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| November 18, 2017
obese-kids

If either the mom or the dad was overweight, the contribution was similar, but if both parents were overweight,... More ››

| November 18, 2017
smoking-and-drinking

The study found that those who smoked and drank heavily had a consistently heightened risk of looking older than... More ››

| November 16, 2017
coffee

US research has suggested yet another health benefit of drinking coffee, finding that it may decrease the risk of... More ››

| November 16, 2017
gut-bacteria

Fixing the balance of gut bacteria by introducing a specific kind of "good" bug could help treat Crohn's disease,... More ››

| November 15, 2017
tracking-pill

The pill, called Abilify MyCite (aripiprazole tablets with sensor), is designed for patients with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression. More ››

| November 14, 2017
heart-attack

Only about 1 in 100 men and 1 in 1,000 women experience sudden cardiac arrest during sexual activity, says... More ››

| November 14, 2017
man-watching-tv

New US research has found that too much time spent sitting watching television is linked with an increased risk... More ››

| November 9, 2017
Breast-Cancer

The risk is highest in women whose original tumors were large and affected four or more lymph nodes. More ››

| November 8, 2017
iud

Women who get intra-uterine devices (IUDs) for birth control appear to face a dramatically lower risk of getting cervical... More ››

| November 5, 2017
holi-festival

An ancient Hindu tradition may carry new health risks, researchers warn, because modern versions of colored powder and liquids... More ››

| November 3, 2017
running

Yes, say experts, as long as you are careful. More ››

| November 2, 2017
Image from Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority

Its health authorities have advised public against consuming Wan Ling Ren Sem Chin Kuo Pill and Chong Cao Dan. More ››

| November 2, 2017
Subramaniam

Health Minister Dr S Subramaniam says medical officers are given adequate time off to compensate for working longer hours... More ››

| November 1, 2017
DEWAN RAKYAT
Charles-Santiago

Klang MP questions health ministry for not using 'rights of govt' that helped reduce Hepatitis C treatment for most... More ››

| October 31, 2017
DEWAN RAKYAT
dr-hilmi-medicine

Deputy Health Minister Dr Hilmi Yahaya adds that such medication is safe and poses no risk to health as... More ››

| October 29, 2017
yogurt

Here we round up some reasons to boost consumption of pre- and probiotics either through a good quality supplement... More ››

| October 27, 2017
doctor_housmen_mma_600_new3

MMA president Dr Ravindran Naidu says it is disappointing that Prime Minister Najib Razak did not hear the pleas... More ››

| October 27, 2017
potassium

The top 10 most potassium-rich foods include lentils, dried dates, prunes, almonds, spinach, avocado, chestnuts, mushrooms, walnuts and apricots. More ››

| October 27, 2017
heart

New European research has revealed that women who experience a heart attack have a greater risk of mortality than... More ››

| October 26, 2017
DEWAN RAKYAT
teo-hospital-1

Kulai MP Teo Nie Ching says she hopes health ministry will receive additional funding in Budget 2018 as it... More ››

| October 25, 2017
hisham-operation-1

Health DG says single-use equipment still functions as well if it is used for a second or third time.... More ››

| October 24, 2017
s-subramaniam-ministry-of-health-1

Subramaniam clarifies however that shortages are not related to funding but are due to supply issues. More ››

| October 7, 2017
orthorexia-nervosa

These very strict self-enforced laws isolate the individual from social food gatherings and in extreme cases, can also endanger... More ››

| October 5, 2017
black-tea

For the first time research has shown that like its green tea counterpart, black tea may also have weight... More ››

| October 3, 2017
karen-1

Road safety expert warns that taking away an elderly person's right to drive can affect their physical, mental and... More ››

| October 3, 2017
eating-breakfast

People who skipped breakfast also "had the greatest waist circumference, body mass index, blood pressure, blood lipids and fasting... More ››

| October 1, 2017
vegan

Here we round up some of the most nutrient-dense options to include in a healthy vegetarian diet. More ››

| September 22, 2017
perkeso-dialysis-1

It costs RM14,000 per person per year and number of cases is rising. More ››

| September 21, 2017
Paul says that in developed countries, patients are empowered to make their own decisions in relation to where they get their medication.

Consumer group chief says patients, as consumers, have the right to make informed buying decisions and should not be... More ››

| September 15, 2017
poor-diets

The IHME-led study, involving more than 2,500 researchers in around 130 countries, found that in 2016, poor diet was... More ››

| September 15, 2017
COMMENT
obike-1

Swapping cars for bikes is a cheaper, more environmentally friendly way of getting around and could also do wonders... More ››

| September 7, 2017
tap-water

Based on liquid consumption of three litres per day, as recommended, a man may consume as many as 14... More ››

| August 31, 2017
Ravindran-Naidu-cigarette-malaysia-smuggling-1

MMA president says smuggled cigarettes are cheaper than legal ones and easily obtained. More ››

| August 21, 2017
goji-berries

Better and less expensive dietary options are available to people who want to get in greater quantities of natural... More ››

| August 20, 2017
tumeric

Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and vitamin-rich: here's a list of natural superfoods recommended by nutritionists to promote good health. More ››

| August 16, 2017
razali-suhakam-1

It says the conditions are so poor that they amount to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment of detainees. More ››

| August 9, 2017
Razeef-Rakimin-1

Sabah Pakatan Harapan Youth upset over conflicting estimates for purchase of ambulances by health ministry and threatens to report... More ››

| August 6, 2017
high-fat-diet

While the best way to lower the risk of lung cancer is to not smoke, “a healthy diet may... More ››

| August 2, 2017
santiago-macc-2

Klang MP Charles Santiago says the RM18 million must be returned to the health ministry as it is running... More ››

| August 1, 2017
mustafar-ali-immigration-1

Immigration DG Mustafar Ali says stern action will be taken against foreign workers who attempt to send others for... More ››

| July 29, 2017
baby_tabika_Vaksin_600

A parent says children should not be denied an education and they (parents) should be allowed to choose whether... More ››

| July 28, 2017
sugar-1

Researchers at University College London (UCL) found "an increased likelihood" for men with a higher intake of sweet foods... More ››

| July 26, 2017
Madeleine-Yong-Tan-Heang-Lee

Education ministry must implement comprehensive sex education for youths to learn more about their bodies, says child rights activist. More ››

immigrant-workers-TB

Opposition MPs call for tighter controls against illegal immigration. More ››

Dr-Ravindran-mma

The Malaysian Medical Association says patients have the right to reject medicine and that MCs are given to patients... More ››

| July 6, 2017
Dr-Madhusudhan

Dr Madhusudhan Shanmugam says giving teddy bears away makes it easier to treat the children who come to the... More ››

| July 5, 2017
tarrence-1

It says many traditional and complementary medicine practitioners in Sabah have failed to register with the health ministry,... More ››

smoke-public

Health experts say yes, but coffee shop and restaurant operators warn of serious impact on business if smoking ban... More ››

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