ROAD TO WELLNESS

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 nhs.uk, 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.

 



7 Risks Associated With Hydroquinone

The obsession of having snow white skin has been entrenched in women (as well as men) in this part of the world since time immemorial.  People with white skin is believed to be beautiful and those without it are generally associated with being ‘ugly’.  



MOH reminds public not to be misled by HFMD/flu spray

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 8 (Bernama) -- The Ministry of Health (MOH) reminded members of the public to be wary of the claim that an anti-HFMD/flu spray under the brand name Thymos is able to provide full protection against the Hand, Foot and Mouth (HFMD) and Influenza A viruses.  


10 Facts About Bird Flu

Bird flu or avian influenza is the disease that wild birds and poultry get when they are infected by an avian influenza virus, which is different from human influenza viruses.



Mumps: Symptoms and Treatment

Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus that passes from one person to another through saliva, nasal secretions, and close personal contact that used to be common in children before the introduction of the MMR vaccine.



5 Foods To Keep Your Blood Sugar In Check

Blood sugar or also known as blood glucose, is sugar that the bloodstream carries to all the cells in the body to supply energy.



HFMD Alert

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) is an infection caused by a group of viruses which includes enteroviruses, coxsackie viruses, echoviruses and polioviruses.





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EXCLUSIVE

UKM Hospital To Conduct Study On Potential Therapy For Leukaemia

By Durratul Ain Ahmad Fuad

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) – A potentially effective treatment for patients with relapsed and refractory acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) is in the works.

ALL is a type of blood cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell.

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s teaching facility Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz (HCTM) is collaborating with Plutonet Sdn Bhd on a study and clinical trial involving the Chimeric Antigen Receptor-T Cell (CAR-T) therapy, a revolutionary treatment found to be effective for ALL patients who cannot be treated with chemotherapy or are immune to it.

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