Mosquito-borne illnesses can have devastating effects. Here’s what you need to know about dengue fever, malaria and more.
Prenatal infections can interfere with the health of both you and your baby, so it’s important to take steps to prevent them.
Over 450 million people worldwide have hearing loss, and almost 35 million of these are children.
What is listeria and how do you know if you are at risk of these foodborne bacteria?
Measles is a highly infectious disease that is usually seen in children, but can affect adults too. What are some common myths surrounding it?
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.
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.
Heading off on holiday? Whether you plan to lie on the beach or explore a new city, prepare for any eventuality with our packing list.
Do you know what germs are lurking in your home, and are you doing enough to protect yourself from contamination?
We often read or hear about the spread of dengue fever in Singapore. But just how well do we understand the viral disease?
Whether you’re heading for a summer vacation or going to see the northern lights in Iceland, here are 13 dreadful travel diseases and what you should know about them.
Dr Leonard Ang, ophthalmologist, guides you on the causes of pink eye (conjunctivitis) and what to do when it occurs.
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What happens when you walk into our 24-hour A&E clinic? In this video, we break down the steps in a typical patient’s journey to the accident and emergency department at our hospitals.
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.