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.

7 Fast Facts You Should Know Before Doing IF

Intermittent Fasting (IF) has become popular among health and fitness enthusiasts over these few years.  This weight loss approach allows you to eat reduced calories on some days of the week, whereas other days it permits your normal meals consumption.

9 Quick Facts About Hypotension

Most people worry about hypertension or high blood pressure for the risks it poses to one's health and pay less attention to hypotension (low blood pressure), which is equally harmful.

6 Important Facts About Hepatitis

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a news report in March this year said worldwide viral hepatitis killed 1.34 million people in 2015, while in Malaysia, there were nearly 400,000 patients with Hepatitis C.

7 Ways To Achieve Work-Life Balance

Working 9 to 5, What a way to make a living, Barely gettin' by, It's all taking, And no giving, They just use your mind, And they never give you credit, It's enough to drive you, Crazy if you let it

That’s the chorus of the chart-busting song 9-5 by country belle Dolly Parton.  The song was released in 1980 and yet still rings true today to some of us.  Fortunately, we have entered a new era, where employees are starting to demand their right to have a balanced work-life relationship.

Growing Pains: The Struggle Is Real

No. It's not that 80's TV show where Alan Thicke and his TV wife, Joanna Kerns tried to parent Kirk Cameron, Tracey Gold and Jeremy Miller. According to, growing pains are aches or pains, usually in the lower legs, experienced by children aged between three and 12.

7 Important Facts About Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is the third most common cancer among Malaysian women, according to an expert.  In a 2016 interview, Head of Cancer and Health Screening Clinics of the National Cancer Society of Malaysia (NCSM), Dr Dalilah Kamaruddin said previously, cervical cancer was named the second most common cancer in Malaysia, but this had changed over the years due to the increased awareness among women. 


9 Facts About Rabies

On Aug 22, a 44-year-old man from Jalan Matang, Kuching, Sarawak died of rabies and he was the 12th person to have succumbed to the disease in the state.  According to the Federal Health Ministry, the man died of rabies encephalitis at the Sarawak General Hospital where he was admitted on Aug 16.




UMSC's Interdisciplinary Approach To Easing Pain

By Ainul Huda Mohamed Saaid

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- For people suffering from chronic pain, even simple daily activities like taking a shower and getting dressed can be a torture. Anger, anxiety and even depression may ensue as a result of chronic pain, in view of the limitations they face and the debilitating nature of their condition.

In an exclusive interview with Bernama recently, experts from UM Specialist Centre (UMSC) shed light on pain management, a significant branch in medicine that utilises an interdisciplinary approach in easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those living with pain.

Neurosurgery expert Dr Nor Faizal Ahmad Bahuri describes pain as an unpleasant sensation that can be felt whenever there is a tissue injury.



UMSC: Pain Management

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