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September 28, 2016 | Clinical Care and InnovationPublicationResearch 

Injection rids need for glaucoma eye drops

A new injection might soon be able to spare glaucoma patients the hassle of applying eye drops daily, with researchers from SERI involved in the two-year international trial of this new injection.

September 26, 2016 | Clinical Care and InnovationGrants 

Women’s Heart Clinic launched at NHCS

NHCS has launched the Women’s Heart Clinic that will offer end-to-end services, from prevention to diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation, customised to the specific needs of women.

September 26, 2016 | Safety & Quality 

Erring on the side of safety

More than just quashing errors, patient safety is about eliminating preventable harm and learning from mistakes to prevent future incidents.

September 26, 2016 | Academic MedicineEventsEducationResearch 

SingHealth Duke-NUS Scientific Congress 2016

New medical digital library launched, new research initiatives announced at opening ceremony.

September 22, 2016 | Clinical Care and InnovationResearch 

Benchmark for hand grip strength of elderly Singaporeans

A study conducted by Duke-NUS measuring hand grip strength among elderly Singaporeans provides more accurate and relevant values to assess frailty, as compared to the previous benchmarks from studies done abroad.

September 21, 2016 | Clinical Care and InnovationResearchSingapore Health 

New drug for heart failure

A new drug, hailed as a breakthrough, offers a leap forward in the treatment of heart failure by helping to reduce both mortality and morbidity.

September 20, 2016 | Publication 

Kick-starting positive change

Read about the meaningful experiences 2 medical students went through as they accompanied a KKH team to Cambodia to conduct an acute paediatric resuscitation course for local healthcare providers.

September 16, 2016 | Clinical Care and InnovationPublication 

KKH adopts 3D printing to improve outcomes for kids with complex heart conditions

Children have smaller hearts, and coupled with certain congenital heart defects, it makes the surgery more challenging when compared with adult heart surgery. KKH has adopted printing 3D hearts as doctors harness the technology to help them in complicated surgical procedures