'Don't expect too little of us': comic artist pushes past autism barrier
Luqman Hakim, who shot to fame for his coffee cup sketch of health DG Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, says he never gets tired of learning new things.
Special select committee on tobacco control bill to meet next week
Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin says many agree to the bill in principle, only that several provisions including enforcement and fines need fine-tuning.
Haagen-Dazs vanilla ice cream products scooped from shelves
The products have been voluntarily withdrawn by the importing company due to concerns that they contain a carcinogenic substance known as ethylene oxide.
Agong urges support for smoking control bill
He says that young people need to be educated in order to adopt the best health practices.
Health experts warn of Parkinson's 'pandemic'
While the disease usually afflicts the elderly, genetic factors can also play a role, especially in younger patients.
The 'grey' zone of traditional Chinese medicine in treating Covid-19
While practitioners call for formal endorsement from the government, health authorities say TCM lacks the proper trials and scientific evidence to prove the efficacy of herbal remedies for Covid-19.
Period poverty continues despite naysayers
An advocacy group says the root issue is that people are still unable to afford even basic necessities such as pads.
Health expert warns against politicising endgame bill on smoking
Former deputy health director-general Dr Lokman Hakim Sulaiman says MPs have a moral responsibility to support the Control of Tobacco Products and Smoking Bill 2022.
India confirms Asia's first monkeypox death
India's federal health ministry says the government has formed a task force of senior officials to monitor monkeypox cases in the country, where local media have reported at least five infections.
'Endgame' bill about preventing future addiction, not immediate ban on smoking, say doctors
The Malaysian Medical Association says the idea behind the Tobacco Product and Smoking Control Bill 2022 is a prevention of early addiction.
Studies find more clues to potential cause of severe hepatitis cases in children
At least 1,010 cases have now been found in 35 countries with 46 children requiring a liver transplant and 22 deaths.
Booming illicit trade casts pall on hopes to ban smoking, even with tougher laws
While the highest percentage of smokers in the country is from the low-income bracket, questions remain as to how the government will implement and enforce the ban in rural areas beyond the cities.