• 3 doctors with inspirational voluntary efforts to save lives
    Transcending boundaries and breaking traditional school of thoughts, these three doctors’ selflessness serve the greater community by making a difference in their patient’s lives.
  • 4 alternative career paths for nurses
    Nursing is a very versatile job that offers many fields of specialisations for individuals. Here we will look at the different career paths that nurses can take, and what they offer.
  • 5 ways you may be sabotaging your diet
    Sometimes the effort put in to achieve an ideal body weight doesn’t seem to equate with the intended results. No matter how much exercise and eating right is done, the ideal weight still seems to be out of grasp. This could be the doing of one’s own self in self-sabotaging the weight loss plan.
  • Breast implants now linked to rare cancer, warns FDA
    Breast implants, which constitute the second most popular cosmetic procedure, are now a possible cause of a rare type of cancer, which has claimed the lives of nine people.
  • 3 more signs in the elderly that should set off alarm bells for HCPs
    A change in behaviour and norm of elderly patients should be cause for concern as it could be early indicators of more serious health or living issues.
  • Team huddle: A great way for hospital employees to start the day
    Hospital employees can make use of team huddles to develop situational awareness, or a collective understanding about the state of operations in their staff.
  • 5 warning signs of dehydration
    Keeping up good hydration levels of the body is vital in keeping your health in check, especially for busy healthcare professionals. Water is lost through various activities like exercising, being exposed to heat, vomiting and diarrhoea, and without enough water intake to replace the loss, the body will suffer from dehydration.
  • Doctor claims he has found a cure for sepsis: An IV infusion of Vitamin C
    A retrospective study has claimed that an IV infusion of vitamin C, hydrocortisone and thiamine, can cure sepsis. Yet with an 8% mortality rate and a sample size of 50 patients, how true can it be?
  • 3 signs in elderly patients that should set off alarm bells for HCPs
    With senior patients, a change in their behaviour and norm could be an indicator of something to be concerned about. Oftentimes the reason does not present itself but if spotted early, may greatly help in keeping serious health conditions at bay.
  • Heroic doctor saves man’s life despite having been told to “duck down”
    A brave doctor worked selflessly to preserve the life of a man who had been shot multiple times by a gunman, despite having been warned to “duck down” for cover.
  • Eating locally as a means to stay healthy on a budget
    With the superfoods trend surging stronger than ever and the media raving expensive choices, consumers often equate the imported as healthier options - yet home-grown produce are not any less nutritious.
  • Unannounced hospital inspections found to lower patient death rate
    A recent US study shows that patients who receive treatment during surprise hospital inspections have a lower mortality risk.
  • Medical dramas: An accurate portrayal of our healthcare sector?
    Medical dramas often portray an interesting aspect of the healthcare sector and shed light on what healthcare providers deal with on a daily basis. However, what they depict is often far from reality.