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    How to keep blood sugar levels normal and stable

    Diabetic patients will be relieved to know that they need not totally remove their favourite foods from their to-eat list. There are a few ways to achieve normal and stable blood sugar ­levels. Dietitian Poh Kai Ling explains how.

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    World Stroke Day: Some lifestyle changes to cut risk

    Ahead of World Stroke Day, October 29, here are some preventative measures that could help reduce the risk of stroke and keep the heart healthy.

  • Heart surgery? Slate it for the afternoon: Study

    The risk of serious heart problems after open heart surgery nearly doubles when the operation is performed in the morning rather than the afternoon, researchers say.

  • Twice-daily aspirin could lead to more cardiovascular benefits

    Taking aspirin twice daily, rather than the current recommendation of once daily, could enhance cardiovascular protection in people with

  • A guide to eye cancers

    When healthy cells in your eye change or mutate and grow too quickly in a disorganised way, they can form a mass of tissue called a

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    ‘Secret to longevity lies in healing body’

    The secret to longevity lies in healing the body, says a Singaporean doctor.

  • Cancer-fighting super foods

    All the studies on cancer and nutrition point to eating plant-based foods for their phytonutrients and other special compounds. Aim

  • Screening reduces mortality for detectable type 2 diabetics

    Studies published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) show that screening for type 2

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    4 basic steps to good skin

    Skincare can be a bit daunting with all this talk about the Korean 10-step routines, but the truth is no one ever starts with 10 steps. A good routine starts with only a handful of products and the most basic of steps until you work your way up to figuring out your skin’s individual needs. Only then do skin-specific steps like serums, ampoules, and acids come in.

  • A smart investment

    Breastfeeding is not a one-woman job. Mothers need support from their health providers, families, employers, communities, and

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