Women and Children’s Health
Is it my time? Am I going through menopause?
Gan Pou Wee M.Pharm, MBBS, BCPS, R.Ph There comes a time in a woman’s life when her monthly periodRead more.
[Infographic] Immunisation Schedule for National Immunisation Program, Ministry of Health Malaysia
Legend: Bacillus Calmette–Guérin (BCG) confers protection against tuberculosis DTaP confers protection against diphtheria (D), tetanus (T) and accelullar pertussis (aP)Read more.
Painful Periods: Dysmenorrhea
Gan Pou Wee M.Pharm, MBBS, BCPS, R.Ph Painful periods, also known as dysmenorrhea, are caused by chemicals called “prostaglandins”.Read more.
Paracetamol in Children: Dangers of overdose! (Paracetamol dose calculator included)
Gan Pou Wee M.Pharm, MBBS, BCPS, R.Ph Paracetamol comes in many forms and names. Locally, it is widely knownRead more.
My child’s nose is bleeding again! What should I do?
Gan Pou Wee M.Pharm, MBBS, BCPS, R.Ph Seeing blood bleeding out of one’s child’s nose can be quite intimidating atRead more.
Most cough and cold preparations NOT safe for young children under 2!
Gan Pou Wee M.Pharm, MBBS, BCPS, R.Ph Anti-histamines in most cough and cold preparations Most cough and cold preparationsRead more.
Oral contraceptive pills: The advantages and disadvantages you should know
Jason Loo PhD, MPharm, RPh Oral contraceptive pills (OCPs), also popularly known as “the pill”, are an effective modeRead more.
Cold Sores? Please don’t kiss my baby!
John Tiong Jeh Lung MPharm, PhD, RPh Cold sores are contagious fluid-filled painful blisters caused by either herpes simplex virusRead more.
Probiotics reduce new-born sepsis by 40%!
Gan Pou Wee MPharm, MBBS, BCPS, RPh In a recent study published in Nature, it was found that feeding newbornRead more.