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Paralympian Joyce Chan had her right leg amputated above the knee and now wears an artificial limb that allows her to walk, climb stairs and bend. Photo: KOH MUI FONG
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Amputees enabled by computerised prostheses WHAT’S NEW?

March 25
High-tech artificial limbs allow amputees to walk at various speeds, climb stairs

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.