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...
Live coverage of a major forum on the future of health care in Malaysia being held in Penang this afternoon. The forum begins at 2.00pm.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AViCexg84kc?rel=0&w=470&h=348]Reforming the Malaysian Healthcare System: Is there a need?There will be a public...
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...
It's been a tough couple of months for Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj.First, he was arrested on 25 June 2011 and kept in solitary confinement. He was released a week later - only to be re-arrested under the Emergency Ordinance...
There is a significant divide in opinion in how the US budget deficit should be cut - and this divide has been heightened in the wake of S&P's downgrade of the US economy.It seems the US Congress and...
Battling fatigue, legal aid lawyers have secured a court hearing on their urgent application for a revision of a seven-day remand order on 30 PSM activists.The hearing before Justice Datuk Zamani Abdul Rahim at the Penang High...
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...
Tunglang takes us on another journey to the past in old George Town, Penang, this time recalling the street performances put up by Chinese medicine men in Magazine Circus in the 1960s.I am reminiscing about the good old...
I can't say this was unexpected. The World Health Organisation has classified long-time use of cell phones as '2B', meaning "possibly carcinogenic to humans".WHO adds there could be a significantly higher risk of brain cancer for long-time users.Read...
Mobile phones and computers with wi-fi connections pose a risk to health and should be banned from schools, a committee of the influential Council of Europe has asserted.The committee had examined evidence that the technologies have "potentially harmful"...

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