Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Why It is No Sweet Talk

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Why It is No Sweet Talk

Diabetes mellitus, or diabetes, is a chronic condition where the body is unable to produce any or enough insulin resulting in excess sugar (glucose) levels in the blood. This may sound all too familiar, but it is mainly because of the sobering statistic in Singapore...
Guide to Endometrial Cancer Risk Factors

Guide to Endometrial Cancer Risk Factors

Endometrial cancer is the 6th most common malignancy that plague women around the world, and the 4th most common in Singapore. A recent study showed that Singapore is among those countries where incidence rates and risks have increased over time. Like any health risk,...
What to Expect with IUI (Intrauterine Insemination)?

What to Expect with IUI (Intrauterine Insemination)?

IUI has been an option for couples who struggle with conceiving. But like any potential solution, it comes with factors that require consideration. So, we’re laying down the facts to give you a heads-up on what to expect from this procedure. So, if you’re interested...
Tears During Delivery and How to Reduce Them

Tears During Delivery and How to Reduce Them

Your baby’s entrance to the world doesn’t have to leave you with a nasty tear down there. A normal birth can result in a tear to the vagina and its surrounding tissues, but it’s something that can be reduced. Brush up on some of these facts to help lessen any injury...