Hemophilia

Written by Mohamad Haziq Bin Mohd Yusoff, Pharmacist. What is Hemophilia? Hemophilia is a rare inherited bleeding disorder in which the blood doesn’t clot normally because of the lack of cloth factors in the body. A clotting factor factor is a protein in blood...

Alcohol Related Liver Disease (ARLD)

Prepared by Khew Kok How, Pharmacist. What is alcohol-related liver disease (ARLD)? The liver is one of the most complex organs in the human body, with over 500 functions. These include filtering out blood toxins, storing energy, making hormones and proteins, and...

Trigger Finger

Written by Tan Pei Yee, Pharmacist What is Trigger Finger?   Throughout the day, holding or grasping an object, typing on computers or smartphones, flipping books are the simple motion that can be easily done by using our fingers. However, these tasks might...

Poison Prevention

Written by Teoh Hui Jiun, Pharmacist. What is poison? A poison is anything someone eats, breathes, gets in the eyes or on the skin, which can cause sickness or death if it gets into or on the body. Poisons come in solid, liquid, gas or sprays forms. Most common poison...

Menopause

Written by May Chen Mei Fei, Pharmacist  What is menopause? When a woman is unable to get pregnant naturally and stops having periods  Normally occurs between 45 and 55 years of age. In Malaysia, the median age was 58 years old Symptoms    Last around 4 years...

Erectile Dysfunction

Written by Aqilah Nadirah, Provisionally Registered Pharmacist (PRP) What is Erectile Dysfunction (ED)? ED or impotence is a condition where there is inability to achieve or maintain erection which allows satisfactory sexual performance.  Men can either experience...