MUGIS 2022: Moving towards a more holistic weight loss procedure

November 4, 2022

Recently, MUGIS 2022 (Malaysian Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Society) was held in Johor on October 8th and 9th, 2022.

A New Holistic Approach to Weight Loss in Malaysia

April 4, 2022

These are questions and statements often heard by an overweight or obese person.

Infertility Due to Obesity

March 14, 2022

According to the International Obesity Task Force, around 1.1 billion adults worldwide are overweight. At the same time, around 312 million people are categorized as obese.

How to Stop Your Christmas Weight Gain when You are already Obese

Dec 23, 2021

Christmas is one of the most anticipated holidays all over the world. At its core, Christmas is an annual religious festivity among Christians and Catholics, commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. However, throughout the years the holiday has become a cultural worldwide celebration.

Diabetes that You Don't See Everyday

Nov 12, 2021

Diabetes is one of the most common metabolic disorders around the world, including in Asia.

Patient Event: Swallowable balloon with Columbia Asia Bukit Rimau

Nov 10, 2021

Health is wealth. That is undeniably true. A lot of us say this but do we really mean it? As we grow older, our health becomes our main priority, as it should.

How to Control Your Weight for Diwali Snacks 2021

Nov 05, 2021

As we are approaching the end of 2021, everyone is starting to get into a festive mood. Of course, it is primarily because the Christmas season is only a month away.

Common Questions on Gastric Sleeve in Singapore with Dr Ganesh Ramalingam

Nov 03, 2021

Obesity and weight problems have been considered an epidemic for many years now. Countries like Singapore do not escape the problem.

Dr Ganesh Ramalingam

Obesity in Singapore with Dr. Ganesh Ramalingam

Oct 22, 2021

Like malnutrition, obesity is not a common issue in all parts of the world, including Singapore.

Does Obesity Increase the Risk of Breast Cancer in Women?

Sept 30, 2021

Obesity and being overweight comes with a lot of health risks.

Q&A From Conversation (Myth)

Sept 24, 2021

Dr Shanker Pasupathy was an ASEAN Scholar at Raffles Institution and Raffles Junior College from 1984-1989.

Common Questions on Gastric Balloon Singapore

Sept 24, 2021

Singapore, despite being a city-island nation or a country built on the main island of its archipelago, Singapore has paved its way to becoming one of the first-world countries in Asia.

Bariatric Surgery: Gastric Balloon Singapore​

Sept 22, 2021

Weight loss has always been an interest to many people.

How to Tell Your Boyfriend or Husband That He Is Fat Without Telling Him That He Is Fat?

Sept 17, 2021

Have you been noticing your boyfriend/husband gaining some extra weight after being together for so long? Do you miss his 6-pack abs and his tight muscles you used to clutch into when watching horror movies? I bet you do.

What Makes Expats Fatter Than Local Populations?

Sept 10, 2021

In developed Asian countries such as Singapore and Malaysia, it is not surprising to see Expats of different nationalities, who reside in the country.

Bariatric Surgery Singapore: Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

Sept 1, 2021

The concept of weight loss is something that seems easy when you think about it.

Dr. Tan Chun Hai, Debunking Common Weight Loss Myths & Misconceptions

Aug 4, 2021

Dr Tan Chun Hai is a General Surgeon practicing at Gleneagles Hospital Singapore.

How Does Obesity Affect COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness?

July 22, 2021

Again, there's still no conclusive data that proves that obesity reduces the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines.

Higher Risk of Death by COVID-19 if You are Obese

July 22, 2021

COVID-19 has been a threat for so many people across the world.

Dangerous Complications on Anaesthesia for Obese Individuals

July 22, 2021

Anaesthesia has quite an ambiguous reputation among medical patients, regardless of what procedure.

Prof Dato’ Dr. Nik Ritza x Kita Kurang Webinar on Obesity 24th July 2021

July 14, 2021

On July 24, Prof. Dato’ Dr. Nik Rtiza Kosai Nik Mahmood, one of Malaysia’s leading experts on obesity and bariatric surgery, will be having a webinar in collaboration with KitaKurang.

How Many Calories Does Mr. Coconut Contain?

July 12, 2021

For a country like Singapore, where the weather tends to be hot and humid, people are searching for that ‘it’ drink that can quench their thirst.

What is Diabesity? – A combination of Obesity & Diabetes

July 06, 2021

Obesity is considered by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a global health pandemic.

Gastric Balloon Prices in Singapore & Malaysia

June 30, 2021

In recent years, weight loss has become a big industry in Singapore and Malaysia.

Malaysia, the “Fattest Country in Asia” in 30 Years: What does it say about locals’ health?

June 30, 2021

For years, obesity has been considered a worldwide epidemic by the World Health Organization, with more than 1 billion adults overweight and at least 300 million diagnosed as obese.

Top 4 Weight Loss Transformation Surgery

June 25, 2021

Many people have become more driven when it comes to weight loss.

Fraud Supplements for Weight Loss in Malaysia, should we be afraid?

June 25, 2021

It is safe to say that a lot of people in the world use health supplements as an alternative to acquiring nutrients.

Saxenda® Weight Loss Pen Effectiveness

June 25, 2021

Weight loss is something that people try to commit to, setting body goals for themselves.

Life Of Obesity

From 50KG to 302KG, My Father Hates Me Because I'm Fat (A True Story in Singapore)

April 30, 2021

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 650 million adults worldwide were classified as obese in 2016, and the numbers are still racking up.

Obese Genetics

Am I Obese Because Of My Genetics

April 26, 2021

Obesity is a medical condition that has become prominent among Singaporeans, proven by the increasing obesity rates in the country within the past few years.

Obesity Singapore

Working Adults Faces Higher Risk of Obesity in Singapore?

April 19, 2021

Obesity is a problem faced by many people in Singapore. It is described as the excessive accumulation of body fat, usually due to unhealthy lifestyle choices.

Overweight Children Malaysia

Overweight Children in Malaysia: Is It Parent's Influence?

April 16, 2021

Weight problems, especially being overweight and obese, is not a new problem in Malaysia.

MCO Obesity Rates Malaysia

How Did MCO Raise Obesity Rates in Malaysia?

April 13, 2021

We have been through a weird and tumultuous year, something that none of us could ever have imagined.

Prof. Dato’ Dr. Nik Ritza Kosai Nik Mahmood

Prof. Dato’ Dr. Nik Ritza Kosai Nik Mahmood – Celebrity Bariatric Surgeon in Malaysia

March 19, 2021

Prof. Dato’ Dr. Nik Ritza is the current President of the Malaysian Metabolic and Bariatric Surgical Society and is now a sessional consultant at Gleneagles Hospital in Kuala Lumpur

Obesity in Singapore

Obesity in Singapore: A Chronic Relapsing Disease

March 4, 2021

Obesity is something that many people in Singapore struggle with.

Swallowable Weight Loss Balloon

Swallowable Weight Loss Balloon in Singapore: The Latest Innovation on Weight Loss

February 24, 2021

Weight loss is something that many people in Singapore are trying to achieve.

5 Proven Weight Loss Diets

January 21, 2021

As a new year is upon us, many of us are planning to be better versions of ourselves.

Weight Loss Review: Orbera®, Spatz, and Allurion Elipse Gastric Balloon

January 21, 2021

Weight loss is something many people around the world aspire to achieve every year for various reasons.

Gastric Sleeve Vs Gastric Balloon

Gastric Sleeve vs. Gastric Balloon in Singapore

January 21, 2021

Attempting to lose weight can be a discouraging and frustrating process.

Gastric Balloons Singapore

Different Types of Gastric Balloons in Singapore

January 21, 2021

With the high cases of obesity and people clamoring for weight loss solutions, one type of technological innovation that is making a surge in countries like Singapore is called the Gastric Balloon.

Pros and Cons of Invasive Weight Loss Surgery

January 21, 2021

Obesity can often lead to serious health complications. People with a body mass index of 25 and above are more likely to have medical issues.

Non-Surgical Weight Loss Procedure

January 21, 2021

There are a lot of factors that contribute to obesity. Some of these factors include genetics, emotions, medical conditions, and even the lifestyle itself. Some people, despite following a diet plan and an exercise routine, still tend to gain weight.