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-...
Keep calm, it will pass. [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 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]
Let’s take a look at this possible side effect of cancer treatment. [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]
“A long healthy life is no accident. It begins with good genes, but it also depends on good habits.” – Dan Buettner [Read More]
The jubilant mother-to-be may want to consider one more round of genetic screening, to make sure that her baby is fine. [Read More]
We have looked at pre-conception screening in the earlier pages. Now, Pre-implantation Genetic Testing Scientist Mr Aaron Chen takes us behind the scenes of pre-implantation genetic screening and diag... [Read More]
Fertility Specialist Dr Wong Pak Seng shares his thoughts on whether you should opt for pre-conception genetic screening. [Read More]
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... [Read More]
Let’s “Do Something Amazing”! The campaign is an initiative from Johnson & Johnson Malaysia to encourage smokers to quit smoking. [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]
Stroke can be fatal, but medical advances continue to offer hope for improved survival rate. [Read More]
Infection of the throat can be a double whammy should the germs find their way to our ears. [Read More]
The road to being smoke-free can be bumpy, and you may be tempted to quit. Here are some tips on how to keep yourself motivated. [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]
We hope the experiences of Mr Ithnin and Ms Mun have been both inspirational and motivational. Now let’s hear from the experts on how you can make that first step to quit smoking! [Read More]
“Seek help from a doctor or pharmacist, or do research to find out more about ways to quit smoking.” [Read More]
“Mom has passed away and I don’t want you to go too!” – Mr Ithnin’s daughter to her father. [Read More]
Read on to discover the benefits of quitting. [Read More]
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