Entries by Miri Yeo

Endometrial Sampling

Endometrial Sampling: What is it and why is it performed? The endometrium is the inner lining of the uterus. It is a highly specialized and dynamic tissue that changes in thickness and composition throughout the menstrual cycle in response to hormonal signals. Its main function is to provide a suitable environment for the implantation of […]

How to check for HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Viruses (HIV) are two species of Lentivirus that can infect humans. If left untreated in the body, over time, they cause progressive failure of the immune system. As a result, life-threatening opportunistic infections and cancers can occur. This late stage of HIV infection is termed Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). HIV is spread through […]

Which STD Tests Should I Get In Singapore?

STD screening can be a confusing topic for many. For anyone who is sexually active, getting tested for STDs should be part of your regular health screening to protect yourself. People often only get tested when they show symptoms, or if they have had recent new sexual partners whose health or infection status they are […]