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-...
Strep throat can be uncomfortable and even painful. Worse, it’s contagious, so stamp it out before it spreads! [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]
HealthToday chats with an eye specialist on the condition known as ‘lazy eye’. [Read More]
The deadly threat of dengue doesn’t just lie in a single attack. A subsequent attack can happen, possibly deadlier than the one before. [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]
Spine and orthopaedic surgeon Dr Eugene Wong addresses some common concerns on a familiar predicament – neck pain. [Read More]
A simple wound may become a dangerous complication for a diabetic if proper care is not given. [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]
Dengue is a threat to all Malaysians, regardless of age and health status. A clinical microbiologist reviews the current dengue situation of this country. [Read More]
Registered Chiropractor Dr Rita Wong tells us why spinal health matters. [Read More]
Around 30% of people with psoriasis would develop a debilitating, often painful condition called psoriatic arthritis. A consultant rheumatologist shines the spotlight on this condition. [Read More]
A consultant dermatologist explains how psoriasis can affect the skin and what can be done to treat this condition. [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]
A consultant dermatologist shares some great news for people who are living with psoriasis. [Read More]
What would you do if you or a loved one was diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy? [Read More]
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]
Patients with psoriasis now have a new treatment option that has a higher chance of reducing the severity of the disease. [Read More]
Your tonsils can get infected. When that happens, you need to shower your tonsils with tender, loving care. [Read More]
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