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May 2018

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 


Hidden danger of pregnancy (The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


Public relations manager Bridgit O'Donovan's second pregnancy was beset with problems. Her unborn son was growing slower than usual when, almost 30 weeks in, she experienced a seizure and loss of vision in May 2013. Read more



Tuesday, 22 May 2018 


Specialised therapy for those with brain injuries (The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


You see the lights in the house, but no one is answering the door. That is how Ms Cheryl Kong describes the rare genetic developmental disorder that her 10-year old daughter lives with. Read more



Monday, 21 May 2018 


语言的力量 (联合晚报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


有效的沟通,在医疗过程中占据了重要的位置。医疗人员必须要能与病人沟通,才能了解症状,作出准确的诊断,进而给予适当的治疗。然而,这仅仅限于医“身”。除了“身”以外,另一面是医“心”,要能透过沟通而看透病人的心思,看看他们心里担忧、惧怕的是什么,并尽可能帮助他们把心 Read more



Monday, 21 May 2018 


症状与普通肠胃问题相似 炎性肠道疾病患者近年剧增 (联合早报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


炎性肠道疾病是一种特殊且无法痊愈的慢性肠道炎,但目前没有明确结论解释病人患病原因,可能是基因突变、饮食习惯转变或细菌感染等导致。 Read more



Sunday, 20 May 2018 


左膝疼痛, 如何避免殃及右膝 (联合早报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


膝痛问题越来越普遍,这不只是乐龄人士的问题,各个年龄层都可能因为膝痛而导致行动 Read more



Thursday, 17 May 2018 


Resisting the prawn itch (The Straits Times, Science © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


A dinner outing turned into a rush to the emergency room for Madam Nor Hafizah Kamsin when one of her twin sons started wheezing after eating lontong. Read more



Tuesday, 15 May 2018 


When conventional cancer treatment doesn’t work on kids (The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


It might be inconceivable to think that young children and teenagers, who are meant to be happy and healthy in their growing years, could be afflicted with cancer. Read more



Tuesday, 15 May 2018 


子宫内膜异位症患者越早怀孕越好 (联合早报乐活 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


每10名育龄的亚洲女性中,有一人患子宫内膜异位症。国大医院妇产科医生马丽说,患者平均得花上七八年才能够确诊患的是子宫内膜异位症 Read more



Tuesday, 15 May 2018 


推“清肝经”如吃“逍遥散” — 小儿推拿婴儿按摩广受欢迎 (联合早报乐活 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


小儿推拿或婴儿按摩近年来广受欢迎,本地多家中医诊所和机构纷纷提供小儿推拿和婴儿按摩服务,或为父母开办婴儿按摩课程。中西医的婴幼儿按摩有何不同?按摩与推拿对孩子的健康起着怎样的作用?为婴幼儿按摩与推拿时须注意哪些事项? Read more



Tuesday, 08 May 2018 


男性电脑放腿上 会影响精子? (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


肥胖课题向来受到医学界和普罗大众的关注,肥胖易诱发的一系列疾病也是大家所熟知的。随着肥胖者增多,肥胖对后代的影响也受到瞩目。肥胖是否导致不孕不育其中一个导因?另外,在饮食方面,吃大量加工肉类会影响精子数量?从外表看得出精液健不健康、生育能力强不强? Read more



Monday, 07 May 2018 


She ain't heavy, she's my baby (The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


8.30am, Madam Ivy Yong, 64, putsaway her rosary beads and slides under the blanket on a medical bed.The sound of mechanical whirring fills the bedroom of her three-room flat in Bedok. Read more



Sunday, 06 May 2018 


首个设有保龄球场 吉丰民众俱乐部开幕 (联合早报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


本地首个设有保龄球场的民众俱乐部在蔡厝港吉丰区投入运作一年多后,昨天举行盛大开幕礼。 Read more



Saturday, 05 May 2018 


糖尿病患者 该如何坚持运动 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


许多人都知道,开始运动很容易,但要坚持长期做运动,却非易事。这对于糖尿病患者而言,更需要恒心和毅力。该如何持之以恒?国大医院复健中心高级物理治疗师林佩颖提供五大建议: Read more



Saturday, 05 May 2018 


Why the worry about nuts served in aircraft? (The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


When Singapore Airlines (SIA) revealed this week its decision to stop serving peanuts as snacks on its flights, it joined many airlines in the industry that have made similar moves. Read more



Friday, 04 May 2018 


糖友适合做 中等强度有氧运动 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


向来没有运动习惯,而在得到医生允许后,打算开始运动的糖尿病患者,能选择哪类运动?需要运动多久?且听本地物理治疗师的建议。 Read more



Friday, 04 May 2018 


夜间看护者 (联合早报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


为了在每星期五到医院陪伴病人,符传德选择在星期四晚上与亲友相聚。遇到无法改期的聚会,他会提早离开,只为赶去医院当义工。 Read more



Thursday, 03 May 2018 


糖尿病患者 怎样控制低血糖 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


低血糖较常在什么情况下发生?糖尿病患者如果在运动时或前后出现低血糖状况,紧急吃下碳水化合物后,是否能继续运动? Read more



Wednesday, 02 May 2018 


糖尿病患者 预防低血糖 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


些糖尿病患者运动时,血糖指数会下降,引发低血糖,那么,是否就表示不应该运动?当出现低血糖,该怎么办?且听本地物理治疗师的建议。 Read more



Wednesday, 02 May 2018 


父为榜样行善 (联合早报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


刘得胜的父亲以自身经历鼓励其他患病或遭遇不幸者坚持下去,直到他在2010年脑瘤病逝。对亲友来说,他的一生极具启发性。以应付人口老化的需求。 Read more



Tuesday, 01 May 2018 


别忌讳身后事 (联合早报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


新加坡人口急速老化,对于慈怀护理的需求日益倍增。医护人员在慈怀护理方面的知识加以培训,以确保医疗系统能够满足这方面的需求。国立大学医学院极力加强医学系学生在慈怀护理的教学,希望年轻一代的医生得 Read more



Tuesday, 01 May 2018 


糖尿病患者 该怎样运动? (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


我们都知道运动有益健康,但,糖尿病患者适合运动吗?糖尿病患者在运动时,该留意什么?且听本地物理治疗师的建议。 Read more



Tuesday, 01 May 2018 


睡姿和颈部酸痛有何关系 (联合早报乐活 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


人每天平均有三分之一的时间是在床上度过,而睡眠质量的好坏与入眠环境以及所使用的寝具分割不开。 Read more