Kamala Thiagarajan
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How to beat obesity

4 min read . 19 Dec 2017
Pigeons taking to the air outside the Kuan Yin Teng temple in Penang. Photo: Alamy

Penang’s surprising side

1 min read . 01 Dec 2017
Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Photo: iStockphoto

Fight bad air with omega 3

4 min read . 20 Nov 2017
Changing dietary habits can help in treatment. Photo: iStockphoto

Gear up to deal with gout

4 min read . 16 Oct 2017
If you want to fight addiction, you need to understand what fuels it in the first place. Photo: iStockphoto

How to end addiction

6 min read . 14 Aug 2017
Vitamin B12, or colabin, is responsible for the proper functioning of the brain and nervous system. Photo: iStockphoto

Watch your vitamins

6 min read . 03 Apr 2017
The study of a person’s DNA to identify various mutations is called genetic testing. Photo: iStockphoto

Taking the gene test

5 min read . 28 Feb 2017
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Don’t treat shingles lightly

3 min read . 26 Dec 2016
A basic first-aid course will teach you to deal effectively with medical emergencies. Photo: iStockphoto<br />

Know basic first-aid

8 min read . 22 Aug 2016
A group of drugs called statins are prescribed to prevent fat from clogging arteries and affecting the heart<br />

Cholesterol, statins and side effects

6 min read . 27 Jun 2016
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Suicide: coming back from the brink

7 min read . 25 Apr 2016
Hot and sweaty? Keep yourself clean and dry. Photo: iStockphoto<br />

Those niggling problems

4 min read . 11 Apr 2016
Contrary to popular belief, drinking too much water will overwork the kidney. Photo: iStockphoto<br />

How to protect your kidneys

4 min read . 21 Mar 2016
Sulfates and parabens are common in shampoos. Photo: iStockphoto<br />

Know your cosmetics

3 min read . 17 Feb 2016