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Don’t Sweat It

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.

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Health: Tips on diabetes management

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.

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Slowing the HFMD Epidemic

A paediatrician provides updates about the hand, foot and mouth disease outbreak and advises on how we can help to slow its spread.

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Let’s Talk about the Cantonese Cancer

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.

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“Doctor, Make My Eyes Prettier.”

HealthToday talks with a plastic surgeon about one of the most popular aesthetic procedures in Asia: double eyelid surgery.

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OHHHH… Why Is the World Spinning?

Dato’ Paduka Dr Balwant Singh Gendeh talks about vertigo, conditions it is associated with and their treatments.

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Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

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?

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What are Your Screening Options?

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...

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It’s (Not) All in the Genes…

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.

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So, How’s the Head?

Migraine or headache? How can you tell the difference?

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The Unexpected Flu Car-rier

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!

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The Bare Bones of Arthritis

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-...

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    Something Doesn’t Smell Right?

    It is not something we like to talk about, but it’s something we should discuss. The smell from down below can sometimes be a sign that there is a problem you should look into. [Read More]

    A Bloody Problem

    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]

    Our Children’s Kidneys

    A consultant paediatric nephrologist shares how healthcare specialists such as herself strive to offer treatment, comfort and hope to children with kidney diseases. [Read More]

    Malaysians Are Vaping It Up!

    Malaysia is Asia’s vape wonderland, and opinions are strongly divided as to whether this is something we should be happy about. [Read More]

    Zooming on Zika

    On February 1, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika virus as a public health emergency. Let’s take a look at what this virus is and what harm it can bring to us and our loved ones. [Read More]

    Keeping it Clean Down There

    Are you cleaning your vagina right? [Read More]

    Good for the Brain

    Tocotrienol, a member of the vitamin E family, is good for the brain. We find out more from an expert on this subject matter. [Read More]

    Quenching Dry Hair

    Do you often wish you could trade that dry, tangled mess on your head for soft, luscious locks? Well, your wish could come true with these hair care tips! [Read More]

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