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-...
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]
Does breast cancer spell the end to intimacy? HealthToday speaks to Consultant Medical Oncologist Dr Azura Rozila Ahmad to get to the bottom of the matter. [Read More]
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]
Men don’t like talking about premature ejaculation, but most of them wonder whether they have it. And if they have it, what they can do to overcome it. [Read More]
Spine and orthopaedic surgeon Dr Eugene Wong addresses some common concerns on a familiar predicament – neck pain. [Read More]
A simple wound may become a dangerous complication for a diabetic if proper care is not given. [Read More]
Injuries like cuts and burns are pretty common, especially in children. Learn how to treat these injuries quickly and prevent infection. [Read More]
A consultant dermatologist explains how psoriasis can affect the skin and what can be done to treat this condition. [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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
You have a sore throat but no signs of the cold or flu. So, what is the cause? [Read More]
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