July 14, 2017 | ResearchClinical Care and Innovation 

NHCS Study: Heart device slashes death risk but few opt for it

Although two-thirds of the 1,066 patients studied in Singapore are eligible for a heart device, only 9.4 per cent of them received one.

June 28, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationRegional Health System 

More help to come for patients transitioning from hospital to home

Patients with multiple chronic conditions will receive more help in managing their transition from the hospital to home with the launch of a new programme.

June 21, 2017 | Clinical Care and Innovation 

Breast, prostate cancers rising sharply in Singapore

Two cancers have been rising sharply in Singapore: breast cancer in women and prostate cancer in men.

June 21, 2017 | EducationClinical Care and InnovationUpclose 

“I confronted mortality in the ICU”

The intensive care unit (ICU) is a place where we push life to the boundaries. It is where patients recuperate and regain life to reunite with loved ones, and also where we medical practitioners realise that sometimes, even our best efforts are not enough to save their broken bodies.

June 20, 2017 | Clinical Care and Innovation 

Faster recovery after spine surgery

More elderly patients aged 65 and above with spine conditions are seeking treatment at Changi General Hospital (CGH).

June 13, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationNursing 

Building partnerships to restore lives

Working in close partnership, a collaboration between KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) and St. Andrew’s Community Hospital (SACH) is empowering technologically dependent children and those requiring specialised care to live meaningful lives and integrate back into their communities.

June 07, 2017 | ResearchClinical Care and Innovation 

Boosting DHA with science

Duke-NUS turns research into reality by commercialising one of their discoveries for use in diagnostic tests and supplements for babies' and children's brain development.

June 07, 2017 | ResearchClinical Care and Innovation 

Study to see if atropine drops can prevent myopia in children

The Singapore National Eye Centre will embark on a 3 1/2-year study to find out if the drug atropine can have impact at early onset of myopia.

May 30, 2017 | UpcloseClinical Care and Innovation 

No more need to say 'Oops, I pooped'

Medical treatment ensures one's bowel incontinence secret will not leak out

May 24, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationResearch 

Drinking milk lowers risk of diabetes, hypertension

Adults who drink at least one 240ml glass of cow's milk every day have a 12 per cent lower risk of diabetes than those who do not drink milk at all.