Health Suites


Claressa Monteiro speaks with health and wellness professionals to bring you the most up to date information on our most pressing health concerns. How to keep our stress levels in check and how to make sure our children are their happiest and healthiest selves.

APR 13, 2022
13/04/22 - Health Suites: Risks of muscle breakdown from extreme physical exertion
On Health Suites, jumping into an exercise program too fast can lead to rhabdomyolysis when muscles don't have time to heal after an intense workout. Claressa Monteiro speaks to Dr Deanna Lee, Consultant, Department of General Medicine, Sengkang General Hospital,to find out more about this and if we should be concerned.

APR 12, 2022
12/04/22 - Health Suites: AI solutions to the rescue for cancer patients
On Health Suites, Claressa Monteirospeaks to Bernadine Lim, Chief Commercial Officer & Co-Founder, QuantumCyte,on the biotech startup’s prize-winning AI integrated solution that provides more accurate test results for cancer patients, paving the way for better assessment of treatment options for the patients.   

APR 11, 2022
11/04/22 - Health Suites: How to get through Ramadan if one is recovering from Covid?
On Health Suites, as our Muslim community are in the midst of their month of fasting and also with more going back to the office for work, Claressa Monteiro speaks to Dr. Abdul Muhaimin Bin Abdul Rahman, Anchor Doctor. Healthway Medical Group,about some important health tips, especially for Covid-19 patients, during Ramadan.  

APR 5, 2022
05/04/22 - Health Suites: Why should parents be worried about myopia in their kids?
On Health Suites, Singapore is widely considered to be one of the myopia capital of the world. Studies by the Singapore National Eye Centre found 10% of Singaporean children will be myopic by age five. Claressa Monteiro speaks to Jaycob Chin, Optometrist, Videre Eyecare to explore managing myopia in children and what it might take to convince parents. 

MAR 29, 2022
29/03/22 - Health Suites: How to protect the mental health and wellbeing of the elderly?
On Health Suites, Claressa Monteiro speaks to Professor Kua Ee Heok, who’s regarded as a forefather of mental wellness in Singapore; has been the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Mental Health and currently holds positions at the National University of Singapore Mind Science Centre, to get more insights into the mental health and wellbeing in the elderly.

MAR 28, 2022
28/03/22 - Health Suites: My Kidney Journey portal to support patients and caregivers
On Health Suites, Claressa Monteirospeaks to Dr Alvin KH Ng, Senior Consultant Nephrologist, The Kidney & Transplant Practice at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital,to talk more about the projected growing numbers in the chronic kidney disease in Singapore, and how a portal called My Kidney Journal can help not just patients but also caregivers in their treatment journey. More information on the website:

MAR 21, 2022
21/03/22 - Health Suites: New findings that may affect patients' decisions on cancer treatment
On Health Suites, as March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Claressa Monteiro speaks to Dr Isaac Seow-En, Consultant, Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, to learn more about a recent study that might change treatment decisions for patients.   

MAR 16, 2022
16/03/22 - Health Suites: Traditional Chinese Medicine as a more holistic approach to patients
On Health Suites, Claressa Monteiro speaks to Leong Weizhen, Co-Founder and Lead Physician, Oriental Remedies Group, to find out more about Traditional Chinese Medicine as a more holistic approach to dealing with ailments for both the young and old.

MAR 15, 2022
15/03/22 - Health Suites: How to better protect our elderly as we live with Covid?
On Health Suites, Claressa Monteirospeaks to Dr Carol Tan, Geriatrician, The Good Life Medical Center, to find out as we live with Covid, how can we better protect our elderly against other vaccine preventable diseases to minimise the threats towards their health.  

MAR 14, 2022
14/03/22 - Health Suites: How effective is "hospital"treatment in your home?
On Health Suites, with the rise in popularity of video consultation and doctor on demand services, Claressa Monteiro speaks to Dr Shravan Verma, Founder and CEO, Speedoc,on the quality, the affordability and the scalability of this "hospital" in your home service.

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