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Calvin Leong

Calvin Leong
Calvin Leong holds a Master in Medical Education from the University of Dundee, United Kingdom. He has 15 years of clinical and lecturing experience focusing on Traumatology, Medical Sciences and Mentoring in Healthcare. Calvin is also a Train the Trainer certified by HRDF, Malaysia and a Life Member of The Malaysian Association for the Study of Pain (MASP). In his free time, he enjoys coffee with a slice of cheesecake.

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Do I Have a Food Allergy?

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 16, 2020 11:44:01 AM / by Calvin Leong posted in Wellness

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A food allergy is an abnormal reaction to allergens in food by the body's immune system. If one parent is suffering from a  food allergy, there is a 20-40% probability that the child will also suffer from it. The probability increases to 40-60% if both parents suffer from a food allergy. Foods that commonly cause allergies include seafood, milk, eggs, soy, wheat and nuts such as peanuts, cashews, walnuts and pecans.

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Stroke Awareness & How To Prevent Stroke

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 19, 2020 12:32:01 PM / by Calvin Leong posted in Wellness

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Cerebrovascular accident (CVA) or more commonly known as a stroke, occurs when blood flow to an area of the brain is interrupted. The signs and symptoms of stroke can occur suddenly and usually affects only one side of the body and worsen within the first 24 to 72 hours. Stroke is the fourth principal cause of death in Singapore.

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帕金森氏病

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 6, 2020 2:01:23 PM / by Calvin Leong posted in Caring For The Elderly, Wellness

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什么是帕金森氏病?

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Tips to Prevent and Manage Kidney Stones

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 24, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Calvin Leong posted in Wellness

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Understand how your kidneys function and learn about its most common disorder- kidney stones, in this article. Also known as urolithiasis, kidney stones is an illness which can lead to Chronic Kidney Disease. Chronic Kidney Disease is a worldwide epidemic. In Singapore, 2.3% of the residents aged between 18 and 69 years old had Chronic Kidney Disease in 2010 based on the National Health Survey 2010. It is paramount that we understand how kidneys are important in maintaining our daily health and best practices to keep our kidneys healthy.

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Group B Streptococcus Test During Pregnancy

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 17, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Calvin Leong posted in Wellness, All About Pregnancy

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Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a type of bacteria that is found naturally in the digestive tract and birth canal in about one in four pregnant women. It is important to raise awareness of this strain of bacteria because a mother can pass it to her baby during delivery or during the baby's first six months of life. 

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什么是水痘?

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 7, 2020 2:37:16 PM / by Calvin Leong posted in Caring For Your Children

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水痘是一种由病毒引起的高度传染性疾病。这种细菌无法使用抗生素治疗。它是一种常见的儿童感染疾病,直到发明了预防这种疾病的疫苗

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What Is Chickenpox?

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 7, 2020 10:12:48 AM / by Calvin Leong posted in Wellness

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Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus. This type of virus cannot be treated with antibiotics. It once was a common childhood disease until a vaccine was invented to prevent it.

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The Story Of A Cancer Survivor

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 21, 2020 11:30:00 AM / by Calvin Leong posted in Wellness

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Cancer survivors go through two stages: having no signs of cancer after finishing treatment, and living with, through, and beyond cancer. With that in mind, cancer survivorship begins at diagnosis. This blog article features the memoirs of Ms Wei-Qing, a cancer survivor.

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Blood Transfusion: What You Should Know

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 13, 2020 11:30:00 AM / by Calvin Leong posted in Wellness

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Parkinson's Disease Awareness

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 16, 2020 11:00:00 AM / by Calvin Leong posted in Wellness

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