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...

Overcoming Fear

Last week, Aotearoa New Zealand – beloved homeland for some of us, cherished neighbour to others - came face to face with the shadow of violence. For many of us, this was an unthinkable...

Mind, Body, Health! How Mindfulness will make you happier and healthier

This article is co-written by Dr. Magdalena (Health & Performance Coach) and Dr. Sairupa (Naturopathic Doctor). Mindfulness nurtures a relationship to our body that welcomes healing of the whole self. The Chinese script for “mindfulness”...

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...

Back on the Health Wagon

Michele Fernyhough has found a fast way to lose weight and feel great. In early 2013, she decided to do a seven-day fast – a regime which bans all solid foods, which is one...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...