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Letters 18 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Pfizer: Celebrex’s safety well established

From Dr Wong Kok Seng, Medical Director, Pfiser Malaysia, Petaling Jaya.

Nation 11 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

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 11 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

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.

Letters 14 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Registered drugs must carry Meditag or hologram

The hologram ruling was implemented to fight against unregistered drugs in the market.

Nation 07 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Holograms prove effective

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

Nation 11 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

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.

Health 16 Apr 2006 | 12:00 AM

Spread love, not herpes

A study shows that an anti-viral drug can decrease the risk of transmission of herpes virus 2 infection by 48%.

Health 09 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

‘New’flu fighter

After a long wait, the Government will begin stockpiling about 125,000 doses of zanamivir (trade name: Relenza), alongside oseltamivir (Tamiflu), in preparation for the possibility of a flu pandemic.

Nation 29 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

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 29 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Tougher penalties on errant clinics

Tougher penalties are in store for clinics that illegally sell certain types of psychotropic drugs.