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Heartburn? Acid Reflux? What’s the Difference?

While it is called a heartburn, no burning of the heart is actually involved. In fact, the heart is not involved at all. The good news is that heartburn is a very common condition that it is manageable through lifestyle changes and non prescription medication.View Profile >>

Osteopenia: Osteoporosis’ Distant Relative

It’s highly likely that you’ve heard about osteoporosis. This notorious condition is famous for weakening bones, making them fragile, and increases the chances of bone fracture. But did you know that there is a lesser known condition, similar to osteoporosis, known as osteopenia?View Profile >>

6 Misconceptions of Stoma Bags

A stoma bag is a bag that covers the opening and collects your number ones or number twos. It surrounds the stoma and is adhesively attached to the patient’s skin. While stoma bags are not new in the medical device scene, there’s still a lot of stigma and misconception surrounding the usage of stoma bags.View Profile >>

Explaining Spinal Disc Problems With a Jelly Donut

There are many reasons why our backs might be in pain, some are harmless and can be easily understood. However, disc injuries such as herniated discs or more commonly known as slipped discs are a little harder to understand and can seriously affect mobility. View Profile >>

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Cataract

Cataracts are eye problems that glasses can't fix. As we age, we have the tendency to develop cataract. While the younger audience may be familiar with music duo, The Cataracts, the older demographic may know cataracts as life telling us that we’re old. Whether you’re young, or young at heart, cataracts are totally common and treatments are available.View Profile >>

Colorectal Cancer: What You Need To Know

Colorectal cancer is the most common cancer among Malaysian men. And while over 80% of cases involve those 50 years and older, colorectal cancer rates among younger men have been increasing yearly. Dr Luqman Mazlan breaks down what you need to know about colorectal cancer.View Profile >>

Back Pain : Risk Factors and Treatments

Back pain affects almost everybody at some point of life. Stop saying "it's spine" when it's not! Dr Thuraikumar Kanniah talks about the risk factors and treatments available so that you will be ready when back pain decides to come back.View Profile >>

Lymphoma : A Treatable Cancer

The immune system is known as the security guard of our body. Infection-fighting cells known as lymphocytes are responsible for protecting our body against germs and cell changes that could make us ill. But what happens when part of the immune system itself gets infected?View Profile >>

Osteoporosis : What Is It?

While we live in an age where sneezing without a mask can lead to lockdowns, people with severe osteoporosis have another thing to worry about when they have the sniffles. Dato' Dr Lee Joon Kiong explains more about this underrated condition that continues to overlooked by most people.View Profile >>

Lung Cancer : Put That Cigarette Down

Lung cancer is famously known as the "silent killer" of cancers. This is due to there being no significant symptoms that can be associated with lung cancer in its early stages. In this blog post, Dr Tho Lye Mun goes through some basic information about lung cancer that you need to know.View Profile >>

Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) in Prostate Cancer

Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is an advanced form of radiotherapy that is faster and safer than conventional radiotherapy. Dato Dr Mohamed Ibrahim A Wahid talks about why SBRT should be the choice of treatment for prostate cancer in a recent webinar.View Profile >>

Lifestyle Changes in Cancer

Positive lifestyle changes can help fight cancer.  “Most of the questions from cancer patients are more about lifestyle changes that are needed rather than questions regarding treatments.”, said Dr Lum Wan Wei, our consultant clinical oncologist.View Profile >>

“Breast Lump, to panic or not?” – 10 Key Questions About Breast Cancer You Need to Know

Breast cancer is a type of cancer that starts in the breast. We have compiled 10 key questions about breast cancer for our breast and endocrine surgeon, Datuk Dr Devanand Mangharam to answer during a Facebook webinar. Here’s a summary of the webinar.View Profile >>

Breast Cancer: What You Need To Know

Despite being the most common cancer in Malaysia, many are still unfamiliar with what breast cancer is all about, other than recognizing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “If you stay informed, you overcome fear, and that will give you hope”, said Dr Azura Rozila Ahmad.View Profile >>