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Nation 29 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Traditional medicine draft Bill ready by year’s end

The Traditional and Complementary Medicine Bill 2006 draft will be ready by the end of the year, Health Minister Datuk Dr Chua Soi Lek said.

Nation 11 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Impotency drug banned

The Health Ministry has banned local traditional medicine Orgacare Unik Plus-1 as it contains restricted chemical substances to treat impotency that can be harmful.

Nation 07 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Holograms prove effective

The hologram label on health and medicinal products has significantly reduced the volume of unregistered drugs available to consumers.

Nation 11 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sale of illegal drugs on the rise

PHARMACY Services Department director Datuk Che Mohd Zin Che Awang was reported in I>Kosmo!/Ias saying that the sale of unregistered drugs and medication was on the rise, raising fears that the wrong use of such drugs could cause severe side effects or even death.

Nation 11 May 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Beware of bogus recruiters for Idol

THE festive mood of the I>Malaysian Idol/Iroad show, to audition talents for its second season, was marred by certain parties taking advantage of the event to sign up temporary workers from among those who came for the tryouts, I>Berita Harian/Ireported.

Nation 15 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Agents lodge report over bonuses

Agents for a bee-pollen-based health food have lodged a police report against the direct sales company distributing the product, alleging that they were not paid bonuses due to them.

Nation 11 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

More men turning to illegal sex stimulants

The black market for medical products in the country is growing because more Malaysian men are turning to illegal sex stimulants, said a Health Ministry official.

Nation 19 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Brunei’s Sufri Bolkiah divorces former singer Mazuin Hamzah

After 17 years of marriage, the Sultan of Brunei's brother Pengiran Muda Sufri Bolkiah has divorced his Malaysian wife Pengiran Bini Mazuin Hamzah, a former popular singer and drummer of local group Quinnary M, I>Utusan Malaysia /I>reported.

Nation 16 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Limits on dietary supplements soon

Mandatory guidelines on the recommended dosage for vitamins and minerals will be ready next month to protect consumers from taking too much of these dietary supplements, Health Minister Datuk Chua Jui Meng said.

Nation 20 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

943 types of illegal drugs seized

A total of 943 types of drugs worth RM774,564.85 which were unregistered or contained dangerous substances were seized in 43 operations carried out by the Perak state Pharmacy Enforcement Unit from January to October.