Executive Functioning Issues in Children: Useful I
Executive function refers to the mental skills that help the brain to organise and act on information. This set of skills is the building block that enables us to plan, organise, remember things, prioritise, pay attention and get started on tasks. It also empowers us with problem-solving skills as we go through the tough moments in life.
What are executive functioning issues?
While executive functioning issues are not considered a type of disability, they are a form of
Prostate Cancer Symptoms You Cannot Ignore
Affecting 3,694 men from 2010 to 2014, prostate cancer is the third most common cancer among Singapore men. It is also the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths locally. In this interview, we talk to Dr William Tan, neuroscientist, end-stage leukaemia survivor and Medical Director of MindChamps Medical, to understand more about the disease.
Q: Where is the prostate gland located and what is its function?
Though small as the size of a walnut, the prostate gland
Fidget Spinners; Yay or Nay? An Expert Gives a Run
What are fidget spinners?
Fidget spinners are small, flat, ball bearing devices that the user can rotate between his fingers. Fidget spinners are meant to be a therapy tool, or a stress relieving tool, similar to therapy dough, a sensory bracelet or a stress ball; meant for providing sensory and movement input.
Why and how are they used for therapy?
Fidget spinners are used to help individuals to manage stress or anxiety, or to improve focus. However, this
Kawasaki Disease: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and
Kawasaki disease is a rare childhood illness that affects the blood vessels and can harm the coronary arteries, which carry blood to the heart muscle. The disease usually affects children under the age of 5 and is most common in Asian children (particularly Japanese and Korean), but can also affect all ethnic groups.
While the cause is not known by scientists and medical experts, kids with Kawasaki disease can recover within a few days if symptoms are recognised early. How
New Study: How to Improve Sleep Quality Naturally
You might have known that vegetables boast a host of benefits for your health. But could topping up your meals with veggies and other fibre-rich foods be the secret to getting a good night’s sleep?
A new study by researchers from the Institute of Human Nutrition at Columbia University Medical Center in New York studied how dietary choices could affect our sleep patterns.
During the study, the research team recruited 26 adults between the ages of 30 and 45 who were of