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MPS-YPC is short for Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society – Young Pharmacist Chapter. It is the largest chapter under MPS, representing the interest of more than 10,000 pharmacists in the nation.

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Stop Taking Nan Bao! Last updated on

If you are one of those who consumes ‘Nan Bao’ capsules, be aware that the Health Ministry’s National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) has released a statement that all sellers and distributors of this traditional supplement to stop all sales and distribution as it is against the Sale of Drugs Act 1952 and the Control of […]

A Toxic Environment: Sungai Kim Kim and its Ordeal Last updated on

For the past week, the public (and that includes health care professionals) has been dumbfounded by the sheer impact of the toxic dump which happened along Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang, Johor. The incident, believed to have happened on 7 March has led to a plethora of health issues concerning the residents in the […]

Compulsory Vaccination a No-Go? Last updated on

Amidst the governement’s plans to look into compulsory vaccination, The United Nations’ children’s agency has said that this is not the best way to address life-threatening diseases such as measles and diphteria. Marianne Clark-Hattingh, Unicef’s representative in Malaysia said that mandatory laws do not always increase vaccination coverage, according to evidence. After the recent death […]

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Written by Sera Chin – Dietitian In a scientific plant-based nutrition and medicine congress (VegMed 2018) held in Berlin this April, intermediate results from an on-going preliminary study on the effects of intermittent fasting with a plant-based diet in the treatment of cancer were presented. One of the participants of the study, who was in [...]
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Written by John Yeo - Pharmacist, Business Development Manager at Advanx Health Back when I was a graduate in the year 2015, I was excited and enthusiastic about starting my career as a pharmacist. I had made internship applications even before my finals as I did not want to waste any time waiting. Many among my [...]
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Written by Dr. Mohd. Farooq Shaikh – Senior Lecturer, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia As many of us know, epilepsy is the third leading disease among other neurological disorders that affect millions of people worldwide. An international meta-analysis revealed that the prevalence rate is approximately 1 in every 157 [...]

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