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...

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,...

Help Available for Those Struggling with ADHD symptoms or Memory Challenges!

Do you or your child: Seem not to listen to instructions Is easily distracted After two instructions already forgets the first one Has difficulty starting with a task Often asks “What do I have...

Poison Control

Children are notorious for putting everything in their mouths. It is natural and a common way for children to learn about their surroundings. While it is important to encourage our kids to explore and...

Seeing Double: Planning for the birth of twins in Singapore

Planning for the birth of a child in Singapore is complicated enough, but what about when you’re expecting twins? David Marshall shares his experience. In the spirit of the ‘Made in Singapore’ issue of ANZA...

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...

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...

How To Save A Tooth: Picking up the pieces after dental trauma

For any parent, the day your child stands up for the first time is a pretty happy occasion. But as sure as she will stand on her own, and take her first steps, and...

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...

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...