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7 Facts About Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

According to MyHealth Portal, Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormone disorder that affects women of reproductive age.



The effects can begin straight after menarche, while for some in response to weight gain.



Medication 101: Know Your Medicines

As a user you should read and understand the medicines label before taking the medication as prescribed.



In order to ensure effective and safe treatment, consumers must know the right use of their prescriptions.



Vertigo: 7 Facts To Keep You Informed

Vertigo results from disorders that affect the inner ear or parts of the brain involved in balance.



It is a false sensation that the self, the surroundings, or both are moving or spinning, usually accompanied by nausea and loss of balance.



9 Ways To Deal With Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence or bladder leakage is not just a medical problem because it can affect emotional, psychological and social life, according to www.urologyhealth.com.



8 Facts About Uric Acid

According to webmd.com, uric acid is a waste byproduct. It’s formed when your body breaks down purines, which are found in some foods such as certain meats, sardines and dried beans.



Eating Disorder: 10 Symptoms You Should Look Out For

In a news article dated Aug 5, 2017 published in The Star, Malaysian Association for Adolescent Health vice-president Dr N.Thiyagar revealed that eating disorder affected about one per cent of the population in the country.



7 Truths About Arthritis

Arthritis is common among adults over the age of 65, but did you know that it can also be seen in children, teens and younger adults?



5 Signs You Are Eating Too Much Sugar

Sugar is love and love is sugar.  And you know that too much love can kill you right? Taking sugar in copious amounts is bad for your health and if it goes unchecked, will eventually kill you.



9 Benefits Of Yogurt That Will Surprise You

Yogurt is a dairy product produced by milk fermentation. The live microorganisms present in yogurt, also called probiotics ferment the milk’s natural sugar or lactose. Thus, producing lactic acid and causing milk proteins to curdle, giving yogurts its distinctive taste and texture.



5 Foods That Are Good For Weight Loss

Losing weight is a struggle, that is a common fact but it does not mean you are forever deprived of good foods.  Any attempt at losing the extra kilos should be with sound knowledge and proper guidance.





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EXCLUSIVE

Need For A Think-Tank To Tackle Teenage Pregnancy

(Last of a Two-Part Interview)

By Salbiah Said

PETALING JAYA, Jan 2 (Bernama) --  The World Health Organisation (WHO) has identified about 16 million adolescent girls giving  birth every year, mostly in low  and middle income countries. An estimated three million girls aged 15 to 19 undergo unsafe abortions every year. Worldwide, 1 in 5 girls have given birth by the age of 18.

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