Here, we explain all the facts you need to know about heart attacks, as well as the symptoms to look out for – from the obvious (eg. chest pain) to the less obvious (eg. fatigue).
What is a stent and how does it treat heart disease?
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?
Minimally invasive surgery can improve treatment and recovery time for patients with damaged heart valves.
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?
Your morning cup does way more than boost your energy. Dr Ooi Yau Wei talks about how caffeine affects your health.
Cardiologist Dr Nandakumar Ramasami talks about what cholesterol is, and the latest developments in managing cholesterol levels.
Most strokes are preventable. Dr Michael Lim, cardiologist, talks about the importance of prevention and what you should do.
More and more people today are developing diabetes. Dr Daniel Wai, endocrinologist, talks about the ways to avoid it from the latest research.
Heart stents open blocked arteries (that can cause heart attacks) and lessen the risk of clogged arteries in the future. A senior cardiologist talks us through the procedure and how it prevents heart disease.
Aortic aneurysms can be silent killers. Learn about its signs and how to treat it.
Coronary angiograms, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and heart stenting are 3 common procedures for detecting and treating coronary heart disease.
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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.