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Singapore Health Issue 19 - Nov/Dec

Mr Yap Ah Chin almost lost his arm because he was incorrectly using warfarin, a blood-thinning drug. But since he came under the care of SGH’s pharmacist-led anticoagulation clinic, he’s become more knowledgeable about the medicine and its risks. Read about how SGH pharmacists are helping patients like Mr Yap in the latest issue of Singapore Health, now available online. Also learn about how a landmark discovery by local medical researchers may lead to more drugs in the future to treat a very  aggressive  type of brain  tumour; researchers are testing an antiviral medicine for its effectiveness against acute dengue infections, and what the top 10 foods for kids are. And don’t forget to check out what you can win by writing in or when you participate in our regular contest.

最新一期的新脉动已经出版了。叶亚进先生因服用华法林不当,差一点失去他的手臂。自从药剂师加入治疗过程后,病人对华法林及其安全事项有着更好的了解。认识药剂师如何协助服用华法林的病人,从而提升总体护理素质。其他新闻包括本地一项研究推进了脑肿瘤的疗法、另一项研究发现男性也会受到生理钟左右、如何帮助中风患者减少对其看护着的依赖、为亲人留下一分遗嘱能避免争议和了解为何病人需亲身在场挂号及已逝病人屡接短信提醒。

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Singapore Health Issue 18 - Sep/Oct

The latest issue of Singapore Health Sep/Oct 2012 is out. Learn how a new procedure to drain excess fluid from the body is helping heart failure patients who are resistant or allergic to diuretics. Find out how amputations can be avoided with vascular surgery which targets very small blood vessels. Read about a cancer that mimics the symptoms of flu and how poor oral hygiene is may be associated with chronic diseases, even cancer.    

最新一期的新脉动已经出版了。认识新疗法如何帮助对利尿剂产生抵抗性的心力衰竭病人排除多余体液和新改良的微创手术帮助患者疏通血管免除截肢的痛苦。其他新闻包括及早发现和诊治青光眼可以预防失明,湿疹发病的原因,健康保险计划的种类以及为何须到综合诊疗所接受后续治疗。

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Singapore Health Issue 17 - Jul/Aug

Gastric bypass surgery can help people with serious diabetes and other chronic medical conditions brought on by obesity. Read about how the procedure helped two heavily overweight SGH patients and the changes they had to make to their eating habits and lifestyle in the latest issue of Singapore Health. In the same issue, learn about how people with severely dry eyes found relief with a newly developed eye drop made from their own plasma, how SGH prepares meals for its patients, as well as tell us what you think – about health in general or about our publication – and stand to win more than $100 worth of supplements.

华文版的新闻包括减肥手术有效逆转糖尿病和其他并发症,用自身血液制成润眼液能缓解干眼症,皮肤科医生对抗皱和美白产品的见解和了解健康保险计划所涵盖的范围及须注意的时限。

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Singapore Health Issue 16 - May/Jun

A new minimally invasive procedure is helping reduce high blood pressure in patients, who cannot be helped by medication alone. Learn about spiral enteroscopy, the latest endoscopic advance which is faster and less risky for patients. Find out about the growing demand for dental implants, all-in-one cataract lenses, a course to help carers of dementia patients, and a book for kidney transplant patients with expert medical advice, available to patients who underwent renal transplant after 19 April 2011..

We also have a four-page supplement on SingHealth’s allied health professionals, which throws light on their many roles and the vital part they play in healthcare.

华文版的新闻包括一项新的突破性微创手术能有效控制顽固性的高血压,新引进的螺旋肠镜检查显著缩短检验时间,癌症患者如何饮食养生,牙痛可等到明早再就诊和为何血液测试必须有医生的许可才能进行。

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Singapore Health Issue 15 - Mar/Apr

Sleep apnea patients who have obstruction deep in the throat can now turn to a new minimally invasive procedure offered by Singapore General Hospital surgeons. Conventional surgery requires the jaw to be split open, but in the new procedure, the operating instruments are inserted through the mouth to perform the surgery safely, with no external incision made.

Learn about the new procedure in the latest issue of Singapore Health. Also in this issue, read about SingHealth’s Delivery on Target or DOT programme, where doctors at the hospital work with GPs to help patients manage long-term illnesses such as diabetes and hypertension; how exercise can benefit osteoporosis sufferers; how a heart device helps stabilise the condition of heart patients while they await a heart transplant; and much more.

华文版的新闻包括一项新的机器人辅助手术助阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停患者获得安眠,由家庭医生照顾慢性疾病患者以减轻医药负担的初步方案,了解适量摄取维生素和矿物质才是保健的关键、住院支付能力调查、为何药物不可退还和饮食与癌症的关系。

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 Singapore Health Jan/Feb 2012

Singapore Health Issue 14 - Jan/Feb

Eating what you like is now possible for diabetics reliant on insulin to keep their blood sugar levels on an even keel. Have you ever wondered what happens to a tissue sample that is taken for diagnosis? A simple cold can turn into something more serious for older people with a lung disease such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD, but a seasonal vaccination can help lower their risk of contracting pneumonia.

华文版的新闻包括新课程如何让糖尿病患者重新掌控生活,接种流感疫苗能够挽救生命,及早进行治疗可以提高中风患者的生存率,了解女性尿道感染的导因和疗法、脱发的问题和为何结单后仍会收到催缴提醒。

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Last Modified Date :11 Apr 2016