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  • Accused doc 'admitted switching blood sample'

    September 25, 2017 9:03 PM 1

    He is alleged to have swopped HIV boyfriend's blood sample with his own in bid to cheat MOM A district court heard yesterday that a Singaporean doctor admitted to a police officer last year that he had switched his blood sample with the one taken from his American boyfriend who is HIV-positive. On the first day of Ler Teck Siang's trial, Deputy Superintendent

  • Younger Singaporeans at risk of diabetes eligible for S$5 screening tests

    September 19, 2017 8:58 AM 2

    SINGAPORE: Singaporeans below the age of 40 who are assessed to be at risk of diabetes after completing an online survey are eligible to undergo a full screening of the disease for S$5. The free self-assessment survey called Diabetes Risk Assessment (DRA) aims to encourage younger Singaporeans aged 18 to 39 years old to be more aware about their risk of developing

  • Bayer halts non-U.S. sales of its contraceptive implant

    September 18, 2017 11:25 PM 5

    (Reuters) - German drugs and pesticides group Bayer AG said in a statement on its French website that it would stop selling its contraceptive implant, Essure, in countries other than the United States. The company said the decision was taken for commercial reasons and was not linked to a safety or product quality problem. (http

  • Delaware makes it easier for PTSD sufferers to get marijuana

    September 15, 2017 5:54 PM 3

    WDEL in Wilmington reported Thursday that Gov. John Carney signed into law the Bravery Bill. It allows PTSD patients to receive a medical marijuana card from any properly licensed physician. Previously, PTSD patients could only get approval for medical marijuana from a licensed psychiatrist. The Bravery Bill allows PTSD patients to receive a medical

  • Can cuddling up to man's best friend help you sleep better?

    September 8, 2017 4:04 PM 12

    Letting a canine companion into the bedroom at night can divide couples and families. While some argue that all that doggy snoring will ruin their sleep, others love nothing more than a nighttime cuddle with their furry friend. However, science may now have resolved the matter, with a new U.S. study suggesting that sleeping with your pet can actually

  • Why Sleeping With Your Pet In The Bedroom May Better The Quality Of Your Sleep

    September 8, 2017 9:52 AM 14

    Can't seem to get sleep without snuggling up with your pooch? Although psychologically you may feel like you absolutely need to do so, physically you may be doing more harm than good by disrupting the quality of your sleep, claims a recent study. Lead author Lois Krahn from Mayo Clinic's Arizona campus said that most people assume having pets in the bedroom

  • Belgium banned the use of plastic bags

    September 7, 2017 10:17 PM 7

    Brussels decided to abandon the use of disposable plastic bags. From September 1, their distribution in all outlets of the city is prohibited. This measure decided to introduce to reduce environmental pollution, given the fact that the average plastic bag to decompose in nature 450 years. According to the UN, in the world’s oceans annually is thrown

  • Martin Shkreli’s Former Company Loses Race for FDA Approval

    September 1, 2017 3:13 PM 7

    Chemo Group, a rival, won approval for benznidazole, a drug to treat Chagas' disease, in U.S. Humanigen Inc., a drug-development firm run briefly by convicted fraudster Martin Shkreli, lost out this week in a competition for fast-track regulatory treatment for a drug to treat Chagas' disease, a dangerous parasitic infection. Chemo Group, not Humanigen

  • Health Ministry mulls legal action against Singapore portal

    September 1, 2017 2:50 PM 17

    YONG PENG: The Health Ministry is considering taking legal action against a Singapore online news portal over a report on the death of Justinian Tan. Theindependent.sg claimed that there was a slow response time of up to 30 minutes by an ambulance from the Sultanah Aminah Hospital (HSA) following the fatal road crash involving the 25-year-old Singaporean

  • Operation White Coat: Dirty nexus of private hospitals and doctors exposed

    September 1, 2017 9:17 AM 6

    In a long investigation Operation White Coat spanning three mega-cities of Delhi-NCR, Mumbai and Bangalore and covering 20 major private multi-specialty hospitals, Cobrapost has unearthed a racket of referrals in which these hospitals offer commission ranging between 10 and 30 per cent to doctors and smaller hospitals or nursing homes. Undertaken by Cobrapost