• Singapore Red Cross appeals for funds for Nepal quake victims
    Singapore Red Cross appeals for funds for Nepal quake victims

    The Singapore Red Cross (SRC) is sending $50,000 worth of emergency supplies and relief items to quake-hit Nepal.

  • Singapore will send search-and-rescue team to Nepal
    Singapore will send search-and-rescue team to Nepal

    The Singapore Civil Defence Force is also preparing to send a 55-man search-and-rescue team to assist in Nepal's post-disaster operations.

  • 9 Things You Need to Know About Parkinson Disease
    9 Things You Need to Know About Parkinson Disease

    What is Parkinson disease? Parkinson disease is a neurological disorder that may present with a slight shaking or tremor in one’s finger, hands, lips or feet. Tremors associated with Parkinson disease usually occur when the person is at rest and stop when the person is moving. “Parkinson disease affects three out of every thousand individuals, aged 50 years and above in Singapore, and its prevalence is expected to increase with an ageing population,” says Associate Professor Louis Tan, Senior Consultant at the Department of Neurology at the National Neuroscience Institute (TTSH Campus), a member of the SingHealth group.