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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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]
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Patients with psoriasis now have a new treatment option that has a higher chance of reducing the severity of the disease. [Read More]
Thanks to research in aesthetic and skin treatments, we can now do something about those unsightly scars. [Read More]
Just when you thought you have had enough of shingles, you might find yourself with a new problem … post-herpetic neuralgia. Consultant Dermatologist Dr Lee Yin Yin tells us more about this condition... [Read More]
A consultant paediatric nephrologist shares how healthcare specialists such as herself strive to offer treatment, comfort and hope to children with kidney diseases. [Read More]
A courageous woman shares her journey with Guillain-Barre Syndrome and how she soared high despite it all. [Read More]
Liquid diets can get monotonous after a while. Fortunately, there are things we can do to make meals interesting again! [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]
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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]
Many people with schizophrenia continue to suffer from a lack of proper medical attention due to a poor understanding of the condition. We sit down with two experts on this matter. [Read More]
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