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-...
Maria Shriver is on a crusade to bring an end to Alzheimer’s disease. [Read More]
It is not the end of the world. Fertility specialists can offer options to help childless couples welcome their special bundle of joy. [Read More]
British journalist and broadcaster John Diamond once said, “Cancer is a word, not a sentence.” Susanna Wong couldn’t agree more. [Read More]
A consultant dermatologist shares some great news for people who are living with psoriasis. [Read More]
Are there moments when you feel that, perhaps, some of the things said by the anti-vaccination people (or anti-vaxxers) make sense? We pose some of the most popular anti-vaxxer beliefs to a vaccine ad... [Read More]
What would you do if you or a loved one was diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy? [Read More]
can get itchy down there! [Read More]
With 25% of heart attack patients dying before they reach the hospital, the MySTEMI programme couldn’t have come at a more crucial time. National Heart Institute’s Chief Clinical Officer and Senior ... [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]
Can tocotrienol provide relief for patients with rheumatoid arthritis? [Read More]
Patients with psoriasis now have a new treatment option that has a higher chance of reducing the severity of the disease. [Read More]
Your tonsils can get infected. When that happens, you need to shower your tonsils with tender, loving care. [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]
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]
It is not something we like to talk about, but it’s something we should discuss. The smell from down below can sometimes be a sign that there is a problem you should look into. [Read More]
Wait! If you’re ready to turn the page thinking that this is yet another article about periods, don’t. This month, we’re dealing with a ‘bloody’ subject of another sort – iron deficiency, otherw... [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]
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