• The rise of hyaluronic acid in facial products
    Hyaluronic acid is naturally present in many important areas of the human body, especially in the joints, eyes and skin. From being traditionally used in clinics, HA has now entered the realm of cosmetics and skincare.
  • The tale of the original Siamese twins
    Did you know that the infamous term “Siamese twins” is coined after Chang and Eng Bunker, conjoined twin brothers from Siam who became internationally known in the 19th century?
  • 9 more teas to boost health and energy
    Tea is a good calorie-free substitute for sugary beverages. Furthermore, tea also offers an abundance of health benefits like aiding in weight loss, boosting the immune system and fighting off cancer development.
  • 5 unusual genes that create real-life superheroes
    Geneticists believe we could be years from creating real heroes with real power as astonishing discoveries prove these are real resilient people whose only difference lies in their genes.
  • The role of migraines in anxiety disorders
    The relationship between common physical symptoms such as fatigue, headaches and psychological distress has been explored extensively. It has been shown that anxiety disorders are more common among adults with migraines.
  • Best medical tourism spots around the world
    The cost of healthcare varies between countries and is particularly expensive in places such as the US or UK. Many people seek healthcare in other countries which offer the same quality of care, but at much lower prices. Here are some countries that many international patients seek care at.
  • Malaysia's MOH launches central health database aimed at cutting wastage
    The Ministry of Health has launched the Malaysian Health Data Warehouse (MyHDW) consisting of health-related information from both public and private hospitals. It is aimed to improve monitoring of any outbreak of infections such as dengue or influenza. 
  • Three dentists and a manager charged for fraudulent Medisave claims
    Three dentists and a manager of The Smile Division Dental Group have been charged with authorising false Medisave claims on behalf of their patients, according to Singapore’s Ministry of Health. 
  • 5 horrific healthcare jobs from the past
    Despite the old-world glamour it holds, the past is not missed for its healthcare. Medicine based on superstition and early science brought about some of the strangest occupations in the medical field.
  • Using virtual reality as pain relief: Fact or fiction?
    Researchers have been studying virtual reality’s ability to help in relieving pain for patients, and studies have shown its efficacy in providing an effective distraction from painful medical procedures.
  • 8 medical procedures: Then and now
    Many medical methods have evolved dramatically since their conception. Some seem outlandish and brutal, but they have contributed to our understanding of medicine and how the human body works.
  • 5 reasons why hospitals should start a gardening project
    Patients’ well-being can be enhanced through gardening and plant-based activities, and the the practice of gardening has gained significant grounds in modern healthcare to promote patients’ health and well-being.
  • A five decade lie: The story of a female doctor who lived and died a man
    Born in the throes of a rigid patriarchal society, the doctor defied all odds and conventions, even crushing her femininity and living a long lie to live her dream.