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Fetal Problems

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Congenital abnormalities of the kidney and urinary tract

“Doctor, will she have a normal life?” the heavily pregnant lady looked at me with a little frown on her forehead, while her husband waited intensely for my reply. Obviously, this is a question that has been in their minds[...]

Suffering from Sinusitis Often?

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It may not be just a simple case of infection of the paranasal sinuses

Sinustis is a common complaint which patients present to the physician. A “sinus” literally means a “cavity”.  When applied to the nose, these “sinuses” are, in fact, air cavities around the nose that communicate with, or rather, drain into the[...]

Chickenpox in Babies

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Although rare, varicella infection in babies can be extremely serious

Chickenpox, also known as varicella, is a common and highly infectious disease, affecting individuals mainly during childhood, especially between two and eight years old. But all ages can contract the varicella virus. Chickenpox is rare in babies. However, when it[...]

Preterm Labour

Warning signs and prevention of premature labour and delivery

Preterm labour with attendant premature delivery of a baby is a frightening and traumatic experience that no mother would like to experience. Having an experienced and empathetic obstetrician is very reassuring for mothers-to-be, as they can discuss the possibility and[...]

Hale and Hearty

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The many easy ways to live healthier – according to model-host Stephanie Carrington

For most of us living in Singapore, trying to live a healthy lifestyle can be a huge challenge. What with the crazy, busy schedule we all keep and the fast-paced life we all lead, exercising at least three times a[...]

Zapping Zits

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What you can do about your teenager’s acne

For today’s teenagers, appearance and personal image are very important. How they feel about their appearance affects how they feel about themselves – so acne becomes one of those factors that could be preventing them from fulfilling their potential. Remember[...]

Dental Distress

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How to handle dental emergencies during the holiday season

Injuries to the teeth or oral tissues are very common amongst adults and children. One survey reported that 16% of adults had experienced some sort of injury to the teeth or mouth affecting more males than females. The figures are[...]

Smokers’ Lungs

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Dr Jim Teo Yeow Kwan helps us clear the air on chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases

Do you know that more than three million people have died of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in 2005 alone? It is estimated that 210 million people have COPD worldwide, and the World Health Organization (WHO) predicts that it will[...]

Mad About Garlic

5 Amazing benefits of garlic

You may love garlic in your pasta and paella, but these pungent yet savoury bulbs can do more than make your dishes delightful and appetizing! For over 4,000 years, fresh garlic has been used all over the world as a[...]

Whooping Cough in Babies

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Respiratory Physician Dr Lee Yeow Hian gives us the lowdown on pertussis

It’s bad enough when kids have simple coughs and colds – imagine when they start whooping and have alarming pauses in breathing. Parents have a reason to worry when their kids have pertussis or whooping cough. Not only is it[...]

All About Gastric Cancer

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The lowdown on stomach cancer

Gastric cancer remains a relatively common cancer in Singapore. Though the rate of gastric cancer is declining, it is prevalent amongst Asians. It is common in patients above 50 years of age and is more common amongst men. What is[...]

Kiss the Itch Goodbye!

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Management of itchy scalp and common skin conditions in young adults

Are you distressed by itchy skin and bothered by white flakes on your clothes? Take comfort, you are not alone. More than one million of men and women suffer from dandruff and itchy skin and scalp problems. Seborrhoeic Dermatitis The[...]

Sakura Probiotic Prawns

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Probiotic Prawns Sakura Prawns are given probiotics in their feed that promote the growth of desirable gastrointestinal bacteria. Besides being completely free of harmful antibiotics, hormones, and pesticides, Sakura Prawns are grown using hygienic and sustainable aquaculture practices. Seawater is[...]

Antibiotics 101

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A lowdown on antibacterial drugs

Antibiotics (or antibacterials) are medicines that are used to fight off bacterial infections. These are powerful medicines that cannot be used against viral infections (e.g. flu, colds, most coughs and bronchitis, and sore throats not due to Streptococcus bacteria). When[...]

Preventing Antibiotics Resistance

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Proper use of antibiotics is key

The discovery of antibiotics, also known as microbial drugs, has been considered one of the most relevant healthcare breakthroughs in the world. Antibiotics are medications that fight infections caused by bacteria. Penicillin, the first antibiotic, was discovered by Alexander Fleming[...]

Gut Wrenching

Irritable bowel syndrome affects one in 10 people in Singapore. Can probiotics help?

“Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is often under-diagnosed,” declared Professor Claudio De Simone, who was recently in Singapore to share his insights into the latest trends in using probiotics to treat gastrointestinal issues. “It is under-diagnosed because most people perceive the[...]

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