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Nation 14 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Ministry bans sale of two cosmetic products

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry has ordered an immediate halt to the sale of two cosmetic products manufactured in Ireland that have been found to contain scheduled poisons.

Nation 08 Jul 2014 | 1:24 PM Premium

Arab student awarded RM280,000 in negligence suit over death of baby

KUALA LUMPUR: A Saudi Arabian university student was awarded RM280,000 in damages in a medical negligence suit for the death of her baby over alleged use of a drug not encouraged to be used to induce labour.

Nation 09 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Saudi woman whose baby died due to negligence wins compensation

KUALA LUMPUR: A Saudi woman, whose baby died because of negligence at a private hospital in the city nearly four years ago, has been awarded RM280,000 in damages by the High Court here.

Nation 07 May 2015 | 3:35 PM Premium

Health Ministry: No reports of products containing DNP in Malaysian market

PETALING JAYA: There have been no reports of dietary products containing 2.4-dinitrophenol (DNP) in the Malaysian market, says the Health Ministry.

Nation 15 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM Premium

Ministry recalls paracetamol syrup with alcohol

PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry has ordered Royce Pharma to recall all its paracetamol syrup as it contains alcohol.

Nation 15 Jan 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

No place for vape traders in Perak

IPOH: Perak is the latest state to stop issuing premises licences to sellers of e-cigarettes and vape products.

Nation 19 Jan 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Ministry urged to approve dengue vaccine

PETALING JAYA: Medical experts in Malaysia are of the opinion that it is high time for a dengue vaccine to be licensed in the country in view of the expected rise in dengue cases.

Nation 11 Mar 2016 | 12:42 PM Premium

Health D-G clears Johnson & Johnson talcum powder

PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry has assured the public that cosmetic and pharmaceutical-grade talcum powder are usually more pure and do not contain cancer-causing asbestos, as claimed by the Consumers Association of Penang.

Nation 15 Apr 2016 | 8:02 AM Premium

Health Ministry issues warning against two Chinese herbal products

PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry has issued a warning against the use of unregistered Chinese traditional medicine Dong Mai Tan and Seven Leave Ginsengs following several complaints of liver failure and “moon-shaped” facial appearance.

Nation 16 Apr 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Two traditional medicines unsafe to use

PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry has issued a warning against the use of the unregistered Chinese traditional medicine Dong Mai Tan and Seven Leave Ginseng following complaints of liver failure and swollen face or “moon face”.