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-...
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]
So you are diabetic, but do you know what you are putting into your mouth? [Read More]
Coping with changes can be hard, but nothing is impossible with the right attitude and perspective. [Read More]
Understanding type 2 diabetes mellitus is the first step in empowering you to take real actions in controlling the condition. [Read More]
“A long healthy life is no accident. It begins with good genes, but it also depends on good habits.” – Dan Buettner [Read More]
The jubilant mother-to-be may want to consider one more round of genetic screening, to make sure that her baby is fine. [Read More]
We have looked at pre-conception screening in the earlier pages. Now, Pre-implantation Genetic Testing Scientist Mr Aaron Chen takes us behind the scenes of pre-implantation genetic screening and diag... [Read More]
Fertility Specialist Dr Wong Pak Seng shares his thoughts on whether you should opt for pre-conception genetic screening. [Read More]
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... [Read More]
It takes us a long time to understand and identify our genes, and that knowledge will help ourselves – and our children – in confronting diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and more. [Read More]
Discover how your hopes of having a healthy child are no longer merely wishful thinking but a conceivable dream. [Read More]
Real men get counselling when the going gets too tough. [Read More]
Say hello to the Bifidobacteria, which lives in your gut and helps boost your health in the process. [Read More]
The road to being smoke-free can be bumpy, and you may be tempted to quit. Here are some tips on how to keep yourself motivated. [Read More]
A simple wound may become a dangerous complication for a diabetic if proper care is not given. [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]
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]
“I used to hate Maths, but now I count carbs to live.” – Anonymous [Read More]
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