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Boiling addiction down to a disease may hinder recovery

Explaining to people that there are effective treatments and therapies to overcome their addiction could be more productive.

Prevent FMD, stop imports of fresh milk from peninsula, says Chong

He says the Sarawak Veterinary Services Department has issued a circular prohibiting such imports but state government is ignoring it.

At least 10 dead, thousands displaced after severe Indonesia floods

Some 12,000 people have been evacuated while hundreds of buildings, bridges and roads have been damaged.

Measles: Nearly wiped-out, on the rise again

In wealthier parts of the world the anti-vaccine movement has seen measles outbreak spike.

Group makes wish-list for SMA patients on Rare Disease Day

MySMA, an alliance of individuals and organisations advocating for Spinal Muscular Atrophy says relevant authorities must do more to help children with this disease.

Guitarist Peter Frampton reveals degenerative muscle disease

The artist said he has been feverishly making music since his diagnosis with the incurable condition inclusion body myositis.

Kill strays? It can save people’s lives, says animal activist

Petpositive's Anthony Thanasayan says it is the kindest thing to do, provided shelters can be found for the stray dogs.

Up to 85,000 children ‘dead of starvation or disease in Yemen’

Save the Children said that it had been forced to bring supplies for the north of the country through the southern port of Aden, significantly slowing aid deliveries.

China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Anhui province

China has reported more than 50 cases of the highly contagious disease.

Actress Selma Blair reveals MS diagnosis

The "Legally Blonde" and "Cruel Intentions" star reveals she has chronic central nervous system disease.

Toddler, not immunised for diphtheria, dies in JB

The child was never immunised for disease because her parents were against it.

DR Congo identifies ‘second wave’ of Ebola in east

The latest outbreak is the 10th in DR Congo since Ebola was first detected there in 1976.

Disease fears as more bodies found in Indonesia disaster

There are fears that vast numbers of decomposing bodies could still be buried beneath Petobo and Balaroa -- two areas virtually wiped off the map.

Disease fears as more bodies found in Indonesia disaster

More than a thousand people may still be missing in the seaside city on Sulawesi island after the region was hit by a powerful quake and a wall of water, with the official death toll now at 1,571.

Exercise: The best way to protect your cardiovascular system

Exercise combined with a healthy diet can also help lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol.

DR Congo says latest Ebola outbreak under control

The latest outbreak of the virus is 10th to strike DR Congo since 1976.

Chinese pig disease could impact trade talks

China's hog outbreak raises concerns for its pork industry.

China reports 4th African swine fever outbreak

Zhejiang is the fourth region to discover the infection and the furthest from the original outbreak in Shenyang, the capital of northeastern Liaoning province.

India races to avert disease outbreak as flood waters recede

The threat of disease outbreaks is now a primary concern, with carcasses in flood waters raising fears of health risks to the state’s nearly 34 million population.

The dangers of mixing alcohol and medication

Consuming alcohol while on medication can impair one’s motor skills, and intensify the side effects of many drugs.

HFMD: 7 schools in Sabah ordered to close

Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad says 2,200 cases of HFMD have been detected in Sabah so far and that every week about 73 new cases are detected nationwide.

HFMD: 33,425 cases recorded so far

Health DG Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says all states except Sabah and Sarawak have shown an increase in the number of HFMD cases this year.

HFMD: Keep kids away from public places, advises Penang exco

State Health Committee chairman Dr Afif Bahardin urges calm as disease is rarely fatal although 2,000 cases reported since January.

UN says global fight against AIDS is at “precarious point”

According to UNAids executive director Michel Sidibé, new AIDS infections have not fallen at an acceptable rate.