Made this way

Made this way

Having a genetic disorder sounds truly unpleasant but equipping yourself with knowledge can make all the difference in the world. Nature works in wondrous ways. From our genes that are the fundamental building blocks of ...
Not etched in stone

Not etched in stone

We can’t change our genes but that doesn’t mean we have no control over our health or our future. Our genes are the basic building blocks of who we essentially are. They govern the way we look, walk, talk and more. W...
The foundation of life

The Foundation of Life

Genes are the building blocks of living things and it’s what makes each and every one of us so unique Our genes dictate who and what we are. They are the reason why you’re tan or fair, tall or short, or have blond or...
It's painfully ear-ritating

It’s painfully ear-ritating!

The sense of hearing plays an important part in how a child perceives her surrounding and it also supports her learning process. However, when a child’s immune system is still developing, they are unfortunately prone t...
Raising little hearts

Raising little hearts

Parents of children with congenital heart disease often have to deal with the fear and worry of the impact of the condition on their child. Priya Kulasagaran speaks to three parents to find out how they cope with being ...
Fixing a broke heart

Fixing a broken heart

While congenital heart disease is a serious problem, advances in technology have led to vast improvements in the survival of children afflicted by the condition. Priya Kulasagaran summarises the types of treatments avail...
Matters of the heart

Matters of the heart

Internationally, congenital heart disease is one of the most common forms of birth defects in children. Priya Kulasagaran looks at what this disease entails and how it manifests. In Malaysia, the Health Ministry estimate...
Be fear-less

Be fear-less!

A team of neuroscientists from the University of Cambridge, Japan and the USA have discovered a way to unconsciously remove specific fear memories from the brain, using a combination of artificial intelligence and brain ...