Health & Wellness

Mommy, my tummy hurts!!! Abdominal Pain in Children

By Dr. Alvin Khoh | Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist | Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu Hospital Abdominal pain in children is a common occurrence. Thankfully, in most cases, it is not caused by a serious condition. Irregardless, it does cause a lot of discomfort and distress to both the child and the family. It tends to interfere with the …

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Benefits of Infant Massage & Hydrotherapy From Birth

Benefits of Infant Massage & Hydrotherapy From Birth Infant Massage Course For Parents and Baby The benefits of infant massage have been enjoyed in other cultures for centuries, and now parents in Sabah can learn the techniques to help their babies enjoy this gift of loving touch as well. Learning infant massage is made easy …

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Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

By Dr. Fauziah Zainal Abidin Consultant Paediatrician with special interest in Developmental Paediatrics Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu Hospital 088-518 888 “Ahmad’s mother has been concerned about him for sometime now. At three years of age, he has not started talking like the rest of his siblings. He has not even called her “mama” and sometimes she …

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Pregnant Women Should Not Travel to These Countries

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued an alert for travel to countries and regions experiencing Zika virus outbreaks. Some of these countries include Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Thailand and the Philippines. (View the full list here.) Recent reports from Brazil indicate that the virus, which is spread to humans through mosquito bites, is responsible for a …

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Gastro-oesophageal Reflux in Infancy

Blergggh!! Regurgitation in young infants – should I be worried? By Dr. Alvin Khoh, Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu Hospital | Tel: 088-518 888     A newborn baby! Congratulations all around! The birth of a child is definitely a joyous occasion for the family. One can spend hours just staring at a newborn baby – watching …

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SCOLIOSIS: Early Detection in Adolescents

BY DR. CHAN YIN KEEN, DC | B.HSci (Chiro), M.Clin.Chiro | ONE SPINE CHIROPRACTIC   Scoliosis (pronounced SkoleeOHsis), is a condition where in the spine curves side to side. On an xray radiograph the spine may look like it’s shaped like the letter S or C, rather than in a straight line. We will find there are several causes for scoliosis such as …

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