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...

7 Reasons to Choose a Dental Implant

First of all what is a dental implant? A dental implant is a titanium fixture that is placed in the jaw bone to support the prosthesis of either a crown, bridge or dentures. Here are...

Yoga Benefits – Feel good, be good, do good

Not convinced that Yoga is for you? WanderingYogi, Lee Carsley, outlines the physical, mental and emotional benefits of this ancient practice. A google search on the benefits of yoga yielded 59 million hits. And a...

How to Cope When Friends Leave Singapore

How do you cope when your social connections are constantly splintering and you’re continually saying goodbye to departing friends? There’s no magic bullet to alleviating the heartache of regular farewells here in Singapore, says Kim Forrester, but there are steps you can take to mitigate the loss.

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...

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...

Diabetes: what you need to know

Diabetes and What You Need to Know Worldwide, diabetes is on the rise. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 422 million adults have diabetes, In 2018, 5.2 million deaths could be attributed to the...

Dealing with Nut Allergies in Singapore

Steven Baxter writes about living in Singapore with a child with a nut allergy. My family had made the compulsory trip to Raffles Hotel’s Long Bar with the latest round of visitors for the...

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...

HAND, FOOT, and MOUTH DISEASE (HFMD): WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

As parents with young children living in Singapore, many of us have had first-hand experience with Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HFMD). If not, it will not be long before one will hear about...