Have you ever had one of those dreams were all your teeth fall out and you feel extremely devastated despite having found tons of gold coins under your pillow left by the tooth fairy? Once upon a time, losing a tooth can be a traumatic experience simply because it is irreversible and the loss is forever.
As we move on to the second half of the year, have you managed to achieve a quarter of your 2017 new year’s resolutions? Is taking care of your health and the health of your loved ones on track for this year? One of the best things we can do to ensure our health in
Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the body is unable to use blood sugar (glucose) properly. Uncontrolled diabetes causes many life threatening complications including heart disease, stroke, nerve damage, kidney disease and eye problems among others. Over the period of 10 years, the prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Malaysia has increased
Just like taking a shower to stay clean and healthy, brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing regularly and maintaining good oral hygiene ought to be an integral part of your day to avoid gum diseases. But how do you know if your gums are healthy? Simple. Your gums will tell you when they're not
IMU launched the IMU Quit Smoking Service (IMU-QSS) in February 2017. This is aligned with Malaysian National Tobacco Control Program based upon World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC) and MPOWER measures to reduce the consumption and demand for tobacco. Dr Wan Mansur Hamzah, Director of Public Health from the Ministry of Health launched
Dr Verna Lee Kar Mun, a family medicine specialist from IMU Healthcare gives her views on malaria. Malaria, primarily found in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites. Learn more from Parasit Malaria Serang Saluran Darah (Berita Harian, 20 May 2017)
Three doctors spoke at a roundtable session organised by the IMU Healthcare highlighting little known health conditions and issues that are specific to women. Dr Lim Ser Chin presented her topic, “Autoimmune Disease In The Female Adolescent 1 Am Too Young To Be This Sick” while family medicine specialist Dr Verna Lee spoke on “Fibromyalgia
Dr Verna Lee Kar Mun, a family medicine specialist from IMU Healthcare vetted this article on malaria. Malaria, primarily found in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites. There are five known malaria parasite species, and two of them – Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax – pose the greatest threat.
Imagine this, you’re having a night out with your friends and everyone is having a good time chatting and laughing, but every time you laugh, you feel some urine leaking out. You know you only had two small glasses of water to drink in the past four hours, but yet you keep feeling the urge
Tui Na massages are the norm for those familiar with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). But for the uninitiated – read most of the general public – many would be wondering what it is all about. Tui Na has been touted as more than just a massage for tremendous health benefits. It is defined as a