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Women's Health

With the COVID-19 vaccine available for almost everyone, the spotlight is on a few key groups of women: pregnant ladies, breastfeeding mums and ladies trying to get pregnant. The question on everyone’s mind is can they get vaccinated too?

Women's Health

Experiencing fertility problems can be a distressing and stressful experience for any couple. The last thing you need is to comb through sketchy blogs and figure out what is fact or fiction. That is why together with Dr Lim Min Yu, an accredited IVF clinician from Astra Women’s & Fertility Specialists, we have compiled some of the most common myths about female and male fertility.

Women's Health

According to a study done by the Singapore National University Hospital, it is estimated that at least 5% of ladies aged 15-65, suffer from urinary tract infections (UTIs) at least once in their life. This rather uncomfortable condition can recur for some ladies. In fact, the study discovered that 25% of ladies tend to experience at least one recurrence of a UTI within the first six months of getting their first infection.

Women's Health

The Internet has a wealth of information available for almost any topic, including fertility. However this also means there is a ton of information to sift through. Couples who are struggling to conceive might be easily misled by some of the false information available. Hence, we feel it is important for couples to be equipped with the right knowledge as they embark on their journey to start a family.

Women's Health

With the recent announcement of stricter measures from 8 May to 30 May to reduce the spread of Covid-19 in the community, our favourite gyms and fitness studios are now closed. For those of you who need to keep up with your usual workout routines, the ladies at SMG Women’s Health Editorial Team has tried and tested out some of these popular exercise videos available online and here’s our verdict!

Women's Health

Take a moment and think about female orgasms. If this makes you feel uncomfortable, you are not alone! This is just one of the many female health topics still shrouded in stigma and taboo. Ladies often have many questions about their sexual wellness but might not be sure where they should begin and just the mere thought of female orgasms probably opens up a wealth of questions.

The Cancer Centre

How would you respond if your doctor made a diagnosis of cancer but told you that he wanted to let it be and did not intend to do anything about it.

The Cancer Centre

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.

The Cancer Centre

The Dental Studio

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.

Women's Health

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.

Women's Health

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.

SW1 Clinic

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.

The Cancer Centre

Have you ever known that lung cancers come in different “sizes”? The common form of lung cancer most patients suffer from is the “large” variety, or in medical lingo, the “non-small cell” type.

Kids Clinic

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.

SW1 Clinic

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.

SW1 Clinic

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.

LSC Eye

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.

LSC Eye

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.

LSC Eye

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.
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