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.
Pregnancy tests are handy when it comes to finding out whether one is pregnant. However, like any other device, accurate results can be obtained only if you use it correctly. [Read More]
Living a healthy lifestyle is possible, even when you have diabetes. [Read More]
While carrots are indisputably great for your vision, there is more to eye health than just eating this vegetable. Discover the eye-nourishing foods you have been missing out on! [Read More]
O is for omega-3 fatty acids, which are so good for the heart and more. [Read More]
We have all taken a lozenge for a sore throat before. Ever wondered how it works? [Read More]
Deepavali is upon us again! HealthToday takes a peek at how Indians around the world celebrate Deepavali. [Read More]
No, we aren’t talking about lifting weights a la Arnold Schwarzenegger. We’re talking about another kind of iron – the kind that keeps us from developing anaemia. [Read More]
You’re coughing badly. A cough syrup is what you need, but you have heard rumours that it may be addictive, or it can affect your health. Are these rumours true? Let’s find out. [Read More]
Salt is perfectly fine, provided we consume it in moderation. [Read More]
You might have heard that whole grains are packed with nutrients. Do you know that it is also a rich source of dietary fibre, and therefore is good for the heart? [Read More]
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