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.
Sitting down is slowly killing you, and that’s no exaggeration. [Read More]
You can be the most romantic and understanding partner, but there may be one ‘silent’ factor that could damage your happy relationship: snoring [Read More]
The idea of going under the knife, particularly when it involves a crucial organ such as the brain is daunting in itself. Now, imagine undergoing brain surgery while being wide awake. Terrified? You n... [Read More]
Last month, Dr Jean Graille addressed some common myths associated with palm oil. This month, he talks about the possible reasons as to why palm oil has such a bad reputation among certain quarters. [Read More]
Intimacy remains an important, enriching aspect of our lives, no matter how old we are. An advisor for the Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society shares four tips on how we can still enjoy acts of love with... [Read More]
Herbs can spice up a meal, and they can also do our body a whole lot of good. Let’s take a look at some frequently-mentioned herbs and their benefits. [Read More]
Fats and oils – friend or foe? Are saturated fats still the villains, or is it fine to consume them again? We sit sat down with chief dietitian Mary Easaw to get to the fats, er, facts. [Read More]
Oatmeal isn’t your thing? No worries, there’s more to oats than just oatmeal. [Read More]
Garlic is emerging as a promising home remedy for good oral health. [Read More]
Do you have a tendency to forget things? Well, it’s not too late to improve your memory. [Read More]
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