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Smoking, obesity, main contributors to hypertension, diabetes

MUAR, April 27 (Bernama) - Smoking and obesity are among the major contributors to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes and hypertension in the country which are at a an alarming level. 

Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye said based on statistics carried out by the Ministry of Health (MOH) every five years, the proportion of adults with diabetes increased from 8.3 per cent to 17.5 per cent in 2015, while for hypertension, it remained at around 30 per cent for the same period. 

He said the study also showed that the proportion of obese adults increased four fold from 4.4 per cent in 1996 to 17.7 per cent by 2015 . The percentage of adults who smoked remained at 22 per cent.

“Among the efforts undertaken by MOH to overcome the problem is the ‘Kampungku Sihat’ (Healthy Villages) programme which incorporates community-empowering programmes that mobilise an entire community in preventing diseases such as hypertension and diabetes,” he said.....

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Second missing tahfiz student found drowned


JOHOR BAHRU, April 27 (Bernama) -- Another tahfiz student who went missing while bathing in Sungai Kampung Shaari, Simpang Renggam near Kluang, two days ago, was found drowned, today.

 
 

All 26 Bersatu division leaders in Johor pledge support for new MB


JOHOR BAHRU, April 27 (Bernama) --  All 26 Division heads of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) in Johor today expressed their support to Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal on his appointment as the new Johor Menteri Besar.

 
 

Man laments for not bringing home son


KLUANG, April  26 (Bernama) -- Muhammad Said Abdul Wahab, whose son is feared to have drowned while bathing with seven others in Sungai Kampung Shaari, Simpang Renggam here yesterday, lamented over not allowing son to return home with a friend.

 
 

One of two missing tahfiz students found drowned


JOHOR BAHRU, April 26 (Bernama) -- The body of one of the two tahfiz students who went missing while bathing in the river in Kampung Shaari, Simpang Renggam near Kluang, yesterday, was found today.

 
 

Factory bus skids into ditch, four injured


MELAKA, April 26 (Bernama) -- Four female Indonesian workers were injured when the factory bus they were travelling in skidded and landed in a ditch in Jalan Bachang near Taman Widuri here last night.

 
 

Suspects involved in counterfeiting activities to be charged under AMLA - KPDNHEP


NILAI, April 25 (Bernama) -- Individuals arrested on suspicion of being involved in the selling of counterfeit goods worth more than RM30,000 will be remanded and charged under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and  Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001, effective this month. 

 
 

Johor govt urged to expedite pipeline construction from Machap Dam


KLUANG, April 25 (Bernama) -- Simpang Renggam MP Dr Maszlee Malik hopes that the Johor state government will consider expediting the construction of pipelines so that water from the Machap Dam could be channeled to residents in Simpang Renggam.

 
 

Simpang Renggam Water Treatment Plant closed again due to high ammonia content


KLUANG, April 25 (Bernama) -- The Simpang Renggam Water Treatment Plant has to be shut down again today following the deterioration in the quality of raw water at the plant due to the high ammonia content readings.

 
 

Don't meddle with Johor Islamic affairs - TMJ


JOHOR BAHRU, April 25 (Bernama) -- The Crown Prince of Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, today reminded those who have nothing to do with Johor not to cause problems by interfering with the state’s Islamic affairs.

 
 

'This is the team I am comfortable working with ' - Johor MB


ISKANDAR PUTERI, April 24 (Bernama) - Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal has denied that those in the new state executive Council (exco) lineup are a “team” aligned to Bersatu president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, who is also Johor Paktan Harapan (PH) chairman. 

 
 
 

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Schools in Sabah will be ordered to close if haze worsens

 
     

Melaka FM tops 2019 Southern Zone Broadcasting awards

 
     

Kuching baker ventures into halal 3D mooncakes

 
     

Ex-soldier turns down communists' lucrative offer for love of country

 
     
 
     
 

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