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Diabetes: A Tiny Cut to Save Life and Limb  
Diabetes: A Tiny Cut to Save Life and Limb

When the wound that Mr Ang Sin Yong got after a fall worsened and turned black, his doctors told him that part of his leg might have to be amputated to stop the infection from spreading. The wound, which was initially the size of a 20-cent coin, had worsened...

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Asthma: Could Your Childhood Asthma Recur?  
Asthma: Could Your Childhood Asthma Recur?

Although Mdm Zarinah Mahmood had asthma as a child, she did not suffer from it throughout most of her adult years. But that changed in 1992, after she underwent radiotherapy for breast cancer at age 40. “My lungs were affected because...

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Beat High Blood Pressure With Exercise  
Beat High Blood Pressure With Exercise

Blood pressure is affected by the resistance of the peripheral blood vessels (those vessels outside the heart): the higher the peripheral resistance, the higher the blood pressure. Long-term exercise has a positive effect on blood pressure because it reduces the resistance of the peripheral blood...

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  Hypertension (high blood pressure) usually has no symptoms, but causes damage to various body organs...
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  Asthma makes breathing difficult for 20% of children and 5% of adults in Singapore.* However, with proper treatment...
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  When it comes to prescribed or over-the-counter medication, better be safe than sorry. For example, do you know if your medication...
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