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Nation 07 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM Premium

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 Premium

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.

Nation 22 Oct 2016 | 5:12 AM Premium

Health Ministry lists 10 cosmetic products containing poison

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry has advised the public not to buy or use 10 cosmetic products, which were detected to contain prohibited ingredients including scheduled poisons.

Nation 08 Oct 2016 | 1:53 PM Premium

Health Ministry bans traditional product Aman Liquid

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry has urged the public not to buy or use a traditional product, ‘Aman Liquid’ as it contains yohimbine, a scheduled poison.

Nation 05 Oct 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

‘Anti-dengue drug approval should be expedited’

PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry should expedite the approval of the world’s first anti-dengue vaccine after it received the nod from Singapore’s Health and Sciences Authority (HSA).

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”.

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 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 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 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.