As we begin to step into our thirties, our tendons and ligaments will gradually start to lose their elasticity. We might not care about it in our daily lives, but repeating the same movements every day can cause tendons to tear easily. Click here for more information!
Stomach acid invades the oesophagus and causes throat reflux, causing swelling and inflammation of the throat. Once the cells in the oesophagus become diseased, Barrett’s oesophagus can be induced. People with Barrett’s oesophagus have a 10% chance of developing oesophageal cancer, so throat reflux is the cause of oesophageal cancer.
Genetic testing can be done either through blood or saliva tests to determine either an individual will be at risk of being a carrier of hereditary cancer. Before undergoing the test, the individual should consult with a genetic counselor first for views and advice. Learn more now!
Prostate cancer grows at a slower rate. If there are no obvious symptoms, men also need to pay more attention, including regular screening, to detect any signs of tumour growth early, and to start treatment as soon as possible.
Patients with lower back pain were elderly, and the reason was mostly related to body degeneration, but today’s patients are mostly young people, mostly sports injuries and accumulated injuries due to poor posture in daily life. Learn more now!
With early cancer screening and detection, you will be able to start your fight with cancer on a better foot. Your chance of better treatment success and recovery boils down to whether your cancer is detected EARLY.
One of the ways in which we can fight this silent killer is through genetic testing and genetic counselling, a process that identifies changes in an individual’s genes. This in turn can predict any medical condition that may have genetic roots. It is usually done on asymptomatic individuals to spot potential risks for some diseases or specific genetic traits.
Osteoporosis refers to a skeletal condition in which a person develops low bone mass leading to fragile bones. This increases the risk of fragility fractures, impacting their independence, quality of life, and even survival. While osteoporosis can affect any bone, the ones in the wrist, hip and spine are most likely to be fractured.
Palliative medicine was a perfect vocation and attraction for Dr Felicia as it encompasses holistic, comprehensive, and individualized approach to patient care. She is passionate about palliative care and believes it is a basic human right.
Cancer patients are often left scrambling on their journey as there are so many aspects of care and management to be tackled. A one-stop cancer centre can help ease some of the difficulties of the cancer journey.