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Health Matters - S1E36: Influenza vaccination for seniors

Health Matters - S1E36: Influenza vaccination for seniors
27 Feb 2023 09:00AM
22 mins

There’s more to vaccination than COVID. Health Matters explores why seniors should be more proactive when getting vaccinated against other diseases such as influenza.

Guest: Dr Carol Tan, Geriatrician, The Good Life Medical Centre (Mt Alvernia)

Health Matters - Anti-virals for older COVID patients

Role of anti-virals for our older COVID patients. How do they work, and should your older relative consider using it if needed?

Guest: Dr Lee Tau Hong, Infectious Disease Physician, Infectious Diseases Care

29/05/2023 18 mins

Health Matters - World Family Doctor Day 2023

This May 19, we recognise the important roles our family doctors play in helping us manage our conditions and our community health.

Guest: Assistant Professor Lee Eng Sing, Family Physician and Deputy Director of the Clinical Research Unit at NHGP

22/05/2023 21 mins

Health Matters - S1E47: World Ovarian Cancer Day

Feeling constantly bloated and having a swollen stomach? Could these be symptoms of ovarian cancer? In recognition of World Ovarian Cancer Day on 8 May, Daniel Martin speaks to two medical oncologists about the need for early detection and the latest in treatment options.

Guest: Dr John Chia, Medical Oncologist, Farrer Park Hospital and Dr See Hui Ti, Senior Consultant, Medical Oncology, Parkway Cancer Centre Singapore

15/05/2023 24 mins

Health Matters - S1E46: Could your child be performing poorly in school due to their myopia?

Did you know uncorrected myopia reduces students’ focus, perseverance, and participation in the classroom, which in turn affects their academic performance? With alarming rates of myopia in Singapore, how can you make sure you are picking it up and managing it early for your child?

Guest:  Dr Cheryl Ngo, Consultant Ophthalmologist & Medical Director at Adult & Child Eye (ACE Clinic)


08/05/2023 19 mins

Health Matters - S1E45: Don’t Always Rely on Painkillers for Your Chronic Pain

Many patients with chronic pain have been prescribed opioids and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Our guest explains why such treatments aren’t always the solution.

Guest: Dr Bernard Lee, Consultant Pain Specialist and CEO of the Singapore Pain Center

01/05/2023 18 mins