Trending: Google Doodle honours Lucy Wills

Google Doodle is honoring pioneering English scientist Lucy Wills for her work in discovering folic acid as an important supplement for pregnant women to tackle prenatal anemia. This is 2019 and even now, women’s gynecological health is a very less

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Eating healthy during Ramadan fasting

Who says you cannot be healthy if you’re fasting for an entire month? You can eat healthily and feel good during an entire month of fasting provided you follow the right methods. The Holy month of Ramadan has begun this

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Women in violent relationships have higher risk of mental disorders

TEXAS: Women in violent relationships have an increased risk of suffering from mental disorders, suggests a new study. According to a study published in Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders journal, the unpredictable violence not only causes physical injuries to

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Columbia Asia launches app to boost its health services

PUCHONG: Columbia Asia Hospital, one of the largest and fastest- growing healthcare companies in Asia launched its official mobile app aimed to enhance their service offerings to patients. The patient focused application enables functions such as booking and managing of

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Mymedex soft launch for medical devices

PUTRAJAYA: The soft launch of Malaysia Medical Device Expo (Mymedex) was held at the Health Ministry this morning. The event is scheduled to be held on Oct 15 to 17 this year at Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC),

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Johnson & Johnson Malaysia confirms not getting products from India

By: K Pragalath KUALA LUMPUR: Johnson & Johnson Malaysia has confirmed that it does not import its products from its Indian counterparts. “Most of our products are produced in Thailand. We have one plant in Petaling Jaya,” said the company

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Johnson & Johnson’s baby shampoo samples fail quality test; company rejects findings

NEW DELHI: Johnson & Johnson’s baby shampoo samples failed quality tests conducted by the northwestern Indian state of Rajasthan, according to a public notice from the state’s drugs watchdog, findings that were rejected by the U.S. drugmaker. This comes just

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Non-communicable diseases stagnated Malaysians’ lifespan

KUALA SELANGOR: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is the main cause of the stagnated lifespan of Malaysians at around 75 years, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. The minister said that this was due to the lack of awareness on

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Ebola outbreak: Death confirmed in eastern DR Congo

KINSHASA: A six-month-old baby in the eastern DR Congo city of Bunia has died of Ebola, becoming the first fatality of the disease in a provincial capital, the health ministry said Thursday. Bunia, which has a population of 300,000, is

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Heatwave: How to keep cool in hot weather and stay hydrated

KUALA LUMPUR: A Level 2 heatwave alert has been issued for parts of the Malaysian state of Kedah, as a heatwave grips the country. On Sunday (Mar 17), the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) said a Level 2 heatwave alert, for temperatures between 37

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