Shrugging off stereotypes

Shrugging off stereotypes

Mainstream children’s media is still lacking in positive portrayals of gender for young girls and boys. Priya Kulasagaran digs up some classic books and movies which challenge traditional gender roles for children. If ...
The malaise of men

The malaise of men

While men in most societies enjoy greater privileges and power than women, they tend to fall behind when it comes to health “Men are a stubborn lot,” said Prof Datuk Dr Zulkifli Md Zainuddin. “In my practice, I not...
Minding the gender health gaps

Minding the gender health gaps

While it may be obvious that men and women are built differently, there needs to be greater awareness of how sex and gender can affect your health. Priya Kulasagaran takes a look at how one’s biological sex, and percei...
Obesity in men

Obesity in men

Dr. Emanuele Di Angelantonio from the University of Cambridge has stated that the risk of premature death in obese is three times more than in obese women due to greater insulin resistance, liver fat levels and diabetes ...
"Menopause" among men?

Is It Male Menopause?

Do low levels of testosterone indicate ‘Menopause’ among men? Menopause is a medical term that refers to a sudden drop in female hormones. It also marks the end of a woman’s reproductive cycle as the egg production...
The Secret To A Long, Healthy Life

The Secret To A Long, Healthy Life

Men have a lower life expectancy than women. Live a longer, healthier, happier life by going for regular health checks. Around the globe, the month of November has been dedicated to men’s health and to commemorate this...
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Superstar Stay-At-Home Dads

These days, women are not the only ones staying at home to care for their children. Fathers too, are increasingly assuming this role. Are you a stay-at-home-dad (SAHD) Have you ever considered this option? For centuries,...
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The Truth About Fatty Liver Disease

Did you know that fatty liver disease isn’t just for those who love happy hour at the local bar? Here’s what you need to know to keep your liver healthy. Do you feel tired, uncomfortable and a slight niggling pain in...