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-...
A specialist from University Malaya Medical Centre helps provide some answers to the challenges of caregiving [Read More]
The moment you know you are not even close to escaping its fate, that’s when you realised life is fragile. [Read More]
The use of combined oral contraceptives can help women perform the Hajj without worrying about their period. [Read More]
Self-monitoring is a good way to make sure that you are on the right track. [Read More]
There are many diets out there which are designed for diabetics, but the tried-and-true regime of healthy and balanced diet along with regular exercise is never out of style. [Read More]
So you are diabetic, but do you know what you are putting into your mouth? [Read More]
Coping with changes can be hard, but nothing is impossible with the right attitude and perspective. [Read More]
Understanding type 2 diabetes mellitus is the first step in empowering you to take real actions in controlling the condition. [Read More]
Men are affected by erectile dysfunction (ED) after the age of 40. When a man has ED, he finds it difficult to achieve or maintain an erection during sex. [Read More]
Help for erectile dysfunction is closer than you may think. Just talk to a doctor or a pharmacist. [Read More]
Let’s take a look at this possible side effect of cancer treatment. [Read More]
Let’s take a closer look at how you can protect yourself and your loved ones from Japanese encephalitis. [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]
Real men get counselling when the going gets too tough. [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]
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]
HealthToday puts a face to the disease which has ravaged the lives of thousands upon thousands of children and broken the hearts of their loved ones. [Read More]
When it comes to quitting the cigarette, the road ahead can be rocky. Fortunately, we have the technology to make things better. [Read More]
The use of trans fatty acids in processed foods will be a thing of the past for US residents in a few years. Will Malaysia follow suit? [Read More]
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