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-...
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Excessive fatigue may be due to not getting enough iron in your diet. Consultant paediatrician Dr. See Kwee Ching “irons” out the truth concerning this vital nutrient, especially for women intending... [Read More]
A dyslexic student’s diagnosis of her condition is both empowering and reassuring. [Read More]
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Mosquitoes are mostly feared because they spread dengue fever and malaria. But did you know they also spread a host of other diseases like Japanese Encephalitis? [Read More]
The female code, that is. HealthToday sets the record straight on some of the popular myths surrounding our lady parts. [Read More]
Given the threat of dengue, don’t feel bad about killing as many eggs and baby mosquitoes as you can find. [Read More]
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The deadly threat of dengue doesn’t just lie in a single attack. A subsequent attack can happen, possibly deadlier than the one before. [Read More]
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