Lung Cancer is 1 of the top 3 common cancers in Singapore and is the leading cause of cancer deaths in Singaporeans.
Don’t let the symptoms of lung cancer slip under your radar!
Lung cancer has the highest cancer mortality rate (27.1%) among Singapore men and the 2nd highest cancer mortality rate (16.6%) among Singapore women.
Let’s face it- Dealing with a Dental Emergency is probably one of the worst things to have right about now (or in any situation actually). Living with and navigating around the effects of COVID-19 has brought about inconveniences and much anxiety.
Not only are fertility rates on the decline in Singapore, but couples are also choosing to get married and have children later in life. Age is an important factor affecting fertility and while you cannot stop the ageing process, there are ways to preserve fertility.
The Internet has a wealth of information available for almost any topic, including fertility. But this also means there is a ton of information to sift through. For couples who are trying to conceive by relying on Google for advice, they may come across myths about fertility which may or may not be true.
While hair loss is less common amongst women compared to men, it is still cause for concern when you notice your hair line receding, losing more strands of hair daily or simply losing volume and thickness.
While adults are able to easily adopt hygiene practices, children require more time to understand why they are important. In this article, Dr Wendy Sinnathamby shares some fun ways you can teach your children about good hand hygiene.
Have you ever wondered how glass skin a la Korean celebrities can be achieved, even for those not blessed with good skin? For more than 10 years, Micro Refine aka Skin Botox has been a popular aesthetic treatment in Korea, a procedure sought after by many for its immediate results for brighter, smoother skin.
Have you noticed your hair losing its natural volume and not sure why? Or that your ponytail seems to have lost its thickness? Are you experiencing hair thinning or hair loss? While they may seem like the same problem, they are different hair issues and it is important that you know what it is you have in order to treat the problem correctly.
Many would have heard about LASIK and have an inkling that it’s a procedure used to correct imperfect vision e.g. myopia, astigmatism, hyperopia and presbyopia. For those who are thinking of bidding glasses and contact lenses farewell, the next step is probably to understand how laser vision correction can work for you.
This is a continuation of our cataract surgery series, where in our first article, All You Wanted to Know about Cataract Surgery, we had discussed the surgical technique, pre-operative and post-operative care, and potential complications of cataract surgery.
Cataract is the most common eye condition in Singapore and surgery is the only method to treat it. Cataract surgery is performed as a day surgery procedure, which means you do not have to stay in the hospital after the surgery. The procedure usually takes 30 minutes to complete.
In the past 15 years since LSC Eye Clinic started, we have helped more than 85,000 individuals achieve clearer vision without the need for spectacles and contact lenses. Over the years, our LSC eye team has heard all kinds of reasons why people chose to take the step and get LASIK done, but they can be classified into a few key reasons.
Sight is one of the most important of our five senses. Yet, considering the complexity of the eye and how it works perfectly to enable us to see well, we often take good vision for granted. We get out of bed, take a fleeting glance at our phones, rush into the bathroom, head out to go to work, and move on with life.
The pelvis is a complex space where different organs, structures, nerves, blood vessels, muscles, fascia and ligaments come together. Like a city with roads, buildings, sewage, pipes, cables, communications etc, each organ and structure in your body will need to be functioning properly to have the environment in an optimal condition.
Menstruation occurs at the end of every cycle when the inner lining of the womb breaks down and is expelled as menstrual blood. These inner lining cells are unique and are not meant to be found anywhere else in the body except in the womb’s inner lining (called the “endometrium”).
Now that you’ve taken the first step to consult an endometriosis specialist regarding your endometriosis symptoms, what’s next in this journey? One of the first and most important things that your gynaecologist does would be to assess how severe your endometriosis is, in a process known as endometriosis staging.