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GMOs and Food: Do They Deserve the Bad Press?
GMOs and Food: Do They Deserve the Bad Press?

In the last decade, the label “non-GMO” has increased in usage until it’s become almost ubiquitous

September 07, 2018

Why Am I Feeling Tired All The Time? A Guide To Getting A Boost
Why Am I Feeling Tired All The Time? A Guide To Getting A Boost

Trying to remain continuously active and working attentively throughout the day is surprisingly difficult for most people

August 30, 2018

Lifestyle Tips To Relieve Stress
Lifestyle Tips To Relieve Stress

It is a phenomenon that challenges or surpasses a person's ability to cope with the event itself.

August 28, 2018

Antibiotic Resistance: An Approaching Apocalypse?
Antibiotic Resistance: An Approaching Apocalypse?

Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice– but science argues that it will most likely end via antibiotic resistance.

August 27, 2018

Smoking While Pregnant?
Smoking While Pregnant?

If you are pregnant or attempting to become pregnant, quit smoking as soon as possible

July 30, 2018

Healthy Pregnancy: What's Blood Mixing?
Healthy Pregnancy: What's Blood Mixing?

There are an estimated 128,845,000 babies born each year at a rate of 350,000 per day, with the global population expected to reach 9.8 billion by the year 2050.

July 20, 2018

Going With Your Gut Feeling: The Benefits of Fermented Foods
Going With Your Gut Feeling: The Benefits of Fermented Foods

People have fermented food and drinks around the world throughout all of history

July 11, 2018

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Not Just Abdominal Pain
Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Not Just Abdominal Pain

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common intestinal disorder found across the world and occurs twice as much in women than in men

June 28, 2018

Why Leaving The Office At The Same Time Every Day Is Good for You
Why Leaving The Office At The Same Time Every Day Is Good for You

Making sure you leave the office at the same time every night is an excellent way to begin establishing important boundaries.

June 26, 2018

Can we outrun memory loss?
Can we outrun memory loss?

Running has long been recognized as an exercise with a wide variety of benefits

June 19, 2018

Transforming Public Health in Singapore and Beyond
Transforming Public Health in Singapore and Beyond

Healthcare in Singapore is seeing an improvement from technological advances such as the use of satellite imagery and geographical systems

June 04, 2018

Mounting a Response to Physical Inactivity: Two-Wheels at a Time
Mounting a Response to Physical Inactivity: Two-Wheels at a Time

Physical inactivity is a pressing global health issue, and is only growing in pertinence in Singapore.

May 25, 2018

Bone Health Today for a Better Tomorrow
Bone Health Today for a Better Tomorrow

In Europe, India, Japan and the USA alone, there are an estimated 125 million people with osteoporosis. So what is osteoporosis, and what should we know about it?

May 08, 2018

Is Your Diet Causing Your Allergies?
Is Your Diet Causing Your Allergies?

Singapore based clinical naturopath and nutritionist, Christina Franco, shares how you can come to understand and control your reactions to various foods

April 30, 2018

RingMD and Ministry Of Health: Inside A Regulatory Sandbox
RingMD and Ministry Of Health: Inside A Regulatory Sandbox

Today we are proud to officially announce that RingMD has entered into a regulatory sandbox with Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH).

April 18, 2018

8 Reasons Why Regular Exercise Helps With Mental Health Issues
8 Reasons Why Regular Exercise Helps With Mental Health Issues

Physical exercise as a means of improving mental health? You better believe it

April 16, 2018

Self-Affirmation: A Way of Coping With Everyday Stressors
Self-Affirmation: A Way of Coping With Everyday Stressors

In Singapore’s fast-paced working environment, we are often bombarded with a revolving door of stressors that can take a toll on both our mental (and physical) health

April 10, 2018

Plant-based Diets: Practical Or Food For Thought?
Plant-based Diets: Practical Or Food For Thought?

There is no one-size fits all solution to healthy eating. The importance of eating food that makes you happy should not be understated

March 23, 2018

A First-Hand Guide to Antidepressants
A First-Hand Guide to Antidepressants

The idea of taking a pill to change your mood is oftentimes shrouded in mystery or fear

March 22, 2018

Are We Sleeping On Sleep Deprivation?
Are We Sleeping On Sleep Deprivation?

When stress builds up, work piles on, and life gets busy, sleep is often the first thing many people sacrifice first in order to accomplish more

March 19, 2018

Speak With A Doctor And Get Medicine Without Leaving Home
Speak With A Doctor And Get Medicine Without Leaving Home

Feeling sick? Perhaps it's better for you, and those around you, that you stay at home. We can bring the doctor and medication to you.

March 12, 2018

Top 8 Nutrition Tips To Boost Your Immune System
Top 8 Nutrition Tips To Boost Your Immune System

Tired of getting sick? Sometimes it's out of your control, but, in addition to basic hygiene, there are indeed steps you can take to reduce your chances of falling sick

March 07, 2018

How To Find A Doctor In Singapore– Overview Of Primary Care Services
How To Find A Doctor In Singapore– Overview Of Primary Care Services

To help you find the right doctor for you, this blog post gives a general overview of where you can go to see a doctor in Singapore

March 01, 2018

How To Make The Most Of Your Online Doctor Consultation
How To Make The Most Of Your Online Doctor Consultation

Take these steps to make your online doctor consultation even more efficient and effective. Together we can make healthcare more convenient and accessible.

February 28, 2018

10 Dietary Tips To Soothe Menstrual Cramps
10 Dietary Tips To Soothe Menstrual Cramps

Did you know that the food you eat can influence your menstrual pain?

February 26, 2018

Social Responsibility Not To Make Others Sick
Social Responsibility Not To Make Others Sick

Do your part! Practice good hygiene to take care of yourself and others. You don't want other people to make you sick, so why is it fair for you to put others at risk?

February 01, 2018

How To Identify A Reliable Telemedicine Provider
How To Identify A Reliable Telemedicine Provider

In a world full of constantly blossoming attractions and distractions that grant instant gratification, it's more important than ever to keep your guard up

January 31, 2018

Germs In The Doctor's Office? The Low-down On Healthcare-associated Infections
Germs In The Doctor's Office? The Low-down On Healthcare-associated Infections

Unfortunately, it is possible to get sick from going to visit a doctor. This phenomenon is typically known as a healthcare-associated infection

January 16, 2018

Everyday 32,000 Singaporeans Spend Valuable Time And Energy Doing This One Thing. Are You One Of Them?
Everyday 32,000 Singaporeans Spend Valuable Time And Energy Doing This One Thing. Are You One Of Them?

Going to the clinic or hospital to see a doctor for a common cold or flu? You're spending valuable time and energy. You are not alone

January 15, 2018

2017 at RingMD - Year in Review
2017 at RingMD - Year in Review

Working closely with government, industry and tech leaders around the world, 2017 comes to an exciting end for the RingMD team.

December 29, 2017

Prescription Drugs Making You More Sick? Why Playing It Safe Can Be Dangerous.
Prescription Drugs Making You More Sick? Why Playing It Safe Can Be Dangerous.

Society values preventative measures to stop bad things from getting worse.

December 24, 2017

Feeling Sick After Flying? Dealing With A Germ-filled Box In The Sky.
Feeling Sick After Flying? Dealing With A Germ-filled Box In The Sky.

People are torn over whether flying makes you sick, it's important to understand the factors that influence this process

December 12, 2017

GP Service Without Leaving Home!
GP Service Without Leaving Home!

The intention of this blog post is to answer some of the most common questions about telemedicine services and virtual care in Singapore that you've thrown our way.

December 06, 2017

Running To The GP Clinic Every Time You're Worried About Your Child?
Running To The GP Clinic Every Time You're Worried About Your Child?

Worrying too much? Not enough? How do you know? Having a young child can be incredibly scary.

November 30, 2017

You Don't Have To Be A Pro Athlete To Have A Doctor On Call
You Don't Have To Be A Pro Athlete To Have A Doctor On Call

Speak to a doctor online right when you get hurt to optimize your health and well-being. A doctor on call, just for you!

November 27, 2017

Save Time. Save Money. See A Doctor From Home For JUST $20
Save Time. Save Money. See A Doctor From Home For JUST $20

It's not a deal. It's not a promotion. It's not a dream. This is reality. See a doctor online, right now, wherever you are in Singapore, for just $20.

November 22, 2017

Engineering At RingMD: What's It Like? Hear From A Software Engineer Making A Real-World Impact
Engineering At RingMD: What's It Like? Hear From A Software Engineer Making A Real-World Impact

Meet Long Nguyen! Long is a full stack developer from Kon Tum, Vietnam.

November 21, 2017

When Can I Use Telemedicine? If I Think I Have The Flu?
When Can I Use Telemedicine? If I Think I Have The Flu?

If you feel you have the flu, you may be able to save energy and time by seeing a doctor from home

November 13, 2017

Telemedicine In Singapore? I Can Speak To A Doctor Online?
Telemedicine In Singapore? I Can Speak To A Doctor Online?

Most people are aware of telemedicine in Singapore but don't know much about it

November 10, 2017

Be Rational: What To Do If You Have A Rash
Be Rational: What To Do If You Have A Rash

Have a rash but not sure if you need to go to the clinic or hospital to see a doctor? Now, you don’t need to leave home to find your answer

November 07, 2017

Allergic Rhinitis? Hay Fever? What Am I Allergic To?
Allergic Rhinitis? Hay Fever? What Am I Allergic To?

Sick and tired of allergies ruining your day? Had enough of sneezing, being congested, and having swollen, itchy eyes?

November 03, 2017

Sparring With Sinusitis: How To Handle The Pressure
Sparring With Sinusitis: How To Handle The Pressure

Pressure and pain in your face? You could have a sinus infection. Here's what to look out for, what certain symptoms may mean, and what you can do about them.

November 02, 2017

Singapore Engineers Work Through Night To Put Doctor In Your Pocket
Singapore Engineers Work Through Night To Put Doctor In Your Pocket

Why leave home to see a doctor if you don't have to? You can consult a Singapore licensed physician right now, wherever you are

November 02, 2017

The Influence Of Influenza: Fighting The Flu
The Influence Of Influenza: Fighting The Flu

Are you feeling awful all of a sudden? Out of nowhere, you have a fever and aches all over?

October 27, 2017

Sore Throat? Tips For Soothing This Timeless Trouble.
Sore Throat? Tips For Soothing This Timeless Trouble.

You know what it feels like. An awful pain or irritation of your throat. It usually feels even worse when you swallow.

October 26, 2017

Your Stomach Ache Might Not Be Just A Stomach Ache
Your Stomach Ache Might Not Be Just A Stomach Ache

Stomach ache? Are you sure? We can be too quick to call any abdominal pain a "stomach ache."

October 24, 2017

Menstrual Cramps As Painful As A Heart Attack? This Cannot, And Must Not, Be Ignored.
Menstrual Cramps As Painful As A Heart Attack? This Cannot, And Must Not, Be Ignored.

Period pain got you down? The menstrual cycle is a regular part of life as a female, but the pain that can come from it is anything but regular.

October 18, 2017

Managing Migraines: What You Need To Know
Managing Migraines: What You Need To Know

Migraines affect roughly 1 in 7 people throughout the world, making it one of the world's most common diseases.

October 13, 2017

3 Main Approaches For Dealing with PTSD
3 Main Approaches For Dealing with PTSD

Think you might be suffering from PTSD? Below we identify and explain the three prominent cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques

October 10, 2017

Don't React, Respond! How These 3 Words Can Do Wonders For Your Mental Health
Don't React, Respond! How These 3 Words Can Do Wonders For Your Mental Health

Dr. Bira emphasizes the importance of responding versus reacting to the world around you

October 04, 2017