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Weight Woes

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Waging war on your waistline

All I want for Christmas is… a visible waistline! The struggle to lose weight gets harder as one gets older, busier and more stressed out – and the abundance of good food at Christmas-time surely doesn’t help. We turn to[...]

Medical Services at the Mall

Guardian Health & Beauty and Parkway Shenton have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in a joint endeavour that paves the way for a new era of collaborations between retail pharmacists and the private medical sector. This first-of-its-kind medical service[...]

New Medical Centre at Mount Alvernia

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The new Medical Centre D at Mount Alvernia Hospital (MAH) was officially opened on 20 October 2014. The new eight-storey building will house over 50 medical suites, covering a wide range of specialties like cardiology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, paediatrics, neurology, obstetrics[...]

New Option in Asthma Management

flutiform®, a new combination therapy for the maintenance treatment of asthma, has been launched in Singapore by Mundipharma. Combining for the first time two effective asthma medications – fluticasone and formoterol – in a single, portable aerosol inhaler, flutiform® provides[...]

My Doctor, My Friend

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Dr Ang Peng Tiam fights cancer with hope and laughter

Everyone loves a good story, and Dr Ang Peng Tiam has a lifetime of great ones. In his childhood days, his family spent lots of time talking together after dinner, and his parents often shared their life experiences. “I must have[...]

 Disease-free Without Drugs

Some remedies come naturally

Drugs may not be the only – or best – solution when you’re sick. From weight loss to insomnia, there’s a natural remedy for just about everything. Our Expert of the Month, Chief Executive Officer of Tek Eight Laboratories Eugene[...]

Mead Johnson Nutrition Opens Local Campus

Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, a global leader in pediatric nutrition, has opened the doors to its new production and research campus in Tuas, Singapore. This investment represents the single largest capital project in the company’s more than 100-year history, and[...]

New Treatment for Frown Lines

A new purified botulinum neurotoxin injectable is now approved and available in Singapore. XEOMIN® is used to improve the appearance of frown (glabellar) lines between the eyebrows. Glabellar frown lines are caused by muscles contracting and start developing in the[...]

Hill-Rom Expands Investment in Singapore

American medical technology company Hill-Rom has expanded its Asia-Pacific Innovation Centre in Singapore. Research facilities such as the Respiratory Care Development Centre and the Patient Support Development Centre, equipped with the latest technology, are now housed in the 24,000-square-foot space.[...]

Inhalable Insulin

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The new treatment for diabetes

Inhaled insulin is much more acceptable to patients with type 2 diabetes. This means that more patients with poorly controlled diabetes would be willing to be started on insulin, which no longer requires painful injections. In June 2014, the Food[...]

A Mission of Miracles

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Peter Lim discovers Nature’s secrets for good health

On the subject of natural living, you would be hard pressed to find anyone as passionate as Peter Lim. A believer to the core, Peter daily practises what he preaches in every aspect of his life, from the food he[...]

Tele-Health Programme for Heart Failure Patients

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The Eastern Health Alliance (EH Alliance) and Changi General Hospital (CGH) have partnered Philips Healthcare (Philips) to pilot Singapore’s first tele-health programme for heart failure patients in Singapore. The innovative programme integrates three key elements: tele-monitoring, tele-education, and tele-care support[...]

Credit Card for Health and Wellness

With the OCBC Great Eastern Cashflo Card, Singapore’s first health and wellness credit card, customers will now find it easier to enjoy healthy living and manage their cash flow. The OCBC Great Eastern Cashflo Card, issued in partnership with OCBC[...]

FDA Approves New Insomnia Drug

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new kind of insomnia drug, Belsomra. The drug is manufactured by Merck, Sharpe & Dohme Corp., and is the first approved drug of this type. Insomnia is a common condition[...]

Percutaneous (Minimally Invasive) Heart Valve Replacement

Male heart anatomy

No more laying your heart bare

The aortic valve allows blood to be pumped out of the heart to the rest of the body. With ageing, the aortic valve may become narrowed – a condition known as aortic valve stenosis (AS). When the valve narrowing becomes[...]

Feel it in your Bones

X-ray Anatomy on Blue

Bone up on the best diet for a strong skeleton

  It is just as important, if not more so, to take care of what’s inside your body as what’s on the outside. For a strong foundation, get some tips from our Expert of the Month, Dr Siow Hua Ming,[...]

Breast Cancer in Men

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The guys DO get it

When we talk about breast cancer, we invariably think of women. Associating breast cancer with women is not wrong, after all, it is the most common type of cancer affecting women globally. What many people fail to realise, is that[...]

The Cancer Crusader

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Clinician Scientist Dr Iain Tan on translating research to results

When you are as passionate as Dr Iain Tan is about combating cancer, you want to fight on more than one front. A consultant oncologist leading the colorectal cancer service within the Division of Medical Oncology at National Cancer Centre[...]

Programmed for Excellence

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Urologist and robotic surgeon Dr James Tan explores innovative surgery

It’s not everyone who discovers that they are cut out to be surgeons before they even hit their teens. But that is just what Dr James Tan, urologist and robotic surgeon, did. He developed a mechanical bent at a tender[...]

GlaxoSmithKline Tackles Ebola

Virus protection

Amid the rising death toll from the Ebola crisis in West Africa, global healthcare company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) offered a ray of hope, with the announcement that its experimental Ebola vaccine is going into the clinical trial phase. Currently, GSK is[...]

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