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.
We each drink around 1,000 litres of water every year (that’s a lot!). But do you know what your body actually does with all that liquid?
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.
Officially, high blood pressure affects 27.3% of the population in Singapore. But there are many more people who don’t know they have it. So, how can we go about treating this silent killer?
Without a doubt, one of the best things about Chinese New Year is the food. But is there a way to indulge without sabotaging your healthy diet?
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.
As heart disease could lead to a heart attack or stroke, it is important to make healthy lifestyle changes sooner rather than later. Here are 5 eating tips for a healthier heart.
A good night's sleep is especially important for a child's healthy development. Here are 7 tips to adjust your child back to a school-friendly sleep schedule after the holidays.
Most people find it easy to take the first steps to eat healthy but struggle to keep it up throughout the year. Here are 6 dietitian tips for a sustainable healthy lifestyle.
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 Desmond Wai explains fasting and its effectiveness for detox, weight loss and other health conditions.
Many people feel guilty for eating too much, or even dread stepping on the scales after the holidays. But occasional overeating is unlikely to have a long-term impact on your health – and here’s why.
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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.
Dr Dean Koh gives updates on the current treatment options available for colorectal cancer.