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Gallery: Heart-to-heart advice

Heart-to-heart advice

Singapore — It is National Heart Week/World Heart Day (NHW/WHD) this Saturday. In line with this year’s theme — Live. Work. Play — TODAY spoke with three health experts for...

Artificial sweeteners ‘may cause diabetes’

Artificial sweeteners ‘may cause diabetes’

ISRAEL — Artificial sweeteners may disrupt the body’s ability to regulate blood sugar, causing metabolic changes that can be a precursor to diabetes, researchers are reporting.

The rough road to pregnancy

The rough road to pregnancy

When Cheryl Chua tied the knot in her mid-30s, she and her husband immediately wanted to start a family. Having children was something that the couple had always dreamed about,...

Cochlear implants help patients regain hearing

Cochlear implants help patients regain hearing

SINGAPORE — The first thing that Madam Theresa Lim said when her audiologist at Changi General Hospital (CGH) switched on her bionic ears was: “I never realised the world was so...

A sleep sweet spot

A sleep sweet spot

FINLAND — The most reliable workers are those who get seven to eight hours of sleep each night, a new study has showed.

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