DIY COVID antigen kit vs COVID PCR test

DIY COVID antigen kit vs COVID PCR test

With these DIY kits now available, here are some things to keep in mind.   On the June 10, 2021, Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) announced that DIY COVID antigen testing kits would be available for the public to buy off the shelf for self-testing purposes. Dr...
Wireless earbuds

Wireless earbuds

Enjoy tangle-free music on the go.   Break away from tangled cables and messy wires with SHARP’s two new wireless earbuds that are perfect for sound purveyors from every walk of life. Whether you are in commute and enjoying your favourite music or working out to...
Meals to smile about

Meals to smile about

The National Dental Centre Singapore launches its first cookbook for patients who have undergone dental treatment.   The recovery process after dental treatment can be often uncomfortable, painful and inevitably unenjoyable for patients who have fewer meal...
Discounts at FairPrice for low-income families

Discounts at FairPrice for low-income families

Identified through the CHAS Blue card, customers will enjoy a three-percent discount at all FairPrice stores and Unity pharmacies every Thursday.   All Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS) Blue cardholders will be able to enjoy a three-percent discount across...
Retaining at least 20 teeth

Retaining at least 20 teeth

A National Dental Centre pilot programme helps seniors achieve good oral function.   Tooth loss impacts one’s oral function, overall health and quality of life. Research has shown that by having at least 20 teeth, a person can achieve ‘good oral function’,...
Train your brain

Train your brain

State-of-the-art brain training, neurofeedback, biofeedback and neuroscience centre to help individuals sleep better and deal with mental and emotional issues.   With the Covid-19 pandemic, more people are having mental, emotional and sleep issues. As such...
Bacteria, virus-killing mouthwash

Bacteria, virus-killing mouthwash

New Orasyl mouthwashes comes in two types.   Singapore-based medical and dental equipment supplier MediDent International has launched the first locally manufactured povidone-iodine mouthwash that can kill both oral bacteria and viruses. Povidone-iodine, the...
Revitalising seniors’ golden years

Revitalising seniors’ golden years

Two design projects that address ageing societies received the Design of the Year Award.   Two design projects that address ageing societies received the recent Design of the Year Award at this year’s President*s Design Award. They include Kampung Admiralty by...
Free gut health predictor

Free gut health predictor

AMILI and NUHS have launched the predictor, which could help pave the way in identifying new treatment therapies of the gut in the future.   AMILI, Southeast Asia’s first microbiome bank and largest microbiome reference library, is partnering National University...
Read! Fest returns

Read! Fest returns

New programmes, recommended books and interactive literary trails to reinvigorate the love for reading.   The National Library Board’s (NLB) annual signature Read! Fest returns from June 25 to 18 July 18, 2021 after a hiatus last year, with exciting new online...
Retire well

Retire well

AMBER by Etiqa supports customers physical, mental and financial health.   Etiqa Insurance Singapore has introduced a platform called AMBER by Etiqa to complement its range of financial solutions tailored to savings and retirement planning by offering customers a...
Treating a sagging face

Treating a sagging face

It can affect self-confidence so what can we do about it? For some, it is no problem at all.   As each year passes, our skin ageing process increases steadily and eventually loses its elasticity over time. Poor skincare habits might accelerate face sagging which...
Remembering Singapore’s past

Remembering Singapore’s past

The first issue of +65 published by the Founders’ Memorial surrounds the theme of “Home”.   The first issue of +65, an annual, free-of-charge journal published by the Founders’ Memorial, has been released with the theme of “Home” and the various...
One-stop health screening centre

One-stop health screening centre

With laboratory and radiology services, patients can get personalised screening by a doctor who can then review their results.   Livingstone Health has launched Ardennes Healthcare, a one-stop health screening centre at Paya Lebar Square, which offers laboratory...