Health & Wellness

A hole in the heart, toddler Nurnafisyah’s Story

  Real Life Story:  A hole in the heart, Toddler Nurnafisyah Jafarlie’s Story. Siti Nurnafisyah Jafarlie was only 4 months old baby when the doctor discovered she had ventricular septal defect (VSD) or commonly known as hole in the heart. “We were surprised, sad and heartbroken when the doctor informed us about her heart condition. …

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The Interview: Lissah Jack, Faith Wellness Centre

Lissah Jack, the owner of Faith Wellness Centre, mother of 2 daughters, love yoga, enjoy spending quality time with her love ones and a devoted wife to loving husband Nelson Campbell.  Q: Hi Lissah, can you tell us the type of services that Faith Wellness Centre is providing?   A: Our centre provides the latest technology …

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Is Your Toddler A Picky Eater?

Written by Dr. Liaw Yun Haw Paediatrics Medicine, KPJ Sabah Specialist Hospital Many young children are thought by their parents to eat poorly. Although a majority of the children are mildly affected, a small percentage has a feeding disorder. Picky eaters are children who consume an inadequate variety of foods through rejection of both familiar …

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Unraveling The Future of Cord Blood Banking

  Interview with StemLife’s new CEO, Ms. Yap Eng Gee, who is leading the exciting development of StemLife Berhad, the pioneer of cord blood banking industry in Malaysia and the subsidiary of Cordlife Group Limited. StemLife’s CEO, Ms. Yap Eng Gee gives a glimpse into how StemLife Berhad aims to achieve global recognition as the …

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SUGAR & AGING

BY DR. CHARLES LEE CONSULTANT PLASTIC, COSMETIC & RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGEON KPJ SABAH SPECIALIST HOSPITAL IT’S ALL ABOUT FOOD Anyone who is familiar with the wrinkle-free, blemish-free, perfect even complexions of Japanese women will be unsurprised that the key to redefining beauty in Japanese skin care is what you put inside the body. Traditionally, in Japan, …

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AUTISM: Intervention & Treatment Options

By Dr Mohd Iqbal Iyen | Consultant Paediatrician | Jesselton Medical Centre INTRODUCTIONS Immunization is one of the most effective preventative health measures and has saved countless children from death or serious disability. However, misinformation may lead parents to hesitate or refuse to immunize their children. In the early stages of life, your child may …

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AUTISM: Intervention & Treatment Options

By Dr. Fauziah Zainal Abidin Consultant Paediatrician with Special Interest in Developmental Paediatrics Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu Hospital   Most parents would welcome a therapy that would alleviate all the challenges that make life difficult for their child with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Unfortunately, there are not any magical pills or herbal concoction remedies to swallow in …

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Breast Cancer: Risk, Diagnosis and Treatment.

BY DATO DR. JASWANT SINGH CONSULTANT CLINICAL ONCOLOGIST KPJ SABAH SPECIALIST HOSPITAL WHAT IS CANCER? “A large group of disease characterized by uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cell which is not checked results in death.” RISK FACTORS OF BREAST CANCER 1) Getting older The older a woman gets, the higher is her risk of …

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