Child Diseases, Medical Information

Honey For Babies – Yes Or No?

botulism

A frequently asked question when it comes to infant food is about giving babies honey. Although honey seems like a wholesome and natural food to give your infant, it is advisable not to do it until after the baby is at least 12 months of age. Honey can contain spores of a bacterium called Clostridium botulinum, which can germinate in a baby’s immature digestive system and cause infant botulism, a rare but possibly fatal illness. 

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Medical Information

Piling Up!

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Just the mention of the word hemorrhoids brings back painful memories in many people. Hemorrhoids is one issue that affects every human atleast once in their lifetime. Some might not be too open to talk about this, while others cringe and cry just at the mention. Why is this condition treated with so much pain and hate? Let’s find out.

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Cancer, Medical Information

Liver Cancer – The What & The How?

liver cancer

We incidentally lost our beloved Tunku Abdul Jalil Iskandar Sultan Ibrahim to killer cancer in 2015, that too at a pretty young age! We have all heard about Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer but Liver cancer, what is this cancer?? We seem to not know anything about it. At GetDoc Says, we try to put together information, so that our readers are not losing out on the knowledge sharing. Let us read on to find out about the disease.

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Health and Fitness, Healthy Diet, Healthy Lifestyle

Health and the New Year Resolution!

new year resolution

Haven’t we always been asked this question which does sound clichéd nowadays?? – “So what’s your new year resolution going to be?” Much as we all try to keep up the promise of whatever we resolve to change in the New Year, it slowly loses steam even before the first month of the New Year ends.

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Health and Fitness, Healthy Diet, Healthy Lifestyle

GetDoc Wishes You a Very Merry Christmas!

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Festivities are always synonymous with great food, with friends and family around, and lots of celebration and happiness. While it is perfectly ok to indulge in all the amazing food that is part of the celebrations, it is essential to watch that you don’t overeat.

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Health and Fitness, Healthy Lifestyle, Workout

Why You Should Start Exercising Now?

exercise is important

Are you looking to reduce the risk of disease? Do you want to look and feel better physically as well as mentally? Do you want to keep doing activities that you enjoy doing, all through your life?

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Medical Information

What Is Obesity?

what is obesity

Obesity is a growing social problem in today’s world. Along with this it is also a global health problem. It is affecting people of all ages and economic status. Obesity results in such poor health condition and contributes to a number of health issues in persons affected.
 

What is Obesity?

Obesity is a condition where there is excess fat accumulation in the body of the person that it has a negative effect on the health of that person. It is measured using different methods and the most common method is the (Body Mass Index) BMI calculation.

 

What is Body Mass Index (BMI)?

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Medical Information, Outbreak

8 Things You Must Know About Typhoid Fever

typhoid fever

Typhoid fever cases were pretty much in the news last year in Kuala Lumpur, it is always better to know information beforehand, so let’s find out what this disease is all about? We’ve got the what and the how about this disease all covered in this post.

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Expert Says

Get to Know – Dr. Ian Tan, Medical Aesthetic Practitioner in Petaling Jaya

Dr Ian Tan of Anna Hoo Clinic

As we wait in the plush clinic of Dr. Anna Hoo, a very pleasant looking young man greets us, we find out he is Dr. Ian Tan. A very friendly and charming Medical Aesthetic Practitioner in Petaling Jaya (who wouldn’t want to get themselves treated from someone like that haha)

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Breastfeeding, Expert Says

Breastfeeding Is Best Feeding

breastfeeding is best

This article is an excerpt from the recently held talk on advocating breastfeeding to new mothers, conducted by Damai Service Hospital and our very own Dr Melanie Majaham was one of the speakers at the event.

A lot of noise is being made about breastfeeding; a lot more has to be made for mothers and families to be convinced (unfortunately) that breastfeeding is indeed the best feeding. What is natural must be allowed to happen. Statistics say that 14.5% of Malaysian mothers exclusively breastfeed their babies for the first 6 months. This is still a low number and there is an urgent need to spread the message even further. Let us get into the basics of breastfeeding and breastmilk. Read on to find out more about how to breastfeed and why you must feed. 

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