How Loneliness Can Affect Your Health

Lonely girl

Loneliness, can it even affect our health? Yes it does! The word lonely itself is so depressing, oh good lord! It definitely affects our health way too much than we can imagine. Loneliness must not be rubbished and pushed under the carpet, it needs perseverance to come out of it and move on in life, […]

Travel Alert! Zika Virus Is Ready To Strike

Zika Virus

  This morning when I was skimming through the news, one particular article caught my attention. It warned Malaysians travelling to countries like Brazil to beware of the Zika virus. Gosh, this made me curious to read about this new micro-organism. By: Lima Pix What is Zika virus? Zika Virus or referred to as ZIKV […]

OCD – What You Can Do and How Others Can Help

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Sheldon Cooper from Big Bang Theory, Monica Geller from FRIENDS and Kevin Casey from Scrubs. What do these 3 popular TV personalities have in common? They are all people with some sort of OCD. Also, they all seem to be clean freaks which is essentially a form of OCD that is rather prevalent amongst many. […]

Is It Good Or Bad To Get Pregnant After Miscarriage

Pregnant Woman 2020

Having a miscarriage is devastating. Miscarriage is also known as pregnancy loss, that is the natural death of an embryo or fetus before 20 weeks. What are the common causes of recurrent miscarriages? Anatomical Causes When our body structure causes the miscarriage, it could be due to a misshaped uterus, incompetent cervix, large uterine fibroids […]

Top 9 FAQs For Zika Virus

Zika Virus 2020

Will I die from Zika virus?  Zika virus is not harmful in most cases. However Zika virus can be harmful for pregnant women.   So what’s the big deal? Brazil declared emergency in 2015 as the Zika virus was believed to cause brain damage to 2,400 babies. The birth defect is known as microcephaly and prior […]

Smoking and Vaping during Pregnancy: To Quit or Not to Quit?

Girl Vaping

“Smoking is bad for you” is something just about every smoker and non-smoker has heard at least a million times. Now let us give you some insight as to how popular and common smoking is right now in Malaysia. According to the SunDaily just last year, 4.7 million people out of nearly 30 million in […]

Want To Lose Weight? – Prepare Your Diet Plan

Diet Chart For Losing Weight

You’ve made the decision to lose some weight – fantastic! To get the best possible results, make sure you’re prepared before you start. Laying the groundwork ahead of time will give you the best possible chance of success.   Choose your diet The diet below is a simple, calorie-controlled plan that is easy to follow […]

The 5 Biggest Regrets Of The Dying People

Person Dying Of a Disease

Palliative Care is medical care given to patients whose diseases no longer respond to curable treatments. The patient has a disease which is life-limiting and life-threatening. The aim of hospice-palliative care is to alleviate the sufferings of these patients and to enhance the quality of life in the remaining days of life. Hospice work involves […]

Depression – The 5 Most Common Misconceptions

Girl In Depression

Depression is one of the most common forms of mental disorders. In 2015, experiencing a major depression is the third most common cause of hospitalization in the United States both for the youth and adults in the age range from 18 to 44. Despite the high prevalence of this mental disorder, it is often understood […]

What Is A Robotic Surgery? Robot Assisted Surgery

Robotic Surgery

Robotic surgery, or robot-assisted surgery, as the term implies, is the use of robots in performing surgery. Robotic surgery allows doctors to perform various complex procedures with more precision, flexibility and control than possible with conventional techniques. Although this term can give the impression that the robot is performing the surgery, the robot cannot run […]