Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day

Set on the birth date of pioneering nurse, Florence Nightingale – who had suffered from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), this special day raises awareness on CFS, also referred to as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) or sy...
Living with allergies and asthma

Living with allergies and asthma

More and more children seem to be suffering from asthma and allergies as time goes by. Does this mean that all our children need to live within a sanitised bubble? Priya Kulasagaran talks to medical practitioners to get ...

World Rare Disease Day

Research brings hope to people living with a rare disease In the hopes of raising awareness on rare diseases, World Rare Disease Day is a campaign that thrives on improving access to treatment and medical assistance for ...
One step closer

One step closer!

A team of British scientists may be on the brink of developing a cure for HIV. According to Mark Samuels of Britain’s National Institute for Health Research, this is one of the first serious attempts at a full cure for...
World Aids Day

World AIDS Day

Access equity rights, now! World AIDS Day is celebrated, globally, every year on the 1st of December. Since 1988, this special day has been dedicated to raising public awareness on the deadly disease known as Acquired Im...
Getting to know Parkinson’s

Getting to know Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s is usually thought of as a disease that affects the elderly but that’s not true. In fact there far more to it than meets the eye… We’ve heard about celebrities such as the late Muhammad Ali who battle...

Inflamed Brain

Meningitis is a life-threatening condition that is often mistaken for the flu. These important facts can help keep you and your family safe. The meninges is the membrane that surrounds your brain and spinal cord. The mai...
Silent killer

Silent Killer

A disease that may not have symptoms but which can be fatal? Yes, it’s true. Learn what you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones from ‘rat urine disease’. The 2007 Disney and Pixar animated movie, Ratatou...