• How to manage patients with adverse medical reactions
    Some physicians worry that explaining potential side effects of adverse drug reactions to patients may increase their occurrence. However, if potential risks are clearly explained in advance, patients will have fewer concerns and hence handle them better.
  • 5 common yet "unofficial" lessons from medical school
    The unofficial stories of medical education are reflected in comics, which are known as “graphic medicine” in academic circles.
  • How doctors can be retained in the public healthcare sector
    Turnovers in the public healthcare sector result in reduced efficiency of the healthcare system. Here are some of the reasons behind this trend in Singapore, and what can be done to reverse it.
  • 5 recommended blogs by Asian doctors
    Here we look at five active blogs started by doctors based in Singapore or Malaysia. Apart from being platforms to provide healthcare-related information, these may inspire other healthcare professionals to start a blog.
  • How hobbies can help pharmacists boost their career
    Pharmacists that enjoy a wide range of out-of-work hobbies are said to have an improved work-life balance, benefitting both pharmacists and employers.
  • Specialist Spotlight: Plastic Surgeons
    A career in plastic surgery offers endless opportunities for the budding surgeon in having to reconstruct, repair and replace patient’s abnormalities or ‘imperfections’.
  • Doctors in New Delhi to be given taekwondo training in case of violent attacks
    Following increasing reports of violence against them, physicians in some Indian hospitals are being given martial arts training to defend themselves from any future attacks.
  • 17 of the unhealthiest jobs in healthcare
    Among the jobs worldwide, some healthcare careers are considered one of the most hazardous occupations. Here is a list of the unhealthiest jobs in healthcare, according to data from the US.
  • 5 doctors with unusual hobbies
    Doctors with interesting side interests and passions spend their spare time working in another profession while integrating the skills in both careers.
  • Greater expertise needed in palliative care
    Despite the benefits of palliative care on individual health and economy, only a few countries have a good palliative care system.
  • Clinical pharmacy: A crucial element of healthcare
    Clinical pharmacy has become an inseparable part of routine pharmacy practice, and there has been global progression in pharmacy to become more clinically relevant.
  • The delicate practice of social media for doctors
    A study of new graduate urologists suggests that young doctors often have “unprofessional” or offensive content on their social media.
  • Factors influencing the pursuit of family medicine
    Maintaining a substantial number of family physicians will be a challenge in the future. In Singapore, there is a lack of interest among undergraduate medical students in family medicine.