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Soap Matters (Part 3 – An Alternative To Soap)

As mentioned in the previous part of the blog series, while soap is sold to us as an exfoliating must — it removes dead skin cells and carries away oils and dirt — it also might be one of the things that does more harm than good. Soap wrecks our skin by changing its pH.…

Soap Matters (Part 2 – The Untold Truth behind Soap)

In part 1 we covered the main ingredients used in soap and how soaps in general function to cleanse your skin. In part 2, we will be weighing soaps in terms of its pros and cons to determine whether soap is the best option to go for when showering. Benefits of soaps The clear example…

Soap Matters (Part 1 – What is Soap)

In this blog series we are looking at soap. The earliest recorded evidence of the production of soap-like materials dates back to around 2800 BC.  It is A formula of  water, alkali, and cassia oil. In modern context, soap has become more common in our lives. Its main use is to remove bacteria from our…

2020 Singapore Dengue (Part 4 – Solutions)

After focusing much about dengue, we finally reach the final portion of this series. In the final part of this series, we will be providing you with solutions to overcome this dengue outbreak. Spray, Apply, Wear (SAW) Photo source: https://www.nea.gov.sg/docs/default-source/default-document-library/dengue-self-protection-saw-flyer.pdf First let us start with the official dengue preventive measure given by NEA. The SAW…

2020 Singapore Dengue (Part 3-Aedes mosquitoes)

For the past week, we have been talking about the severe dengue situation in Singapore. In part 1, we have specifically identified which areas in Singapore are in the dengue danger zone and also what do the colours of the zone exactly represent. In part 2, we talked about the transmission of dengue, from human-to-mosquito and from mosquito-to-human.  Today, in part 3…

2020 Singapore Dengue (Part 2 – Transmission of Dengue)

On last week’s blog, in part 1 we have mentioned about the different clusters of dengue in Singapore such as the Red, Yellow, Green as well as what do these 3 colours represent. For part 2, we will be looking at the transmission of dengue, mainly the method in which dengue is being infected from…

2020 Singapore Dengue (Part 1 – Dengue Clusters)

Cover photo source: https://www.nea.gov.sg/dengue-zika/dengue/dengue-clusters As mentioned in our previous blog on dengue, Singapore is experiencing the biggest dengue outbreak for the first time. This situation can be viewed on par or as equally important as COVID-19 Not only schools have been contacting insect-repellent fogging services, they even provide each and every student a bottle of…

Common places where insects/mosquitoes like to hide in your homes

Photo source from: https://mothership.sg/2020/06/singapore-biggest-dengue-outbreak/ Rise of dengue cases in Singapore About 10 months into the pandemic, amidst the circuit breaker back in May-June, Singapore saw an increased trend in the number of rising dengue cases.  2020 saw the highest record of increase in the number of dengue cases in Singapore with the cumulative number of…

Are Plastic Face Shields Safer Alternative to Cloth Masks?

Photo source from: https://www.falconmobility.com.sg/blogs/blog/face-shield-or-face-masks Face masks remain at the core of the CDC’s recommendations for protecting yourself and others against COVID-19. Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to make face masks one of its primary recommendations for preventing the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 — the virus that causes COVID-19 — some people…

Heart Attack Death Rate Has Doubled During COVID-19

Photo source from: https://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2020/02/01/to-mask-or-not-to-mask-confusion-spreads-over-coronavirus-protection Most people would do almost anything to avoid going to the hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic over fears of contracting the novel coronavirus. Unfortunately, that has included many people ignoring the signs of a heart attack. Researchers say people are more than twice as likely to die from a heart attack…