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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 […]

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 […]

Appetite and your DNA

Why is it that some people struggle more than others to lose weight? Could this be because of your genetics? Let’s discover how your genes can control your appetite. What is appetite? It is the natural desire of an individual to eat and satisfy a body need, especially for food. Food is an important component […]

Precision Medicine – From Treatment to Prevention

The key to personlised medicine is precision in diagnosis Dr Sundardas D Annamalay, CEO Sundardas naturopathic clinic It was my pleasure to attend the Precision Medicine For Malaysia workshop on the 28th of November, 2019. Precision medicine is a dynamic field that integrates the latest research advances with clinical treatment. It aims to treat the […]

Digital Health – Treatment To Prevention​

Did you know that nowadays you can consult doctors online? You can also update your doctor about your health status through an app at your convenience! These are the foundation of digital health. What is digital health? Digital health, also known as e-health, is a growing industry that uses the convergence of technology and healthcare […]

How To Know You’re Getting Enough Vitamin D

What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D, also called as ‘Sunshine Vitamin” because the skin will produce Vitamin D when exposed to sunlight. Vitamins are typically defined as nutrient required but not readily synthesized by our body, hence, they are obtained through our diet. Nonetheless, every individual will have different levels of needs when it comes […]