Dr Mark Wong, general surgeon, explains the differences, symptoms and treatments for piles and colorectal cancer.
Colorectal cancer is mostly a very slow-growing disease and highly curable if caught early. Getting screened and catching polyps before they turn cancerous is a simple measure to take. We speak to Dr Mark Wong to get the facts.
Stomach cancer is the 4th most common cancer worldwide. But what causes it? Dr Melvin Look explains the causes, risks and symptoms of stomach cancer.
Not having daily bowel movements doesn’t mean you have constipation, as patterns and habits vary from person to person. So how can you tell when you are constipated?
Irritable bowel syndrome is a pain in the gut (literally). But living with it doesn’t have to be. Read our guide to understand more about IBS, and how you can manage it for a happy and healthy life.
Should you worry about tapeworms in yusheng? Dr Leong Hoe Nam talks about the small probability of a parasitic infection in Singapore, and simple ways to stay safe.
If someone is choking on food, do you start hitting their back or attempt to help them cough it out? Here’s what you should do instead.
In many cases, minor ailments improve with treatment at home. Here are some tips to feel better, and advice on when you should see a doctor.
The number of people with IBD has risen sharply in Asia and Singapore over the past few decades. Learn about your options to manage and treat IBD.
It can be worrying to find out you have a kidney cyst, especially as the condition does not always come with symptoms. Dr Tan Yau Min clarifies what you need to know.
Learn how to tell if you have allergies and what to do if you experience an allergic reaction.
Suffering from that familiar burning pain in your chest more than twice a week? Dr Poh Choo Hean explains what may be causing your pain.
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Dr Paul Chiam, cardiologist at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, discusses the tests used to screen for heart disease.
Is there ‘gender equality’ in heart attacks? The short answer is no. Here’s what you need to know about the gender differences in heart attack risk and symptoms.
Tiny everyday habits can be damaging to your spine. Here are 4 things you might be doing wrong, and what you should do to protect your back instead.