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-...
Working out and playing sports regularly are great for boosting one’s health and fitness but they can do more harm than good if performed incorrectly. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Manimaran Subr... [Read More]
On May 29, 2016, Malaysia launched the ambitious mQuit quit smoking service programme for the estimated 4.7 million smokers in this country. We talk to an expert who is actively involved in mQuit, to ... [Read More]
Consultant Paediatrician & President of DEBRA Malaysia Dr Leong Kin Fon lifts the curtain on epidermolysis bullosa, a rare skin condition which causes the skin of children to become as fragile as a bu... [Read More]
You have a sore throat but no signs of the cold or flu. So, what is the cause? [Read More]
You are probably familiar with sore throat lozenges but have you thought about what is actually in a lozenge? [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]
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]
The current typhoid situation in Malaysia isn’t too worrying but it’s important to stay vigilant. As the saying goes, it’s better to be safe than sorry… [Read More]
When it comes to quitting the smoking habit, the first week is crucial. Fail the first week, and you have a high chance of lapsing back a year later. Here are some tips to help you stay smoke-free the... [Read More]
Discover what you should or shouldn’t be eating when having a sore throat. [Read More]
Sniff, sniff, snort, wheeze… it can be annoying and uncomfortable to be stuck with a blocked nose. Fortunately, there are ways to get relief. [Read More]
We have all had the flu before – nothing surprising there. What’s surprising is that despite how common the bug is, there’s still quite a lot of misinformation out there! Here, we tackle some of it... [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]
Liquid diets can get monotonous after a while. Fortunately, there are things we can do to make meals interesting again! [Read More]
Malaysia is Asia’s vape wonderland, and opinions are strongly divided as to whether this is something we should be happy about. [Read More]
It is hard to avoid hearing about e-cigarettes these days, but how many of us actually know what they are? [Read More]
Heart disease, stroke and other forms of cardiovascular disease remain a threat to our lives. Let’s do something to improve our heart health. [Read More]
If your nose constantly gives you problems (stuffy nose, dry nose, etc), here are some tips that will help you pamper your nose and give it the TLC it needs. [Read More]
You wake up one morning with an agonizing sore throat. But what’s the cause behind your sore throat? [Read More]
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