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Technology Aids Hearing and Self-esteem

  Psychology professor at Hope College (Michigan, USA), Dr. David Myers, says that patients who didn’t use hearing aids were 50 percent more likely to suffer from depression compared to people with hearing aids. A...
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Brain Attack

Do you know what stroke is? Are you taking the steps to prevent stroke? Do you know the symptoms of stroke? If you answered ‘no’ to one or more of these questions, Sunway Medical Centre Neurologist, Dr. Syed Abdullah...
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Gym On The Go

Work out anytime and anywhere with these ‘digital gyms.’ The benefits of exercise have been touted far and wide, which is why there has been a boom in the number of gyms and gym-goers alike. There’s no denying that...
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Fact from fiction

We share a lot of things online via social media but when it comes to health advice, how do you know what to believe? These days, we can share any information we come across quickly and easily thanks to social media. All...
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Living In An Innovative World

Thanks to technology, access to medical information is available at the click of a (keyboard) button. However, is this really a good thing? Here are the pros and cons of turning to technology to improve your health. The ...
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Your 2015 Digital Health Guide

Do you have a 2015 health resolution? Check out these amazing apps and you might just achieve your goal faster than you thought! Now that we’re halfway through the second decade of the 21st century, it’s time to embr...
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Embracing Patient Empowerment

Gadgets and technology are not just for entertainment. They also play a key role in patient empowerment. Throughout the history of medicine, patients usually played a passive role in the doctor-patient relationship. For ...
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Health Apps: Info at your fingertips

Mention mobile applications and the first few things that would come to mind would be games, social media or entertainment. While most mobile applications are designed to amuse, health apps are increasingly popular as pe...
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Eye Yoga

Did you know that yogic eye exercises have been practised for centuries in the days before glasses, contact lens and eye surgery were available? Here are some easy eye moves to improve your vision and relax your eyes: