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| 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 ››

Raja-Mohammed-Firhad-Azidin-trainer

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

| June 27, 2017
Andrew-Sebastian-ecomy-1

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

| June 14, 2017
Dr-Ravindran-R-Naidu_blood-test_6003

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

| June 13, 2017
vegetable

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

| June 9, 2017
Winnie-Chee-1

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

Adeeba-Kamarulzaman-jail

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

| May 30, 2017
suhakam-preggy-1

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

| May 30, 2017
Suhakam-prison

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

| May 16, 2017
jaacob-1

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

| May 3, 2017
subramaniam-healthcare

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

| April 18, 2017
Mohd-Hishamuddin-Yunus_hospital_bakar_600

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

| April 7, 2017
Ministry-of-Health

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

raja-mohammed-firhad-azidin_gym_600

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

| March 30, 2017
fomca-selva-1

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

| March 26, 2017
Dr-Chong-Chee-Kheong

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

| March 25, 2017
Mary-Easaw-mee-ijn

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

| March 23, 2017
dhillon

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

| March 18, 2017
shamsuddin-bardan-mef-myanmar-1

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

| March 16, 2017
lineclear

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

| March 16, 2017
heart-attack

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

| March 14, 2017
feasting-as-detox-strategy

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

| March 5, 2017
Dr-Hilmi-Yahaya-kidney

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

| March 4, 2017
Datuk-Seri-Dr-Hilmi-Yahaya

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

| February 13, 2017
oral-cancer

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

| February 13, 2017
Dr-S-Subramaniam-nyamuk1

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

| February 13, 2017
FMT,-Labuan,-Malaysia,-mental-health,-mental-disorder,-health,-Labuan-Health-Department

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

| February 12, 2017
hilmi

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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