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Health News Digest: Bogus Medicine

Tina Carmillia | Law Yao Hua

23-Oct-17 16:00

Health News Digest: Bogus Medicine

We bring the latest in health news. This week, we discuss fake dentist, botched gold thread skin rejuvenation, and an elaborate cancer cure hoax. Dr Law Yao Hua (not a medical doctor) joins Health & Living producer Tina Carmillia in breaking down these stories with expert opinions from Dr Ruban Nathan, Chairman of the Cosmetic Board of the National Dermatology Society; Dr Noraini Alwi, President of the Malaysian Association of Orthodontists; and Dr Philip George, Consultant Psychiatrist.


0:00 - Intro

2:09 - Gold thread skin rejuvenation (Source: The Star)

12:20 - Fake dentist (Source: The Star)

28:12 - Belle Gibson's cancer hoax (Source: The Guardian)

Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek and Tina Carmillia

Presented by: Tina Carmillia and Law Yao Hua

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