Expat Healthcare in Singapore

Singapore is an international business hub with a healthcare system valued as one of the best in world. Outstanding medical quality standards are consistent across both the public and private sector, and the system...

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...

Children’s Teeth: What All Parents Should Know

For the first time in decades cavities in children are on the rise.  The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research reports that nearly 28% of children aged 2 - 5 develop at least...

Teeth Clenching and Grinding: A Modern Condition?

Modern life can be tough! Even with the great technological innovations we have at our disposal, life still becomes overwhelming. People clench and grind in response to stress.  We experience stress in our lives...

Perimenopause: The Facts

What is ‘perimenopause’? Perimenopause means “around menopause.” It is a phase in a woman’s life marked by alterations in the quantity and frequency of oestrogen production, which is the main female hormone produced by the...

A Great First Lap

The ANZA Running group – the association’s newest sports group – sums up its first year, Adam Jordan says. Now that 2016 has drawn to a close and an exciting new year is upon us,...

Expat Cancer Support Group

The CanHOPE Expat Support Group meet on alternate Friday mornings between 10 and noon at The British Club on The Windsor Terrace. The meetings are small, friendly and informal and a chance to have...

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...

The Wriggly Issue of Worms

We asked Dr Valerie Druon at International Medical Clinic about the itchy problem of pinworms. How common are worms in children and adults in Singapore?Very common!Pinworms, also known as threadworms (because they look like thin...

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. ...