Heart disease: the number one killer of Malaysians since 1970s

The statistics Heart diseases were the third-biggest cause of death in Malaysia in 1950. By the 1970s, they have become the number one killer and remained so since (except in 1980). In 2014, heart diseases killed 10,432 people or 13.5% of all deaths in Malaysia....

A call to increase cigarette prices up to RM100

The proposal to increase the price of a pack of cigarettes to RM50 in light of the coming Budget 2018 announcement is seen as small and might be futile to our ongoing struggle to prevent the smoking habit among our people especially among the youth. If the government...

5 things you didn’t know about hearing aids and hearing loss

A 25 year-long American study has found a direct correlation between hearing loss and dementia. T he study revealed much regarding the common occurence of hearing loss that plagues society, and how to prevent hearing loss from affecting your daily routine. Hearing...

Folk remedy for gout

Gout patients would be at a loss when the fearsome gout strikes them with sheer physical and mental pain rages on. From folk remedy to traditional Chinese medicine, Western medicine, and self medication, gout patients have been searching far and wide to treat their...

Join the 10km Coway run!

The number 1 water purifier brand* in Malaysia will organize a 10 Kilometre run to raise awareness regarding the importance of water to our health.

Skyrocketing Malaysian Cancer Rates

Malaysian cancer numbers have been seeing a year on year increase according to Malaysian National Cancer registry. Cancer is currently the third most common cause of death in Malaysia, following circulatory system disease and respiratory diseases, accounting for close...

Invest in your skin

O’Beautè skin care is a new product in the market, manufactured in Bali and formulated in France.

No one is man enough to take on gout!

If so, you are most probably developing the gout syndrome. The number of gout sufferers is steadily on the rise especially among the middle aged men. The regions prone to gout attacks are usually concentrated on the lower limb joints (especially the big toes and...

No haze, no problem? Think again.

In recent years Malaysia has been hit by bad levels of air pollution. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 80% of people living in urban areas are exposed to air quality levels which exceed WHO’s air quality health limit. As a result of the...

5 common mistakes to avoid for cleaner air at home

The ASEAN Specialised Meteorological Centre (ASMC) projects that Malaysia will experience trans-boundary haze from June until October. As we brace ourselves for this recurring health hazard, it is also a timely reminder for us to re-examine the air quality of our...

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