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Health Insurance: How to Get the Max Out of Medisave  
Health Insurance: How to Get the Max Out of Medisave

Medisave Account funds are not just for paying medical bills, but can be used for medical insurance and other policies to meet healthcare needs. The system has multiple tiers of protection to ensure that no Singaporean is denied access...

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How Malnutrition Affects Cancer Treatment in the Elderly  
How Malnutrition Affects Cancer Treatment in the Elderly

Dr Tira Tan, Registrar, Department of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS), said that nutritional status is associated with how well the elderly cope with cancer treatment. The malnourished tend to suffer more...

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Diabetes: Portable Pump Gives Round-the-Clock Insulin  
Diabetes: Portable Pump Gives Round-the-Clock Insulin

Studies elsewhere have shown that patients on insulin pump treatment can achieve better diabetes control and reduce the incidence of hypoglycaemia, a condition where the blood sugar levels are abnormally low, Dr Bee said.

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  Elderly Eye Conditions
 

Eye disorders among the elderly are a major health concern, as this could affect their ability to enjoy life to their fullest in their later years. The main eye problems that pose the greatest threat... 
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  Low Back Pain
 

Low back pain is one of the most common pain disorders today. It is a chronic condition characterized by a persistent dull or sharp pain per the lower back. It afflicts 80% of the adult population... 
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  Stroke and High Blood Pressure
 

Hypertension ( high blood pressure) usually causes no symptoms, but often leads to the damage of various body organs in the long-term. It is for this reason that high blood pressure or hypertension... 
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  Singapore General Hospital
Tel: (65) 6222 3322
 
  KK Women's and Children's Hospital
Tel:(65) 6225 5554
 
  National Cancer Centre Singapore
Tel: (65) 6436 8000
 
  National Heart Centre Singapore
Tel: (65) 6436 7800
 
  Singapore National Eye Centre
Tel: (65) 6227 7255
 
  National Dental Centre Singapore
Tel: (65) 6324 8910
 
 

National Neuroscience Institute
Tel: (65) 6357 7153

 
     
 
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