Practise healthy lifestyle from young

A healthy lifestyle should be nurtured from young to mitigate risks of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), former Malaysian Paediatric Association president Dr Thiyagar Nadarajaw said. He said NCDs were often associated with one’s lifestyle when they were young. NCDs are diseases that are not transmissible from one person to another, such as Parkinson’s disease, autoimmune diseases,…

The battle over vaccination

The biggest ongoing battle in medicine today is over the issue of vaccination. What is fuelling parents’ anxieties about vaccination, and is the medical community able to counter the anti-vaccination movement with scientific arguments alone? This is an edited recording of the panel discussion that was held at the BFM Health & Living Jr 2019…