Stories By Vimita Mohandas
128 Oct 2014 Tue
While the incidence of stroke in Singapore over five years has dipped slightly for those aged 75 and above, the numbers have risen for those in younger age ranges.
227 Oct 2014 Mon
Based on the amendments to the Private Member's Bill, individuals who fail to provide care for their animals may face a maximum penalty of S$20,000 and/or two years' jail, while animal-related businesses may face a maximum fine of S$100,000 and/or three years' jail.
324 Oct 2014 Fri
Professor Lui Pao Chuen, the recipient of the IES Lifetime Engineering Award, said that excellent education and employment prospects are key to drawing more people into this field.
421 Oct 2014 Tue
Lonely Planet has named Singapore as top destination among countries in Best in Travel 2015, its 10th annual agenda-setting collection of the best trends, destinations and experiences for the year ahead.
520 Oct 2014 Mon
The new building - Medical Centre D - is just one of several development projects initiated at the hospital in recent times, including upgrading of wards and new operating theatres.
619 Oct 2014 Sun
Senior citizens living in Nee Soon GRC will get subsidised eye screening for the next five years as part of a tie-up between Khoo Tech Puat Hospital and Nee Soon GRC.
717 Oct 2014 Fri
A new special interest group aims to encourage GPs to seek and recruit more of their peers to manage patients with mental illness or those who are at risk.
811 Oct 2014 Sat
The Health Promotion Board (HPB) has launched a campaign to get Singaporeans to cut their empty calories by opting for reduced or no sugar drinks.
911 Oct 2014 Sat
The first-ever local study led by Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, which examined 95 Singaporean Chinese participants, revealed that low macular pigment levels may be useful to determine a person's risk of developing Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).
1010 Oct 2014 Fri
The Manpower Minister highlighted key leadership qualities such as maintaining trust, clarity and a nurturing spirit when he spoke to students at an SMU career fair.