 31% stake at Rs 170 per share aggregating Rs 4,000 crore. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: Comedian Jenny Eclair, 58, answers our health quiz
The critically-acclaimed performer, who was born in Malaysia, suffers from recurring mouth ulcers but swears by a healthy diet. She also takes HRT after the menopause left her 'very' angry. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Idea of a ‘DNA Test’ for Transgender People Is Part of a Long, Dark History
Science is too busy holding the universe together to care about politics. Greenhouse gases will continue contributing to climate change and vaccines will continue not causing autism, whether you believe it or not. None of that means that politicians and ideologues won’t keep trying to drag science into their fights. The latest example of this unlovely truth occurred just this week, when the New York Times reported the existence of a memo drafted by the Department of Health and Human Services that would, if the changes it details were implemented, effectively roll back civil protections for transgender people by defin...
Source: TIME: Science - October 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized LGBTQ onetime Science sexism Source Type: news

The association between social cohesion and community disaster resilience: a cross-sectional study - Ludin SM, Rohaizat M, Arbon P.
A cross-sectional study design was created, using the Index of Perceived Community Resilience (IPCR) and Buckner's Index of Cohesion (BIC) to survey 386 flood evacuees from six communities in Kelantan, Malaysia, in 2015. The respondents were mostly female ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Live wriggling tick is tugged out of a patient's ear
Dr Rahmat Omar, a surgeon in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, removes the insect using a pair of tweezers. He said the anonymous patient was in a 'lot of discomfort'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers attempt to create grease from waste oils and red gypsum
(Natural News) Researchers from the Universiti Malaysia Pahang have developed a way to upcycle waste oil products by transforming them into grease. Their findings, published in the Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, breathe new life into waste oil products – which are commonly discarded and become pollutants. In the study, researchers synthesized grease using waste... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Athletes who eat bee bread while training have higher running endurance
(Natural News) Studies have shown that consumption of honey improves athletic performance. However, there is no study yet on the potential benefits of bee bread on sports performance. Therefore, researchers from the University Sains Malaysia in Malaysia carried out a study on this and discovered that bee bread can improve running performance and antioxidant status... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Squirming leech is pulled from inside a man's NOSTRIL in gruesome footage
A patient in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, had the writhing leech pulled out of his nose with tweezers after it became stuck when he went swimming in a river a couple of weeks earlier. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria:Group Wins World Cancer Day Spirit Award
[Premium Times] A Nigerian cancer awareness organisation has been honoured at the 2018 World Cancer Congress held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Here's another reason to eat more fermented foods: They are excellent probiotics
(Natural News) Researchers found that certain fermented foods from Malaysia contained Lactobacillus strains which could be promising probiotic candidates. The study, published in CyTA – Journal of Food, evaluated Lactobacillus strains based on important properties of probiotics. This included tolerance to low pH, bile salts, antibiotic susceptibility, and cell surface properties. Probiotics are live bacteria that provide multiple... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eat more mushrooms for a healthier brain
(Natural News) Every year, more people suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia – it is estimated that sufferers will reach 42 million by the year 2020. In a study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, Malaysian researchers suggest that edible and medicinal mushrooms can be used to nourish the brain and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The extirpation of species outside protected areas
(University College London) Land-based bird populations are becoming confined to nature reserves in some parts of the world -- raising the risk of global extinction -- due to the loss of suitable habitat, according to a report led by UCL. Researchers analyzed biodiversity in the peninsula of Thailand, Borneo, Malaysia, Sumatra, Java and Bali, one of the world's most biologically degraded regions. They found that up to 25 percent of heavy-bodied ground-feeding birds have been made locally extinct in the region. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Agarwood essential oil demonstrates promising anti-cancer properties, researchers find
(Natural News) Agarwood (Aquilaria crassna) – a plant used in traditional medicine to treat vomiting, rheumatism, coughing, and asthma – could be used in treating colorectal cancer, according to researchers from the Universiti Sains Malaysia. The study, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, looked at both the toxicity profile of agarwood essential oil and its anti-tumor... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cat's whiskers extract found to alleviate certain symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
(Natural News) Cat’s whiskers, an herb traditionally used to treat gout, arthritis, and other conditions related to inflammation, has been confirmed to improve symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. A team of researchers from Malaysia and Italy looked at the potential of cat’s whiskers extract to treat rheumatoid arthritis in a study published in the journal BMC... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A traditional Malay ethnomedicine shown to prevent obesity
(Natural News) Red pitaya (Hylocereus polyrhizus), known as red dragon fruit in Malaysia, has been found to prevent obesity. In the study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, it was found that red pitaya improves energy balance homeostasis by regulating the anorectic, orexigenic and energy expenditure-related genes. Researchers at Universiti Putra Malaysia... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news