Six to 10 optimistic about staying healthy till old age

Singaporeans are re-evaluating their priorities and placing more importance on physical fitness, according to report.

First private dialysis clinic in HDB community space

Swedish company now has 12 clinics islandwide, caring for over 527 patients.

Western medicine and TCM under one roof

The new clinic by Eu Yan Sang also has an experience corner.

Raising awareness of lupus

This chronic autoimmune disease causes inflammation and pain in any part of the body.

Gloves to reduce tremors from Parkinson’s

Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University launches latest gloves which are lightweight and cheaper than its previous version.

Extending health spans

The Dynamic Resilience Programme aims to identify and validate health resilience measures and models, and develop and test new interventions to improve health outcomes in older people after stress events.

App simplifies subsidised vaccinations for seniors

The health appointment system allows them to book appointments using a QR code scan.

First purpose-built space in a museum for those with mild cognitive impairment and dementia

The space comprises of a group activity area, an immersive projection cave, a Quiet Room, and music booths.

DOT & Shop programme renewed

The programme supports tuberculosis patients by dispensing supermarket vouchers as incentives to encourage them to complete the full course of treatment.

Lipid-lowering drug could potentially treat corneal nerve damage in patients with diabetes

Clinical trial among 30 patients with Type 2 diabetes shows promising results of fenofibrate as an effective and affordable treatment option for diabetic corneal neuropathy.

Singaporeans with hearing loss unwilling to seek treatment

Survey finds that work commitments and family as key motivators to seek treatment for hearing difficulties.

Know all about cataracts

Johnson & Johnson Vision has come up with a three-part video series to bring more awareness of this condition.

Protect against shingles

Over 90 percent of adults above the age of 50 carry the virus that causes shingles; yet only three percent of Singaporeans in this age group believe they are at high risk of developing the disease.

A siew dai cookie?

Concerned about your sugar intake, no worries in this new version of Subway’s chocolate chip cookie.

HPB to spur more residents to meet physical activity recommendations

It is increasing the availability of physical activity programmes and refining the National Steps Challenge.