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MACC focusing on illegal logging, mining

MACC chief Latheefa Koya says the agency will go all out to combat the illegal activities as environmental issues involve public interest.

Why you should moisturise your feet

When it comes to your feet, preventive steps are always better than delayed cure.

Your smartphone can give you haemorrhoids

Prolonged use of your smartphone while on the toilet seat can contribute to haemorrhoids.

Work together to tackle mental health issues, says lecturer

Dr Nicholas Pang Tze Ping says society should focus on mental wellness instead of mental illness.

Selangor folk not doing enough to prevent dengue, says executive councillor

Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud says residents should put in more effort to prevent breeding of Aedes mosquitoes as the number of dengue cases has risen steeply.

China’s Xi urges financial risk prevention while seeking stable growth

Xi says it is necessary to focus on preventing risks on the basis of steady growth, while strengthening the countercyclical adjustment of fiscal policy and monetary policy.

AIDS support group happy with govt plan to increase access for...

Kuala Lumpur AIDS Support Services Society (Klass) hopes the health ministry will also endorse the latest scientific evidence that people living with HIV/AIDS on medication with undetectable viral loads will not transmit the virus to others even with unprotected sex.

New drugs, test offer TB hope for millions

In terms of prevention, major headway has been made on a new vaccine against TB, the first in almost a century.

Uber death may have been avoidable with Volvo’s technology

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety criticized Uber for turning off Volvo’s collision-avoidance technology in the XC90 sport utility vehicle that struck and killed a woman in Tempe on March 18.

Eating 5.5 portions of fruit and veg a day may lower...

New US research has found that women who eat at least five and a half portions of fruit and vegetables every day may have a lower risk of breast cancer, especially aggressive tumours, than those who have a lower daily intake.

1Malaysia clinics to be revamped, says Dzulkefly

Health minister says the clinics will be encouraged to conduct more early detection of medical conditions.

Speak to your children about drugs, says Pengasih

Drug rehabilitation centre founder says it is not good enough to just tell children that ‘drugs are haram’.