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Lifestyle 23 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

A little effort goes a long way

Men need to be aware of the risk factors and warning signs of heart disease.

Nation 20 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Event raises RM500,000 for charity

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and his deputy Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak were among 60 dignitaries and corporate figures who helped to 'put a smile on a child's face' when they took part in a TV3 charity golf event on Saturday.

Nation 13 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

State forms panel to help those with chronic diseases

The state government has formed a committee to watch over those suffering from severe physical problems due to accidents or chronic diseases.

Business 13 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Eating disorder on the rise

Most women want to look good and feel confident about their appearance. Body image plays an important part in women's self-esteem, and the clothing and cosmetic industries earn millions of dollars each year by promoting the perfect image. Unfortunately, their idea of the perfect body is invariably excessively thin. Indeed, most top fashion models are estimated to weigh 23% less than the average woman. This has resulted in Asian and Western societies promoting thinness as being synonymous with beauty.

Health 13 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Are supplements necessary?

What role do dietary supplements play in daily life? TEE SHIAO EEK talks to the scion of the man believed to have created and marketed the first multivitamin/multimineral food supplement in the US.

Health 13 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

What the experts say?

The issue of dietary supplements is one that has been hotly debated by health authorities worldwide since the first commercial supplement appeared in the market. Today, some experts cautiously nod their heads to the idea of taking supplements, while others stand firm on their position that supplements are not needed as long as individuals follow the principles of a healthy, well-balanced diet.

Nation 11 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

No plans for chronic diseases institute

The Government has no plans to set up an institution for patients with chronic diseases, said Health Minister Datuk Dr Chua Soi Lek.

Health 06 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Natural healing with qigong

By Dr AMIR FARID ISAHAK.

Health 06 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Holding back the tide

At the First Malaysian Conference on Anti-Aging Medicine held recently in Kuala Lumpur, doctors and scientists defined the role of anti-ageing medicine in society, writes COLIN KHOO.

Nation 03 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Reviewing Act to give orang asli better deal

THE Rural and Regional Development Ministry is reviewing the Orang Asli Act 1954 to further alleviate the community#8217;s standard of living and safeguard their interests.