How to live to 100

FROM 1960 till 2020, there has been a 28-fold increase in the number of centenarians. The path to longevity is strewn with false promises of expensive elixirs, exotic supplements, and stem cell rejuvenation. Human longevity is a complex interplay between the genes, the environment and [...]

By |2020-06-08T09:46:20+00:00June 8th, 2020|Cardiology, Media, Specialists-Cardiology|

Lower your blood pressure with right lifestyle choices

BLOOD pressure (BP) continues to be an important determinant of our health and has significant implications for many diseases including stroke, heart disease, kidney damage and eye disease. Understanding how our lifestyles impact our blood pressure can help us make the right decisions in maintaining a healthy range of [...]

By |2020-03-31T01:57:40+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Cardiology, Media, Specialists-Cardiology|

Watch that hidden poison in your rice

Besides seafood, rice products have the highest arsenic content. Long-term exposure to arsenic is linked to cancer Many may be surprised that the large majority of cancers are related to environmental causes and genetic causes comprise a minority. Hence, the air we breathe, the food we eat and the [...]

By |2020-01-10T03:21:40+00:00January 10th, 2020|Cardiology, Media|

Should I Eat More Fish?

Beyond just eating fish, it is also important to understand what fish to take, how it should be cooked and the quantity that should be consumed. Among the fatty acids that are present in seafood, the long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (P3UFAs), namely, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid [...]

By |2020-01-10T02:33:49+00:00January 10th, 2020|Cardiology, Media|

Are fish oil supplements good for heart?

Are fish oil supplements good for the heart? Their role in today's medical context is still not clear A very common question asked of me by patients is, "Should I consume fish oil supplements?" The fish oil supplements referred to are those containing the omega-3 poly unsaturated fatty acids [...]

By |2019-09-26T04:24:20+00:00August 31st, 2019|Cardiology, Media|

The Link between diabetes, obesity and heart disease

The link between diabetes, obesity and heart disease Diabetes Mellitus, Obesity and the Heart Diabetes mellitus and obesity are closely linked to the increase of the prevalence of cardiovascular disease. Based on Singapore Myocardial Infarction Registry annual report 2016, more than half of the patients admitted with myocardial infarction [...]

By |2019-05-21T04:08:55+00:00March 10th, 2019|Cardiology, Specialists-Cardiology|

Self-Assessment for Heart Disease Test

Early detection prevents complication such as heart failure, stroke, kidney disease and artery disease. Heart disease is 1 of the top leading cause of death worldwide and affects not only the heart but other major parts of the body. Early detection prevents complication such as heart failure, stroke, kidney disease [...]

By |2019-01-22T04:12:38+00:00January 12th, 2019|Cardiology|
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