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    Prof Christopher Goh is an ear, nose, throat (ENT) surgeon with about 20 years experience in the field. He provides specialised care for patients with nose and throat conditions through his advance surgical techniques.
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New Feeds
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 ...
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 ...
Piles

Piles can be caused by ageing, pregnancy, squatting, constipation or even just sitting on the toilet bowl for extended periods.
Gynaecology
Good Colonic Health

Maintaining optimal health of the colon requires a holistic approach. No part of the body exists in a vacuum, and overall good health is required for all the body’s ...
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 ...
Sudden Death Syndrome

There have been cases reported of healthy young athletes suffering cardiac arrest in the middle of a game or practice. This is likely to have been caused by unrecognised congenital ...
Ear and Nose Throat Center
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 ...
Acne Rosacea

People with fair skin tend to be more prone to acne rosacea, and while it is more common among women, men tend to suffer more severe symptoms.
Sinusitis

Sinuses are air cavities in the bony walls surrounding the nasal passages. Sinuses are drained and ventilated by small openings called ostia. Infection to these sinuses usually occurs with any ...
Ruth Kam Heart & Arrhythmia Clinic
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 ...
Coronary Heart Disease

Coronary heart disease can cause chest discomfort (angina), and lead to irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) or cause a heart attack.
Diabetes

Diabetes is more than having too much sugar in the blood or urine. It is a metabolic disease that causes a wide range of inflammatory conditions.
Suffering from Acne Problem
Inability to swallow

The inability to swallow is called dysphagia, and it can occur for a variety of reasons.
Robotic Thyroidectomy

When Ms Tan (not her real name), a 36-year old administrative assistant, was diagnosed with a thyroid nodule(a fleshy lump) last year, the conventional option then was open surgery ...
Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is known as the most common form of arthritis. Osteoarthritis occurs due to the wear and tear of the cartilage in your joints. Cartilage is known as the “...
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