Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer affects the ovaries (each about the size of an almond) on either side of the uterus.  It is the 6th most common cancer in women.  Although the cause … Read More

Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is cancer arising from the cervix just below the uterus.  It usually starts as pre-cancerous carcinoma-in-situ which can be detected using a PAP smear (see below).  The most … Read More

Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid)

Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) is a condition when there is too much thyroid hormone in your body.  The thyroid hormone plays an important role in your body metabolism. Click to view … Read More

Genital Herpes Infection

What is herpes? Herpes is an infection caused by herpes virus that results in blisters on the genital area or mouth area.  The virus is spread from person to person … Read More

Risk of Multiple Pregnancies

Modern fertility treatment such as an in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) has helped many couples to conceive. Current IVF technology has seen many advancements, thereby achieving higher pregnancy rates and improving safety … Read More

What is Infertility?

Infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant after one year of trying (or six months if a woman is 35 or older). Women who can get pregnant … Read More

Fertility Tests

Over 8 in 10 couples conceive within 1 year if they have regular (around 2-3 times a week) unprotected sex.  Of those who do not conceive in the first year, … Read More

What is Infertility?

Infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant after one year of trying (or six months if a woman is 35 or older). Women who can get pregnant … Read More

WHY AM I NOT GETTING PREGNANT AGAIN?

In a natural pregnancy, age is an important determinant of success rate. This is mainly because a woman’s egg number and egg quality declines with age.