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Nation 16 Dec 2018 | 12:00 AM

Evidence on medical marijuana still iffy

HEALTH experts are cautious about their stand on medical marijuana.

Nation 10 Dec 2018 | 12:00 AM

Call for stricter rules on herbal goods

PETALING JAYA: Natural product researchers are urging the Health Ministry to review regulations on herbal and traditional products, saying that the current laws governing quality, safety and efficacy are inadequate.

Nation 14 Nov 2018 | 4:08 AM

Proposed medicine price control mechanism now in early stages, says Health Ministry

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry is in the early stages in preparing a proposal to control the prices of medicines though the Price Control and Anti-Profiteering Act 2011.

Nation 09 Oct 2018 | 10:10 AM

14 cosmetic products found to contain poison

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA), Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) is urging the public to refrain from buying and using 14 cosmetic products which had been found to contain scheduled poison.

Nation 07 Jul 2018 | 1:02 PM

'Valsartan' hypertension meds not for use in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): 'Valsartan' hypertension medicines, which have been recalled in Britain, are not available in Malaysia, says Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

Nation 03 Dec 2017 | 12:00 AM

Ministry warns of effects of Dengvaxia

PETALING JAYA: The world’s first dengue vaccine Dengvaxia may have negative long-term effects on those who have never had dengue infection, says Health Ministry director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

Nation 19 Sep 2017 | 11:16 AM

RM1.44mil in unregistered health products confiscated in Melaka this year

MELAKA: The Melaka Health Department has confiscated 562 unregistered health supplements, cosmetics and traditional preparations worth approximately RM1.44mil in the first eight months of the year.

Nation 28 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

Ministry bans Dr Vida product

PUTRAJAYA: Qu Gebu AP Krim, one of the best-selling products of cosmetics millionaire Datuk Seri Hasmiza Othman, who is better known as Dr Vida, has been banned by the Health Ministry on safety grounds.

Nation 04 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

Dengue vaccine not for all ages

PETALING JAYA: Malaysians should not be too worried about getting severe dengue symptoms from the use of the dengue vaccine because it is not allowed for use by a susceptible age group here, the Malaysian Paediatric Association (MPA) said.

Nation 12 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

Face creams banned for containing poisons

PETALING JAYA: Three cosmetic products have been banned for containing scheduled poisons.