Common Types of Knee Injuries

Did you fall down or hear a sudden pop in your knee while jumping? Are you experiencing a great deal of pain and stiffness in your knee? Is it swollen and can’t be bent fully? It seems you have injured your knee or you need post knee injury rehabilitation. Not surprisingly, knee injuries are very common among both athletes and nonathletes.

Although knee injuries are highly likely to happen during collisions, […]

2018-07-05T03:00:32+00:00June 1st, 2018|Health|

Breast Cancer and Lymphedema: Post operation care

People with a history of cancer (Breast, Testicular, Cervical, Pancreatic, Colorectal, Liver, Prostrate, or Uterine), chemotherapy treatments, surgery, and are overweight are likely to develop Lymphedema. It is associated with peripheral swelling of arms and legs due to lymphatic blockage. This is caused due to damage, removal or blockage of lymph nodes during surgery incision or while giving chemotherapy treatment.

The blockage restricts lymph fluid from circulating through that area […]

2018-06-01T08:15:34+00:00June 1st, 2018|Health, Insurance & Your Health|

Accommodation Options for Medical Travellers in Singapore

It’s estimated that thousands of people travel abroad for medical care each year to Singapore.

Singapore is Asia’s leading medical hub, offering a complete, world-class and internationally accredited healthcare ecosystem. The patient can choose any restructured or private healthcare provider, such as a hospital, clinic or other medical establishment.

Accommodation plays a crucial role in the travel decision-making process as some treatment option is a long term or the patient needs to […]

2018-07-05T02:57:00+00:00May 30th, 2018|Health, Insurance & Your Health|

How to choose Health Screening Package

In this contemporary society when more people are concerned about own and their family health, many hospitals and health screening centres offer various health screening packages based on lifestyle, age, gender. Therefore, it can be hard to compare the packages, especially if you are not familiar with medical terminologies for imaging investigations  and blood tests.

The following is a proposed guide to aid in your […]

2019-05-02T01:02:37+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Health, Insurance & Your Health, Wellness|

Health screening –Stay Healthy, Live Happy

Today, the increasingly rapid pace of life, stress in the workplace, and overload of family responsibilities can adverse impact on your health by predisposing you to silent killers such as heart disease, diabetes, hypertension and cancers.

Therefore, health screening plays a vital role to identify diseases and addresses potential health risks before it is too late as some disease do not produce early warning signs.

Many […]

2019-05-02T01:04:26+00:00April 16th, 2018|Health, Wellness|

Discover how you can protect yourself against DENGUE

Dengue is the world’s fastest-growing disease carried by Aedes mosquitos, and has increased 30 times over a decade. The disease affects millions around the world.

Infected mosquitos can be found in urban areas, both indoors and outdoors. They tend to breed anywhere water collects (e.g. storage containers, old tyres, open food containers, pet bowls, flowerpots, etc)

Do you know?

  • In 2017, Dengue has infected nearly 12,000 people in Singapore.
  • As […]
2018-05-31T09:54:39+00:00April 5th, 2018|Health, Insurance & Your Health, Wellness|

3 Places to do vaccination for your kids in Singapore

Looking for vaccination for your children in Singapore?

Whether you have a baby, toddler or child, living in Singapore or just arrived, there are various places for you to choose from to do vaccinations for your children.

Costs of vaccinations in Singapore may vary tremendously according to whether you choose to get vaccinated in a public or private sector. You should know that only diphtheria and […]

2018-05-31T09:43:32+00:00March 9th, 2018|Health, Wellness|

Cervical Dysplasia – Is it Cancer?

Cervical dysplasia refers to abnormal changes in the cells on the surface of the cervix. This is not cancer. However, this is considered pre-cancer changes which can lead to cervical cancer if not treated.

According to the World Health Rankings, Russia has 3.5 deaths/100,000 women due to cervical cancer as compared to United Kingdom (1.4/100,000) and Arab countries (0.4/100,000).

It is therefore important for sexually active woman to be viligant of their […]

2018-05-31T09:46:04+00:00February 19th, 2018|Health|

Latest Technologies in Orthopaedics

When our joints become injured or diseased, the pain and swelling can limit our mobility. We have pain during work, exercise and sports. Although the causes are diverse, one of the most common causes is osteoarthritis.

Within the joint, the ends of the bones are covered with cartilage. This cartilage provides a smooth covering for movement. Thinning or damage to the cartilage causes friction. The friction leads to pain and swelling […]

2018-05-31T09:28:24+00:00February 19th, 2018|Health|

How to find Doctor that you can trust

Whether you are planning to settle down, work or study in Singapore, finding an experience and caring doctor can be stressful, especially if you or your loved ones have a chronic disease. It is not easy too as healthcare in Singapore can be different from your home country.

Here are some tips to help you find Dr.Right easy and quickly:

Type of Doctor :Primary Care Doctor […]

2018-05-31T09:26:31+00:00January 5th, 2018|Health|