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New Feeds
Colonoscopy

A screening colonoscopy is a good idea for those aged 50 years and above (younger for individuals with a family history of colorectal cancer).
Fibroids

Fibroids are commonly diagnosed on pelvic ultrasound scans. Computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can also be employed but are more costly. Hysterosonography uses sterile saline to expand ...
Diabetes Management

To prevent heart disease (and other complications) from arising, it is important for diabetics to manage their sugar levels well. A good diabetes management plan looks at controlling your blood ...
Gynaecology
Loss of Voice

The most common cause of hoarseness is voice misuse and abuse. This arises from prolonged talking, shouting, inadequate hydration, insufficient voice rest and persistent coughing.
Chemotherapy and Side Effects

Chemotherapy involves destroying cancer cells by keeping the cells from further multiplying. Unfortunately, in the process of undergoing chemotherapy, healthy cells can also be affected, especially those that naturally should ...
Common Gastrointestinal Diseases

Common gastrointestinal diseases include colonic polyps, colorectal cancer, ulcerative colitis and diverticulitis. What are their differences?
Ear and Nose Throat Center
Appendicitis

Appendicitis is believed to be due to blockage of the lumen of the appendix, usually by a lump of hard stools. The mucus produced by the lining of the appendix ...
Head & Neck Cancer

The main different kinds of neck and head cancers are cancer of the oral cavity, oropharygeal cancer, cancer of the nose, cancer of the ear and cancer of the eye.
Haemorrhoids

Haemorrhoids, also known as piles, are symptomatic arteriovenous vessels in the anus and lower rectum. They can be classified into two categories: internal and external.
Ruth Kam Heart & Arrhythmia Clinic
Melanoma

Melanoma is an aggressive form of skin cancer that can invade nearby tissue and spread to other parts of the body. It develops in the cells that produce melanin – the ...
Inability to swallow

The inability to swallow is called dysphagia, and it can occur for a variety of reasons.
Athlete’s Heart

The term “Athlete’s Heart” is used to describe the changes that occur in the heart in order to adapt to the increased demands of training. This process of adaptation ...
Suffering from Acne Problem
Acne

Acne is a skin condition that can begin when oil and dead skin cells clog up the pores.
Angioplasty Suitability

Angioplasty is an invasive procedure and there are possible complications, although these are relatively infrequent. The risk depends on many individual factors which will be discussed with your cardiologist before ...
Kidney Stones

Kidney stones (calculi) are hardened mineral deposits that form in the kidney. They originate as microscopic particles and crystals and develop into stones over time. The medical term for this ...
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