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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.

Nation 08 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

D-G: Dengue vaccine not part of NIP

KUALA LUMPUR: The world’s first dengue vaccine, which has been given conditional registration by the Health Ministry, will not be incorporated into the National Immunisation Programme (NIP) at this juncture.

Nation 07 Apr 2017 | 6:56 AM

Health DG: Dengue vaccine not part of National Immunisation Programme

KUALA LUMPUR: The first dengue vaccine in the world which was given conditional registration by the Health Ministry will be allowed to be used in Malaysia but will not be incorporated into the National Immunisation Programme at this juncture.

Nation 07 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

Dengue vaccine approved, conditionally

PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry has given conditional registration for the world’s first dengue vaccine to be used in Malaysia.

Nation 23 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

Eight cosmetic products banned for toxic content

PETALING JAYA: Mercury and two other scheduled poisons have been found in eight cosmetic pro­ducts and the public has been advised to refrain from buying and using these products.