Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the world's leading cause of death with 17.9 million lives claimed each year. In Singapore, 17 people die from CVD every day.
This World Heart Day, join Farrer Park Hospital and our cardiovascular experts in learning more about the importance of heart health and how to make informed decisions to protect your heart.
Connection between High Cholesterol and High Blood Pressure
Studies showed that one in five Singaporeans have one or more cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, and physical inactivity.
Can Smart Wearables Detect Heart Conditions Such As Atrial Fibrillation (AF)?
There is an increased use of wearables for cardiovascular monitoring outside the classic clinical settings. Our cardiologist Dr. Kelvin Wong talks about the medical use of wearables for arrhythmia detection and more.
Guide to Managing A Deadly Duo: Heart and Cancer
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and cancer are among the top killers in the world, but there are others among us who may have to battle both at the same time.
Dr. Jayaram Lingamanaicker
"Why are Asian male Indians more susceptible to heart disease?”
Dr. Ruth Kam
"I've been having repeated heart palpitations recently. What check-ups should I go for?”
Held in celebration of World Heart Day, we partnered with Pek Kio Community Centre, Boston Scientific and Singapore Heart Foundation to provide heart health screening to the residents in the Pek Kio area as part of our CSR efforts.