We all lose hair. On average, we lose about 100 hairs a day and that’s perfectly normal. But what happens when your locks start to thin and they don’t seem to be growing back?
We have seen how mutations in the gene can give rise to inheritable disorders. Now, let’s take a look at how genetic screening can help detect such disorders and prepare parents-to-be deal with any u...
We take a look at some of the common genetic and chromosomal disorders in our country today. And yes, they are two very different things. Read on to find out how.
Migraine or headache? How can you tell the difference?
Just when you thought flu-proofing your home was enough to keep you and your family safe, think again. There’s another flu hotspot – and it’s none other than the family car!
It is time to shed that belief that arthritis, especially osteoarthritis, is an “old people’s disease”. It affects people as young as 40. An orthopaedic surgeon offers more insight into this joint-...
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to not worry about the biological clock? With recent advances in egg freezing, more women now have the option of embracing motherhood when they are ready a... [Read More]
Prone to falls and having a bad fracture to top it off? [Read More]
Keep calm, it will pass. [Read More]
The moment you know you are not even close to escaping its fate, that’s when you realised life is fragile. [Read More]
The use of combined oral contraceptives can help women perform the Hajj without worrying about their period. [Read More]
Understanding type 2 diabetes mellitus is the first step in empowering you to take real actions in controlling the condition. [Read More]
Let’s take a look at this possible side effect of cancer treatment. [Read More]
Let’s take a closer look at how you can protect yourself and your loved ones from Japanese encephalitis. [Read More]
Although a woman’s average menstrual cycle is 28 days, it is normal to have a cycle that is between 21 and 35 days. A cycle can also change due to hormonal changes caused by age, certain medical... [Read More]
“A long healthy life is no accident. It begins with good genes, but it also depends on good habits.” – Dan Buettner [Read More]
The jubilant mother-to-be may want to consider one more round of genetic screening, to make sure that her baby is fine. [Read More]
We have looked at pre-conception screening in the earlier pages. Now, Pre-implantation Genetic Testing Scientist Mr Aaron Chen takes us behind the scenes of pre-implantation genetic screening and diag... [Read More]
Fertility Specialist Dr Wong Pak Seng shares his thoughts on whether you should opt for pre-conception genetic screening. [Read More]
We have seen how mutations in the gene can give rise to inheritable disorders. Now, let’s take a look at how genetic screening can help detect such disorders and prepare parents-to-be deal with any u... [Read More]
It takes us a long time to understand and identify our genes, and that knowledge will help ourselves – and our children – in confronting diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and more. [Read More]
Discover how your hopes of having a healthy child are no longer merely wishful thinking but a conceivable dream. [Read More]
Have you noticed your skin looking or feeling different lately? Your skin may be itchy, scaly, bumpy, chapped or just irritated – these symptoms are generally known as rashes. There are many causes o... [Read More]
And several piercings too. Let us discuss the things that you may want to do, but probably shouldn’t, to your best friend down below. [Read More]
And, do you even know what it can do to you? [Read More]
Dr. Kim Wong, a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist talks about vaginitis. [Read More]
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