What is HealthScoop about?

- July 4, 2016

HealthScoop is all about inspiring you to lead your life to its fullest and brightest potential. We hope to become your trusted voice for expert opinions and great product recommendations that will empower you to lead a healthier life.

Turn Your Year-End Blues Into New-Year Cheers

- December 22, 2016

With a brand new year just a couple of weeks away, this means it’s time once again for us to review and reflect on the past 12 months - a notion that can be daunting for some. But, it doesn’t have to be.

How Susceptible Are You To Mosquito Bites?

- December 4, 2016

Genetics play a part in determining the likelihood that you’ll be bitten, but the good news is that making the right lifestyle choices could lessen your chance of falling prey to mosquitoes.

What You Need To Know About Generalised Anxiety Disorder

- November 18, 2016

A chronic form of anxiety disorder that affects twice as many women as men, generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) manifests in symptoms that can be debilitating for the sufferer if not properly managed. In this article, we speak to clinical director…

Iron Out Your Fatigue

- August 26, 2016

A recent survey found that nearly 50% of Singaporeans experience general fatigue during the day, which is a common symptom of iron-deficiency anaemia (IDA). Incidentally, the survey has also implied that Singaporeans are not meeting the Recommended Dietary Allowance of iron. How much iron should we consume, and through what types of food apart from red meat? Read on.

4 Lessons I Learnt Surviving Breast Cancer

- August 24, 2016

When Lui Yen Yuin found out she had breast cancer, her world crumbled. Here, she shares her story about how she found the strength to remain positive through the process of recovery.

Your reason to smile is right here

- August 6, 2016

Whether it’s to up your selfie game or to leave a good impression, we can all agree that yellow, stained teeth is never a great look to sport.

Here’s Why You Don’t Have To Be Afraid Of Loneliness, According To Science

- August 2, 2016

Feeling a little lonely? Don't worry – it’s completely normal and simply part of what it means to be human. That said; there are ways to make space for these feelings of loneliness and ease the discomfort. Ms Ho Shee Wai, Director and Registered Psychologist of The Counselling Place, shows us how.

What Living In Singapore Does To Your Skin

- July 11, 2016

Redness, dryness, itchy skin… Is it just a heat rash or something more serious? We speak to Dr Derrick Aw, Head and Senior Consultant, Division of Dermatology, National University Hospital, to find out more about four common skin conditions here.

9 No-Fail Natural Remedies for PMS-Induced Mood Swings

- July 11, 2016

You feel like you’re trapped in a glass case of emotion. The slightest trip could set you off, transforming you into either a trembling, crying wreck, or a seething, frothy rage. One minute you feel over the moon; in the next minute, you feel as though you’re being pulled under.

5 Deadly Skin Cancer Myths

- July 4, 2016

Skin cancer is the sixth most common cancer amongst men and seventh most common amongst women in Singapore, but it’s highly treatable if detected early. To debunk some of the most common (and dangerous) myths surrounding skin cancer, we speak to Dr. Sue-Ann Ho Ju Ee...