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]
Prone to falls and having a bad fracture to top it off? [Read More]
The moment you know you are not even close to escaping its fate, that’s when you realised life is fragile. [Read More]
Self-monitoring is a good way to make sure that you are on the right track. [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]
Coping with changes can be hard, but nothing is impossible with the right attitude and perspective. [Read More]
The recent 3rd Women’s Health Summit Consensus Roundtable in Kuala Lumpur may just be one of the most important events of the year. HealthToday reports from the front row. [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]
Say hello to the Bifidobacteria, which lives in your gut and helps boost your health in the process. [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]
Pampering your brain is as important as taking care of the rest of you. [Read More]
Dr. Kim Wong, a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist talks about vaginitis. [Read More]
Migraine or headache? How can you tell the difference? [Read More]
Experts come together to address two of Man’s “secret shames” while unveiling a promising new solution. [Read More]
Does breast cancer spell the end to intimacy? HealthToday speaks to Consultant Medical Oncologist Dr Azura Rozila Ahmad to get to the bottom of the matter. [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]
So, start making wise dietary choices! [Read More]
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