Marfan syndrome (also spelled Marfan’s syndrome) is a genetic disorder of the body’s connective tissues. Healthy connective tissues help to maintain the elasticity of ligaments, skeletal structures, blood vessel walls and heart valves.
Staying connected via a smartphone or tablet can be a health hazard. Texting or gaming - with the hand and fingers repeatedly making the same actions - on a smart device can put the user at risk...
In more recent times, circumcision – removal of the foreskin, the excess skin covering the penis – has become an option for men who want better personal hygiene or for medical reasons, including prevention against cancer of the penis.
Colorectal cancer is now the commonest cancer in Singapore. It affects males and females alike. Most of those diagnosed with colorectal cancer are over 45 years of age. Read our Doctor Q&A now >>
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