Lifestyle

Dental surgery: Things to know

Sometimes, you might feel that the only use of your teeth is chewing food and perhaps oral health does not need as much attention, but the truth is far from it.

Putting the spotlight on women’s cardiac health

While cancer is a much-hyped topic, we often seem to overlook another common cause of deaths — cardiac problems. In fact, this is one of the leading causes of death in women worldwide.

Managing dentine hypersensitivity

In medical terms, dentine hypersensitivity is a form of dental pain which is sharp in character and of short duration, arising from exposed dentin surfaces in response to stimuli, typically thermal...

Exploring the discontents of sleep apnea

Dr Toh Song Tar is the Head & Senior Consultant at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology--Head & Neck Surgery in Singapore General Hospital. He is also the Head of Singhealth Duke--NUS...

Living with Lupus

Another day, another torment. The same will follow the next day — the excruciating pain, inexplicable fatigue, and never-ending drowsiness.

Treatment of liver cancer

Professor Pierce Chow is a Senior Consultant and Co-Director (Surgical) of the Comprehensive Liver Cancer Clinic at the National Cancer Centre Singapore; Senior Consultant Surgeon in HPB (Hepatic...

February 25, 2020
February 25, 2020

Dental surgery: Things to know

Sometimes, you might feel that the only use of your teeth is chewing food and perhaps oral health does not need as much attention, but the truth is far from it.

February 4, 2020
February 4, 2020

Putting the spotlight on women’s cardiac health

While cancer is a much-hyped topic, we often seem to overlook another common cause of deaths — cardiac problems. In fact, this is one of the leading causes of death in women worldwide.

January 28, 2020
January 28, 2020

Managing dentine hypersensitivity

In medical terms, dentine hypersensitivity is a form of dental pain which is sharp in character and of short duration, arising from exposed dentin surfaces in response to stimuli, typically thermal...

January 21, 2020
January 21, 2020

Making dental care a regular habit

Professor Dr Mostaque H Sattar is a veteran in the dental profession in Bangladesh and has been a major influence on many dental students and patients alike. He is an expert on Oral and...

January 14, 2020
January 14, 2020

Herbal goodness

Have you ever wondered how to spruce up your kitchen game? Cooking shows on every platform have been enticing you to try a dash of herbs, but sometimes it is possible to get lost.

January 14, 2020
January 14, 2020

Of caries and cavities

Dental problems are tended to once they occur. But, would it not be better if we were more knowledgeable regarding the looming troubles around our oral health and could take precautionary measures?...

January 7, 2020
January 7, 2020

The whys of a regular dental check-up

Dental hygiene is often overlooked by the general population and being involved in raising awareness about this issue, and Prof Dr. S M Iqbal Hussain, the ex-Principal of Dhaka Dental College and...

December 31, 2019
December 31, 2019

Know your basics of dental health

Dental health and oral hygiene is an often overlooked matter, especially among us Bengalis. Two things contribute to the commonness of this matter; first is our carefree attitude.

December 25, 2019
December 25, 2019

Treating head and neck cancers

Associate Professor Dr Tan Hiang Khoon is an esteemed head and neck surgeon, specialising in resection of complex head and neck malignancies,

December 24, 2019
December 24, 2019

Essentials of maintaining oral hygiene

The concept of wellbeing of the whole body is more important than ever, and yet, the teeth are not in the priority zone for most people’s checklist.