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20 May 2020
Cough is one of the most common symptoms in children, resulting in a significant number of acute care visits to the Emergency department, paediatrician clinic or GP clinic in a year. Healthy children can have as frequent as six to eight acute respiratory infections in a year, and....
09 Mar 2020
HPV VACCINATIONS WHAT IS HPV? Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common virus that affects both men and women.  These infections are often transmitted sexually or through other skin-to-skin contact. 8 out of 10 people will get HPV at some point in their lifetime. There are more th....
09 Mar 2020
High-Tech Battle with Singapore’s No. 1 Cancer Colorectal (or colon and rectal) cancer is one of the most common cancers around the world. In Singapore, it is the No.1 cancer in men and No. 2 in women. Yet it is one of the most detectable, preventable and curable forms of cance....
21 Jan 2020
Cervical cancer screening and managing high-risk HPV Cervical cancer is the 10th most common cancer affecting women in Singapore1. More than 99% of cervical cancer is caused by infection of the cervix with human papilloma virus (HPV). HPV is a double-stranded DNA virus that infec....
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 ....
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