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.
Most parents recognise the symptoms of HFMD but not all are well-equipped to deal with it. Dr Leong Hoe Nam answers common questions on HFMD.
Back to school often means your child is bound to catch something. Specialists explain 5 common illnesses in schoolchildren and how to avoid them.
Holidays are great, but only if no one has to be stuck in bed nursing an ailment! Here are some useful tips from doctors on common illnesses contracted during the holiday season.
Advances in medicine now allow HIV patients to have healthy kids without infecting their spouse or child. Dr Leong Hoe Nam sheds light on hopeful advancements in the treatment of HIV.
An infectious disease specialist and an obstetrics & gynaecology specialist talks about the Zika virus and its effects on pregnant women.
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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.