His nightmare started the following day when he began to suffer tremendous pain and his gums swelled. -The Star/ANN
Almost a quarter of cancers in America are obesity-linked. -Reuters
Nearly everyone aged 66 to 75 should consider taking cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins to reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke. -AFP
Wen Bishan, 39, from Guangxi, China, was once dubbed by the Chinese media as "the fattest man in Guangxi" for his weight of 225kg. -Stomp
Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong underwent successful surgery at Singapore General Hospital for prostate cancer last Saturday. -ST
Health ministry accepted recommendation of an internal panel to ban the sale of single smoke. -Reuters
Number of cases in Sierra Leone have escalated. -Reuters
Government will publish sweeping new rules requiring chain restaurants and large vending machine operators to disclose calorie counts. -Reuters
The private hospital's Price Assurance Programme lists bundle prices for the standard treatments, which include hospital stay, operation costs, doctors' fees and GST. -AsiaOne
He suspected that sibutramine in diet pills might have been the leading killer as the victim had aortic stenosis as a congenital disease. -The Nation/ANN