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-...
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to not worry about the biological clock? With recent advances in egg freezing, more women now have the option of embracing motherhood when they are ready a... [Read More]
The use of combined oral contraceptives can help women perform the Hajj without worrying about their period. [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]
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]
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. [Read More]
It takes us a long time to understand and identify our genes, and that knowledge will help ourselves – and our children – in confronting diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and more. [Read More]
Discover how your hopes of having a healthy child are no longer merely wishful thinking but a conceivable dream. [Read More]
And, do you even know what it can do to you? [Read More]
Dr. Kim Wong, a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist talks about vaginitis. [Read More]
Excessive fatigue may be due to not getting enough iron in your diet. Consultant paediatrician Dr. See Kwee Ching “irons” out the truth concerning this vital nutrient, especially for women intending... [Read More]
The female code, that is. HealthToday sets the record straight on some of the popular myths surrounding our lady parts. [Read More]
A simple wound may become a dangerous complication for a diabetic if proper care is not given. [Read More]
Injuries like cuts and burns are pretty common, especially in children. Learn how to treat these injuries quickly and prevent infection. [Read More]
It is not the end of the world. Fertility specialists can offer options to help childless couples welcome their special bundle of joy. [Read More]
can get itchy down there! [Read More]
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