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-...
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]
The nutritious cranberry may be a good way to prevent the annoying, sometimes painful and all too common condition known as urinary tract infection. [Read More]
On February 1, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika virus as a public health emergency. Let’s take a look at what this virus is and what harm it can bring to us and our loved ones. [Read More]
Are you cleaning your vagina right? [Read More]
Just how much do you know about the beneficial compound called tocotrienol? To find out, take this short quiz by answering either TRUE or FALSE. [Read More]
Unlike prostate cancer, testicular cancer is more commonly seen in younger men. Fortunately, it’s highly treatable and the recovery rate is usually good. [Read More]
Prostate cancer is common, especially among men aged 50 and above. A specialist weighs in on what every man should know about this cancer. [Read More]
Guys, we know you care deeply for it, but just how well do you know your male reproductive system? [Read More]
Heart disease, stroke and other forms of cardiovascular disease remain a threat to our lives. Let’s do something to improve our heart health. [Read More]
Massage therapy may be an effective way to gain relief from the pains and discomfort caused by arthritis. [Read More]
Mucus oozes out from your nose for a reason. But when it changes colour and consistency, look out for allergies and infection! [Read More]
Can you imagine a day when antibiotics would not work anymore? [Read More]
If your nose constantly gives you problems (stuffy nose, dry nose, etc), here are some tips that will help you pamper your nose and give it the TLC it needs. [Read More]
You wake up one morning with an agonizing sore throat. But what’s the cause behind your sore throat? [Read More]
Tocotrienol, a member of the vitamin E family, is good for the brain. We find out more from an expert on this subject matter. [Read More]
The flu is here to stay, and chances are, you know someone around you who has caught the flu bug. Have you taken your flu shot, though? [Read More]
Is your loved one down with the flu? Here are some ideas for a comforting gift basket! [Read More]
A consultant gastroenterologist sits down with HealthToday to create a fun quiz on the medical procedure called colonoscopy. Let’s see how well you know your stuff! [Read More]
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