|Saturday, May 27, 2017

Health

Famous Royal Expert cream, 6 other products containing poison banned

KUALA LUMPUR, May 27: The Health Ministry’s National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Department (NPRA) has banned seven cosmetics products that contain scheduled poison which can be harmful to health. The products are Qu Gebu AP Krim, Night Glowing, Night Glow, Glowing Speed Gold Day Cream, Glowing Speed Gold Night Cream, Nour Ain Night Cream and Royal Expert Whitening Cream. According to ...Full Article

Alcohol, drug, violence and self harm among teens need similar attention

IT’S obvious that youngsters who harm themselves need psychiatric care, but drugs, alcohol, and violent injuries should set off similar mental-health alarm bells, researchers say. In a study from ...Full Article

Does telling patients of possible side effects make them more likely?

PATIENTS who are told their medication can have certain side effects may report these symptoms more often than patients who aren’t aware their treatment carries these risks, a study ...Full Article

How good are activity trackers at counting calories burned?

PEOPLE who wear activity trackers to count the calories they’re burning are probably not getting accurate estimates, suggests a new study. Researchers who tested seven popular activity trackers found ...Full Article

The worst fat in the food supply

NEW YORK, May 26: As strange as it may seem to someone who is not a chemist, the movement of a single hydrogen atom from one side of a ...Full Article

For healthier arteries, eat more fruit and vegetables

EATING more fruit and vegetables may reduce the risk of peripheral artery disease, according to a study of more than 3.6 million individuals in the U.S. “We hope that ...Full Article

Estimated 23 mln would lose health insurance under Republican bill: CBO

WASHINGTON, May 25: An estimated 23 million people would lose health coverage by 2026 under Republican legislation aimed at repealing Obamacare, a nonpartisan congressional agency said on Wednesday in ...Full Article

FDA panel backs Puma Biotech’s breast cancer drug

REUTERS, May 25: Puma Biotechnology’s experimental breast cancer drug reduces the risk of the disease returning and should be approved, an advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug ...Full Article

French drugmaker Servier to face trial over weight-loss Mediator

PARIS, May 25: The Paris prosecutor’s office said on Wednesday that drugmaker Servier as well as the French drug regulator should face trial over weight-loss pill Mediator, believed to ...Full Article

Achieving zero hunger, good health goes hand in hand – Dr Subra

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24: To build a better system for health in a sustainable way, our notion of system must go beyond healthcare said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr ...Full Article
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