Health

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The landmarks light up to commemorate World Alzheimer’s Day and champion the dementia cause in Singapore.

Battling high blood cholesterol

Singapore Heart Foundation’s two-day roadshow promotes preventive measures to reduce cardiovascular disease.

Summit on Global Roadmap for Healthy Longevity

New consensus study report is a call to action and provides paths for all to thrive in 2050.

Nationwide virtual steps challenge

Dementia Singapore inspires hope for the dementia community through the challenge.

Importance of exercise

Seniors are recommended to use resistance-invariable strength machines; fixed, low-resistance endurance stations ;and flexibility- and balance-enhancing stations.

D for daylight: Why Vitamin D deficiency is a serious issue

Make sure to get your daily dose of sun, or if that is not sufficient, through food and nutritional supplements.

Obstructive sleep apnoea & snoring

Most of us are unaware that we might have sleep apnoea. Undetected and untreated, it can lead to poor sleep and more.

Many Singaporeans not proactive with eye health screenings, according to study

Thirty percent of those aged 56 and above are not getting their eyes checked.

New sight-saving ophthalmic drug

The drug is the first dual-action drug targeting neovascular age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema.

Two in three older adults do not consult a regular family doctor, new study finds.

Doing so helps to achieve ‘continuity of care’ and improved health outcomes.

New dialysis centre in Admiralty

The centre will serve the underprivileged and trial medical technology and individualised fitness programmes.

Buying the right mattress

It is important to get a good night’s sleep and choosing the right mattress can help you do just that.

COVID-19 positive patients at higher risk of developing neurodegenerative disorders

New study analysed the health records of over half of the Danish population.

Non-invasive methods to screen patients for chronic kidney disease, predict their biological age

The new tools by the Singapore Eye Research Institute use artificial intelligence-based deep learning algorithms to scan photos of patients’ retina.

Improve your ZZZs

Learn more about your sleep style and patterns with Fitbit’s new Sleep Profile.