Stroke 101: Signs, Symptoms, Causes, Types and Prevention

Stroke 101: Signs, Symptoms, Causes, Types and Prevention

Stroke, or angin ahmar is the leading cause of death and disability in Malaysia. Increasingly, over 50,000 new cases of stroke are reported every year. With prompt treatment, stroke does not have to be disabling or deadly. Possessing knowledge of how to spot the signs...
Liver Cancer: Myths vs Facts with Dr. Ian Chik

Liver Cancer: Myths vs Facts with Dr. Ian Chik

Liver cancer, also known as hepatic cancer and primary hepatic cancer, is cancer that starts in the liver.   In Malaysia liver cancer is the eighth most common cause of cancer for both genders and fifth most common cause of cancer for males. Liver cancer is a...
Physiotherapy vs. Occupational Therapy with Lee Wei Qing

Physiotherapy vs. Occupational Therapy with Lee Wei Qing

Ever suffered an injury or a broken bone and the first person that comes to mind is a physiotherapist? What about an occupational therapist?   People generally know the term physiotherapy, but did you know that occupational therapy is also another important form...
How To Care For Your Heart with Wong Yi Huey

How To Care For Your Heart with Wong Yi Huey

Many assume that heart disease only affects older individuals, but in reality, it can strike anyone at any point in time. In 2019, ischaemic heart diseases took the top spot at 15.6% for principle cause of death, which is about 50 individuals per day. Heart attacks or...