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Health 12 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

The sweet affliction

There are presently 177 million diabetics in the world and this will hit 300 million in 2025. Now that's a lot of sweetness that we can do without, writes Dr P.K. YAP.

Health 23 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Fatty issue

WHAT most of us are not aware of is that 80% of cholesterol is derived from the liver and 20% from our diet.

Lifestyle 28 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Words of 2002

AT their annual meeting each January, the members of the American Dialect Society select words and phrases that came to prominence in the previous 12 months. This year#8217;s is noticeably more serious than some that have preceded it and has been deeply affected by current political and military concerns.

Nation 28 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

New sugar content rule soon

The Health Ministry will come up with a new regulation on sugar content in food and drinks soon to encourage Malaysians to reduce their sugar intake, said Minister Datuk Chua Jui Meng.

Health 09 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Managing weighty goals

HOOI YOU CHING finds out why you should lose weight and explores some of the problems inherent in any weight loss attempt.

Lifestyle 16 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Saving life and limb with oxygen therapy

FORTY-ONE people have avoided possible amputation of their limbs by undergoing hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) in a local hyperbaric chamber.

Lifestyle 16 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Learn from the world's best

Only the chosen few will be gourmet chefs. But we must never stop trying. Get a little help from gourmet websites, says EUGENE NG.

Lifestyle 19 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Doing her best on her own

ANGELA RANI is seated between her eldest daughter, Raja Rajeswary (or Rajes) and her good friend, Thilagawadi, on the three-seater settee at Wanita Ikram#8217;s office in Kajang. Her youngest daughter, Thanes, makes herself comfortable on the carpeted flooring next to Thilagawadi.

Health 23 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

The new pyramid

An article that was recently published in the journal I>Scientific American/Iis turning mainstream dietary beliefs upside down.

Lifestyle 02 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Children don't need more sugar

By Rekha Naidu.