Long COVID-19 syndrome refers to residual symptoms that people continue to experience long after recovering from the disease.
The World Health Organisation defines this as a condition that occurs in individuals usually three months from the onset of COVID-19, with symptoms that last for at least two months, and cannot be explained by an alternative diagnosis.
Different types of dialysis, what does haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis entails. Costs and MediShield, MediSave claimables.
Here are some of the key factors to consider. Type of haemodialysis available, type of clinical services, the location, what are the fees and charges. Lastly, is there a clinical team on site.
Tuberculosis (TB) can occur in any part of the body, but it most commonly affects the lungs (pulmonary TB). TB, which affects other organs outside the lungs, such as lymph nodes, bone or brain (extrapulmonary TB) is less common.
Based on the 2017 Singapore National Population Health Survey, hypertension affects approximately one in five adults here. Uncontrolled hypertension may lead to serious health problems. Apart from medication, learn the ABCDEs of hypertension lifestyle management.
When we think of healthy grab-and-go meals, salads are usually the first thing that comes to mind. Salads are packed with essential nutrients that are…
Based on the most recent Singapore Renal registry data for chronic kidney disease, the 3 most common causes of CKD leading to ESRD are diabetic kidney disease, glomerulonephritis and hypertension. Learn five simple steps to maintain a healthy kidney.
A faecal occult blood test (FOBT) checks for hidden blood in your stool sample. It is a common screening method for colorectal cancer or other underlying conditions that cause bleeding in the digestive tract.
What’s Chinese New Year without the yummy food? One of the key highlights of the home visitations are the gastronomic delights that are prepared lovingly…
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a medical term for an umbrella of conditions that is characterised by the build-up of fat (fatty infiltration) in the liver.