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Health 12 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Shooting blanks

From tight underwear to an extra sex chromsome, the various causes of infertility can be a real bummer to a couple planning to make babies.

Education 19 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Brain workouts for children

DOES your child appear unhappy, tense and lacking in confidence? Does he have difficulty concentrating on academic work? If the answer is yes, Brain Jim#8217;s Club could help him shake off the negativity, replacing it with a more positive attitude towards learning.

Health 02 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Therapeutic massage, Thai style

Massage is increasingly becoming an important adjunct to health and fitness. MAJORIE CHIEW checks out the ancient art of Thai massage.

Health 16 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

What's up with aphrodisiacs?

Are there really such things as aphrodisiacs to boost the human libido? COLIN KHOO talks to a Western and Chinese health practitioner about things libidinous in nature.

Health 30 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Going the distance

Here#8217;s a man who knows no fear, or little anyway. He#8217;s taking part in a duathlon involving a 10km run, a 50km bike ride and culminating with another 5km run, all this inspite of a heart bypass operation. HOOI YOU CHING sweats profusely just talking to the man.

Health 30 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Caution's the word

SOMEONE like Peter Lau who has had a bypass operation but who continues to compete in endurance sports like marathon running and triathlons is more the exception than the rule, says his physician, consultant cardiologist Dr Lawrence Chan.

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.

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 13 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Infertility woes

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

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.