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Singapore Health SH 43 - Nov/Dec 2016

If you’re diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnoea, a common sleep disorder, you might be asked to see a cardiologist to test if you have heart disease as well. Also learn  about a new hearing aid for people who have hearing loss that is due to malformations or deformities in the outer or middle ear; and the types of repetitive stress injury that housewives often get. There’s more – get expert advice on handling the side effects of chemotherapy; find out more about motor neuron disease – a rare and debilitating disease that affects  mobility; and read about a polyclinic that lets  patients  pick up their medicines anytime,  even after the clinic closes. 
 
阻塞性睡眠窒息症患者将可能被转介看心脏专科医生来测试是否有心脏病迹象。此症也可导致青光眼和眼疾。新脉动也温馨提醒接受放射治疗的癌症病患不要忽略口腔问题,以及高血压患者控制好血压的重要性。另外还有读者信箱,课题包括如何申请医疗报告、检验结果正常为何还要看医生和综合诊疗所为何拒绝为女佣进行健康检查。

《告知》新脉动华文版将在这一期后停版。

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Singapore Health SH 42   - Sep/Oct 2016

Find out more about the new drug for heart failure that reduces the risk of cardiovascular death and hospitalisation.   Also read about a trial drug that spells hope for people with severe eczema. Other topics of interest include a look at the 24-hour Acute Care Clinic at Alexandra Hospital which is now open; how to preserve your voice well into old age; and ways of making your preschooler’s  world safer.

新心脏药物取得突破性功效给治疗心衰竭患者带来新希望。新药物能使堵塞的血管放松让血液易于流通,进而降低心脏负担增强心脏功能。新药物现已获得卫生科学局批准在新加坡使用。这一期的新脉动也提醒年长者积极做预防以减少摔跤风险,以及眼科中心针对40岁以上的人士5大常见眼疾做的简介。


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Singapore Health SH 41   - Jul/Aug 2016

In the July-August edition of Singapore Health just out, read about how the Bishan-Toa Payoh Town council, People’s Association and Singapore General Hospital’s doctors joined hands to design a plan that included fitness stations and an exercise programme to build up fitness among the elderly living there. Also find out about a project to map out a complete human genome sequence for each of Singapore’s three major races to capture the diversity of the local population; how SGH’s patients can collect their medications from Watson’s or Unity; a pacemaker for the brain to improve symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease; what happens when a brain aneurysm erupts; and which foods are good and which are bad for teeth.

为了鼓励年长者多运动,碧山-大巴窑市镇理事会与人民协会和中央医院联手,在市镇里三至四座组屋范围内增添新的户外健身站,并聘请健身培训员来教导居民如何使用器材和健身,以帮助他们强身健体远离疾病。这一期的新脉动也讨论病人是整个医药教育及训练体系学院的一部分,因此医生与病人之间互相养成尊重及同理心可帮助推动医学教育和了解如何善加利用音乐的节奏让帕金森病患者动起来。


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Singapore Health SH 40   - May/Jun 2016

More young people who are non-drinkers and not obese are getting fatty liver disease? Find out what researchers have discovered about this in the latest issue of Singapore Health. Also, read about a two-drug therapy for peripheral t-cell lymphoma that recurs after conventional treatment.  Other stories in this issue include why the common cold or flu can be deadly for those over age 60; how to protect your heart when young to reduce problems later; how a physiotherapist stationed at SGH’s Emergency Department is helping some patients get treatment faster; and devices that can help those with vision and other problems do tasks at home easily.

这期将让大家认识非酒精性脂肪肝病,为何不胖、不喝酒、无糖尿病的年轻人也有可能患上此疾病。非酒精性脂肪肝病将会在未来的10到15年内取代乙型和丙型肝炎成为世界头号肝癌的主要成因。

其他综合知识包括康复之路计划确保每个中风病人都能获得同等高标准的治疗和康复护理和专家解答有关牙齿护理的一些常见的问题,疝气以及儿童眼部的护理。

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Singapore Health SH 39   - Mar/Apr 2016

The March/April 2016 issue of Singapore Health is out. Read about how the 30-member multidisciplinary team at the SingHealth Duke-NUS Head and Neck Centre combines their specialist skills to offer patients comprehensive care, before and after surgery. Find out how a new tool, SLICER, developed by doctors from the Singapore General Hospital and the National Cancer Centre Singapore, helps them predict if and when liver cancer will recur after surgery. And check out our articles on colic, cancer myths, how personal hygiene can keep UTIs away, and what most upsets a medical social worker working with HIV patients. 

新脉动双月刊已出炉了!这期将让大家认识新成立的头颈外科中心给予头颈癌病人更理想的疗效和照顾。该中心将相关疗程的流程结合起来,让不同学科的医护人员包括外科医生、治疗和营养师以及其他医护人员,以新的合作模式,为病人提供更集中、完善和个性化的医疗服务。其他综合知识包括保健基金援助不限于低收入人士,认识肝炎有几种以及了解医疗机构的流程如由初级医生看诊、医院内禁止拍照和预计会诊时间会多久。

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Singapore Health Issue 38 - Jan/Feb

More women are opting to undergo a Caesarean section but an SGH study shows that the procedure raises the risk of the woman losing her womb during delivery. The operation, although generally safe, leaves behind scarring which can lead to the placenta behaving abnormally during subsequent pregnancies. Read the full story in the latest issue of Singapore Health, available now around SGH Campus and on SingHealth institution’s websites. Also find out about Sengkang Health’s relationship-based healthcare, the cancer bus  plying the streets to educate the public, how to keep your feet in top condition, if you are exercising correctly, why you might have blood in the urine, and if common herbs might interact with blood thinners.

新脉动双月刊已出炉了!这期将让大家了解除非在特殊医疗情况所需下,选择剖腹产可引起后继妊娠并发症风险,包括严重出血,植入性胎盘甚至失去子宫。其他综合知识包括假发库为无数癌症病人带来笑容并重获信心以及医生解答健康问题如胃酸倒流、高血压药的副作用和是否可停服糖尿病药物。

Read the Jan/Feb 2016 issue of Singapore Health [pdf]

 

Last Modified Date :27 Oct 2016