Managing Hypertension Via Telehealth

HYPERFor hypertension patient Chan Ah Chan, 79, constant online monitoring helped her doctor adjust her medication more exactly.

Her blood pressure readings were erratic when she went home after being hospitalised at the National University Hospital in July due to breathlessness. Continue reading

Telehealth Is Changing Patient Care Now

85Two out of three Americans are willing to use a device as an adjunct to their health care plan, according to James Tong, engagement manager and mobile health lead at IMS Health

Apps and virtual doctor visits are changing patient care. Continue reading

Is It Safe to Refreeze Thawed Food?

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Thawed food can be safely returned to your freezer provided it was thawed safely in the first place

Refreezing thawed food may lead to changes in flavor or texture, Continue reading

11 Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies

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11 common nutrient deficiencies include vitamins D, K2, B12, E, and A, omega-3, magnesium, iodine, calcium, iron, and choline

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Turmeric’s “Weight Loss Secret”: It Turns Bad Fat Good

turmeric3A groundbreaking new study published in Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry reveals that curcumin, a golden-hued compound in turmeric, may provide a unique solution for overweight individuals by altering the composition of fat cells in their bodies in favor of the calorie-burning type.  Continue reading