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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
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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
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Causes of Uterine Fibroids and How It Affects Women

Fibroids are benign growths affecting about 50 to 70 percent of women. Find out more about the causes and its impact on women if left untreated.
  • 04 Jun 2020
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Here's What You Need To Know About Diabetes

In Singapore, 1 in 9 people aged 18 to 69 is diabetic. Are you at risk? Find out more as we hear from Endocrinologist Dr. Goh Kian Peng on the causes of diseases and how it can be prevented.
  • 26 May 2020
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Causes of Chronic Neck Pain and How To Manage It

In this article, we speak to Senior Physiotherapist Ms. Sum Qing Faye to find out more about the causes of chronic neck pain and it can be managed.
  • 26 May 2020
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Here’s What You Need to Know About IBS

IBS is a disorder affecting one in five Singaporean that has been proven to cause disruption to patients’ lives. We speak to Dr Reuben Wong, Associate Professor and Gastroenterologist who practices at gutCARE, Farrer Park Hospital, to find out more IBS and dispel some common myths surrounding the disorder.
  • 09 Apr 2020
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My Prostate is Enlarged, What’s Next?

Have you noticed more frequent visits to the bathroom, or experienced difficulty starting urination? These problems could be disturbing. In this article, we speak to urologist Dr Jimmy Beng to learn more about a possible reason behind them: an enlarged prostate.
  • 04 Feb 2020
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It All Started With Pain: Fibroids in the Uterus

Elsje, in her mid-50s started feeling pain arising from her right abdomen. The pain affected the surrounding areas unexpectedly at various intensity and frequency, during different times in the day. A check with her gastroenteritis doctor ruled out bowel related issues and she was advised to consult with her gynaecologist instead.
  • 23 Dec 2019