Whether our kidneys are A-1 (or maybe not so much), it is always a good idea to plan time to de-stress our lives.
The World Health Organization has declared the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) an international health emergency as more than 20,000 people has been infected and killed more than 400. Cases of coronavirus infection, believed to have originated from Wuhan, China, has also been recorded in 24 other countries. (1) What is a coronavirus? Coronaviruses are … [Read More]
If opening containers becomes more difficult because of painful hands, or if climbing stairs produces pain in the knees, “Arthritis” is often the first thing that comes to mind. The two different types of arthritis are Osteoarthritis (OA) and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). There are many similarities between OA and RA, including joint pain and inflammation. … [Read More]
Getting enough sleep every night does not happen very often in this day and age. Whether it is a girls’ night out or a presentation that needs to be completed for work, it is common we sacrifice that much needed date with our pillows. Skimping sleep a day or two might not do us much … [Read More]
Are you taking longer time to urinate than you used to? Are you unable to control your urine at times? Do you often wake up at night to urinate? If you are experiencing such symptoms, and you are currently in your late 40’s, it is advisable to seek for a medical check-up. These symptoms may … [Read More]
Bones are most active growing and developing during childhood. The one common nutrient for healthy bone is calcium. However, calcium may be deposited into soft tissues if not utilized properly. Vitamin K2 is needed to prevent accumulation of calcium in arteries and to develop healthy teeth and bones in children. There is more than one … [Read More]
We all know about Vitamin E, it is a well-known antioxidant and an important nutrient in our diet. However, do you know Vitamin E was first discovered in 1922 and there are two main forms of Vitamin E, namely tocopherols and tocotrienols. If you are taking Vitamin E currently, you probably know that the most … [Read More]
1. How did you get into Yoga? I started yoga about 10 years ago after I hurt my back. I was advised to do surgery to resolve my herniated disc by the Orthopedic doctor and I agreed. Unfortunately, the surgery relieved the sciatica pain issue, but caused a severe weakness in my lower back and … [Read More]
The 5th Penang Rainforest Hash Challenge Extreme is a 28km route from Balik Pulau market passing through four water-points ending at the Teluk Bahang Dam. With more than 200 participants, this challenge is to encourage young people to lead a healthy lifestyle and appreciate nature. 1. How did you come to know about the Penang … [Read More]
What is inflammation? Inflammation is part of the body’s immune response to remove harmful stimuli and begin the healing process. Inflammation is a double-edged sword as it helps with wound healing and the symptoms of pain and stiffness discourages activity during the healing process. However, inflammation can also cause further damage, known as secondary muscle … [Read More]
Donates to Cancer Research Malaysia 16 November 2018: Medispec sponsored RM25,000 to Cancer Research Malaysia. Cancer Research Malaysia is an independent and non-profit cancer research organisation based in Malaysia. Funded by donations and research grants, we conduct research in niche cancers often found in our Asian population.
1. How did you get into trail running? I was born on the Italian Alps, between green pine trees and blue lakes and was a competitive mountain biker. In the beginning of 2016, I moved to Asia to follow my entrepreneurial dream, related to steel and titanium products for the aerospace industry. Upon my arrival … [Read More]