What Happens During a Newborn Screening

Parents want only the best for their child. That is why it’s best to prepare early during pregnancy. But even then, some disorders can only be detected after the child is born. That’s where newborn screening comes in. Benefits of Newborn Screening Newborn testing determines the harmful or potentially life-threatening diseases not noticeable at birth. […]

What is Anaphylaxis?

Although rare, anaphylaxis has claimed lives of a lot of people. It is a severe allergic reaction that affects more than one part of the person’s body. The trigger might be one of the following: insect stings, food, latex and medication. The best way to avoid it is to stay away from whatever triggers the […]

Most Common Types of Cancer in Singapore

According to a report by the Singapore Cancer Registry from 2010 to 2014, cancer is the number one cause of death in Singapore followed by heart diseases and pneumonia. Knowing the leading causes of cancer-related deaths in the country could help prevention, early detection and possible treatment. Breast Cancer Breast cancer accounts for 29% of […]

Common Questions About Arthritis

It’s a misconception that arthritis can only be experienced by old people. Some as young as babies suffer from it. It’s no laughing matter either. It’s a debilitating condition and can even lead to disability. Do you have arthritis? Arthritis is a compound of words meaning inflammation of the joint. The common indicator of arthritis […]

Things to Keep in Mind When Searching for a Foot Reflexologist

Finding the best reflexology therapist in town can be difficult. For starters, you have to consider a lot of options before sifting to a sole choice which stands out from the rest — a process which will undoubtedly take much of your time and effort. From online reviews to word-of-mouth recommendations, oftentimes it ends up […]