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Making sense of juvenile arthritis

November 21, 2022
Making sense of juvenile arthritis

Not to be mistaken with rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) or juvenile arthritis is an inflammatory condition affecting children and adolescents – complications and consequences of the disease include swelling, stiffness, and deformities of joints. While the exact numbers […]

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FDA approves artificial meat for human consumption

November 21, 2022
FDA approves artificial meat for human consumption

US regulators have just approved the culture and use of meat made from animal cells – the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) have deemed the meat product safe for humans to eat. The lab-grown invention was developed by Upside […]

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New oral drug discovery for treatment of cholesterol

November 19, 2022
New oral drug discovery for treatment of cholesterol

One of the primary forms of medications for managing cholesterol are known as PCSK9 inhibitors, which are delivered via injections, helping the body pull excess cholesterol from the blood. US investigators at University Hospitals (UH) and Case Western Reserve University […]

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Researchers discover AI tools can help regrow hair

November 16, 2022
Researchers discover AI tools can help regrow hair

Some men and women afflicted with hair loss also face significant blows to their self-esteem, as hair is often tied to perceived attractiveness and self-confidence. In the latest advancement to treat hair loss, Chinese researchers have sought out artificial intelligence […]

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Protecting our mental health with nutrition and lifestyle choices

November 14, 2022
Protecting our mental health with nutrition and lifestyle choices

Article by Dr. Kent Bradley, Chief Health and Nutrition Officer, Herbalife Nutrition Mental health is an overlooked area of health worldwide and the numbers are escalating rapidly. In Asia, complications occurring from poor mental health are the second largest contributor […]

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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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Identifying childhood diabetes

November 11, 2022
Identifying childhood diabetes

Type 1 diabetes mellitus mostly afflicts young children – it is apparently the most common form of childhood diabetes in Malaysia, accounting for almost 77% of all childhood diabetes cases according to the National Database on Children and Adolescent with […]

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100 million Covid vaccine shots destroyed in India

November 7, 2022
100 million Covid vaccine shots destroyed in Indi

The Serum Institute of India (SII) has decided to dump 100 million doses of their now-expired COVID-19 vaccine. SII, the world’s largest vaccine maker, stopped producing the locally-administered Covishield vaccine in December last year due to low demand. “… people […]

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Repurposed drug promotes weight loss and cardiovascular health in adolescents

November 4, 2022
Repurposed drug promotes weight loss and cardiovascular health in adolescents

Overweight adolescents testing out an FDA (Food and Drug Administration)-approved drug for weight loss in adults reported an average weight loss of at least 5%, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, US. Treatment with […]

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Lifesaving tip: Men need to speak up when feeling down

November 4, 2022
Lifesaving tip: Men need to speak up when feeling down

While it is definitely important to take care of one’s physical health, their mental and emotional health cannot be neglected as it contributes to their overall wellbeing. In conjunction with men’s health awareness month this November, Sunway Medical Centre Velocity […]

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