NEW YORK (AFP) – Three days after testing positive for Covid-19, “everything tasted like cardboard,” recalls 38-year-old Ms Elizabeth Medina, who lost her sense of…View More Taste and smell gone forever? The anguish of Covid-19 survivors
SINGAPORE – A new vest that gives medical dummies a more feminine physique has been developed to help people being trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)…View More New female manikin vest to help train rescuers on proper CPR technique for women
SINGAPORE – Four in five Singaporeans aged 65 and above who do not eat enough protein are at risk of malnutrition and have low muscle…View More 4 in 5 elderly Singaporeans who are at risk of malnutrition have low muscle mass: Study
SINGAPORE – A pilot scheme to provide free health screening services, using the latest health technologies, for Singaporeans aged above 50 is now under way…View More Free health screening services for 1,000 residents at Punggol 21 Community Club
What started as a curiosity for a 16-year-old, wanting to be cool and fit in with friends, quickly turned into a full-blown habit. Today, Chris…View More Time to do more to stub out smoking in Singapore?
SINGAPORE – Patients with chronic health conditions such as diabetes have shown increased willingness to take up telemonitoring, a trend which is needed to help…View More Patients with chronic health conditions more willing to take up telemonitoring: SingHealth Polyclinics
SINGAPORE – An individual’s genes can determine the amount of risk he has of developing life-threatening conditions such as heart disease and in turn allows for early…View More Precision medicine key to preventing disease developing later in life
PARIS (AFP) – Delaying cancer treatment by just a month can put patients at a sharply greater risk of dying, according to research published Wednesday…View More A month delay to cancer care might raise death risk: Study
SINGAPORE – Stroke is the fourth-most common killer in Singapore. As the world celebrates World Stroke Day this month on Oct 29, here are some…View More More stroke cases in S'pore in 2018: How do I prevent stroke and what should I look out for?
SINGAPORE – In believing that nurses are in the best position to effect transformation in their patients’ journey to recovery, Dr Alice Chua has always…View More Nurse believes in continued education and research to improve patient care
SINGAPORE – An online system has been created here to help people with flu-like symptoms decide if they need to remain at home, see a…View More Online Covid-19 symptom checker launched to help Singaporeans navigate healthcare options
NEW YORK (NYTIMES) – Can blood from coronavirus survivors help other people fight the illness? Doctors in New York will soon be testing the idea…View More Blood plasma from survivors will be given to coronavirus patients in US
SAO PAULO (AFP) – Denise Vicentin looks in the mirror and bursts into tears. After losing her right eye and part of her jaw to…View More Low-cost prosthesis gives Brazil cancer survivor a new face
NEW YORK (NYTIMES) – At a time when germs are growing more resistant to common antibiotics, many companies that are developing new versions of the…View More Crisis looms in antibiotics as drugmakers go bankrupt