In honour of International Women’s Day in March, we’ve broken down 8 of the most common myths surrounding women’s health.
Less than 10% of breast cancers are due to genetic predisposition. Dr Tan Yah Yuen explains how doctors calculate your risk of breast cancer, and what preventive options you have based on your risk.
Like mother, like child. It is no news that your mum has played a huge role in shaping who you are – but when it comes to your health, don’t be too quick to blame her genes.
Being told that something suspicious was found in your mammogram can be scary. We guide you on what to expect on your follow-up tests.
To ease your fears, we give you the rundown on what to expect at a mammogram and tips on how you can get through it comfortably.
For women who have lost their breasts to cancer, reconstruction may help restore confidence and emotional well-being. Dr Felicia Tan talks to us about breast reconstruction surgery.
Still hesitating to go for that life-saving mammogram? Conquer your hurdles by remembering these truths.
Dr Wee Siew Bock, breast surgeon at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, address your questions and concerns about breast conserving surgery (lumpectomy).
Dr Tan Yah Yuen, breast surgeon at Mount Elizabeth Hospitals, answers the questions you may have about mastectomies.
Eight myths you might believe about breast cancer screening, and the truth about it.
More women are being claimed by breast cancer now than before. Love them by encouraging them to go for breast screening.
And no, finding a lump in your breast does not mean that you have breast cancer.
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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.