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“Sure or Not?!!!”

A family medicine specialist tells us how to find accurate, reliable health advice on the internet and avoid questionable content.

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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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Is Organic Really Better?

Our contributing dietitian and chef answers commonly asked questions about organic food and includes a gorgeous recipe for you to try.

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Meet the Sporty Surgeons

Find out how our cover stars got started in endurance sports, why they believe medical professionals should be fit and learn useful tips. Be inspired!

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Doctor on the Run

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...

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Stones, Stones, Stones, Stones

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.

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Going Green, Baby! (Part 2)

Dietitian Edna Loh rounds up the dietary needs and challenges of vegans and vegetarians in the second part of this special feature.

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Replace your Missing Teeth with Dental Implants

An oral maxillofacial surgeon gives us the lowdown on dental implants – how it compares to other options and whether it’s suitable for everyone.

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Your Mom is Right. Eat Your Broccoli!

Well, not just broccoli. You should also eat cauliflower, mustard greens, broccoli sprouts, and brussels sprouts. These vegetables contain a helpful substance, sulforaphane.

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Shall we Tango?

When two pairs of left feet attempt the tango, they end up having a good time while getting a decent work out.

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Healthy Living
  • October 2016
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    Medicine for the Elderly

    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]

    Nipping Obesity in the Bud

    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]

    I Just Can’t Lose Weight!

    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]

    Stand Up & Move, People! Stand Up & Move, People!

    Sitting down is slowly killing you, and that’s no exaggeration. [Read More]

    Let Snoring Kill Your Romance!

    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]

    Wide Awake

    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]

    The Other Side of the Story

    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]

    Enjoy Intimacy in the Golden Years

    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]

    Healthy Herbs

    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]

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