Recent and archived articles by Tan Shiow Chin
Muscle loss affects the mobility and independence of the elderly, however it’s not often that doctors screen for it.
PETALING JAYA: Most diseases tend not to differentiate between colour and creed when it comes to their victims, but stomach cancer is a bit of an exception to the rule, being rather racist in its selection of victims.
PETALING JAYA: Simple adjustments to body posture will help prevent neck pain and soreness caused by prolonged mobile phone or tablet usage, also known as “text neck”.
PUTRAJAYA: The saying that “cycling is the new golf” seems to be quite true in Malaysia, according to veteran amateur cyclist Clement Chong.
KUALA LUMPUR: A year ago, Muhammad Yusuff Iskandar Mohd Hambali was at death’s door, his one-year-old body devastated by a severe lung infection he had been battling for five months.
PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry has given conditional registration for the world’s first dengue vaccine to be used in Malaysia.
PETALING JAYA: A new vaccine just introduced in Malaysia protects against the human papilloma virus (HPV) types that together cause around 90% of cervical cancer, says a consultant gynaecological oncologist.
PETALING JAYA: A new human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine that protects against the HPV types that together cause around 90% of cervical cancer cases is now available in Malaysia.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysians are getting heart attacks at a younger age than people in other countries, according to a study.
PETALING JAYA: Drug prices are more likely to increase from the weak ringgit than the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), according to the Malaysian Organisation of Pharmaceutical Industries (Mopi).