Glaucoma and Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) are two common eye diseases that can result in blindness. Here is a closer look look at both conditions.
Can diabetes make you blind?
Patients who suffer acute blurring of vision or suddenly cannot see should seek help immediately, either with an ophthalmologist or GP/optometrist.
7 Myths about Heart Disease
In the US and Europe, cardiovascular disease (heart attack and stroke combined) is the leading cause of death. In Singapore, it is the second leading.
Myths About Stroke
A stroke is an attack on the brain that causes cells there to die, resulting in brain damage. A stroke is an emergency and needs to be treated immediately.
Dangers of osteoporosis
A brief overview of the dangers of osteoporosis, particularly about fragility fractures.
Is it important to seek a second doctor’s opinion?
After days of nail-biting, the dreaded diagnosis is out: it’s cancer, your doctor says. As you struggle to digest this life-changing news, he is already telling you about the expensive or newer experimental treatment he has in mind. You quietly ask yourself: Should I seek a second opinion?
How harmful is fake medical news?
Making decisions based on fake medical news can harm your health. Recognise falsehoods with pro tips from Singapore’s Director of Medical Services Kenneth Mak.
10 Myths on Covid-19 Infection
Misinformation about Covid-19 can cost lives. Get your facts straight about Covid-19 infection.
10 alarming myths of Covid-19 vaccines we need to clear up
Do you have qualms about Covid-19 vaccine safety and efficacy? This article dispels the most common myths about Covid-19 vaccines in detail.
Are there benefits to drinking coconut juice during pregnancy?
Even though coconut juice is touted to have many benefits, pregnant mothers should drink it in moderation as it is high in sugar.