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Mind and Matter

Alzheimer, is it a preventable condition?

Alzheimer’s disease, is the most common form of dementia (a term to describe changes in the brain in terms of memory and functions).

Most people develop two types of protein, tau and amyloid-beta, in the brain, as they age. But those with Alzheimer’s tend to develop in larger amounts and in pattern beginning .....

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Mind and Matter

8 tips to improve memory

Memory is the ability of the brain to store, retain, and subsequently recall information. Occasional lapses in memory is alright, simply a sign that the person is a bit too busy or preoccupied. While, a consistently poor memory has to be given attention to check for cognitive function decline. Modifiable factors on diet and lifestyle can be done! .....

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Physique and Fitness

Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place

One of the most common problems amongst older adults in Singapore are urological stone diseases. Most people encounter urinary stones when they are around 35 to 60 years old.

These urological stones are firm masses made up of mineral and salt crystals which can develop anywhere along the urinary tract. Some can be as a small as a grain of sand which you could unknowingly pass during urination, while some can be... continue reading


Physique and Fitness

ML've, Fitness and You

“Exercise more and eat healthier.” You hear it far too often whenever you visit your doctor and it’s almost as if it is a panacea for all ailments – Is it?

Well no, not literally, but what it is – it is more than just a physical activity to get your exterior appearance “into shape”. And it does so, remarkably well, for your immune system.

Research has shown conclusive evidence that moderate exercise will... continue reading


Physique and Fitness

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, a Pressing Issue

A common disease in older men when the prostate grows in size, it brings with itself many unwanted social hinderances and complications.


The prostate gland is a part of the male reproductive system and it secretes nutrients for the sperm for reproduction. It naturally starts to grow from around the age of 35, however, it is not until later in life when it starts to pose as an issue. The pressing issue of an enlarge prostate gland bears are its obstructive and/or irritative tendencies when... continue reading

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Soul and Spirit

What does the science say about meditation?

Mindfulness meditation involves focusing on your breathing and then bringing your mind’s attention to the present without drifting into concerns about the past or future. It helps you break the train of your everyday thoughts to evoke the relaxation response, using whatever technique feels right to you. . .. continue reading


Soul and Spirit

Be kind about your wandering mind - Mindfulness meditation guide

Instead of wrestling with your thoughts, practice observing without reacting, during the session, it is absolutely normal to be getting lost in thoughts. 25 minutes of mindfulness meditation can... continue reading

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Food and Physiology

Meal Prep: What Is It and How To Do It?

Watching what you eat may prove to be a bit tricky, especially in Singapore. 

Singapore, unlike many other countries, has extraordinary convenience when it comes to obtaining various food at affordable prices. Paired together with the common stressful and fast-paced lifestyle, one has little time to prepare proper meals, so, how would a Singaporean go about acquiring healthy food without... continue reading

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Food and Physiology

Combating Low Testosterone Levels

Testosterone levels decline with age, and a subset of men over age 40 may display clinically relevant testosterone deficiency syndrome. Some testosterone deficiency symptoms can be managed with reversal of an underlying medical cause, drug therapy or lifestyle modifications. Treatment of sleep apnea, weight reduction and... continue reading

Intellect and Intuition

Factors in kids' brain development (Part I)

Childhood is a critical period of development when children experience a variety of changes. One of the most significant changes is the transitioning into the formal schooling environment from preschool settings or in-home care, this transition is important because..... continue reading

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