• 29 APR 16
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    Your liver could be in trouble- Fatty liver disease

    Your liver could be in trouble- Fatty liver disease

    Most people probably heard about liver disease, but what about fatty liver disease? According to research, a fatty liver may be the primary cause of heart disease. Generally, a small amount of fat in liver is considered normal but when it is more than 5%-10% of your organ weight, it is suggested that you can

    • 21 JUL 16
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    Wine, anybody?

    Wine, anybody?

    There have been numerous debates about wine, is it good or bad? Interestingly, the French Paradox which is an epidemiological evidence, shows that French people have a relatively low rate of cardiovascular diseases although having a diet which is relatively rich in saturated fats. This has resulted in many researches to ponder about the connection

    • 05 DEC 16
    • 5
    Why You Should Think Twice About Swimming In The River

    Why You Should Think Twice About Swimming In The River

    Summer time, morning dip. While submerging your body in the lake/river and splashing water at your friends sounds pretty much like a good idea, promise me to do the same when you finish reading this article. This is not about the haunted river, not about water current swallowing lives, and definitely not about the crocodile

    • 12 APR 16
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    Why Do I Always Feel Tired and Exhausted?

    Why Do I Always Feel Tired and Exhausted?

    Always feel tired and exhausted? Iron Deficiency Anaemia could be the answer! Iron Deficiency Anaemia is a condition that affects red blood cells (RBCs) in our body and thus reducing the oxygen carrying capacity required to meet our physiological needs. There are seven types of anaemia namely, iron deficiency anaemia, thalassaemia, aplastic anaemia, haemolytic anaemia,

    • 18 JUL 16
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    Who’s Up For Breakfast?

    Who’s Up For Breakfast?

      Ever find yourself rushing to work or class every single day? From waking up to deciding what to wear to running down the elevators, life seems to be in a hurry all the time. In this era of science and technology, we are so indulged in our busy lifestyle that we often miss out

    • 24 AUG 16
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    What You Need To Know About Hyperparathyroidism!

    What You Need To Know About Hyperparathyroidism!

    In life, people tend to see only the big picture in a circumstance in lieu of the tiny details which are equally important too to make up the entire component. Most of us know something about thyroid, either the enlarged neck or the lumps sitting on the neck, or probably about thyroid cancer too. However not

    • 26 APR 16
    • 17
    What Is PUD – Peptic Ulcer Disease?

    What Is PUD – Peptic Ulcer Disease?

    Having frequent abdominal pain especially when you eat? Did you know, it could be Peptic Ulcer Disease??? Here’s what you need to know! Peptic ulcer disease is the presence of ulceration in your stomach. Well, we all know that ulcer happens when there is a break of the protective lining of the wall of your

    • 16 DEC 16
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    What Is Obesity?

    What Is Obesity?

    Obesity is a growing social problem in today’s world. Along with this it is also a global health problem. It is affecting people of all ages and economic status. Obesity results in such poor health condition and contributes to a number of health issues in persons affected. What is Obesity? Obesity is a condition where

    • 20 OCT 16
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    What Is Leprosy? Here Is What You Need To Know

    What Is Leprosy? Here Is What You Need To Know

    **warning** – some images may be graphic Once upon a time, when things were not as sophisticated and refined as the present time, when love letters had not been replaced by text messages, and when a lot of drugs were not invented to treat diseases yet, people used to live in darkness. It is unfortunate

    • 30 MAY 16
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    What Happens When You Have High Cholesterol?

    What Happens When You Have High Cholesterol?

      “High cholesterol levels” has been the buzz word for quite some time now. And did you know, 55.4% is the percentage of elderly people in Malaysia having high cholesterol level. It certainly sounds scary when among two old people, one of them has hypercholesterolemia, which is the term used for high cholesterol in the