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May 2017

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 


Men seek breast reduction to get load off their chest (TODAY)


At 50, sales manager Peter Lee (not his real name) is proud of his trim 32-inch (81cm) waistline, which he has maintained over the last 20 years through a gruelling, thrice weekly gym routine. Read more



Tuesday, 23 May 2017 


How to help an overweight child shed weight (The Straits Times, Mind & Body © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


Obesity rates in children here are rising. Pre-schools have been asked to help them eat healthy and be active. Parents should make an effort to do the same. Read more



Monday, 22 May 2017 


中年转职再开跑 (联合早报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


罗其胜离开物流公司后加入国大医院,踏出安全区勇敢尝试新工作,目前已是接送服务部门主管。 Read more



Saturday, 20 May 2017 


Device helps elderly glaucoma patients with eye drop use (The New Paper © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


Remembering to use eye drops may sound like a simple task, but it is tough for most elderly patients suffering from glaucoma. Read more



Wednesday, 17 May 2017 


激光矫正视力 角膜要够厚 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


新加坡是全球近视率最高的国家之一。眼镜成了许多人的必须品。有的人却觉得戴眼镜很不方便,想要一劳永逸地以“眼”视人,因此选择激光矫正视力(LASIK)。这类手术在我国 Read more



Wednesday, 17 May 2017 


尽管没有小头症婴儿病例 本地医学界深入研究兹卡病毒 (联合早报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


研究的主要重点是针对兹卡病毒,但由于骨痛热症和基孔贡雅症在本地也常见,因此研究将涵盖这三种病毒。 Read more



Tuesday, 16 May 2017 


管教幼童不难父母引导得当 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


相信很多父母都听说过“ 可怕的两岁”(terrible two)这个说法,指的就是许多幼儿在这阶段一般会变得不听话、难以管教。然而,如果父母引导得当,情况并不如此糟糕。且听儿科专科医生的四个建议。 Read more



Sunday, 14 May 2017 


拥抱寄安慰 (联合晚报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


“来来来,林先生,请进来坐。过去几个月您都好吧!”身为糖尿病这种慢性疾病的专科医生,我们长期下来与好多病人都有着很好的医患关系。在护士按下林先生的看诊号码以后,在他进来我的看诊室时,我站起来为他开门,像招呼老朋友一样热情地向他问好。 Read more



Wednesday, 10 May 2017 


防止脂肪肝 7饮食建议 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


减轻体重能有效防治脂肪肝和非酒精性脂肪性肝炎,但对于许多人,减肥很困难,尤其是在控制饮食方面。 Read more



Wednesday, 10 May 2017 


Online tool aims to help overweight and diabetic Singaporeans (TODAY)


Eating clean is a daily affair for dietitian Lim Su Lin. But even the 47-year-old, who heads the dietetics department at National University Hospital (NUH), will occasionally forgo a wholesome meal for durian. The king of fruit has a relatively high calorie, sugar and carbohydrate content. Read more



Wednesday, 10 May 2017 


Sophisticated mobile health apps empowering patients (TODAY)


Want to know if your asthma inhaler is positioned correctly or how that slice of chocolate cake might affect your blood sugar level? These days, such medical information is just a swipe away on your smartphone, thanks to the wide availability of mobile health applications. Read more



Tuesday, 09 May 2017 


非酒精性脂肪肝 主因是肥胖 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


在亚洲的成人人口中, 估计有2 0 % 到3 0%的人士患非酒精性脂肪肝疾病, 值得留意的是, 在洋化的亚洲人口(westernised Asian populations)中,包括新加坡,患病率似乎更高。 Read more



Tuesday, 09 May 2017 


Crib, co-sleeping or rocking cradle: Which is the safest bedtime option for your baby? (The Straits Times, Mind Your Body @ Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


Gone are the days when caregivers relied on the sarong cradle to soothe a newborn child. Parents now have a dazzling array of bedtime options for their babies – from cots that can be placed beside an adult bed with one side lowered to self-rocking electronic cradles. Read more



Tuesday, 09 May 2017 


基因检测 寻找密码 解读生命? (联合早报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


随着人们健康意识的提高,许多人希望透过基因图谱掌握预防癌症、延缓衰老的健康密码,未来医疗透过基因检测寻找治疗方案将是大势所趋。然而,寻找神秘基因密码背后的真相并非按图索骥那么简单,个人的承受能力、社会歧视等因素也会阻扰人们面对真相的意愿。 Read more



Sunday, 07 May 2017 


国大医院研发新疗法, 脉冲电磁场 增强术后肌肉 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


膝盖韧带撕裂是常见的运动损伤,而伤者在接受韧带重建手术后,大腿肌肉往往会大量萎缩。新加坡国立大学医院研发新疗法,通过脉冲电磁场,在手术后增强伤者的大腿肌肉,助他们更快康复。 Read more



Sunday, 07 May 2017 


以脉冲电磁场增强大腿肌肉 新疗法助膝韧带伤患术后更快康复 (联合早报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


国大医院去年对10 名健康男性展开初步研究。志愿者每周进行一次10 分钟脉冲电磁场,在接受六次疗程后,大腿肌肉力量显著增强37.8%,但大腿圆周没明显增大,也没出现任何不良反应。 Read more



Saturday, 06 May 2017 


Ideal race nutrition is food for thought (The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


Fuelling a distance runner is a long-term strategy that is based on science and logic. Last week, we looked at some of the nutritional considerations for distance running. Today, let us take a closer look at long-distance runner Mok Ying Ren’s typical food intake for a day and determine how one can convert the principles of basic sports nutrition into practice. Read more



Saturday, 06 May 2017 


独居老人 健康生活7建议 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


基于家庭人数少、人口老龄化的因素,我国越来越多老人独居。一个人居住,或许会感到孤寂,但不代表生活不能过得健康、 Read more



Monday, 01 May 2017 


多病老人 服药应谨慎 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


些老年人患有多种疾病,需要服用多种药 物。一些患者或许记性较差,加上对药物不 熟悉,而且数量多,容易感到混乱。无论是忘记吃 药或服用过量,都可能带来不堪设想的后果。该如 何解决这问题?且听本地药剂师的建议。 Read more