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.
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?
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.
Dr Dean Koh, colorectal surgeon at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, talks about the advancements in the surgical treatment of colorectal cancer.
A colonoscopy every 10 years can help to prevent colon cancer. Learn about procedure, how you can prepare for it, the risks involved, and who should go for one.
There’s a lot of information out there about what causes cancer and what you can do to prevent it. Dr Dean Koh weighs the evidence for 6 common theories on cancer prevention.
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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.