News Flash – Cancer could kill 60% more women by 2030

Are you surprised? I am not. The recent news article by Straits Times (link: http://www.straitstimes.com/world/europe/cancer-could-kill-60-more-women-by-2030) highlights that women are “increasingly exposed to known cancer risk factors “associated with rapid economic transition”… such as physical inactivity, unhealthy diet, obesity and reproductive factors”. Indeed, these are part and parcel of the challenges we face in our modern … More News Flash – Cancer could kill 60% more women by 2030

News Flash – Herbal and Dietary Supplements tied to Liver Damage

Hello.. Wake Up my friend! In case if you haven’t read it, this is a recent article published by Channel News Asia (link: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/health/herbal-and-dietary-supplements-tied-to-liver-damage/3185894.html#). Hoping this is a wake up call for those who have been taking herbal and dietary supplements (i.e. blah blah extracts/concentrates)! The logic is simple.. Most of the herbal and dietary … More News Flash – Herbal and Dietary Supplements tied to Liver Damage

Which one would you choose – Popularity vs Safety?

Does less popular mean less safe? Many people seem to have jumped to the conclusion that popularity = safety and vice versa. However, one will realize that factors contributing to product popularity and product safety are very different. Popularity is driven by advertisement whereas safety is driven by the manufacturing processes and tests put in … More Which one would you choose – Popularity vs Safety?