The 5-year survival rate for people with bone cancer is 70%. However, once the cancer starts spreading, the rate reduces to 33%. Early detection and treatment can improve that outlook.
While keeping active is healthy, Dr Andrew Dutton cautions against overdoing it and explains how to deal with exercise-related overuse injuries.
Bunions range in severity from annoying to unbearable. Minimally invasive surgery might be the answer to your pain.
Can cracking your knuckles cause osteoarthritis (OS)? Can running worsen OS? Discover the truth here.
High heels may look good but did you know they could also permanently damage your health?
E-scooters are on the rise in Singapore, and so are scooter-related accidents. Here’s what riders and pedestrians should know about e-scooter use and dealing with injuries.
Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words will never hurt you! Here’s a guide on common scans doctors use to scope out your bone and joint health.
Is your mother neglecting her own health as she ages? What can we do to care for our mothers’ well-being?
Back pain is often caused by pressure on the nerves in the spine. Dr Mashfiqul explains its causes and possible treatments.
If you tripped on a pavement or pulled something during a workout, you might be tempted to brush it off as a mild injury. Here’s why you shouldn’t ignore that ache and what you should do instead.
The harm you may have caused to your body won’t always be visible from the outside – but ignoring that niggling pain could worsen the damage. Dr Andrew Dutton explains why.
Some injuries are immediately evident, while others creep up slowly and progressively get worse. Here are some subtle signs you should not ignore.
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What happens when you walk into our 24-hour A&E clinic? In this video, we break down the steps in a typical patient’s journey to the accident and emergency department at our hospitals.
Dr Paul Chiam, cardiologist at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, discusses the tests used to screen for heart disease.
Is there ‘gender equality’ in heart attacks? The short answer is no. Here’s what you need to know about the gender differences in heart attack risk and symptoms.