The Ebola crisis has aroused its own flavour of fear — a fear you feel when the things that are supposed to keep you safe — such as national borders and national authorities — seem porous and ineffective. Photo: REUTERS
Health workers carry the body of an Ebola virus victim in Sierra Leone. Photo: REUTERS
Gallery: The Right formula

The Right formula

Breast milk is the best food for babies. There are many benefits of giving your little one breast milk.

Eye care should start during childhood

ATLANTA — If your mother told you to eat your carrots so you would be able to see better, she was right. It turns out that feeding children carrots is one of the things parents...

When breast cancer returns

SINGAPORE — After successfully completing her treatment for early-stage breast cancer 11 years ago, Madam Nicole Ang thought she had everything under control. Eight years later,...

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,...