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-...
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]
Although a woman’s average menstrual cycle is 28 days, it is normal to have a cycle that is between 21 and 35 days. A cycle can also change due to hormonal changes caused by age, certain medical... [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]
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. [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]
Heart failure is not a death sentence. You can still lead a good life with proper treatment. [Read More]
Say hello to the Bifidobacteria, which lives in your gut and helps boost your health in the process. [Read More]
Let’s “Do Something Amazing”! The campaign is an initiative from Johnson & Johnson Malaysia to encourage smokers to quit smoking. [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]
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]
And, do you even know what it can do to you? [Read More]
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