Category: Health

Fruits That Help Lower Blood Pressure

Maintain your blood pressure with these fruits. Photo: silviarita/ According to the National Health Survey (2010) conducted by The Ministry of Health, 23.5% of Singaporeans suffer from high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Hypertension can lead to severe complications, such as heart disease, stroke, or even kidney failure. Besides leading a healthy lifestyle,

Why You Really Should Monitor Your Child’s Myopia

Many kids in Singapore become short-sighted at a young age. Here’s why that’s a problem. Photo: Wang Tom/ At 65 per cent among Primary 6 pupils and 28 per cent among those in Primary 1, Singapore has one of the highest rates of myopia in the world. Figures from the Health Promotion Board show that