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Debunking 6 Common Myths About Cholesterol

Cholesterol has a notorious reputation for causing trouble where heart health is concerned. While it is true that high levels of cholesterol can contribute to heart diseases, not all cholesterols are evil. As a fun fact, did you know that cholesterol plays a key role in making hormones, vitamin D, bile acids, and other important substances that […]

6 Medical Tests To Diagnose Heart Problems

Did you know that your heart is one of the most powerful organs in the human body? It consistently pumps blood throughout every beating moment of your life without fail. This process never stops and is occurring right now even as you are reading these words. The heart is one of the organs whose activities […]

All You Need to Know About Egg Freezing

Egg freezing in Singapore Singapore recently raised the age limit for women to undergo elective egg freezing (EEF) to 37 years old. Elective egg freezing (EEF) gives women a chance to prolong their reproductive life and more options to start a family in the future. By extending the upper age limit to 37 years old, […]

Cancer Prevention Tips

Here are some tips to reduce your risk of contracting cancer. Say No to Tobacco Smoking tobacco causes at least 15 different types of cancer. Tobacco is the biggest cause of cancer around the world. Quitting at any time improves your overall health – it’s never too late to quit. People who do not smoke […]

Hypertension a.k.a High Blood Pressure (高血压)

Hypertension, commonly known as high blood pressure, is a medical condition where the force of blood against the walls of the arteries is consistently too high. Hypertension is a significant risk factor for various cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attacks, strokes, and kidney problems. In this article, we collate commonly asked questions about hypertension from […]

High Cholesterol: Understanding, Managing, and Preventing the Silent Killer

High cholesterol – a common health concern among many, yet it often remains undetected due to its silent nature. You cannot feel it, and there are often no apparent symptoms. However, its implications on your health can be serious, ranging from heart diseases to stroke. As we unravel the mystery surrounding high cholesterol, let us […]

6 Health Conditions Linked to Diabetic Complications

People with diabetes have to deal with both short- and long-term health complications that affect different parts of the body. Read to find out how diabetes is linked to these six health conditions and learn to recognise their symptoms to reduce the risks of getting them. Heart Disease Diabetes increases the ‘stickiness’ of the inner […]

Your Diet and Immunity: The Importance of Iron

The ongoing resurgence of COVID-19 has put the world on the edge. As we tether through these tough times, we have to take better care of our physical health. Just like how a plant needs sufficient water and sunlight to thrive, our bodies need nutrients to build a strong immune system. By paying closer attention […]

Back Pain

Question: My back aches quite badly. Even straightening up after bending forward will cause me great pain. My doctor said that it might be my posture problem. Can it be that simple?   Answer:   Back pain in 19 out of 20 people can be linked to the way the joints, ligaments and muscles of […]

Preparing for Fatherhood: 10 Tips for Dads-to-be

The world of fatherhood can seem like a daunting task. But fret not, with sufficient preparation, the journey will be made much more enjoyable. From prenatal to postnatal stage, here are 10 tips to help prepare you for fatherhood   Know your partner’s needs You are your partner’s biggest cheerleader during her pregnancy. Be there […]