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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[...]

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[...]

Patients Paint Personal Stories

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To commemorate World Diabetes Day 2014 and empower patients to initiate conversations with their healthcare providers for better management of hypoglycemia, Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and Novo Nordisk have invited local visual artist, Felicia Low, to work with a group[...]

Psoriasis

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It really gets under your skin

Psoriasis (“suh-ry-uh-sus”) is a chronic skin problem that causes skin cells to grow too quickly, resulting in thick, white or red patches of skin. Normal skin cells grow gradually and flake off every four weeks, but psoriatic skin cells move[...]

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[...]

Cigarettes and Lung Cancer

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Your health could go up in smoke

A LOOK AT THE NUMBERS Smoking and Lung Cancer Lung cancer ranks as the #2 cancer in males, and #3 in females Smoking causes 85% – 90% of lung cancers Only 16.6% of lung cancer patients live > 5 years[...]

Listen Closely

An audiologist answers all

Hearing is one of our five senses, and it’s something we use all the time. Hearing connects us to others. Imagine losing your hearing. How different your world would be! That’s when you need the help of an audiologist. Wait…[...]

Wristband to the Rescue

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Singapore start-up TagBio Pte Ltd is teaming up with Breast Cancer Foundation (BCF) for Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) in October 2014. TagBio will donate half of the proceeds from the sale of ID-Life, its groundbreaking QR code-based medical identification wristband,[...]

Fever and Flu

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In healthy kids, fever generally doesn’t indicate anything serious. Fever is usually caused by infections from viruses (such as the cold or flu) or bacteria (such as ear infections). Although it can be frightening when your child’s temperature rises, fever itself[...]

Back in the Saddle

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Coming back from colon cancer

Bank manager Andi Tenrigappa, 55, loves his motorbikes and riding them. Last August, he went on holiday to the United States with his wife and son. After his wife and son went home to Makassar, Indonesia, Andi stayed on in[...]

3D Face Sculpting

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Exploring the “basics”

Great advances in medical science and research have led to the blossoming of non-invasive medical aesthetics. It caters to the innate yearning of most people, to look attractive without undergoing surgery. The idea of walking into a clinic and coming[...]

Breast Cancer Screening

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Early detection is the best protection

One in 16 women in Singapore will develop breast cancer at some time in their life. The good news is that it can usually be cured if it is detected early. Breast cancer screening is a way in which doctors[...]

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[...]

HPV and Cervical Cancer

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Circumventing the deadly disease

A LOOK AT THE NUMBERSCervical Cancer in Singapore 10th most common cancer among women 1 case diagnosed every 2 days Causes 360 deaths a year, or 1 death every 5 days 25% of cases are diagnosed in women from 45[...]

Terrific Threadlift

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Facelift without the surgery

Threadlift is a minimally invasive procedure which addresses the main concerns in an ageing face. As we age, the soft tissues of the face progressively lose the elasticity and volume of youth. How many times have we looked in the[...]

Sex Matters

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A discourse on intercourse (and other sexual health issues)

Sex is one of the most natural things in the world, but many of us really know very little about it! Our Expert of the Month, Dr Christopher Chong, Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Urogynaecologist at Gleneagles Hospital, answers all your burning[...]

Brain Attack

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Know the Signs of Stroke

A man walks down the street, suddenly feels unwell, grabs his chest and thinks the end of the world has arrived. The people around him attend to him immediately. Someone in the crowd calls for an ambulance, “Help! A man[...]

End the Silence Part II

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My lifelong battle against endometriosis

Read Part 1 Losing Myself By the middle of 2004, Darion was past his second birthday and had been with us for over a year. Our adoption was now finalised. The next few months were challenging for us though, and[...]

Eat Asthma Attacks Away

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The link between your diet and asthma

From doing the right types of exercises to avoiding extreme weather conditions, asthmatics go to great lengths to manage their disease. However, many do not know that eating the right foods and having a good diet can go some way[...]

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,[...]

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