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Health 24 Oct 2019 | 6:00 AM

Tuberculosis, also known as TB, is back on our radar

Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that still kills a lot of people, especially those with HIV/AIDS, despite us having a vaccine for it.

Children 05 May 2019 | 6:40 AM

Orang asli children are not being vaccinated

Orang asli living deep in the interior of Peninsular Malaysia are woefully underserved in health care, especially when it comes to vaccinating the children.

Health 05 Sep 2018 | 6:10 AM

Boosting our immune system to treat tumours

Immunotherapy, one of the more recent breakthroughs in cancer treatment, utilises the body’s immune system to combat cancer.

Children 26 Jul 2018 | 6:10 AM

What’s in the vaccines we give our kids?

A number of vaccines that protect against infectious diseases are mandatory during childhood. Here's a description of what makes these vaccines work.

Wellness 15 Jan 2018 | 1:12 PM

Strengthening Malaysia’s primary healthcare system

The Health Ministry is moving the emphasis back to primary healthcare in order to tackle the increasingly worrying problem of non-communicable diseases.