Influenza Vaccination

A sniffle and cough, throat discomfort, followed by a bodyache and lethargy. All too often, this signifies the start of a “flu”. This contagious illness is highly preventable with a vaccination. What is influenza? Influenza, sometimes shortened as “flu”, is a respiratory infection caused by the I...

HPV Vaccination

What is HPV? HPV, or Human Papillomavirus, is a virus that’s responsible for many diseases. There are more than 100 types of HPV. What can HPV infection cause? HPV-related diseases include: the common wart, genital and anal warts, cervical cancer and pre-cancers, anal cancer, vulvar and vaginal c...

Screen for Life

From 1st September 2017, all eligible Singaporeans and PRs can enjoy enhanced subsidies for selected health screening services and one post-screening consultation as part of the Singapore government’s efforts to encourage health screening. This nation-wide subsidised health screening programme is...

The War on Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus is a disorder of metabolism that leads to a high level of glucose in the bloodstream. This high level of glucose will lead to organ damage if left untreated. The complications that ensue are blindness, kidney failure, heart attack, stroke, and amputations. Diabetes is very preva...

Zika Virus

What is Zika? Zika is a blood-borne virus that is predominantly spread by the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito. These mosquitoes bite both during the day and night. Zika is also spread from mother to fetus. There is a small number of documented Zika cases acquired through sexual intercourse wit...

National Day 2017!

Here’s wishing Singapore and all her citizens a happy National Day 2017! As our country progresses and and faces the challenges of the world today, we at Mutual Healthcare hope to contribute to nation building by promoting health and well-being of our fellow Singaporeans. All our branches will be...

Cancer Screening Services

Cancer is the leading cause of death in Singapore, accounting for 29.4% of the total number of deaths in 2014 (Singapore Cancer Registry, Interim Annual Registry Report, Trends in Cancer Incidence Singapore, 2010-2014). Effective screening helps to detect certain cancers during the early stages....

Liquid Nitrogen Cryotherapy

What is a wart? Verruca vulgaris, also known as the common wart, is a benign growth caused by many types of human papillomavirus (HPV). Warts are very common in children and adolescents, but are seen across all age groups. Common sites affected are the feet, hands, face, and also the genitals. HP...