Marathons, duathlons and triathlons are just a few of the many ‘tons’ in 36-year-old Dr Au Yong Pui San’s life. The other tons come from the incredible weights she handles when powerlifting. It com...
Malaysia is located in the ‘stone belt’ and one in 10 of us will develop stones in the kidney, bladder or ureter at least once in our lives. A urologist gives us the details.
Dietitian Edna Loh rounds up the dietary needs and challenges of vegans and vegetarians in the second part of this special feature.
An oral maxillofacial surgeon gives us the lowdown on dental implants – how it compares to other options and whether it’s suitable for everyone.
Well, not just broccoli. You should also eat cauliflower, mustard greens, broccoli sprouts, and brussels sprouts. These vegetables contain a helpful substance, sulforaphane.
When two pairs of left feet attempt the tango, they end up having a good time while getting a decent work out.
At times we do wonder: can a nosebleed really be that dangerous? We decide to ask Dato’ Paduka Dr Balwant Singh Gendeh for the pesky details.
Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) can turn your days and nights into a real-life horror movie.
Sometimes, the best solution to your beauty woes could be the simplest. According to research, not getting enough sleep leads to redder eyes, heavier eyebags and more noticeable wrinkles. Conversely, ...
We have all heard about poison ivy, which can cause rashes and allergic reactions with just one touch. There are beneficial kinds of ivy, however, such as the English ivy.
Bust bad breath with simple remedies you can get in your kitchen. [Read More]
Palm oil is a rich source of tocotrienols, which we have seen in previous issues to have many potential benefits to our health. But that’s not all! There are other beneficial substances also found in... [Read More]
Research suggests that the very act of using our hands and body to explore our creativity (such as through art, movements and drama) can lift our moods and improve our mental wellbeing. It can also, u... [Read More]
From courtroom to yoga, Robyn Lau cherishes every moment of her amazing life. [Read More]
Early in 2016 saw the release of When Breath Becomes Air, the memoir of Indian-American neurosurgeon Dr Paul Kalanithi, who died of lung cancer in 2015. In the beautifully written book, he shared his ... [Read More]
We look at some of the foods which are commonly perceived to be unhealthy but are actually more nutritional than we think [Read More]
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Geriatrics medicine (or just geriatrics) is still rather poorly understood in Malaysia, despite its rising prominence in other parts of the world. We speak to Assoc Prof Dr Tan Maw Pin, one of the few... [Read More]
With the number of overweight Malaysian children reaching an all-new high, the need for children to adopt healthy lifestyles couldn’t be greater. HealthToday talks to Mark Williams, the official coac... [Read More]
Weight loss is never easy, but when things don’t seem to be working even after all our hard work, it can be most demoralizing. Don’t worry, though, there is always another option to consider: weight... [Read More]
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