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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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    A Matter of Fats

    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]

    ‘O’ is for Oats

    Oatmeal isn’t your thing? No worries, there’s more to oats than just oatmeal. [Read More]

    The Miracle of Garlic

    Garlic is emerging as a promising home remedy for good oral health. [Read More]

    Forget Me Not

    Do you have a tendency to forget things? Well, it’s not too late to improve your memory. [Read More]

    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]

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