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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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When a Nosebleed May be Dangerous

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.

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Haunted Sleep

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) can turn your days and nights into a real-life horror movie.

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Beauty sleep – it works!

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, ...

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A Plant that is Simply Di-Vine

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.

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Healthy Living
  • October 2016
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    Holistic Healing

    Discover Ayurveda, one of India’s most well-known traditional healthcare systems that originated more than 3,000 years ago. [Read More]

    Treat, Not Tolerate

    Still in pain even if it’s been several months since your surgery? Don’t brush it off as nothing; it very well could be a case of persistent post-operative pain. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Jo... [Read More]

    Kidney vs Other Medications?

    Kidney diseases, especially chronic kidney disease, often co-exist with other conditions such as diabetes and heart problems. Should we worry that medications for those other conditions may harm the k... [Read More]

    Making Sense of Palm Oil

    When it comes to palm oil, it can be hard to differentiate the facts from misconceptions. In the first of two parts, a scientist from a French agricultural research centre shares his insight and advic... [Read More]

    Empowering Lives

    Consultant Medical Oncologist Dr Christina Ng sits down with HealthToday to talk about EMPOWERED and how this non-profit organisation is playing a vital role in transforming Malaysia’s cancer landsca... [Read More]

    5 Ways to A Fit 50s

    When it comes to physical fitness, it’s best to start early. [Read More]

    From Fad to Fit

    Over the years, fitness trends have ebbed and flowed. Now may be the best time for you to catch the crest of the wellness wave. [Read More]

    Your First Aid Kit

    First aid kits are a must-have whether at home or at work, and even while travelling. Assembling one is relatively inexpensive and simple, and having one at hand can make a difference in times of emer... [Read More]

    The Delicious Taste of Umami

    At school, we may have learned about the 4 basic tastes (sweet, sour, bitter, salty) but now, get ready for the 5th taste – umami. [Read More]

    Herbs, Spices & Cancer Prevention

    Are herbs and spices really capable of preventing a chronic illness such as cancer? [Read More]

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