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.
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.
A paediatrician provides updates about the hand, foot and mouth disease outbreak and advises on how we can help to slow its spread.
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.
HealthToday talks with a plastic surgeon about one of the most popular aesthetic procedures in Asia: double eyelid surgery.
Dato’ Paduka Dr Balwant Singh Gendeh talks about vertigo, conditions it is associated with and their treatments.
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?
We have seen how mutations in the gene can give rise to inheritable disorders. Now, let’s take a look at how genetic screening can help detect such disorders and prepare parents-to-be deal with any u...
We take a look at some of the common genetic and chromosomal disorders in our country today. And yes, they are two very different things. Read on to find out how.
Migraine or headache? How can you tell the difference?
Just when you thought flu-proofing your home was enough to keep you and your family safe, think again. There’s another flu hotspot – and it’s none other than the family car!
It is time to shed that belief that arthritis, especially osteoarthritis, is an “old people’s disease”. It affects people as young as 40. An orthopaedic surgeon offers more insight into this joint-...
A specialist from University Malaya Medical Centre helps provide some answers to the challenges of caregiving [Read More]
There are many diets out there which are designed for diabetics, but the tried-and-true regime of healthy and balanced diet along with regular exercise is never out of style. [Read More]
Here are some answers to commonly asked questions about the vaccine. [Read More]
Let’s take a closer look at how you can protect yourself and your loved ones from Japanese encephalitis. [Read More]
Asia is famous for its friendly multicultural people, delicious cuisines, magnificent architecture and more. On a darker note, there is also Japanese encephalitis – a uniquely Asian disease. [Read More]
Let’s “Do Something Amazing”! The campaign is an initiative from Johnson & Johnson Malaysia to encourage smokers to quit smoking. [Read More]
Have you noticed your skin looking or feeling different lately? Your skin may be itchy, scaly, bumpy, chapped or just irritated – these symptoms are generally known as rashes. There are many causes o... [Read More]
Stroke can be fatal, but medical advances continue to offer hope for improved survival rate. [Read More]
A new treatment option can treat chronic hepatitis B in just 48 weeks. [Read More]
Patients with chronic kidney disease are at risk of anaemia, which will only worsen the condition. [Read More]
The road to being smoke-free can be bumpy, and you may be tempted to quit. Here are some tips on how to keep yourself motivated. [Read More]
When it comes to quitting the cigarette, the road ahead can be rocky. Fortunately, we have the technology to make things better. [Read More]
We hope the experiences of Mr Ithnin and Ms Mun have been both inspirational and motivational. Now let’s hear from the experts on how you can make that first step to quit smoking! [Read More]
“Seek help from a doctor or pharmacist, or do research to find out more about ways to quit smoking.” [Read More]
“Mom has passed away and I don’t want you to go too!” – Mr Ithnin’s daughter to her father. [Read More]
Read on to discover the benefits of quitting. [Read More]
Excessive fatigue may be due to not getting enough iron in your diet. Consultant paediatrician Dr. See Kwee Ching “irons” out the truth concerning this vital nutrient, especially for women intending... [Read More]
HealthToday chats with an eye specialist on the condition known as ‘lazy eye’. [Read More]
It is time to shed that belief that arthritis, especially osteoarthritis, is an “old people’s disease”. It affects people as young as 40. An orthopaedic surgeon offers more insight into this joint-... [Read More]
Given the threat of dengue, don’t feel bad about killing as many eggs and baby mosquitoes as you can find. [Read More]
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