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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
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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
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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
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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
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Experiencing Urine Leak? Here’s How You Can Manage It

Urinary incontinence is a common health problem that can happen to anyone. Find out how to manage or prevent the condition from Urologist, Dr. Chong Kian Tai.
  • 25 Aug 2020
  • 3 mins read
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Dengue Fever Infection Risk

With dengue cases still on the high amidst COVID-19, we speak to Infectious Diseases Physician Dr. Wong Sin Yew about health risks and concerns about the current circulating dengue virus serotype 3 (DENV3).
  • 18 Aug 2020
  • 3 mins read
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Sleep Affects Your Health

While one may not appear noticeably sleepy during the day, losing even an hour of sleep can affect the ability to think or react quickly. Learn more about Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) in our article with Dr. Paul Mok from My ENT Specialist.
  • 17 Jun 2020
  • 5 mins read
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Managing Breast Cancer with a ‘Less is More’ Approach

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among women in the world today. In Singapore, the incidence of breast cancer continues to climb, where an estimated of 1 in 11 women will be diagnosed with the condition in their lifetime.
  • 11 Jun 2020
  • 7 mins read