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Apr 2018

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 


Do not let glaucoma hit you unexpectedly (The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


Mr Chua has been driving a taxi for years and never had many problems on the road. But in 2015, the middle-aged sole breadwinner began experiencing intermittent blurring of vision, especially at night. Read more



Friday, 13 April 2018 


医生夫妻档 麻醉人生 (联合早报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


黄志龙医生(42岁)和罗梅菡医生(40岁)是本地为数不多的麻醉医生夫妻,较特别的是他们一人在政府医院工作,一人在私人领域,一公一私,有机会接触到社会各个不同阶层的病人。Read more. Read more



Monday, 09 April 2018 


大爱不分亲疏,捐器官助重生 (联合晚报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


没有人希望自己一出生就面对器官衰竭,没有人想到正值壮年的自己会病得一发不可收拾,更没有人会料到,目睹至亲进行器官移植手术后,自己也会步上后尘。 Read more



Sunday, 08 April 2018 


Too clean for your children’s good (The Sunday Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


Parents who are excessively concerned about cleanliness may wish to put away the hand sanitiser occasionally. While a recent study shone a spotlight on how some children's bath toys, such as rubber ducks, can harbour harmful bacteria, medical experts say there is also such a thing as being too clean, which presents other health risks. Read more



Thursday, 05 April 2018 


倒着走 可舒缓背痛? (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


腰酸背痛,是困扰许多人的问题。网络流传,倒着走可舒缓背痛。这说法是否有根据?且听本地物理治疗师解析。 Read more



Tuesday, 03 April 2018 


Sleep deprived but still sleeping on it (The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


Getting a good snooze seems to be a difficult thing to achieve in overachieving Singapore. It is not for lack of awareness – most adults know that they should be clocking at least seven hours of sleep daily, and that a long-term sleep deficit can be bad for health. Read more