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Wellness 30 Apr 2017 | 5:02 AM Premium

Let’s make malaria no more!

World Malaria Day 2017, held last Tuesday, adopts the theme of 'A push for prevention'.

Lifestyle 18 May 2017 | 5:29 AM Premium

100 glorious years of palm oil in Malaysia

The oil palm is deeply rooted in the country's economic and social history.

Viewpoints 25 Jun 2017 | 6:05 AM Premium

Dealing with increasing cases of monkey malaria in humans

There are increasing reports of monkey malaria, most of which are due to P. knowlesi, and which has established itself as the fifth Plasmodium species that infects humans.

Children 29 Nov 2017 | 7:01 AM Premium

A fight with the dreaded head lice

Head lice: A mother in Hong Kong has had three failed attempts to root them out from her children. The head scratching that followed was worse.

Wellness 16 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM Premium

First do no harm: Patient safety needs to be a public health issue

To make an impact on patient safety, we need to begin addressing it as a public health issue. Medical errors can can be reduced considerably, but it requires effort from policymakers, healthcare providers, patients and their families.

Living 07 Dec 2018 | 7:50 AM Premium

Culture of silence allows sexual harassment to thrive

Presently in Malaysia, sexual harassment is not a crime; it is more of a workplace problem. And that needs to change.

Wellness 03 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM Premium

Take a deep breath: Lung cancer in Malaysia

While lung cancer shares the stage with colon cancer as the common form of cancer in men, lung cancer has a higher mortality rate because it is often detected too late.

Children 11 Jun 2019 | 6:10 AM Premium

Should vaccination be made mandatory in Malaysia?

Is mandatory vaccination the answer to curbing the current outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, or does it infringe too much on our personal rights?

Wellness 01 Sep 2019 | 6:00 AM Premium

A new treatment for the world's most common infection

With the common treatment for Helicobacter pylori infections becoming less effective, a new drug has arrived in time to fill the treatment gap.