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Doctor in HIV data leak accused of drug trafficking

A Singaporean doctor at the centre of the HIV information leak is also facing three drug-related charges, including methamphetamine trafficking. If convicted of trafficking, Ler Teck Siang, 37, can be jailed for up to 20 years, with 15 strokes of the cane. Ler

Don’t eat bitter pumpkin; it could cause major hair loss, warns doctor

The cucurbit plant family includes squashes, marrows, melons and pumpkins.  Image: 123RF/yelenayemchuk A doctor has warned that bitter-tasting pumpkins and squashes can contain potent toxins, after two women were poisoned by their dinners and lost most of their hair. French dermatologist Philippe