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Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease is a condition affecting the nervous system. It causes muscle tremor, stiffness and slowness of movement that becomes progressively worse over time.

Benign prostatic hypertrophy

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a caused by overgrowth of prostate cells in the central part of the prostate.

Chronic bronchitis and emphysema

Chronic bronchitis and emphysema stop the lungs from working properly, typically causing breathlessness and wheezing.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

The term COPD has replaced the previously separate conditions of chronic bronchitis and emphysema.


Bones affected by osteoporosis are lighter and less dense than normal. They are also more likely to break, even as a result of a minor bump or fall, or even without an injury. Osteoporosis means porous bones.

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How to choose a VHIS plan?
As there are many VHIS plans available, we should not merely compare the premiums but pay more attention to the details to select a VHIS plan with a higher price–performance ratio... Read more
What's the difference between medical and critical illness insurance?
Many people are unsure about the differences between medical insurance and critical illness insurance. While they both provide protection for the insured, the two actually serve different purposes... Read more
What is a deductible?
A deductible is the portion of eligible medical expenses paid by the subscriber up to an agreed amount before the insurance company starts to pay for expenses over that amount in a claims settlement... Read more
What is hospital cash insurance?
Hospital cash gives you cash compensation when you are hospitalised, protecting you against the loss of income. A standalone hospital cash benefit plan is payable according to the amount of your daily sum insured... Read more
What is loading?
Loading is a term used in the insurance industry to refer to the extra charge added to the subscription at renewal due to previous claims made by the subscriber... Read more
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