Lately, there have been many recommendations by many oral experts to uplift the dental services with the country. It seems that Health Minister Gan Kim Yong has come to terms with the fact that these is an urgent need for transparency and appropriate dental treatment, which is why he has called on the Singapore Dental Association to come up with a directory of dental care information and services.
While it is very much known that women do encounter fear for the traditional pap smear, a cervical cancer kit is reported to be unveiled soon. There are efforts being made to reach out to those women who are battling with the disease, it has been found that more or less women are apprehensive to go for the test.
In past many times, coffee had been associated with numerous diseases, thereby suggesting people to lessen the consumption of coffee or quitting the drinking habit for its harmful effects, but here comes good news for all coffee drinkers who can now enjoy their mug of coffee without any such baseless rumors.
Researchers of Singapore have come up with a novel idea to remove cancer from the body of a victim. It has been informed that a crab shaped robot has been created which is small in size but of great use. The robot can enter the gut of the victim through endoscope and thus can remove the tumor.
Inspite of several awareness programs, HIV/AIDS is a major health concern of present era and it continues to take more and more people under its spell, in both developed as well as developing countries. Besides health concern, HIV/AIDS is also considered as a social stigma and therefore people feel embarrassed to talk about their condition and even do not attempt to appear for any diagnostic medical test.
Singapore's former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew is nowadays unable to walk steadily due to a neurological disease, his physician daughter Lee Wei Ling revealed.
Lee Wei Ling, who is serving as the director of the National Neuroscience Institute of Singapore, wrote in a weekly Sunday Times column that his father was suffering from sensory peripheral neuropathy.