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-...
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]
Men are affected by erectile dysfunction (ED) after the age of 40. When a man has ED, he finds it difficult to achieve or maintain an erection during sex. [Read More]
Help for erectile dysfunction is closer than you may think. Just talk to a doctor or a pharmacist. [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]
Infection of the throat can be a double whammy should the germs find their way to our ears. [Read More]
And several piercings too. Let us discuss the things that you may want to do, but probably shouldn’t, to your best friend down below. [Read More]
Experts come together to address two of Man’s “secret shames” while unveiling a promising new solution. [Read More]
HealthToday chats with an eye specialist on the condition known as ‘lazy eye’. [Read More]
Men don’t like talking about premature ejaculation, but most of them wonder whether they have it. And if they have it, what they can do to overcome it. [Read More]
Dengue is a threat to all Malaysians, regardless of age and health status. A clinical microbiologist reviews the current dengue situation of this country. [Read More]
The first dengue haemorrhagic fever epidemic in Malaysia occurred in Penang in 1962. Here is that story. [Read More]
“Mommy, You Look Horrible!” [Read More]
Living with diabetes means making adjustments to the way you live your life. It is not an easy thing to do for many people, so here are some tips to help you stay motivated and healthy, despite the up... [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]
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]
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]
Eating disorders can sneak up on a loved one and cause severe repercussions, so look out for the signs. [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]
It is hard to avoid hearing about e-cigarettes these days, but how many of us actually know what they are? [Read More]
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