What is allergy? – Part 1

repared by Dr. M. Yadav, Consultant Allergist of a private hospital in Kuala Lumpur. Dr. Yadav can be contacted at telephone number – 03-22828795 (Dr. M. Yadav was former Professor in Immunology in the Department of Genetics and Cellular Biology, Universiti Malaya. He has published over 200 research papers on various aspects of allergy and […]

Developmental milestones

This below information is provided by Dr Cheang Hon Kit, Consultant Paediatrician/Neonatalogist of a private hospital in Penang. DEVELOPMENTAL MILESTONES (Reference note: The actions mentioned in the bullet form are some of the things that a baby/child is able to do at the different ages. Those marked in bold are warning signs that you may […]

The MMR doubts expressed by mothers – Pt 3

According to my child’s schedule, the MMR is a one time jab which consist of Mumps, Measles and Rubella (German Measles). Usually this vaccine comes in a glass nebsules and only one injection. For MMR, the recommended age to jab is between 12 – 15 mths. Most hospitals recommend 15 months. At 5 yrs old, […]