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-...
The recent 3rd Women’s Health Summit Consensus Roundtable in Kuala Lumpur may just be one of the most important events of the year. HealthToday reports from the front row. [Read More]
Have you noticed your skin looking or feeling different lately? Your skin may be itchy, scaly, bumpy, chapped or just irritated – these symptoms are generally known as rashes. There are many causes o... [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]
When it comes to quitting the cigarette, the road ahead can be rocky. Fortunately, we have the technology to make things better. [Read More]
Early detection of chronic kidney disease can catch the disease at its early stages. [Read More]
When you think of cancer, what instantly comes to mind might be cancer of the breast, lungs or perhaps, cervix. But Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon Dr Colin Ng says there is another cancer w... [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]
“Mommy, You Look Horrible!” [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]
Can tocotrienol provide relief for patients with rheumatoid arthritis? [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]
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]
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]
If you are reading this Special Report, you or someone close to you may have been diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). There must be so many questions in your head. How will this cancer ... [Read More]
Two natural ingredients may provide some relief for bone and joint aches. Let us look at the evidence. [Read More]
Can you imagine a day when antibiotics would not work anymore? [Read More]
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