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Health 16 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Plugging on with AIDS

One vaccine#8217;s failure doesn#8217;t slow AIDS research, writes JANE E. ALLEN.

Business 30 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Stocks slide on earnings outlook

Stocks fell on Friday after a weak US consumer confidence report underlined the bleak outlook for corporate earnings and added to concerns about a war with Iraq that will last longer than initially expected.

Health 13 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Dealing with pressure

MENG YEW CHOONG feels the pressure during the recent unveiling of the I>Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Hypertension 2002/I>.

Health 20 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

A call to action

No epidemic in the world has had such far-reaching global effects as SARS. We take a glimpse at how companies and organisations are coping with the epidemic.

Letters 18 May 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Towards affordable HIV drugs

The high cost of treatment remains a big problem for Malaysians with HIV/AIDS. In conjunction with International AIDS MemorialDay today, IVY SOON reports on the vital need for price reduction programmes that would help to render HIV/AIDS a chronicmanageable disease here.

Business 20 May 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Stocks slide on weak US$, Dow takes biggest plunge in two months

Wall Street suffered its biggest decline in nearly two months Monday as investors grew nervous that a declining dollar would dampen foreign investment in the United States.

Business 21 May 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

US stocks slip on mad cow scare, heightened terror alert

The stock market gave up early gains and finished narrowly lower Tuesday as fears about mad cow disease and a heightened terror alert pressured Wall Street.

Health 29 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Chasing youth with hormones

Researchers in labs around the world are studying how drugs may act as hormone secretagogues and, perhaps, one day be used as anti-ageing therapies.

Health 28 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Heart disease and stroke in women

It's World Heart Day today, and this year's theme is stroke and heart disease in women. It's a timely look at such diseases in women because the fact is, heart disease has been found to be the most serious health threat for women globally.

Health 26 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Feeling the pain

Throbbing? gnawing ? aching ? burning ? These are just some of the feelings you associate pain with. Pain is an uncomfortable feeling that signals that there may be something wrong in your body - it is your body sending an early warning to your brain. When there is an injury to your body, the tiny sensors in your body send messages along nerves into your spinal cord up to your brain.