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The Importance of HPV Testing

What is HPV infection? Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a type of virus most frequently transmitted through sexual contact. HPV can affect anyone who is sexually active, both women and men. It is estimated that 80% of sexually active individuals will get HPV infection at some point in their lifetime. Many people who have HPV may […]

Anonymous Syphilis Testing

Overview Caused by the bacteria known as Treponema Pallidum, Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) once thought to have been almost eradicated in the 1940’s and 50’s after the discovery of penicillin. In the past few decades, there has been a steady rise in rates of infection, especially in men who have sex with […]

Anonymous Rapid Chlamydia & Gonorrhoea Test

According to both the US CDC and statistics in Singapore, Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea are the top 2 STIs. Left untreated, these diseases can cause serious long-term consequences like infertility and complications during pregnancy which affect unborn children. Using real-time PCR (polymerase chain reaction) technology, which means that the test is able to detect the DNA […]

DIY COVID ANTIGEN KITS

On the 10th Jun 2021, Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) announced that DIY COVID ANTIGEN Testing kits would be available for public to buy off the shelf for self-testing purposes from 16th Jun 2021. But what is a COVID Antigen test and how is it different from a COVID PCR test? Imagine that the COVID […]

Health Suites: Intermittent Fasting – Fab or Fad

[National Radio Interview – MONEY FM 89.3]MONEY FM 89.3 is a 24 hours National Business and Personal Finance Radio Station in Singapore. Date: 18th November 2019 Health Suites: Intermittent Fasting – Fab or Fad Dr Chester Lan, Resident Doctor, DTAP Clinic Group speaks with Claressa Monteiro from MONEY FM 89.3 on whether intermittent fasting is effective in lose weight or if […]