Q&A with Dr Susan Lane, Asian Regional Manager, Ego Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

    Ego is a proudly Australian-owned company; can you tell us a bit about its presence in the Asian region? Ego has had a presence in Asia for almost 40 years, partnering with family owned companies...

When is the right age to take children to the Dentist? When is it...

To my dismay, I often hear parents say, “Oh but these are just milk teeth, they will drop out” or “he/she is too young to see a dentist”. A child’s baby teeth play an important...

Teens and eating Disorders

What is an ‘eating disorder’? What form can it take? The condition is signified by an abnormal perception of one’s body image as being fat and an overvaluation of a thin body ideal. A fear...

Straight Teeth for Adults

Many adults with crooked teeth are self-conscious or embarrassed about their smiles. They are however, deterred from seeking a solution because they think that the only options are braces or veneers. Most adults would...

Allergy Friendly Kids’ Party Treats

With allergies so common in kids, there is a good chance you will encounter a little guest with an allergy or intolerance. Stock up on these readily available treats for parties to be sure...

Feeling great with Pilates

Pilates has become increasingly popular in recent years as a low-impact strength and conditioning exercise. Renowned for it’s focus on core control, Pilates also offers an abundance of other benefits which complement today’s lifestyle. ...

Why is Health Insurance for Kids Important?

Singapore boasts arguably one of the best public healthcare systems in the world. Having said that, parents in the city-state are also faced with the question of whether to buy a private medical insurance...

A common expat achilles heel – Plantar Fasciitis

A health problem that has struck Kathy Chamberlain and indeed many expats ‘of a certain age’ soon after their arrival in Singapore is the very painful and inconvenient condition of Plantar Fasciitis (pronounced fash-ee-eye-tus). Apparently striking...

Protecting Your Children in Singapore through Immunization

Before children start school in Singapore, it is important to ensure immunizations are up-to-date. Children are exposed to a range of potentially dangerous diseases due to the large number of people they come into...

It’s Nut an Option

  Having some trouble finding out where to go if you have an allergy to cater for? We have a few tips to get you started. Eating out in Singapore can pose a few challenges...