The Consumers association of Penang (CAP) calls on the Ministry of Health to place a warning on cosmetics containing talc.
Talcum powder has been directly used on the skin as an effective absorbent to help deodorise and for imparting a silky touch. The primary component in talcum powder is magnesium silicate hydroxide (commonly known as talc). Talc is the main ingredient in baby powder, medicated powder, perfumed powders and designer perfumed body powder.
Though the popularity of the body art rises, information surrounding it does not. Few realise that a form of henna, called "black henna," can poison us.
What is the whole truth about home exercise machines? For the puzzled and the perplexed, we compiled several interesting facts about some popular exercise equipment from Consumer Reports and Nutrition Action Healthletter as a guide.
If you frequently eat from a plastic food container or drink from a plastic bottle, chances are you are ingesting Bisphenol A (BPA), a toxic chemical compound with proven links with a wide range of health disorders, from infertility and breast and prostate cancers, to thyroid malfunction, attention deficit syndrome and recurrent miscarriage.