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Nation 24 May 2019 | 12:00 AM Premium

Illegal clinics and pharmacies operating with impunity

EXCLUSIVE: In the heart of a bustling shopping district in Kuala Lumpur, where haggling vendors share the streets with tourists exploring the city, several shop lots that covertly run as illegal clinics and pharmacies are operating with impunity.

Nation 24 May 2019 | 12:00 AM Premium

Ministry: Buy medical products only from licensed outlets

PETALING JAYA: Medicines and supplements should only be bought from licensed and reputable premises, says the Health Ministry.

Nation 24 May 2019 | 12:00 AM Premium

Unregistered health products are easily available

PETALING JAYA: Besides foreign doctors illegally operating clinics in Malaysia, there are also no shortage of Malaysian vendors peddling unregistered local health products and supplements.

Nation 13 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM Premium

Fake meningitis vaccine not in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Mi­­nis­try has confirmed that a fake meningitis vaccine detected by Niger health authorities is not in the Malaysian market.

Nation 01 Apr 2019 | 11:48 AM Premium

Public told to stop using two cosmetics products

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The public should avoid buying and using two cosmetics products - the Bao Fu Ling Snow Lotus and Bao Fu Ling Skincare creams - which have been found to contain the scheduled poison diphenhydramine.

Nation 14 Feb 2019 | 12:00 AM Premium

Beware of products claiming to cure dengue, Chikungunya

KUALA LUMPUR: With the spike in dengue and Chikungunya cases, some people are advertising on social media products to “cure” the diseases.

Nation 13 Feb 2019 | 6:30 AM Premium

Health Ministry: No approval for products claiming to cure dengue, Zika

KUALA LUMPUR: The Drug Control Authority (DCA) has never approved any herbal products that claim to cure or prevent dengue, Zika or Chikungunya, says the Health Ministry.

Nation 12 Feb 2019 | 8:46 AM Premium

Health Ministry revokes registration of traditional sex enhancement capsule

PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry and the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) has revoked the product registration of a traditional male sex enhancement capsule, as it contains a harmful scheduled poison, adding that it warned the public to stop taking or purchasing it.

Nation 16 Dec 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Evidence on medical marijuana still iffy

HEALTH experts are cautious about their stand on medical marijuana.

Nation 10 Dec 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

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.