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Health 18 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

What’s the difference between . . .

What's the difference between a doctor and a professor, mineral water and spring water or a corn and a bunion? If you've ever pondered over confusing health and beauty jargon,read on as our experts come to the rescue.

Lifestyle 25 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ugly dimples

The Cellulite Pope was in town to introduce his cellulite-busting machine that works while you lie down and spend money. PATSY KAM has a chat with the amicable Rudolf Weyergans for the inside story.

Health 21 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Crystal dowsing and protection


Business 15 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

More sewerage projects in the pipeline

SINCE the Ministry of Finance Inc (MoF) took back the management of Indah Water Konsortium Sdn Bhd (IWK) from Prime Utilities Bhd in 2000, the privatisation of the national sewerage project appears to have taken a back seat.

Health 14 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

L-carnitine: nutrient for a heart healthy lifestyle

Since L-carnitine can be synthesised from the essential amino acids lysine and methionine in the kidneys and liver, it sparked the argument amongst nutritionists that it should not be called a vitamin but be labelled an amino acid.

Business 28 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Exporters urged to do away with LCs

MALAYSIAN exporters are urged to be more aggressive in exporting their products by not relying on letters of credit (LCs), in line with the current trend in developed countries of exporting on non-LC terms.

Health 13 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Treating problem wounds

FOR most people, wound care means slapping on a Band-Aid. But for those who suffer from certain chronic diseases, a little blister or a bump on the shin can cause wounds that require months of treatment, including surgery, daily dressings or weeks breathing pure oxygen in a hyperbaric chamber.

Health 13 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Infertility woes

MAJORIE CHIEW looks at the problem of infertility, its causes and possible treatments.

Lifestyle 19 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Finding the right balance

Last week, we discussed how yoga can help shed unwanted pounds. Today, let us see what the science of ayurveda has to say on the subject.

Health 30 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Forging ahead with angioplasty

Angioplasty procedures are carried out more often than bypass graft surgery, writes ED SUSMAN.