Durians to reduce fever? That's a claim made in a Dr Oz programme about the "five best cures from around the world". [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mB_JcnqLExQ?rel=0&w=475&h=271] Dr Oz featured Dan Buettner, author of "Blue Zone: Lessons for Living Longer From the...
Three issues I would like to raise: Petronas hospital - undermining the public health care system Why is Petronas setting up a private hospital - the Price Court Medical Centre? I don't supposed they named it after its pricey price tag...
Alarm bells have started ringing after it was found that children under five in Australia who had been given seasonal flu jabs suffered from fits at a rate that was ten times higher than normal. Doctors have been alerted...
Raub Australian Gold Mining Sdn Bhd has started gold mining in Bukit Koman near Raub, raising concern among neighbouring communities about health risks. But who exactly owns RAGM? [googlemaps https://maps.google.com.my/maps?f=q&source=embed&hl=en&geocode=&q=Bukit+Koman+Raub,+Pahang&sll=3.146022,101.706834&sspn=0.009491,0.01929&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Bukit+Koman,+Raub,+Pahang&ll=3.817668,101.851501&spn=1.027667,1.370544&z=9&iwloc=A&output=embed&w=500&h=375] This is from the Peninsular Gold Ltd website: Peninsular Gold Limited,...
Today is World Aids Day and the folks at Waba have issued an important public service message. Broadly summarized, WHO guidelines on HIV and Infant feeding 2010 has recognized the important impact of the recent evidence on the effects...
Many of us know instinctively and intuitively that open green space around us can relax our minds and lift our spirits - somehow we just feel better. A new study confirms just that: it shows that people living near green...
With income from health insurance contributions, government funding via general taxation, and 'co-payments', the proposed 1Care financing model would create a huge health care financing fund. The 'social health insurance' contributions would come from the employees, employers and the...
The People's Green Coalition has told an IAEA panel it strongly opposes Lynas Corporation's rare earth refinery in Gebeng, Pahang. The video of the session is in three parts below. The Coalition was stopped from video recording 15 minutes...
The US Department of Health and Human Services and the US Environmental Protection Agency have proposed that the fluoride level in drinking water be reduced to prevent dental fluorosis, a form of tooth decay. http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docid=7547385139152764985&hl=en&fs=true But there has...
If a by-election is held in Titi Tinggi, it could turn out to be a referendum on unpopular neo-liberal policies such as the regressive Goods and Services Tax (GST) and the Full-Paying Patients (FPP) scheme. The MCA's Yip Sun Onn...

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