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Ticking Time Bombs in the Head: Brain Aneurysms

Brain aneurysms are like ticking time bombs in our head. Learn more about their dangers and ways to treat them with lower risks from Interventional Radiologist, Dr. Manish Taneja.
  • 24 Sep 2020
  • 4 mins read
Health

Managing Asthma during COVID-19

One of the challenges in managing asthma during COVID-19 is distinguishing the signs and symptoms of an asthma exacerbation from those of COVID-19, which include dry cough and difficulty in breathing. Respiratory Consultion and Intensivist, Dr. Alvin Ng, shares more about the condition and how it can be prevented.
  • 07 Sep 2020
  • 1 min read
Health

Deadly Complication Behind Dengue Fever: Myocarditis

A small proportion of dengue fever patients can experience complications resulting in deaths. Myocarditis is one of them. Learn more from Dr. Eric Chong as he walks us through myocarditis, one of the deadliest complications behind dengue fever.
  • 03 Sep 2020
  • 4 mins
Health

When Your Heart Suddenly Stops Beating: Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Have you ever wondered why some young people who have led seemingly healthy lifestyles can just collapse in the midst of a workout? It is probably due to sudden cardiac arrest. Learn from our Senior Cardiology Consultant, Dr. Eric Chong, more about the condition and how it can be prevented.
  • 01 Sep 2020
  • 3 mins read
Medicine

Surgery without Knife: HIFU, A New Approach for Uterine Fibroids

HIFU offers patients the option to remove tumors in the uterus such as fibroids without having to go under the knife. Learn how the non-invasive procedure works from our Senior O&G Consultant, Dr. Peter Chew.
  • 31 Aug 2020
  • 3 mins read
Medicine

Focal Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Dr. Chong Kian Tai, Consultant Urologist from Surgi-TEN Specialists talks about focal therapy for early prostate cancer.
  • 31 Aug 2020
  • 3 mins
Health

Fibroids and Pregnancy

Women with fibroids do go on to have normal pregnancies, though in some cases, it can cause challenges. We learn more from our Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Prof. Fong Yoke Fai, how fibroids can affect pregnancy and how it can be treated with high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU).
  • 28 Aug 2020
  • 4 mins read
Medicine

ICU Delirium in Patients

ICU delirium is a known condition that can happen to critically ill patients. Learn how ICUs have advanced over the years to manage side effects such as delirium, PTSD and more.
  • 27 Aug 2020
  • 3 mins read