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Category: Heath News

Singapore to boost palliative care sector


Singapore’s 42-year-old Assisi Hospice will be redeveloped as part of national plans to expand and train the professional pool for the palliative care sector. Speaking at the hospice’s charity dinner Monday evening, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said with longer life expectancy and a rise in chronic diseases, the medical care which people need at […]

The Use of Cough & Cold Medicines in Children


Following concerns about the use of cough and cold medicines in very young children, the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) would like to recommend that consumers seek advice from healthcare professionals before using these products in children, especially those under the age of 2 years. This is because serious and potentially life-threatening side effects such as […]