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 dramatherapist shares how one can understand and manage anxiety disorder. [Read More]
More and more, we are starting to learn that palm oil contains natural substances that can give our health a boost. In this article, an experienced researcher and immunologist highlights the benefits... [Read More]
A courageous woman shares her journey with Guillain-Barre Syndrome and how she soared high despite it all. [Read More]
Sniff, sniff, snort, wheeze… it can be annoying and uncomfortable to be stuck with a blocked nose. Fortunately, there are ways to get relief. [Read More]
We have all had the flu before – nothing surprising there. What’s surprising is that despite how common the bug is, there’s still quite a lot of misinformation out there! Here, we tackle some of it... [Read More]
Liquid diets can get monotonous after a while. Fortunately, there are things we can do to make meals interesting again! [Read More]
The nutritious cranberry may be a good way to prevent the annoying, sometimes painful and all too common condition known as urinary tract infection. [Read More]
On February 1, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika virus as a public health emergency. Let’s take a look at what this virus is and what harm it can bring to us and our loved ones. [Read More]
Just how much do you know about the beneficial compound called tocotrienol? To find out, take this short quiz by answering either TRUE or FALSE. [Read More]
Massage therapy may be an effective way to gain relief from the pains and discomfort caused by arthritis. [Read More]
Mucus oozes out from your nose for a reason. But when it changes colour and consistency, look out for allergies and infection! [Read More]
Can you imagine a day when antibiotics would not work anymore? [Read More]
If your nose constantly gives you problems (stuffy nose, dry nose, etc), here are some tips that will help you pamper your nose and give it the TLC it needs. [Read More]
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