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Doctors Receive Training To Better Protect Hajj and Umrah Pilgrims

In preparation for this year’s Hajj season, doctors from the Muslim Healthcare Professionals Association (MHPA) conducted training on safeguarding pilgrim’s health during the Hajj, titled “A Guide to Hajj and…

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Survey Reveals Low Awareness and Perceived Risk of Human Papillomavirus Among Singaporean Women

Singapore, and only 9% considered themselves to be at personal risk. This is in spite of the fact that cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer among women worldwide,…

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USA STUDY: New HIV-Mimicking Particles That Trigger Immune Response Could Advance Aids Vaccine Design Researchers with the International Aids Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have built…

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USA: Freshloc Technologies Launches App For Healthcare Professionals

FreshLoc Technologies, Inc, leader in temperature monitoring specialising in healthcare, launches an all new App for FreshLoc users to see an equipment’s vital measurements instantly. The ability to visualise compliance…

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Diabetes and Peripheral Arterial Disease: Saving Limbs, Saving Lives

A seldom known fact: a major lower limb amputation due to complications from diabetes occurs once every 30 seconds worldwide. In Singapore, it is estimated that about 700 major lower…

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Fibroids and Fertility: What every practitioner should know

Uterine fibroids or leiomyomata are smooth muscle cell tumours. They are the most common benign gynaecologic tumour in women of reproductive age. The lifetime prevalence is around 30%. They are…

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When Friends Do Business Together: An interview with Drs. Colin Theng and Mark Tang

Doing business with friends is not always a good idea. At least that’s what most experts say. Tell that to The Skin Specialists and Laser Clinic founders Dr. Colin Theng…

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Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging findings of intraorbital granular cell tumour (Abrikossoff’s tumour): A case report

Background First described by Abrikossoff in 1926 as a myoblastoma1, granular cell tumors (GCTs), are rare neoplasms. Although GCTs can occur in any body part, the orbits are rarely affected.1,2…

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