With January being “Thyroid Awareness Month”, it is the best time to understand a bit about one of the hardest working organs that ensures the functioning of other bodily functions right from our bi...
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-...
Guys, great news: caffeine may just be the sought-after solution to hair loss. [Read More]
Registered Chiropractor Dr Rita Wong tells us why spinal health matters. [Read More]
Injuries like cuts and burns are pretty common, especially in children. Learn how to treat these injuries quickly and prevent infection. [Read More]
Around 30% of people with psoriasis would develop a debilitating, often painful condition called psoriatic arthritis. A consultant rheumatologist shines the spotlight on this condition. [Read More]
British journalist and broadcaster John Diamond once said, “Cancer is a word, not a sentence.” Susanna Wong couldn’t agree more. [Read More]
Can tocotrienol provide relief for patients with rheumatoid arthritis? [Read More]
Working out and playing sports regularly are great for boosting one’s health and fitness but they can do more harm than good if performed incorrectly. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Manimaran Subr... [Read More]
Wait! If you’re ready to turn the page thinking that this is yet another article about periods, don’t. This month, we’re dealing with a ‘bloody’ subject of another sort – iron deficiency, otherw... [Read More]
Consultant Paediatrician & President of DEBRA Malaysia Dr Leong Kin Fon lifts the curtain on epidermolysis bullosa, a rare skin condition which causes the skin of children to become as fragile as a bu... [Read More]
You have a sore throat but no signs of the cold or flu. So, what is the cause? [Read More]
Most of us love the aroma of coffee, perfume, scented soap and other sweet-smelling stuff. But what happens if you were to lose your sense of smell? [Read More]
The current typhoid situation in Malaysia isn’t too worrying but it’s important to stay vigilant. As the saying goes, it’s better to be safe than sorry… [Read More]
Eating disorders can sneak up on a loved one and cause severe repercussions, so look out for the signs. [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]
Two natural ingredients may provide some relief for bone and joint aches. Let us look at the evidence. [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]
Are you cleaning your vagina right? [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]
Can you imagine a day when antibiotics would not work anymore? [Read More]
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