Heartburn is something many of us are familiar with. It’s a sharp, painful sensation that rises from your abdomen to your chest. While it’s normal to have it once or twice, experiencing it often can be a sign of an underlying problem that needs to be treated by a doctor. However, just because it happened
Skin tags are flesh-coloured, small outgrowths on the skin. They tend to look like warts and are often mistaken as one. Although they’re not painful, skin tags can be quite unsightly, causing them to become a source of insecurity for most women. Removal of this skin outgrowths are typically done at a doctor’s office, but
There are just countless reasons why we all love coffee – it smells like heaven in a cup, it tastes pleasingly bitter, and more importantly, it helps in keeping us awake. But while it may be your favourite morning go-to, drinking coffee regularly also has its own disadvantages. In fact, a research showed that
You don’t need to be a hard-core athlete to improve your heart health. Performing regular moderate exercise is already enough to significantly reduce your risk of developing a chronic illness such as heart disease, as well as improve your endurance, flexibility and strength. While any type and amount of physical activity is beneficial for your
If you live in Singapore, you know that the selling of e-cigarettes is illegal. The Singapore Health Sciences Authority (HSA) is reminding all Singaporeans and visitors to refrain from using such because they will face punishments should they continue it. If you use e-cigarettes, this is the perfect time to stop and abandon its use
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has taken the world by surprise. In Saudi Arabia alone, there are about twenty new cases of MERS confirmed for the past weeks. According to the Health Ministry of Saudi Arabia, as of April 8, 2014, there were about 244 cases of infection with forty nine cases of confirmed MERS.
April 7 marks the World Health Day. Singapore celebrates World Health Day together with the world. This year, Singapore made a breakthrough by launching series of apps that cab permit elderly patients (or their caregivers) to reach their doctors without going to the clinic or experiencing the queue. These mobile applications are the first in