Women’s Health Issues

 

  • What are the main causes of mortality among women?
    Among All Females, All Ages: 1) Heart disease 25.8% 2) Cancer 22.0% 3) Stroke 6.7% 4) Chronic lower respiratory diseases 5.3% 5) Alzheimer's disease 4.2% 6) Unintentional injuries 3.5% 7) Diabetes 3.0% 8) Influenza and pneumonia 2.5% 9) Kidney disease 1.9% 10) Septicemia 1.5% Certainly, ... Read More »

  • Breast cancer – a need to be concerned
    Breast cancer was overall the most common cancer in Malaysian women of all races above the age of 20 years in Malaysia for 2003 to 2005. When differentiating between the races, it was most common in the Chinese, followed by the Indians and Malays. Breast cancer made up 31.1% of newly diagnosed ... Read More »