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Avoiding chronic illnesses can lower heart disease risk  
Avoiding chronic illnesses can lower heart disease risk

When it comes to heart disease, there are many risk factors involved. Some, such as family history, age and ethnicity, are beyond our control. Some require lifestyle changes. Yet other risk factors can be medically managed, as in the case...

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Diabetes in Singapore: Stats and Prevention Tips  
Diabetes in Singapore: Stats and Prevention Tips

In diabetes, the pancreas produces too little or ineffective insulin, a hormone which lets body cells use blood sugar for energy. Diabetics have higher blood sugar levels than normal (hyperglycaemia). There are two major types of diabetes: type 1...

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Kidney Dialysis: What You Should Know  
Kidney Dialysis: What You Should Know

Short of a kidney transplant, kidney dialysis is the only way to sustain life if you have end-stage kidney disease or irreversible kidney failure, a condition in which the kidneys have lost all or nearly all of their functions. According to the Singapore Renal Registry, there were 4,378 kidney dialysis...

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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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  All About Medication
  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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