What is allergy? – Part 2

What is the mechanism of allergy? In allergy suffers the immune system produces large amounts of an antibody called Immunoglobulin E (IgE) as part of a confused defense strategy against harmless allergens. Normal individuals do not produce IgE antibody following exposure to allergens. The IgE antibody to the specific allergens enters the blood circulation and […]

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 […]