Lung issues that take Malaysian breathes away

The next time you sneeze, you might want to do a “DAB”. That’s to cover your mouth. With swag. Just ask a teenager and they might show you how to “dab”, a popular African American dance move. A school principal...

Gee, wheeze! – How can we control asthma?

You know it’s haze season when your nose takes a whiff of that acrid, burnt smell in the air. Our lungs inhale the polluted air full of burnt particles and it’s all about sniffling noses, itchy eyes, and worse, the d...

Turning air to life – The respiratory system

Breathing is a process we seldom ponder over. But knowing how it works might help us appreciate the subtle genius of this oxygenation machine in our intricate body What are you doing now? Reading? Chances are, you’re b...

Compassionate care

Caring With You, a non-profit care centre for people with dementia, is on a mission to change the way we look at nurturing those with the condition. Co-founder Deidre Low speaks to Priya Kulasagaran about the realities o...

The most underrated health habit

Have you found yourself not being able to function the way you would like to? Despite eating well and living a healthy lifestyle, you still have mood swings, are sluggish and are just generally not yourself. Well the goo...

Rabies outbreak in Malaysia

Malaysia has reported the first rabies deaths in 20 years, prompting authorities to take action to contain the outbreak especially in Sabah, Sarawak and the town of Taiping in Perak. Three children in Serian, Sarawak suc...

World Mosquito Day

Every year, 20th August, 2017 is set aside to remember the discovery that helps us fight against deadly diseases brought upon humans by a tiny winged creature called a mosquito. Joanna Lee explains what the buzz is all a...
Handle with care

Handle with care

Caring for a child with a hearing impairment will come as a challenge for parents. However with sufficient knowledge on the child’s condition, being aware of the numerous methods on how to raise the child, and support ...