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… more ›
Did you know that on average, pre-schoolers and primary school children go through three to eight episodes of cough and/ or cold per year – and that the majority of them get better without complications within one to two weeks?
Unfortunately… more ›
According to the International Dyslexia Association, dyslexia is defined as a neurologically-based disorder which interferes with the acquisition and processing of language. Children with dyslexia often find it difficult to read, write, spell, handwrite, and sometimes, do simple arithmetic. While… more ›
In Singapore, the Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR) vaccine is offered to children after their first birthday as part of the National Childhood Immunisation Schedule (NCIS). Given in two doses, the vaccine protects against measles, mumps and rubella which are… more ›
A fat-like substance that is produced naturally by your body and carried by special proteins called lipoproteins, cholesterol is needed for a variety of functions, including the formation of cell membranes and production of certain hormones, vitamin D and bile… more ›