Singapore magazine | Health | Beauty | medical | Female | men | wellness | Article | News
Posts tagged as: doctors

Fetal Problems

6657112_xxl

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[...]

Heart Disease

17282122_xl

Not just a man’s disease

Women, take heed! If you think your husband is the only one prone to heart disease, think again. According to the Singapore Heart Foundation (SHF), ‘heart disease and stroke combined is the leading cause of death among women in Singapore.’[...]

Amid Hot Flushes

18813860_xxl

Menopause and healthy sex life

Menopause occurs when the ovaries have no more eggs to ovulate and stop producing female sexual hormones. The woman is considered to have reached menopause when she does not get her period for more than a year. Typically, blood test[...]

Thailand

9092966_xl

Showing a relentless growth in medical tourism

To say that the Medical tourism in Thailand is booming is an understatement. In 2012, roughly 2.5 million medical tourists came to Thailand from around the world for medical treatment, bringing in some 121.6 billion Thai baht. This accounts for[...]

Colorectal Cancer Screening

Why you need to do it now!

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the most common cancer in males and second to breast cancer in females in Singapore. However, when combined, it is undisputedly the most common cancer in the country. More worrying is the rising trend not just[...]

Woman, Get Tested!

edited-11197641_xxl-e1394596694201-855x1024

Important screening tests every woman should do

Health screening is designed for healthy individuals. A good number of health problems do not make you feel ill but can be detected by screening. Earlier detection allows for earlier intervention, thus preventing the health conditions from progressing and leading[...]

Safeguarding Sleep in our Children

10702731_xxl

Understanding the three common sleep disorders in infants and toddlers

Sleep is a vital part of every child. Abnormalities or disorders in sleep can result in significant and long-term complications affecting health, growth and development of the child. Unfortunately, sleep is often not evaluated in the routine medical consultation, and[...]

Adult Acne

6321603_l

Management and treatment options for acne and acne scars

Acne is a common dermatological problem that is easily correctable. Some only suffer for a short period while others have it for a much longer period. It usually starts during adolescence because of rising male sex hormone and results in[...]

Spinning Sensation

7944836_xxl

Vertigo arising from Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) conditions

According to the Ministry of Health, Singapore, more than 4,500 patients were admitted into hospitals nationwide over the period of 1st October 2012 to 30th September 2013 for dizziness. This represents only a small proportion of patients suffering from dizziness,[...]

Nephron-Sparing Surgery

13559408_xl

What you need to know about this new treatment option for early kidney cancer

Cancer of the kidney refers to the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells within the kidneys, which serve important role in removing waste products from the body. Early Stage 1 renal cell cancers, defined as less than 7cm in size, are[...]

Yuhua Residents to Get Integrated Healthcare with the New Health Centre

Yuhua and Jurong residents will be able to enjoy better healthcare services with the new Jurong East Community Health Centre (JECHC), which will complement the primary healthcare services offered by General Practitioners (GPs) and Polyclinics. This is the first community[...]

HIV and Discrimination

4243609_xxl

A glimpse in the life of people living with HIV

In the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Angels in America, American playwright Tony Kushner’s seminal and inimitable play about the nascent days of the outbreak of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), an angel pays a feverish newly-diagnosed character a visit in the[...]

Holiday Primpin’

21526420_xxl

High demand aesthetic treatments during the holidays

The holidays are a great time to go on vacations, create precious memories with loved ones or catch up with erstwhile friends. In view of these social meetings, many people desire to look their best just in time for the[...]

Dr Jaime Chien

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Empowering patients, comforting the sick

How long have you been in practice? Dr Chien: I have been a doctor for nine years. I graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2004, and completed my specialist training in Infectious Diseases (ID) in 2012. Due[...]

News Bits

CGH and TTSH Win HIMSS Elsevier Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Health IT

Changi General Hospital (CGH), Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) and Integrated Health Information Systems Pte Ltd (IHIS), the Health Ministry’s IT arm, recently won two HIMSS Elsevier awards for outstanding achievement in health IT. TTSH and IHiS clinched the Asia[...]

The Silent Warrior

edited IMG_5270

From influenza and UTI to HIV and SARS, Dr Limin Wijaya helps us fight the battle against infectious diseases

Unlike surgeons who are always at the forefront of life-saving medical bustle, Infectious Diseases (ID) Specialists often work behind the scenes. They examine viruses and bacteria to be able to help other doctors and specialists make a diagnosis. They work[...]

Alcohol and Cigarettes

12390508_xxl

The dangers of heavy smoking and drinking

Growing up, many children may consider drinking and smoking – some of the privileges of adulthood – as something really “cool” to do. Media portrayal of smoking and alcohol use has certainly helped to perpetuate the appeal of these social[...]

Prostate Cancer 101

21790563_xxl

A brief overview of prostate cancer basics

Prostate cancer is one of men’s worst nightmares. One of the most common types of cancer in men, prostate cancer affects a man’s reproductive system – a man’s prostate is a small walnut-shaped gland that produces the seminal fluid that[...]

Male Menopause

15464850_xxl

Answers to commonly asked questions about testosterone deficiency in ageing males

Testosterone is an important hormone produced by the testicles in men and the ovaries in women, although small amounts are also produced by the adrenal glands. In men, it is the chief sex hormone and is vital for normal development[...]

Treatment for Bone Defects

9162834_xl

Is gene therapy the future?

Genes can be thought of as life’s blueprint, and are found in almost all cells that can be found in the human body. Genes contain the instructions to make proteins, and proteins are the “factories” that produce all the chemicals[...]

Copyright © 2014 All rights reserved.Reproduction or redistribution of any content and images, is prohibited without the prior written consent of Ezyhealth Media Pte Ltd.
Health Magazine | Doctor Magazine | Medical Magazine | Beauty Magazine | Magazine Promotion
php developer india