We often read or hear about the spread of dengue fever in Singapore. But just how well do we understand the viral disease?
Single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) is gaining ground over traditional laparoscopy or keyhole surgery by decreasing postoperative pain and offering better cosmetic results.
Any heart surgery comes with risks, thus the transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) to improve the treatment of deadly heart diseases has been a welcomed effort.
Managing parental exam stress can help our children to perform better. Check out these 10 tips to keep your family sane during this exam period.
Dr Lisa Wong, gynaecologist, explains how minimally invasive surgery improves treatment of gynaecological cancers.
Fat-free or gluten-free food does not necessarily mean low in calories. Here are 8 foods you didn't think were calorie-dense.
Osteoporosis is a silent disease. By taking preventive measures and going for early screening, you can manage your osteoporosis risk before it is too late.
Here’s one for the athletes: ever wondered if too much exercise is bad for you? The truth is, too much and too fast can be counterproductive for your next game.
We have been told one too many times that being overweight or obese is bad, but did you know the extent of damage obesity has on your health?
Prostate cancer is widespread but can be kept at bay through early screening and treatment. Dr Gerald Tan, urologist, explains how.
Your heart rate could give you helpful information about your current health and clue you in on potential health problems.
If you’re looking to lose weight and keep fit, you might have heard of the fat burning zone theory. But what is the assumption behind this theory, and is it valid?
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Many women accept period cramps as part and parcel of being a woman, not realising that it may be a sign of an underlying problem. Dr Cynthia Kew explains.
Dr Leong Hoe Nam, an infectious disease specialist at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, provides the answers to important questions about the Zika virus.
Dr Henry Cheng, an obstetrics and gynaecology specialist, talks about the Zika virus and its effects on expecting mothers.