Just 38.9 per cent of women aged between 50 and 69 in Singapore have had a mammogram in the past two years, says the Health Promotion Board.
The treatment, which is being trialled in a two-year international study, can be used for most glaucoma patients, except those with closed-angle glaucoma - a less common form of the condition.
The chairman of Singapore’s National Environment Agency explains how fogging kills not only mosquitoes, but also its natural predators.
Singapore’s Home Affairs and Law Minister says the Government accepted the changes as part of reviewing the EP system.
The three surviving ministers of the 10 who signed the Independence of Singapore agreement in 1965 will be seated next to the late founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew's seat, which will be left empty as a mark of remembrance.
Besides the Zika virus, the congenital condition associated with incomplete brain development can also be caused by genetics, chromosomal abnormalities and infections during pregnancy.
The new scholarships aim to develop doctors and dentists to serve as future leaders in the public healthcare sector, says Health Minister Gan Kim Yong.
In 2015, there were 980 withdrawals of CPF savings, compared to 655 in 2011. Terminal illness and lifelong inability to work are just some reasons why people apply to withdraw a larger amount of their savings before they turn 55.
In an effort to reduce the rate of patients defaulting on treatment, the healthcare group is looking into solutions such as moving treatments to the patients' homes.
As Sengkang West celebrates its 10th anniversary, there are more plans to further develop the constituency, according to MP Lam Pin Min.