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]
Experts come together to address two of Man’s “secret shames” while unveiling a promising new solution. [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]
Given the threat of dengue, don’t feel bad about killing as many eggs and baby mosquitoes as you can find. [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]
Guys, great news: caffeine may just be the sought-after solution to hair loss. [Read More]
If you are an “A” for apathy, it’s time to change that. Let’s make it an “A” for action! [Read More]
The first dengue haemorrhagic fever epidemic in Malaysia occurred in Penang in 1962. Here is that story. [Read More]
Maria Shriver is on a crusade to bring an end to Alzheimer’s disease. [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]
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]
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]
Eating disorders can sneak up on a loved one and cause severe repercussions, so look out for the signs. [Read More]
A dramatherapist shares how one can understand and manage anxiety disorder. [Read More]
Liquid diets can get monotonous after a while. Fortunately, there are things we can do to make meals interesting again! [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]
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]
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