About one in 10 Singaporeans will develop kidney stones. Small stones be harmless, but larger ones could lead to stabbing or throbbing pain and other problems.
Top 2 common aging eye problems
As one ages, it is common to have either of these two eye problems such as uncorrected refractive errors (includes hyperopia and presbyopia) and cataracts.
Considering joint replacement surgery for hip or knee pain?
Two of the most common causes of hip or knee pain are osteoarthritis and inflammatory arthritis. Both will reduce mobility and independence over time.
Top 4 causes of joint pains in children
When children complain of pains and aches in their joints, there can be a number of causes behind the pain. It helps to quickly identify these causes.
Prediabetes: Nature’s good warning sign?
Prediabetes can be a curse or a blessing. A curse in that it clearly shows where your body is heading towards.
5 easily ignored symptoms of colorectal cancer
Colorectal cancer is the most common cancer in Singapore. Learn these warning signs to catch it early.
Risks, causes and symptoms of stomach cancer in Singapore
Stomach cancer is treatable if detected early. However, it is usually asymptomatic in the early stages and only detected when it has advanced.
How do shingles develop and is it because of “heatiness”?
Shingles is a viral infection causing painful skin rashes and blistering, occurring only in people who have been previously infected with chickenpox.
When do swollen ankles and feet signify a heart valve problem?
Swollen feet and swollen ankles could be a sign of heart valve disease as the blood flow through the heart to the body is inhibited, leading to fluid build-up.
Red flags which tell you that your back pain needs medical attention
Most cases of back pain are caused by muscular strain, but in rare cases, unremitting back pain can be a sign of more sinister health issues.