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|

ST Podcast: Forget about raising your good cholesterol?

ST Podcast: Forget about raising your good cholesterol? In this episode, ST correspondent Joyce Teo and podcasting head Ernest Luis host Dr Michael Lim, the medical director of MWH Heart, Stroke & Cancer Centre, who's also the honorary president of the Asian Society of Cardiology. They ask him for [...]

By |2019-08-05T02:08:32+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Media, Specialists-Cardiology|


‘胸痛’该做什么检测? 有位病人对我讲述了她丈夫去世前的遭遇,她的先生突然感到气短、胸闷,只几分钟的时间,就倒在她的面前不幸去世。而他刚在不久前顺利通过了心脏压力跑步机测试,测试结果非常好。 大家可能纳闷,既然通过了跑步机测试怎么可能突然死于心脏病呢?[继续阅读]

By |2019-06-17T08:26:41+00:00June 9th, 2019|Specialists-Cardiology|

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|

Benefits of fish oil; fact or fiction?

Benefits of fish oil: fact or fiction? published a scientific statement, “Fish Consumption, Fish Oil, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, and Cardiovascular Disease.” At that time, based on evidence from 2 large randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that demonstrated that consumption of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)+docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) supplements significantly reduced fatal cardiac [...]

By |2019-01-22T05:18:00+00:00October 21st, 2018|Specialists-Cardiology|
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