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Wuhan Coronavirus in Singapore: 8 Things You Need to Know

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Wuhan Coronavirus in Singapore: 8 Things You Need to Know

There are currently 7 confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus and nearly 80 others pending results in Singapore as of 10am, 29 January 2020. With thousands of confirmed and suspected cases worldwide, the coronavirus outbreak has become a global concern.

What is it and how does it spread? Knowing the key facts will be helpful to determine the various ways to protect yourself and those around you.

382 views 28 Jan 2020
The signs and symptoms of Parkinson disease can vary for each individual. They can be mild, especially in the very early stages. Over time, the important cardinal signs of Parkinson disease develop initially on one side of the body before progressing to affect both sides . These ar...
21 Jan 2020
The most commonly used form of magnetic brain stimulation in clinical practice is transcranial magnetic stimulation (known as TMS). This makes use of Faraday's law of induction (if you remember from physics) to create current flow within the brain, which, in turn, excites the neuron...
21 Jan 2020
A tongue polyp is medically known as a fibroepithelial polyp . It is a benign condition that usually appears after some trauma to the tongue (e.g. after accidental tongue biting). Most tongue polyps do not cause symptoms. Other tongue lesions that can look like a tongue polyp inclu...
18 Jan 2020
A pacemaker is a small device that delivers electric pulses to the heart muscles. It is used to treat: Heart rhythm problems such as bradycardia (beats too slow) and tachycardia (beats too fast) Heart failure 1. Heart rhythm problems When your heartb...
14 Jan 2020
Dr Paul Ang
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It really depends on a lot of factors: What is the purpose of the antibiotics? If it is meant for life-saving purposes like in a hospital, missing a dose of intravenous antibiotics could mean a death sentence for the patient. Otherwise, if it is for sinusitis or urinary t...
13 Jan 2020

Common Vaccines You Should Take Before Your Vacation!

Common Vaccines You Should Take Before Your Vacation!

Imagine the sparkling Carribean sea. The fine Phuket beach sand that gently exfoliates your skin. Or how about the exotic jungles of Borneo? Don’t these sound like perfect getaways from the city?

However, if you are unlucky, your well-deserved vacation can end up becoming a dreadful staycation marked by high fever and joint/muscle aches.

When you travel, you just don't know what kind of diseases can attack you from out of the blue. So play it safe and read on to find out about essential travel vaccines that can protect you so you can enjoy your holiday.

207 views 9 Jan 2020
Dr Quan Wai Leong
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GI bugs or GI pathogens usually gain entry into the body through our mouths. This happens when we ingest contaminated food or water containing such pathogens. In some cases, the pathogens may affect both the respiratory and digestive system such that you experience GI symptoms after...
27 Dec 2019

Struggling with Body Odour? Doctor Shares Ways You Can Keep the Stink at Bay.

Struggling with Body Odour? Doctor Shares Ways You Can Keep the Stink at Bay.

Is your body odour bothering you and other people right now and it's affecting your social life? If you are looking for solutions to manage your body odour, then you have come to the right place. In this article, I will be listing some ways you can actively keep your body odour in check.

Read on to find out more!

325 views 19 Dec 2019
Dr Jaclyn Toh
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Most mucoceles are left alone if they are small and do not cause issues with speech, eating or aesthetics. Mucoceles are caused by salivary accumulation within the salivary duct of minor salivary glands when trauma occurs (for example, when the cheek or lip is bitten). Surgica...
17 Dec 2019
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