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-...
What would you do if you or a loved one was diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy? [Read More]
Just as it is with the heart, diabetes can also affect the eyes. An ophthalmologist or eye specialist explains how people with diabetes can protect their eyes and, should things go wrong, what can be ... [Read More]
High levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides – often seen in patients with poorly controlled diabetes – can lead to negative consequences for the heart and pancreas. [Read More]
On May 29, 2016, Malaysia launched the ambitious mQuit quit smoking service programme for the estimated 4.7 million smokers in this country. We talk to an expert who is actively involved in mQuit, to ... [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]
Thanks to research in aesthetic and skin treatments, we can now do something about those unsightly scars. [Read More]
Just when you thought you have had enough of shingles, you might find yourself with a new problem … post-herpetic neuralgia. Consultant Dermatologist Dr Lee Yin Yin tells us more about this condition... [Read More]
We have already heard about how tocotrienols can boost our immune and nervous systems. What about cancer, then? We talk to a researcher who is actively involved in studying the potential anti-cancer b... [Read More]
A consultant paediatric nephrologist shares how healthcare specialists such as herself strive to offer treatment, comfort and hope to children with kidney diseases. [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]
If you are reading this Special Report, you or someone close to you may have been diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). There must be so many questions in your head. How will this cancer ... [Read More]
Two natural ingredients may provide some relief for bone and joint aches. Let us look at the evidence. [Read More]
Liquid diets can get monotonous after a while. Fortunately, there are things we can do to make meals interesting again! [Read More]
Malaysia is Asia’s vape wonderland, and opinions are strongly divided as to whether this is something we should be happy about. [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]
Unlike prostate cancer, testicular cancer is more commonly seen in younger men. Fortunately, it’s highly treatable and the recovery rate is usually good. [Read More]
Prostate cancer is common, especially among men aged 50 and above. A specialist weighs in on what every man should know about this cancer. [Read More]
Guys, we know you care deeply for it, but just how well do you know your male reproductive system? [Read More]
Heart disease, stroke and other forms of cardiovascular disease remain a threat to our lives. Let’s do something to improve our heart health. [Read More]
You wake up one morning with an agonizing sore throat. But what’s the cause behind your sore throat? [Read More]
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