Kicking the habit

A former drug dependant speaks about what it is like to live with an addiction. “This is my only vice these days,” smirks Rudolph*, as he lights up his cigarette. “I swear I’ve actually cut it back quite a bit ...

The story of antibiotics

The discovery of antibiotics has been a game-changer for modern medicine in fighting off infections. Priya Kulasagaran tracks the colourful history of antibiotics, how they work, and why excessive antibiotic use can be t...
Dangerous drugs

Dangerous Drugs

Hard drugs can damage the heart but did you know that prescription medications are not entirely safe either? Malaysia has strict laws against drugs and for good reason. Illegal drugs such as cocaine, heroin and amphetami...