Posts by Joanne Heng
Clean Eating: What do studies report?
With the vast amount of information available at our fingertips and the increased purchased power within the last few decades, consumers are starting to make more educated decisions regarding their diets. This has result in myriad types of diets aimed to benefit different people with different needs. One of these diets would be a clean…Read More
A closer look at AI in Healthcare
Despite its lack of general familiarity, artificial intelligence is a technology that is revolutionizing every aspect of life. It’s a versatile tool that allows individuals to rethink how they integrate data, evaluate it, and apply the insights to make better decisions. Artificial Intelligence is already changing the world and posing significant societal, economic, and governance…Read More
What is Deltacron and Should You Be Worried?
On January 7, scientists in Cyprus announced the discovery of a novel SARS-CoV-2 strain. The Deltacron variation is thought to be a cross between Delta and Omicron. Should we be worried of the news of this new variant? Where did it come from? How do we protect ourselves from it? Thankfully, you need not worry…Read More
Is It Safe to Take Melatonin Every Night?
What is Melatonin? Melatonin is a hormone that your body creates on its own. It aids in the regulation of your sleep-wake cycle. Melatonin can also be purchased as an over-the-counter supplement manufactured in a laboratory. Melatonin pills are used by some people to aid with sleep issues such as jet lag and insomnia. Melatonin…Read More
Anti-inflammatory foods to add to your diet
What is inflammation? Inflammation is a natural component of the healing process. It is the reason is why some parts of our body will swell and go red after we hurt it. However, this inflammatory healing process may occasionally go awry, lasting much too long and causing more harm than good. When inflammation is triggered…Read More
Some Key Health Moments from 2021
As we move on into the month of March, the events of 2021 are still fresh in our memories with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic still taking place around the world. That said, it is still important for us to look back on the events of the past year to not only learn from…Read More
What Is The Noom Diet—And Can It Help You Lose Weight
With smartphones being so integrated into our society, smartphone applications have become part and parcel of our everyday life. Smartphone applications help us with everything from dining, shopping, scheduling and even our work. Out of the many apps to come out, the diet app “Noom” seems to stand out apart from the rest. What is…Read More
Omicron infection: What are the symptoms?
With the current state of the world, you would definitely already heard of the latest Omicron variant of the Covid-19 Virus which has dominated news outlets for the past month. Many have been terrified of contracting the virus as there have also been concerns that Omicron might circumvent the COVID-19 vaccine’s protection. In laboratory tests,…Read More
INEX Innovate: how this home-grown health research firm is saving lives
It is a pretty universal fact that health check ups are unpleasant. This holds true even more so for women who need to undergo tests for fatal ailments like Ovarian or Breast. Yet sadly, unless they take these tests, it is unlikely that they will be detected in time for it to be treated. Despite…Read More
New SingHealth Duke-NUS simulation facility uses serious games to train healthcare workers
Since its creation in the 1950s, video games have risen to become a big part of pop culture. With technology continuing to grow rapidly with smaller and faster computers, what video game developers are able to create continue to evolve as well. That said, there has always been an ongoing debate as to whether video…Read More