Thursday, April 15, 2021

Beauty & Health

Three new areas put under EMCO

KUCHING: The enhanced movement control order (EMCO) will be enforced in three new localities in the state. The areas are Rh Bajak, Ng Semawang in Julau from April 14 to 27; Rh Nanggai Sungai Stok in Sarikei from April 15...

The never-ending battle against HIV

Negative and discriminatory attitudes towards people living with HIV are one of the biggest challenges by people suffering from HIV. Public perception has changed little, and these has become a serious threat to the battle against the virus. Rejected, alienated,...

Depression cases higher among B40 group

This article is in conjunction with World Health Day which falls on April 7 every year. KUALA LUMPUR: Escalating stress levels in this age of rapid changes and personal uncertainty can, over time, lead to serious health problems such as...

DTU uses TigerGraph’s advanced graph analytics to improve acute lymphoblastic leukaemia treatment

KUALA LUMPUR: TigerGraph, provider of the leading graph analytics platform, has announced that the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is using TigerGraph’s advanced graph analytics with machine learning and AI techniques to improve treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Researchers at...

Taste and smell gone forever? The anguish of Covid survivors

NEW YORK: Three days after testing positive for Covid-19, "everything tasted like cardboard", recalls 38-year-old Elizabeth Medina, who lost her sense of taste and smell at the start of the pandemic. A year later, she fears she will never...

FS Turmeric Cream found to contain schedule poisons

KUALA LUMPUR: A cosmetic product to treat pimples and acne scars, FS Turmeric Cream has been found to contain schedule poisons, mercury and betamethasone 17-valerate, which are harmful to health. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a...

Pregnant & nursing mums — should they be vaccinated?

KUALA LUMPUR: Watching her young child playing, 28-year-old Mujahidah Abdul Jalil wondered if she should take the Covid-19 vaccine. She was still nursing 20-month-old Iman, and was worried about the side effects. Pregnant radio presenter Suliana Mohd Saffuan also had similar...

Healthy eating with less salt intake requires willpower

PUTRAJAYA: People in general need to have strong willpower to choose healthy eating, especially in consuming less salt, said nutrition expert, Assoc Prof Dr Hazreen Abdul Majid. Hazreen, who is from the Department of Community Medicine and Prevention, Medical Faculty...

Vaccination challenges in rural Sabah, Sarawak

Although Malaysia has a plan to inoculate more than 80% of the population (nearly 27 million out of 32 million Malaysians) against Covid-19 by March 2022, there is no clear indication on how the vaccines are going to be...

Common side effects of Moderna and Pfizer-BionTech Covid-19 vaccines, ways to deal with them

NEW YORK: Side effects such as pain and swelling at the shot spot, fatigue, headache, fever and chills are common for Moderna and Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine receivers, Xinhua news agency citing CNBC said in a recent health report. People who...

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Norkiah’s generosity touched countless lives

KUCHING: The family of Datuk Sim Kiang Chiok is saddened by the passing of Toh Puan Norkiah @ Rokiah...