NMC Newsletter Oct - Dec 2012

Getting to the Root of Gum Disease

In Singapore, it is widely believed that gum disease cannot be controlled and cured. Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround your teeth and is a major cause of tooth loss in adults. With basic knowledge of the early signs of this condition, there might be hope for cure at the root of it all.

NMC Newsletter Jul - Sep 2012

Battling the Bulge

According to the Ministry of Health’s survey statistics, the prevalence of obesity among adults between 18 and 69 years in Singapore has increased steadily by about 1% from 1992 to 2004. However, a spike from 6.9% in 2004 to 10.8% in 2010 revealed an obesity trend that is alarming. So, what are some measures that can be taken to help Singapore beat the battle of bulge?

NMC Newsletter Apr - Jun 2012

Get On Tract About Urinary Infections

Most of us know that once we get an episode of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), a trip to the doctor is in order and we will then be given a course of antibiotics. But beyond that, how much is really known about UTI and how to prevent it?

NMC Newsletter Jan - Mar 2012

More Are Surviving Cancer

There was a time when a cancer diagnosis meant a death sentence for many. Today, however, as the latest studies suggest, more cancer patients are surviving longer, with better quality of life and a better chance of beating the cancer.


NMC Newsletter Oct - Dec 2011

Screening your way to corporate health

Corporate health screening helps to ensure that employees arefit and in good shape to carry out their jobs and responsibilities. With fewer sick days, your organisation ultimately enjoys improved productivity and quality of work.

NMC Newsletter Jul - Sep 2011

Healing Through Innovation

Find out more on the latest innovative surgical techniques such as Laparoscopy or keyhole surgery. Plus, learn how you can manage your stress away with just simple relaxation techniques.

NMC Newsletter Apr - Jun 2011

Happy Holidays Start with the Right Vaccinations

The holiday season is looming, and most of us are bound to jet off for a break to places where exciting sights and interesting discoveries await. However, before we start checking off items from our holiday list, let’s focus on something that should sit right on top of that list – the essential travel vaccinations.

NMC Newsletter Jan - Mar 2011

Embrace the New Year with a Brand New You

New Year heralds a new beginning. A perfect time to wipe the slate clean and start afresh. In today’s competitive world, more and more people are concerned about their image. Discover how you can get in shape and look younger in the New Year. Plus, learn how you can raise happy, well-adjusted kids by following simple, research-backed strategies.


NMC Newsletter Oct - Dec 2010

Heart Attack – Time is Muscle

Heart attack always strikes fear in our minds as it conjures up an image of a person clutching his chest and then keeling over. Find out more as Dr Kenneth Ng of Novena Heart Centre shares the causes, symptoms and how you can prevent a heart attack. Then, take a closer look at Novena Surgery, a day surgery facility situated on Level 8 that offers quality outpatient services.

NMC Newsletter Jul - Sep 2010

Don't Be a Victim of the Weekend Warrior Syndrome

Our new online Health Library provides useful information from children’s health to skin care and beauty, cancer, heart diseases and general wellness. Dr Kelvin Chew of Singapore Sports Medicine Centre shares his concerns about Singaporean’s penchant for strenuous physical exercise on the weekends in the must read article, “Weekend Warrior Syndrome”.

NMC Newsletter Apr - Jun 2010

Discover the Secret Behind a Gorgeous Smile

Dr Asha Karan of Smile Makers Dental Clinic shares secrets to have that gorgeous smile. Find out how Dr Marcou of Dr Roby Marcou Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrics Clinic and Dr Janice Wong of Thomson Paediatrics Center treat children who suffer from neuro-disabilities like autism and ADHD.

NMC Newsletter Jan – Mar 2010

Look Good for All Occasions – Secrets Revealed

Dr Shiau Ee Leng of ClearSK Novena Laser and Aesthetic Centre unveils 5 simple tips to fight aging and rejuvenate your skin. Get up close with Dr Tan Ying Chien of The Sloane Clinic and Dr Marcou of Dr Roby Marcou Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrics Clinic.


NMC Newsletter Oct – Dec 2009

How You Can Maintain a High Glutathione for Cancer Prevention

Dr Lai Hwee Yee of Cancer After Care Clinic highlights the importance of gulatathione for cancer prevention and ways to increase glutathione through food and drugs.

NMC Newsletter Jul – Sep 2009 (Inaugural Issue)

Diabetes – The Silent Killer

Find out why Novena Medical Center is one-of-a-kind. In our featured article, Diabetes – The Silent Killer, Dr Soon Puay Cheow of Soon Diabetes Thyroid and Endocrinology Clinic reveals some symptoms of diabetes to watch out for, complications that may arise and ways to treat this dreadful disorder.