Singapore 

Trying for kids? Wifi devices lower your chances, new study shows, Singapore, Health News

Hong Kong – A new study has found that exposure to Wifi connections lowers male fertility rates and reduces couples’ chances of having children by killing sperm, adding to mounting evidence that electromagnetic waves are harmful. The Japanese study, carried out between August and November last year on 51 men, is reportedly the first such trial that focuses on the effects of electromagnetic waves from Wifi devices such as mobile phones and home routers on sperm motion and death. Researcher Kumiko Nakata, from the Reproductive Medicine Research Centre at Yamashita…

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PCF Sparkletots kids hit by food poisoning, Singapore News

When Mrs Joey Phoon received a call from the teacher that her oldest daughter, four, had a fever and diarrhoea, she did not think much about it. But about two hours later, she got another two calls that her three-year-old son and 18-month-old daughter also had fever and diarrhoea. It was then she suspected it had to do with the Sparkletots pre-school her children attended. Mrs Phoon, 36, told The New Paper: “I began to realise something wasn’t right. I called the school (again) to ask if there was any…

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Super cool space shuttle-inspired kid’s bedroom in this four-bedroom condo, Singapore News

Having worked on business owner Charles Cheo’s previous home about 10 years ago, Raymond Seow, design director of Free Space Intent, was deemed the most suitable candidate to design the interior of Charles’ new apartment at Duo Residences. The previous property was Charles’ family home and his parents still reside there. It has an Old Shanghai theme and is furnished with many antique Peranakan furniture pieces from Charles’ collection. “For the Duo apartment, which I share with my wife, Lili, and our twin boys, I wanted something different and which…

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Police officer taken off life support, husband vows to stay strong for their kids, Singapore News

They were supposed to celebrate their wedding anniversary this month. But that will never happen after Madam Salinah Mohamed’s husband and family decided to take her off life support. The police officer, 41, sustained severe head injuries after being hit by a car on Sunday at the junction of Maxwell Road and Shenton Way while walking to the MRT station on the way home from work. She was taken to the Singapore General Hospital (SGH), where she was in a deep coma and put on life support. A 51-year-old male…

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Kids who had food poisoning after lunch in holiday camp have recovered, back at school, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Some children who came down with food poisoning while attending a holiday camp have recovered and returned to school. A total of 131 people fell ill on Monday (Nov 26) after eating packed meals prepared by FoodTalks Catering & Manufacturer, which is located at Shimei East Kitchen in Bedok. The Straits Times understands they were given packets of fried macaroni. Of those affected, 115 were children and 16 were teachers. The Ministry of Health (MOH) said there were no further cases of gastroenteritis reported on Wednesday. Those who fell ill were attending a Passport to Primary…

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