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Singapore Health Issue 31 - Nov/Dec 2014

Although more mothers are donating their babies’ cord blood at birth to the Singapore Cord Blood Bank, there is still not enough for  everyone who needs lifesaving stem cell transplants, especially those who  from minority and mixed races. The need for more donations is urgent.  Find out more in the Nov-Dec 2014 issue of Singapore Health, just out. Also in this issue, discover how music can help patients with Parkinson disease,  why it is a good idea to think and talk about end-of-life issues early with loved ones,  and how local researchers are moving a step closer to understanding what causes Alzheimer’s disease. 
 
 虽然越来越多母亲将婴儿的脐带血捐献给新加坡公共脐带血库,可是仍旧供不应求。尤其是少数种族和混血血统的人士要找到匹配的脐带血单位来挽救生命,更是难上加难。因此脐带血库需要更多父母慷慨捐献。最新一期的新脉动的其他新闻包括慢性便秘可能由骨盆底异常引起,患有儿童哮喘病的患者在长大成人后也必需提防病发作,根管治疗可以救回坏牙无须把它拔掉以及专家解答有关手指僵硬、更年期带来的焦虑和佩戴隐形眼镜的问题。

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Singapore Health Issue 30 - Sep/Oct 2014

Long-term kidney failure can lead to overactive parathyroid glands and a host of other complications. To address this problem, surgery is often needed. A bit of the gland tissue also had to be re-implanted in the shoulder to restore its function. But a new technique that injects finely minced parathyroid gland tissue into the arm is now the standard practice at SGH. Find out about the new procedure and why it’s preferred in the Sep-Oct issue of Singapore Health, now available on SingHealth websites. Also in the issue: more infants are seeing the dentist; a study shows that a pregnant woman’s mood affects the development of the foetus; the right posture, equipment and attire can help avid cyclists enjoy their sport more comfortably.

长期肾衰歇可导致甲状旁腺过度活跃和一系列的并发症。在切除过度活跃的甲状旁腺后,患者必须将一小部分的甲状旁腺重新植入手臂肌肉里,以恢复其功能。新加坡中央医院已推出一项新疗法,将细细剁碎的腺体组织与溶液混合注射在上臂。这注射方式是目前标准的疗法。要多了解这新疗法,请阅读最新一期的新脉动。其他华文版新闻包括居家护理,预防乳癌意识,注射疫苗可免受肝炎病毒感染以及专家解答有关儿童近视,女性抑郁症以及如何预防哮喘病预防哮喘病随时发作问题。

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Singapore Health - Special Edition on Nursing  

SingHealth nurses now don’t just care and comfort  patients but take on expanded roles in clinical practice, education, research and informatics. As integral members of the healthcare team, they are  critical thinkers who influence nursing practice and improve patient care with their  expertise and experience.

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Singapore Health Issue 29 - Jul/Aug 2014

At accident sites, paramedics may not be able to administer pain relief easily because of the weight and size of the gas cylinders. But that will soon change as the Singapore General Hospital and the Singapore Civil Defence Force try out two portable pain killers. Find out the details in the July-August issue of Singapore Health, now available on SingHealth websites. Also in that issue: another polyclinic offers physiotherapy services, cancer patients who lost their hair following chemotherapy can check out wigs at the National Cancer Centre Singapore, and a new shuttle service at SGH Campus for wheelchair users.

在意外现场,救护人员往往因笑气储罐体积大和重而无法为伤者减轻疼痛。新加坡中央医院和新加坡民防部队联手进行一项研究,以试用两种便于携带的急性止痛药,这将能为伤者及早止痛。其他内容包括:认识自体免疫疾病、介绍各个互助小组为病人和其家人提供药物无法寄予的帮助如倾听的耳朵和在有需要时可靠着哭泣的肩膀,以及为照顾不能辨认家人或记住日常活动的痴呆症患者的照护者开设的课程,多了解痴呆症对病人的影响和如何应对病人的异常行为问题。当然,这一期也少不了有关医疗机构的服务流程如为何最终结帐单与估计账单的差异那么大和为什么必须看医生才可以配药。

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Singapore Health Issue 28 - May/Jun 2014

A new procedure that rids the body of high levels of antibodies now makes high-risk kidney transplants at Singapore General Hospital possible. Read about the treatment and a pair of siblings’ experience in the May-June 2014 issue of Singapore Health, now available on SingHealth websites.  Also in the latest issue are stories about why fewer kids are sedated before undergoing MRI scans at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, and about the professorships and a research and education fund that have been named after three giants of local medicine, as well as four model healthcare professionals and their exemplary service to their patients.

新疗法让高风险的肾脏移植手术能顺利进行。这期封面特写让您认识血浆置换疗法能去处体内的抗体帮助一些肾衰歇病人在不相容的活体捐献中找到合适的配对和一对姐弟的亲身体验。其他内容包括如何应付终身性的疾病 - 糖尿病以及在翻新工程时以年长者为出发点,透过新颖设计建造方便易用的乐龄设施。这一期也少不了专家解答医药疑问如眼睛疲劳和卵巢癌的测试。

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Singapore Health Issue 27 - Mar/Apr 2014

Our cover story is on how NHCS researchers have discovered a potential cure for a type of heart disease that can cause sudden death in  healthy young people.  Find out why malnutrition in elderly cancer patients affects the outcome of their treatment and  learn how to build resilience in your children. Also, read about a new SGH minimally invasive alternative to surgery for people suffering from tendinitis, how marathon newbies can prepare for a run, and why aging can bring on various skin conditions.

身强体壮的年轻人也能因心律疾病而猝死。这期封面特写是有关新加坡国家心脏中心研究人员成功研发帮助减低心律异常患着病发风险。其他内容包括:了解除了年幼孩童,成人和青少年也可能感染手足口症和公共卫生第一号敌人——骨痛热症。当然,这一期也少不了专家解答医药疑问如高血压和心肌缺血患者在饮食方面应该要注意些什么和如何祛除宝宝的胎记,以及有关医疗机构的服务流程如医院提供的膳食必须符合病人的医疗需要与营养要求。

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Singapore Health Issue 26 - Jan/Feb 2014

Technology is increasingly playing a role in helping people deal with their ailments, and in the latest issue of Singapore Health, the spotlight is trained on some medical devices that are changing the lives of patients. A palm-sized device that delivers insulin accurately round the clock is helping diabetics manage their hard-to-control glucose levels. Another device is a stimulator that is implanted in the spine of people who have run out of options to deal with their chronic pain. Other stories in the issue include a study that looked into the link between nutrition and recovery in elderly patients, and a discovery of a new antibiotic from mangosteens.

科技的进步使医疗设备在协助人们应对他们的疾病逐渐扮演重要角色。这期封面特写是介绍一个手掌大小的设备能够在何时候连续输出适量的胰岛素,让患者能更有效地控制糖尿病病情。

其他内容包括:认识健康的口腔能降低罹患慢性疾病甚至癌症的风险和最新人工晶状植体在去除白内障同时也能“矫正”其他眼疾。当然,这一期也少不了专家解答医药疑问如频密往返外地是否会促使高血压恶化、脚后跟疼痛和湿疹问题,以及有关医疗机构的服务流程。

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Last Modified Date :11 Apr 2016