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...
Six scientists, public health officials and experts have been enlisted to an International Advisory Panel set up by the Penang Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) Radiation Protection Alliance. They are: Dr Gerd Oberfeld, adviser for environmental medicine of the Austrian Medical Association Olle Johansson,...
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...
Pakatan Harapan has unveiled its manifesto. Much of it is positive, such as higher government spending on public healthcare from 2% of GDP to 4%, institutional reforms, inquiries into all the massive corruption scandals and abolition of GST. We...
The diabetes drug Avandia, which generated US$1.2 billion for GlaxoSmithKline last year, has been banned in Europe and restricted in the US. It is yet another blow for Big Pharma. AFP reports that in the United States, the Food...