News and Updates

TRANSFORM YOUR WORDS IN 4 STEPS

04/01/2018

“Without language, we find ourselves living in a state of emotional chaos. Our brain has given us the potential to… read more >

What Is Parkinson’s?

07/12/2017

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects predominately dopamine-producing (“dopaminergic”) neurons in a specific area of the brain… read more >

Rest up and stop asking for antibiotics, advise health experts

02/11/2017

The super drug for superbugs is losing its effectiveness as inappropriate prescriptions for antibiotics continue to pile up.   Antibiotic… read more >

18-day-old baby succumbs to viral meningitis, likely contracted after kiss

02/10/2017

Mariana Sifrit, the newborn that contracted viral meningitis at just six days of life, has passed away on 18 July…. read more >

Consuming more red meat and poultry increases diabetes risk, Singapore study reveals

08/09/2017

Generally, a plant-based diet is considered healthier when compared to a meat-based diet in curbing diabetes. It is important to… read more >

NICE guideline update: Statins for all patients with chronic kidney disease

14/08/2017

The effectiveness of statins in reducing the recurrence of myocardial infarctions or strokes has been well documented over the years…. read more >

Breastfeeding May Lower Multiple Sclerosis Risks for Mom

14/07/2017

Summary: A new study published in Neurology reports a link between breastfeeding and a reduced risk of developing multiple sclerosis…. read more >

Intensive speech therapy improves everyday communication in chronic stroke patients

07/06/2017

Intensive speech and language therapy can significantly help stroke patients who have been struggling to communicate for six months or… read more >

Neuropathy: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

03/05/2017

Neuropathy is the term used to describe a problem with the nerves, usually the ‘peripheral nerves’ as opposed to the… read more >

Five of the best apps to train your brain

05/04/2017

It is no secret that as we age, our brain function declines. However, studies have suggested that keeping mentally active… read more >