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Marathon at 81? Why not? says Singapore’s Oldest Marathon Runner Mr Chan Meng Hui

Chan Meng Hui

Chan Meng Hui

HE HAS been running in marathons for more than 24 years. But Mr Chan Meng Hui is hardly an elite runner like Paula Radcliffe or Haile Gebrselassie.

You see, he is already 81 years old, and usually finishes the gruelling 42.195km route in last place.

For example, he took nearly […]

Doctors warn osteoporosis will be more prevalent in Asia

SINGAPORE : Doctors have warned that osteoporosis, a bone disease that leads to an increased risk of fractures, will become more prevalent in Asia.

The problem could be made worse by the region’s rapidly ageing population, as well as under-diagnosis and treatment.

82-year-old Charlie Daniel had two mild falls two years ago, fracturing his hand […]