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EnvisioningHealth – Changing Lives One Idea at a Time

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EnvisioningHealth is our latest publication, a comprehensive source of the latest information on health and wellness, developments in research and healthcare, and latest updates from Singapore’s leading university hospital. The tagline, Changing Lives One Idea At A Timecaptures what we aspire to achieve every day – caring for and transforming lives of our patients. It symbolises our commitment to innovate ideas, progressive thinking, and the power of envisioning a brighter future for healthcare. 

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A robotic step forward in kidney preservation
26 Mar 2024

NUH introduces a surgical technique using cheek tissue to restore kidney function, circumventing the need for more invasive and complex procedures.

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Holding the reins of stomach cancer
26 Mar 2024

In a multi-institutional study, NUH researchers reveal key genetic factors leading to the early prediction of stomach cancer, paving the way for more targeted and effective prevention and treatment measures.

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Keeping a watchful eye on tuberculosis
26 Mar 2024

​New tuberculosis cases in Singapore ring the alarm for more proactive strategies in monitoring, preventing and treating this persistent public health threat.

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Less is more: balancing antibiotic use
26 Mar 2024

A new study reveals that shorter antibiotic courses for ventilator-associated pneumonia are equally effective as traditional treatments, with fewer side effects for ICU patients.

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Pinpointing a rare disease in the nick of time
26 Mar 2024

NUH doctors diagnose and manage atypical haemolytic uremic syndrome in young Huang Siqing, enabling her to enjoy a fulfilling and vibrant childhood.

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Providing affordable and sustainable healthcare
26 Mar 2024
NUH leads with its Value-Driven Care framework, merging data-driven insights and patient-centred approaches to advance healthcare quality and affordability in Singapore.


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Unmasking the overlooked symptom of menopause
26 Mar 2024

Researchers at NUH identify muscular and joint pain as the primary symptom of menopause, shedding new light on the development of effective management strategies for this condition.

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When sound sensitivity is more than just a pet peeve
26 Mar 2024

​For those easily troubled by particular sounds, misophonia or hyperacusis might be the underlying issue. Learn more about these conditions and discover strategies for coping with noise sensitivity.

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You are what you eat
26 Mar 2024

Research led by a local investigator in NUH unveils a critical link between the gut microbiome and colorectal cancer risk, offering crucial insights that guide future detection and prevention strategies.

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Food for thought: healthy eating for healthy living
18 Dec 2023

​Embrace the festive season with healthier food choices to nourish and delight, including a turkey recipe that is as nutritious as it is delicious.

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Hearing health on wheels: the drive for accessible audiology care
18 Dec 2023

​With new mobile clinics deployed, NUH delivers critical care well within earshot of residents in the western region of Singapore.

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If genes could talk: tailoring precision medicine for Singapore and beyond
18 Dec 2023

​A Singaporean pilot study on pharmacogenomics sharpens the focus of precision medicine, tailoring treatment efficacy for the region's diverse genetic landscape.

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Innovate to Elevate
18 Dec 2023

​As an academic medical centre, we leverage technology, enhance collaborations and embrace continuous learning to address the diverse health issues in our community.

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Outsmarting operational challenges with artificial intelligence
18 Dec 2023

​From Pathfinder to CalSense to MiSSi, a suite of AI-driven tools given NUH a shot in the arm, enhancing the hospital's patient care and operational efficiency.

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Recovery is the secret to better gains
18 Dec 2023

​As sports injuries among youths rise, focusing on the recovery journey becomes critical to avert long-term impacts that could affect both health and athletic potential.

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Sniffing out nose cancers
18 Dec 2023

​A large-scale screening research study aims to enhance the detection of early-stage nose cancer, which could significantly improve treatment success and survival rates.

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The dawn of robotic tele-surgery
18 Dec 2023

​NUH clinicians-scientists and Japanses experts are edging remote surgeries closer to reality, broading access to specialised care in underserved regions.

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Uncovering hidden heart diseases
18 Dec 2023

​Project Reset is a nationwide study that aims to explore the hidden causes of heart disease, which will help unlock research discoveries and develop new strategies for early detection and prevention.

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A smarter healthcare landscape with supercomputer-powered AI
26 Sep 2023

With the launch of Singapore’s first healthcare supercomputer devoted to medical research, NUH stands on the cusp of transforming innovation into tangible outcomes.


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A ticking heart: young and healthy no longer immune
26 Sep 2023

Amidst an increase in heart-related issues amongst young adults, a new technique offers a promising—and safer—remedy for atrial fibrillation.


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Banking on fertility preservation
26 Sep 2023
Egg freezing at NUH offers women a chance to hit ‘pause’ on their fertility, reconciling science with compassion in the face of the ticking biological clock.


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Golden years: a personalised approach to cancer care for older adults
26 Sep 2023

​As the nation grapples with increasing cancer diagnoses among its ageing population, the NCIS Geri-Onco GOLDEN programme offers a holistic, personalised response, giving cancer care for older adults a shot in the arm.


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Hollywood’s weight-loss secret unveiled
26 Sep 2023

Beneath the starry allure of a touted weight-loss drug lies a promising stride in the battle against both obesity and diabetes.


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Hospital care in the comfort of your home
26 Sep 2023

​Quality healthcare transcends hospital walls as NUHS brings hospital care to Singaporean doorsteps, tackling bed shortages and enhancing recovery in the comfort of one’s home.


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Mending young hearts: care for rare paediatric heart conditions
26 Sep 2023

Navigating the complexities of congenital heart defects in young patients, NUH shines a light on the resilience of survivors like Ern-Wei and Emmanuel, and the medical challenges they overcome.


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Sleepless slumber in Singapore: a silent epidemic?
26 Sep 2023

​Amidst the city-state’s rising wave of sleep disorders, a novel treatment offers a ‘dreamier’ solution to traditional, clunky remedies.


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nuh cmb prof quek swee chye
26 Sep 2023

​Our unique identity as a university hospital extends to more than providing clinical care. It’s about intertwining this care with research and teaching. 

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A closer look at headaches: types, triggers and the OTC paradox
26 Jun 2023

​Whether it manifests as a dull, lingering ache or a relentless, piercing throb, most of us are no strangers to the torment of a headache.


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Appetising and sustainable keto diet made possible
26 Jun 2023
NUH is serving a fresh take on the traditional ketogenic diet, transforming it into a more appetising plan that aids in weight loss without compromising on heart health.


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At the forefront of an ever-evolving medical landscape
26 Jun 2023
Fusing advanced simulation training with novel surgical techniques, NUHCS is pushing the frontiers of medical education and cardiac surgery—promising safer, more effective patient care.


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26 Jun 2023

​We are introducing EnvisioningHealth—Changing Lives One Idea at a Time, our latest publication to keep our partners, patients and the broader community informed about our latest innovations and happenings.

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NUH pioneers new organ preservation method to cut transplant waiting times
26 Jun 2023
Thanks to a new preservation method, NUH can improve the quality of available kidneys to make them suitable for transplants, shortening critical waiting times and saving lives.


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NUH care turns high-risk pregnancy into miraculous childbirth
26 Jun 2023
Mother triumphs over end-stage kidney failure, welcoming healthy baby with the help of NUH Team.


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NUH leads in landmark move to recycle used IV fluid bags
26 Jun 2023

​Breaking new ground in sustainable healthcare, NUH spearheads a first-of-its-kind recycling initiative by repurposing used IV fluid bags to create everyday items.


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One-size-does-not-fit-all: the future of personalised leukaemia treatment
26 Jun 2023
Amidst the fight against paediatric acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, a study signals a shift from indiscriminate drug regimens to precision medicine, marking a crucial stride towards more targeted and patient-friendly treatments.


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Pain in the neck: how to deal with a modern-day ailment
26 Jun 2023

​As our lives become ever more intertwined with gadgets, the strain of ‘tech-neck’ looms large and unaddressed. Discover how the power of everyday self-care can help you sidestep chronic neck pain in our increasingly digital world.


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Search and destroy: Knocking down a deadly brain cancer
26 Jun 2023
Together with NUS researchers, NUH is set to start clinical trials for a promising stem-cell based therapy, potentially offering a lifeline for patients with a deadly form of brain cancer.


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Reimagining healthcare through virtual eyes and neural networks
26 Jun 2023
Artificial intelligence and mixed reality are transforming healthcare at NUH, redefining many procedures from CT scans to patient consultations—bringing enhanced outcomes previously unattainable.


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Zeroing in on cancer cells: new therapy promises cure
26 Jun 2023
A clinical trial in Singapore seeks to redefine the battle against cancer, leveraging a novel, targeted and more effective approach to immunotherapy for a potential cure.


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