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-...
Let’s take a look at this possible side effect of cancer treatment. [Read More]
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-... [Read More]
Lung cancer is one of the most serious and common cancers, and yet it is often one of the most misunderstood. [Read More]
The first dengue haemorrhagic fever epidemic in Malaysia occurred in Penang in 1962. Here is that story. [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]
You have a sore throat but no signs of the cold or flu. So, what is the cause? [Read More]
Most of us love the aroma of coffee, perfume, scented soap and other sweet-smelling stuff. But what happens if you were to lose your sense of smell? [Read More]
Two natural ingredients may provide some relief for bone and joint aches. Let us look at the evidence. [Read More]
Liquid diets can get monotonous after a while. Fortunately, there are things we can do to make meals interesting again! [Read More]
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