A team led by researchers from the National University Hospital (NUH) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) has discovered the structures of proteins associated with organ transplant rejection, which could lead to the development of inhibitors that can prevent or treat chronic rejection.
Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan, 66, said recently that he fractured his left arm when he hastily got out of bed to go to the toilet. The resulting fall led to a three-hour operation and a two-week stay at Singapore General Hospital.
Doctors say the rise in the number of younger stroke patients could be a reflection of lifestyle factors such as smoking, poor diet and obesity.
There could be other causes for the spots on the skin and suspicions of allergy need to be evaluated.
If you are a parent or caregiver, you may have had the experience of rushing a feverish child to the children’s emergency department of a public hospital – only to get stuck waiting your turn.
Grief leaves its marks on the body. For weeks after her teenage son died by suicide last year, Ms Elaine Lek, 54, wore thick jackets as she felt cold even in boiling weather.