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| September 22, 2017

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

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

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

| September 7, 2017

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

| August 31, 2017

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

| August 21, 2017

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

| August 20, 2017

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

| August 16, 2017

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

| August 9, 2017

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

| August 6, 2017

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

| August 2, 2017

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

| August 1, 2017

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

| July 29, 2017

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

| July 28, 2017

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

| July 26, 2017

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


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


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

| July 5, 2017

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


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


UiTM's Raja Mohammed Firhad Azidin says technology will not be able to replace personal trainers anytime soon. More ››

| June 27, 2017

Ecotourism & Conservation Society of Malaysia (Ecomy) says mining should not be carried out at the risk of public... More ››

| June 14, 2017

MMA says routine batteries of tests could cause false alarm as some are bound to show abnormal results in... More ››

| June 13, 2017

We may be able to help fight the obesity epidemic and the problematic mindset that healthy foods are not... More ››

| June 9, 2017

Consumer group moots 'traffic light system' for labels on food items, to make it easy for people to know... More ››


University dean says drug users are at a higher risk of catching chronic diseases behind bars due to poor... More ››

| May 30, 2017

The human rights commission says necessary prenatal as well as postpartum care and treatment must be provided for female... More ››

| May 30, 2017

Suhakam report, in detailing how inadequate healthcare is in prisons, notes insufficient sick bays, inadequately trained doctors and severely... More ››

| May 16, 2017

They hope consumers will use less sugar to stay healthy if the government raises the price of sugar. More ››

| May 3, 2017

Health Minister Dr S Subramaniam says the scheme is to help people handle the high cost of private medical... More ››

| April 18, 2017

The panel has already interviewed 30 witnesses and hopes to complete the inquiry by the third quarter of the... More ››

| April 7, 2017

More worrying, from a dental examination conducted last year, smoking was detected among pupils in primary schools. More ››


A fitness expert calls for a finer sense of responsibility towards users. More ››

| March 30, 2017

Saying advertisers today can reach children directly through smartphones and tablets, Fomca expresses concern over the materialistic values and... More ››

| March 26, 2017

Admitting health promotion efforts have failed to stop lifestyle diseases from rising, Health Ministry disease control division director says... More ››

| March 25, 2017

IJN chief dietician says people need to be aware of the large amount of salt in food products, and... More ››

| March 23, 2017

Sodium chloride should lose its GST-free status to discourage over-consumption, say consumer groups. More ››

| March 18, 2017

Malaysian Employers Federation suggests health-related KPIs. More ››

| March 16, 2017

Restaurant celebrates clean bill of health with free flow of cordial drinks for customers tomorrow. More ››

| March 16, 2017

Socso CEO says non-communicable diseases, which are on the rise, kill or disable 46 workers daily in the private... More ››

| March 14, 2017

Here's a look at five common myths about detox diets and whether they're true or false. More ››

| March 5, 2017

If current unhealthy trend is not curbed, Malaysia will be among the top in the world in number of... More ››

| March 4, 2017

Matching process will not take long with the cutting-edge technology and equipment available to the health ministry. More ››

| February 13, 2017

Four million oral cancer patients worldwide are expected to benefit from vaccine once funding of RM6 million is secured... More ››

| February 13, 2017

Mosquitoes with the micro-organism have been released in two spots in Selangor to see if they can fight Aedes. More ››

| February 13, 2017

Statistics show increase in behavioural problems among children and adolescents. More ››

| February 12, 2017

Millions use the class 3 wards where no higher charges apply and they're treated by same doctors and nurses... More ››

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