Health News Archive - April 11, 2005

KUALA LUMPUR: All doctors on Fomema Sdn Bhd's panel have signed a contract to conform to the standard operating procedures (SOP) laid out by the company.


Harmful bacteria can linger on computer keyboards in hospitals, making it easy for the germs to spread to patients, a new study finds.

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.