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What You Need to Know About Hepatitis

Medical Matters 10 October 2018 | 0 Comments

According to the World Health Organization, hepatitis viruses are the leading cause of the disease in the world, but others were acquired as autoimmune disease, or through infections and toxic substances. Given how complex hepatitis is, it’s important to know the five types of the virus to prevent its spread. All the five types of […]

Psychiatric Illnesses Associated with Old Age

Health and Wellness,Medical Matters 23 April 2018 | 0 Comments

According to the World Health Organization, mental disorders are common among the elderly, accounting for at least 15% of the population. Even if older adults aged 60 and above can still contribute to the society, they are at high risk of developing diseases and might experience various conditions at the same time. They are also […]

Itchy Scalp? That Could be Dandruff

Medical Matters 6 March 2017 | 0 Comments

  Dandruff is not an uncommon condition and most people choose to overlook the problem. Some studies can’t pinpoint its exact cause, but it can be treated and avoided. Symptoms When you look closely at an affected scalp, those white flakes you see are dandruff. They’re itchy, oil, scaly and are sometimes visible on your […]

Symptoms of Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Medical Matters 29 January 2017 | 0 Comments

  When you hear an instance when someone suffers from a decline in his/her mental ability, it is called dementia. Dementia is a general term and it includes many types. The most common type is the Alzheimer’s disease that affects adults ages 65 and older. Here in Singapore, many old people suffer from Alzheimer’s. However, […]

What You Need to Know About Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Medical Matters 28 October 2014 | 0 Comments

Have you heard about the ice bucket challenge? This challenge went viral here in Singapore because famous celebrities did it. There are others who tried it without truly understanding what it signifies. Let it be known that the challenge tries to raise awareness about the disease called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This disease is not […]

How to Avoid Rotten Teeth

Dental Health,Medical Matters 8 August 2014 | 0 Comments

Parents should know that more than half of Singaporean children have one (or more) rotten teeth by the time they enter the primary school. This is an alarming trend. One reason for the rotten teeth is the bacteria from the child’s milk which can halt the development of permanent teeth. With this, the Singapore Health […]

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