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First Look Asia is a 2-hour breakfast programme that combines all the latest in world, business and sports news with lifestyle topics. We scour the Internet to find out what’s trending online and review regional dailies to see how they’re covering issues pertinent to Asia. Each day, we have a special segment covering food, travel, technology, cars, property and health – all the things that matter. Wake up with us – every morning 7am - 9am Sg/HK.

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World Down Syndrome Day

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 on Channel NewsAsia

Life expectancy for people with Down syndrome was 25 in 1983. Today, it's 60. On World Down Syndrome Day, we look at other advances in treating this genetic disorder.

Previous Episodes


  • 1.
    13 Mar 2017 Mon

    Physio vs Chiro

    Lower back hurts, neck aches, sports injuries. You know the pain, but do you know who's best to help you?

  • 2.
    06 Mar 2017 Mon

    Health Matters For Women

    The World Health Organisation says women outlive men in most countries by about four years.

  • 3.
    27 Feb 2017 Mon

    Breathing Better With Asthma

    More than 230 million around the world suffer from asthma - an inflammatory disease of the lungs' airways. Yet, it remains under-diagnosed and under-treated.

  • 4.
    20 Feb 2017 Mon

    Donate An Organ, Save A Life

    Hundreds of patients in Asia need an organ or tissue transplant to live. Yet, donations from the living or deceased remain far below demand.

  • 5.
    13 Feb 2017 Mon

    Falling In Love

    They say love is blind. It can also turn your world upside down. Sending your nervous system into overdrive.

  • 6.
    06 Feb 2017 Mon

    Robots, The Latest Weapon Against Ageing

    Can robots make sure that age is just a number?

  • 7.
    06 Feb 2017 Mon

    Glaucoma, The Silent Thief Of Sight

    According to the World Health Organisation, glaucoma's the second leading cause of blindness globally.

  • 8.
    01 Feb 2017 Wed

    Run For Hope

    It's World Cancer Day on Saturday.

  • 9.
    23 Jan 2017 Mon

    Enjoying Chinese New Year Goodies In Moderation

    We're just days away to the Chinese New Year and food is certainly one of the season's highlights. But it takes discipline to avoid excess.

  • 10.
    16 Jan 2017 Mon

    Keeping The Flu Bug At Bay

    After Christmas and New Year, you may want to avoid this next seasonal event like the plague. Yes, the flu virus is not something to be sneezed at!