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Patient Care

Issue 13

Women under 40 years of age account for one in six cases of breast cancer. Find out about the unique issues young women with breast cancer face. Also in this issue, get tips on creating a more ergonomic workspace, how to optimise your health for pregnancy, why it is important to self-medicate responsibly, understanding lupus, and more!
Patient Care

Issue 12

Always getting the runs? Learn how to manage Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in this issue and find out if popular diets really work for gut health. Also, read more about self-harm in adolescents, snoring and sleep apnoea, flat polyps in the colon, misconceptions of topical steroids used on eczema, knee preservation in the young, and more!
Patient Care

Issue 11

In this issue, learn the signs of long COVID and how to manage post-infection symptoms, discover ways to manage hair loss, get tips to eating healthy while saving money, learn how to protect yourself from phishing scams, read up about end-of-life care and patient stories from breast cancer survivors.
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Issue 10

In Singapore, men live five years shorter than women on average. Why is this the case? It could be that men are reluctant to seek help when they become ill. But, here’s why they should change, and how loved ones can assist. Also, in this issue, we look at intermittent fasting, footwear no-nos, and abdominal issues like bloating. We also share insights on screen time for children, and the benefits of telemedicine.
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Issue 9

People often do not know that they have osteoporosis until their bones become weak and break after a fall or injury. We discuss bone health and the ways to keep brittle bones at bay. Plus, learn the dangers of crushing certain medications, sleep apnoea, and more. Get tips on talking about weight with your child, and learn how to incorporate plant-based foods into your meals for a healthier, greener lifestyle.
Patient Care

Issue 8

We help you understand what is pain and how to manage it. We also put the spotlight on vaccines, muscle loss, gout, and dengue. If you are a parent, find out what you can do to reduce parental stress. Also, we take a look at what are some non-emergency conditions that your GP can easily treat. Last but not least, get some eco-friendly cleaning tips for your home!