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Question of the month: “Have an acne problem? Tell us about it!”

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Answer our monthly question and the three best answers will each receive­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ a set of ClarityMD™ Acne Solution worth $90 per set! Fast Acne Relief ClarityMD™ clears acne fast, without irritation. It contains no benzoyl peroxide, alcohol or other harsh[...]

Mundipharma and Genewel Sign Agreement across Key Global Markets for Licensing and Promotion of Medifoam®

Mundipharma has entered a strategic business partnership with Genewel for the licensing and promotion of Medifoam® (marketed as BETAplast® outside Korea), a moist wound dressing product. The alliance will see Mundipharma undertake responsibility for the successful domestic product in key[...]

A New Type of Medicine that Works Independently of Insulin Now Approved in Singapore for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

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AstraZeneca recently announced the Health Sciences Authority has approved Forxiga™ (dapagliflozin) tablets for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in Singapore. Forxiga is a selective and reversible inhibitor of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) that works independently of insulin to help[...]

Vitamin D

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Walking on sunshine

Of the essential nutrients our bodies need, vitamin D is one that stands out from the crowd. You don’t get it from eating loads of green veggies (cue sighs of relief); interestingly, the best way to load up on vitamin[...]

Build a Balanced Salad

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Satiating salads do exist – and trust us, assembling them is not rocket science!

Are you the kind of person who has a salad for dinner – and then a post-salad pizza and Snickers for dessert? Perhaps you know the veggies are for your own good, but they leave you feeling hungry and craving[...]

Hair Heroes

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Your hair may need a pick-me-up

Your hair is your crowning glory. It should be strong, luxuriant, bouncy, moisturised and healthy… but that’s not always the case. Hair problems such as dryness, frizziness and excessive hair loss are all too common. It may be time to[...]

The Pros of Probiotics

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The natural body boosters

One sunny Sunday morning I met my friends for brunch. We got talking, as usual, about the latest trends, fashion-buzz, make-up, and movies. At one point, we were engaged in an animated conversation about a movie, when out of nowhere[...]

Ageing and Dental Health

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What happens to your teeth as time goes by?

Good nutrition and medical care has enabled many people to live to a ripe old age. Life expectancy now exceeds 80 years. However, if we look at the dental history of the average person in his/her late fifties-to-mid seventies, there[...]

Collagen Remedy

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It is widely used in skin, bone, and other tissue regeneration

Collagen is the most abundant protein found in mammals, including us, humans. It makes up 25% to 35% of the protein in our bodies, and it is not just found in the skin. Collagen is found in tendons, ligaments, cartilage,[...]

Keeping Fit in the Golden Years

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Exercises and nutrition for the elderly

Doctors often meet patients who feel that their daily physical activity level suffices. “The housework… walking to workplace… these are enough to tire me out.” Self -admissions as such often reflect the poor state of underlying physical health and reserve[...]

Back-up Plan

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Should you be concerned about that low back pain?

Jim was working out in the gym one day when he felt a ‘strain’ in his lower back. He dismissed that and went on with his workout – hitting the treadmill and free weights as usual. The next morning, the[...]

Beat Psoriasis

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Are biologics the answer?

Psoriasis is a chronic and inflammatory auto-immune disorder affecting about 2% of the population[i] and is characterised by red plaques with scales on the skin. Psoriasis has a genetic predisposition and is triggered or exacerbated by other environmental factors.[ii] The[...]

Birthing Options

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What is best for you?

Labour and childbirth can be both an exciting yet daunting feeling for most women especially first time mothers. The joy and excitement of your baby arriving is often mixed with fear of labour itself. It is thus important for mothers[...]

Fight the Flu

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Seven ways to combat the flu

The term ‘flu’ is often loosely used interchangeably with the ‘common cold’ or any illness consisting of runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, cough, throat irritation, and fever. This is actually a misnomer. Flu by definition refers to influenza, a contagious[...]

Heel Pain

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Extra-corporeal shockwave therapy for plantar fasciitis

If you’re on your feet a lot, you might experience pain on the underside of the foot or in the heel whenever it strikes the ground as you walk. If so, you might be suffering from plantar fasciitis. What is[...]

Cartilage Regeneration

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A difficult but possible endeavour

Cartilage damage is a common problem in many joints especially the knee. It is not an easy problem to treat, but there are many treatment modalities available to repair or regenerate damaged cartilage.  Cartilage Damage as a Cause for Knee[...]

Dealing with Pneumonia

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This lung condition can be fatal even in otherwise healthy people

Pneumonia is an infection of one or both the lungs. It is the second most common cause of death and the fifth most common cause of hospital admissions in Singapore.* Germs such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi can cause pneumonia.[...]

Understanding ADHD

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What can you do when your child has ADHD?

Kelvin never seems to be paying attention in class. He tends to drift off into daydream-land so frequently that his teachers have given up on his academic potential.Michelle is considered a ‘naughty’ girl because she talks incessantly in class, too[...]

All Grown Up and Loving Life

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Well-loved personality Jamie Yeo balances work, family and health perfectly

A familiar face to many, Jamie Yeo has been in the public spotlight since her teens. The starlet shot to stardom as Tammy in the well-known drama series Growing Up on Channel 5, and quickly became a household name. She[...]

Finding the Right Fit

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Pedorthist Owen Oo tells us how to choose our shoes

“My message to everyone is to learn to appreciate and love their feet. When your feet feel good, you feel good too.” There is a Chinese belief that the state of one’s feet is linked to the overall health of[...]

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