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7 Ways to Create Healthier Hari Raya Delicacies

In preparing for Hari Raya, it is common for family members in Muslims families to gather around to prepare various Hari Raya delicacies. From sweet and milky kuih semperit to the spicy and savoury rendang, these foods always taste better if it’s made to celebrate Hari Raya. In turn, it’s very common for Muslims to […]

Homebound Raya Celebrations: Keeping our Spirits High

Raya season is fast approaching and I know many of us are looking forward to celebrating the festive holiday! Unfortunately, due to the pandemic this year, we are encouraged to conduct our celebrations at home. Nevertheless, let’s not be down in the dumps! Indeed, Raya is a little out of the norm this year but […]

7 Healthy Eating Tips For Hari Raya

Hari Raya is the long-awaited celebration of the end of a month-long fasting. It is also the day where Muslims are allowed to feast on various delicacies!  Whether at home or at the home of fellow friends and families, it is common for Muslims to indulge in all kinds of delicacies as a way to […]

How Does Genetic Technology Help In Managing COVID-19 Pandemic?

Throughout the pandemic of COVID-19, have you ever noticed that different people experience the pandemic differently? Some show zero symptoms, others just have a mild cold and unfortunately, some become very sick and pass away. Day by day, scientists are continuing to work hard to figure out the underlying reasons behind this wide variation of […]

How DNA Technologies Have Changed Lives

1. When a DNA test suggested a woman wasn’t the mother of the children she gave birth to “I knew that I carried them, and I knew that I delivered them. There was no doubt in my mind.” – Lydia Fairchild Can you imagine waking up the next day, knowing that the children you’ve been […]

Genes and Endurance

Endurance is one of the components of physical fitness, along with flexibility, speed, body composition and muscular strength.1 What is endurance? You may have heard about muscular endurance and aerobic endurance. In fact, both of these terms can get confusing sometimes. Hence, to differentiate: Thus, endurance or endurance capacity is one of the traits that […]

What’s A COVID-19 Rapid Test Kit And Should You Buy It?

With the escalating situation of COVID-19 infection in Malaysia, we have observed several releases of alternative testing methods, one of which would be the COVID-19 IgG/IgM Rapid Test Kits. There are many concerns surrounding the reliability and practicality of the RTKs. So, here are some information that you should know before deciding whether you want […]

Could Genes Influence Muscle Strength and Power?

Have you ever wondered what makes an athlete a professional weightlifter instead of a professional swimmer? Sure, on a surface, it may be because their body types are naturally suited for specific sports. However, beyond that, engaging in different fields of sports also requires different muscle capabilities1. In other words, while there are sports that […]

Down With A Flu or Having Allergic Rhinitis?

Flu (Influenza) and common cold are among the most common illnesses caused by viral infection, affecting children and young adults. Flu can be more severe than common cold as it takes a longer time to recover. Influenza viruses attack your respiratory system which includes your nose, throat and lungs.  Since the 2009 flu pandemic in […]