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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 ...
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).
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 ...
Gynaecology
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 ...
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 ...
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 “...
Ear and Nose Throat Center
Coronary Heart Disease

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

Liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma) is a cancer arising from the liver. It is also known as primary liver cancer or hepatoma. The majority of primary liver cancers (over 90 to 95%) arises ...
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 ...
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.
Ultrasound Guided Injections

Ultrasound guidance of infiltrations in the management of chronic pain allows the physician to make visual the advance of the needle and the diffusion of the analgesic agent in and ...
Suffering from Acne Problem
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 ...
Common Gastrointestinal Diseases

Common gastrointestinal diseases include colonic polyps, colorectal cancer, ulcerative colitis and diverticulitis. What are their differences?
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 ...
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