Using an East-meets-West approach

Using an East-meets-West approach

SINGAPORE — For years, persistent back and neck pains made Mdm Anisah’s life miserable. The 35-year-old housewife (she has requested to withhold her full name) said the pain...

DASH named best overall diet for fifth year

NEW YORK — The Dietary Approaches To Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet, which is rich in vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy, has been named the best overall diet for the...

A medical doubled-edged sword

A medical doubled-edged sword

SINGAPORE — Although deemed as one of the most effective methods of joint pain relief, steroid injections may not always be prescribed by doctors as the first course of treatment.

Determining the chances of cancer

WASHINGTON — Bad luck plays a major role in determining who gets cancer and who does not, according to researchers who found that two-thirds of cancer incidence of various types...

3D printing may create smarter cancer treatments

LONDON — British scientists have developed a new use for 3D printing: Creating personalised replica models of cancerous body parts to allow doctors to target tumours more...