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Common cold - why home remedies are preferable
July 29, 2014 1:00 am

Common cold - why home remedies are preferable

The rainy season has finally arrived and with it has come the usual crop of colds.

Why even a benign lump must always be checked
July 22, 2014 1:00 am

Why even a benign lump must always be checked

Common in women over the age of 30, breast cysts are fluid-filled sacs within the breast.

Hand-Foot-Mouth disease: a concern for our little ones
July 15, 2014 1:00 am

Hand-Foot-Mouth disease: a concern for our little ones

A disease that inevitably strikes fear in the hearts of parents with kids of kindergarten or primary school age whenever an outbreak occurs, Hand-Foot-Mouth disease (HFMD) is a contagious viral condition affecting young children mostly under the age...

Hopes rise for Alzheimer's cure as drugs slow onset
July 15, 2014 1:00 am

Hopes rise for Alzheimer's cure as drugs slow onset

The ever-increasing number of people suffering from Alzheimer's has prompted increased effort by doctors and other scientists to find ways of alleviating or even curing the condition.

Art for autism's sake
July 14, 2014 1:00 am

Art for autism's sake

Yangon children's hospital hosts workshop aimed at helping developmentally disabled youngster learn through art

When a hip replacement becomes necessary
July 8, 2014 1:00 am

When a hip replacement becomes necessary

Diseases of the hip tend to cause more severe pain than osteoarthritis in other parts of the body.

Take a deep breath
July 8, 2014 1:00 am

Take a deep breath

A new implant is helping to treat a dangerous sleep disorder

Cell phones and brain cancer: time to protect ourselves
July 1, 2014 1:00 am

Cell phones and brain cancer: time to protect ourselves

In my last column on June 17, I highlighted the essential concerns related to the possible association between brain cancer and cell phone use.

Knowing your spa from your UVA and UBV: the sunscreen that's...
June 24, 2014 1:00 am

Knowing your spa from your UVA and UBV: the sunscreen that's...

Unlike choosing moisturiser where the options tend to vary from dry, normal and oily skin, selecting a daily sunscreen often has us scratching our heads in confusion.

Scoliosis in children
June 24, 2014 1:00 am

Scoliosis in children

Unlike fever, which produces obvious symptoms, children with scoliosis generally do not exhibit any symptoms unless the curve of the spine is severe.