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Hisential: a new, accessible healthcare and wellness brand for men

November 11, 2022
Hisential: a new, accessible healthcare and wellness brand for men

A newly-developed men’s healthcare and wellness brand, called Hisential, has just opened its first clinic at the prestigious Bangsar Shopping Centre (BSC) near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The warm and luxe-inspired clinic is accessible to men of all ages, offering a […]

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Daily almond consumption found to promote gut health

October 24, 2022
Daily almond consumption found to promote gut health

Eating a handful of almonds each day increases the production of a type of short-chain fatty acid, which in turn acts as a fuel source for the gut microbiota. According to researchers at King’s College London, eating specific types of […]

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Boost physical activity with the help of an active friend

October 21, 2022
Boost physical activity with the help of an active friend

An individual’s social interactions have been noted to influence their exercise trends: new research by Ensela Mema of Kean University in New Jersey, and colleagues, suggests that interacting with moderately active people could influence sedentary people to become more active. […]

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Strength training and cardio can help you live longer

September 2, 2022
Strength training and cardio can help you live longer

Switching up aerobic exercise and strength training on the regular has been associated with a low mortality risk – even lower than when doing either aerobic exercise or strength training alone. New research using data from the US National Health […]

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Women should eat more colourful fruits and veggies for better health

July 18, 2022
Women should eat more colourful fruits and veggies for better health

Women have noticeably higher rates of chronic illness despite living longer than men. These high rates of illness can be managed by prioritising a diet of brightly-coloured fruits and vegetables such as kale, spinach, yams, watermelon, bell peppers, tomatoes, oranges, […]

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Walking to prevent daily knee pain

June 9, 2022
Walking to prevent daily knee pain

Walking for exercise is beneficial to overall health, can be done by almost anyone, anytime and for free, and has no or minimal side effects. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston, Texas, have found walking can also […]

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Promoting a vascular health-friendly lifestyle

May 24, 2022

Apart from exacerbating existing medical conditions, COVID-19 has been shown in several studies to increase the risk of heart disease. In Asia, cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) accounted for 35% of deaths in 2019. Research also shows that tobacco use is one […]

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New discovery could restore aging-associated hearing loss

May 23, 2022

Northwestern Medicine scientists have figured out how to program ear hair cells to form either outer or inner ones, rendering the problem of irreversible hearing loss due to aging, obsolete. At present, scientists can produce an artificial ear hair cell, […]

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A heathier diabetes management plan for the new normal

May 3, 2022
A heathier diabetes management plan for the new normal

Diabetic patients should be mindful of their condition, especially with the gradual relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions in Malaysia, after which many social and economic activities will resume. When it comes to socialising, diabetics should be careful not to give in […]

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Faster walking pace beneficial to biological aging

April 22, 2022
Faster walking pace beneficial to biological aging

The first-of-its-kind research to look at how walking pace may influence health and biological age has put forth a genetic link: scientists from the University of Leicester, UK, now confirm that walking faster is likely to lead to a younger […]

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