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Safety Tips

The holiday season will soon be upon us and a paediatrician shares safety tips for children at home, when traveling and during play.
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“Sure or Not?!!!”

A family medicine specialist tells us how to find accurate, reliable health advice on the internet and avoid questionable content.
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Don’t Sweat It

Excessive sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis, can be an uncomfortable and embarrassing condition. A dermatologist tells us that, fortunately, there are many treatment options available.
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Nick Jonas: Braving Type 1 Diabetes

The singer and actor is only 26 and was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 13. Find out how he learnt to live with the illness and start an organisation to educate and raise awareness.
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Health: Tips on diabetes management

World Diabetes Day falls on November 14 each year. In conjunction, our contributing writer, who is also a pharmacist, provides 10 practical tips on managing diabetes.
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Is Organic Really Better?

Our contributing dietitian and chef answers commonly asked questions about organic food and includes a gorgeous recipe for you to try.
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Five Minutes with Bill Rancic

The first Apprentice opens up about cancer, innovation & the future.
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Toners – A Consumer’s Trap?

Are toners just glorified, beautifully packaged water? Do we need them? We get to the bottom of the matter while a dermatologist chimes in with her thoughts.
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Sibling vs. Sibling

Although arguments and fights between siblings seem to be a natural part of growing up, is such competition and antagonism healthy?
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Slowing the HFMD Epidemic

A paediatrician provides updates about the hand, foot and mouth disease outbreak and advises on how we can help to slow its spread.
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  • Nick Jonas: Braving Type 1 Diabetes

    The singer and actor is only 26 and was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 13. Find out how he learnt to live with the illness and start an organisation to educate and raise awareness. [Read More]
  • Five Minutes with Bill Rancic

    The first Apprentice opens up about cancer, innovation & the future. [Read More]
  • Toners – A Consumer’s Trap?

    Are toners just glorified, beautifully packaged water? Do we need them? We get to the bottom of the matter while a dermatologist chimes in with her thoughts. [Read More]
  • The Fame Meets Fibromyalgia

    She’s as famous for her music as she is for her over the top and provocative style, but few know about Lady Gaga’s battles with chronic pain and PTSD. [Read More]
  • Let’s Talk About Suicide

    Suicide has once again come to the fore with the deaths of two well known personalities in July. HealthToday speaks with a psychiatrist and discovers some surprising and little-known facts and statistics about this public health issue. [Read More]
  • The Pop Star and the Friend that Saved Her Life

    Pop princess Selena Gomez gets candid about how a kidney, donated by her friend, saved her life. [Read More]
  • The Reign of Jane

    The tall and beautiful Jane Teoh is a Malaysian beauty queen, ready to show the world who she is. The reigning Miss Universe Malaysia 2018 gives an exclusive interview to HealthToday about being in the limelight, her thoughts on true beauty and what she does to stay healthy. [Read More]
  • Raise the Pink Ribbon for Breast Cancer Awareness

    When first diagnosed with breast cancer, one feels lost and alone. The Pink Ribbon Wellness (L) Foundation, formed mostly by breast cancer survivors, are here to help. In addition, the Foundation will be hosting the Excellence in Breast Cancer Therapy and Support Conference on August 10 to 12, 2018 in Kuala Lumpur. [Read More]
  • Still Having Those Election Blues?

    Major national events can cause a rise in anxiety, as found by the American Psychological Association during the Trump vs Clinton campaign. If you’re feeling distressed after our recent national elections, read this article to find out what you can do. [Read More]
  • Surviving Melanoma

    Actress Michelle Monaghan has survived skin cancer and is more than glad to share her battle. [Read More]
Doctor's Orders
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  • Don’t Sweat It

    Excessive sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis, can be an uncomfortable and embarrassing condition. A dermatologist tells us that, fortunately, there are many treatment options available. [Read More]
  • Health: Tips on diabetes management

    World Diabetes Day falls on November 14 each year. In conjunction, our contributing writer, who is also a pharmacist, provides 10 practical tips on managing diabetes. [Read More]
  • Slowing the HFMD Epidemic

    A paediatrician provides updates about the hand, foot and mouth disease outbreak and advises on how we can help to slow its spread. [Read More]
  • Let’s Talk about the Cantonese Cancer

    Nasopharyngeal cancer is sometimes known at the Cantonese cancer because it affects a high number of people who originate from the southern Chinese area of Guangdong, formerly known as Canton. [Read More]
  • “Doctor, Make My Eyes Prettier.”

    HealthToday talks with a plastic surgeon about one of the most popular aesthetic procedures in Asia: double eyelid surgery. [Read More]
  • OHHHH… Why Is the World Spinning?

    Dato’ Paduka Dr Balwant Singh Gendeh talks about vertigo, conditions it is associated with and their treatments. [Read More]
  • Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

    We all lose hair. On average, we lose about 100 hairs a day and that’s perfectly normal. But what happens when your locks start to thin and they don’t seem to be growing back? [Read More]
  • Breathe Easy

    Tried everything to fix your sinus problem? How about cutting your nose? But not to spite your face! Read on to learn more about a safe, effective, minimally invasive surgical procedure for improving chronic sinusitis. [Read More]
  • Rescheduling Motherhood?

    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to not worry about the biological clock? With recent advances in egg freezing, more women now have the option of embracing motherhood when they are ready and able. [Read More]
  • Slow Dancing with a Stranger

    A specialist from University Malaya Medical Centre helps provide some answers to the challenges of caregiving [Read More]