Articles
07 Aug 2019
In the last 5 years, there has been many advances in the understanding of the roles and importance of Vitamin D. This invited article serves as a brief update and review and provides a platform for awareness of the Vitamin D adequacy for our personal and patients’ well being as....
09 Jul 2019
Most common causes of vaginal discharge or odour with or without pruritus ( more than 90% ) can be attributed to 3 common vaginal infections: Bacterial vaginosis Candida vulvovaginitis Trichomoniasis VULVOVAGINAL CANDIDIASIS (VVC or Thrush) Clinical features 10-20% of reprod....
09 Jul 2019
Case: Ms T, a 56 year old lady attended a recent health screening and had a thorough check, and no abnormalities were detected except for a low level of 25OH Vitamin D of 23.7 ng/mL. She had no past medical history of note and there was a family history of Type 2 Diabetes which ....
27 May 2019
Fibroids or Leiomyomas are the most common benign tumours of the uterus. They are often detected at screening ultrasound in asymptomatic patients. Fibroid will continue to grow until menopause and shrink thereafter. When fibroids enlarge, they can cause heavy menstruation, pain a....
30 Apr 2019
Antibiotics are the most commonly prescribed medications and has been used steadily over the past decade for the treatment of infections. Unfortunately, approximately 25% of patients experience gut complication from antibiotic use. Extensive clinical research have shown strong ev....
04 Feb 2019
Vitamin D insufficiency is a common condition. However, it is frequently undiagnosed, as the vitamin D blood test is costly at approximately $120/test. Despite living in a tropical country like Singapore, many people prefer to stay indoors. Vitamin D absorption can also be reduce....
04 Feb 2019
What Causes a Hiatal Hernia? A hernia is caused by a combination of pressure within the abdomen and muscle weakness. Hiatal hernia occurs when weakened muscle tissue allows your stomach to bulge through your diaphragm. Hiatal hernia may be caused by age related changes in your ....
18 Dec 2018
Healthy gut is imperative for a good immune health and in fighting cancer. Unfortunately, cancer treatment such as chemotherapy compromise the gut health in cancer patients. Cancer patients, particularly colorectal cancer (CRC) patients, experience digestive issues during and af....
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