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Dec 2016

Saturday, 31 December 2016 


活体捐肝—— 把祝福交给下一代 (联合早报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


对于那些苦苦等待器官移植的病患而言,以望穿秋水形容他们的心情相信再贴切不过了。林思嘉(16岁,学生)今年3月接受肝脏移植手术前,等待合适的肝脏已有近四年。 Read more



Wednesday, 21 December 2016 


抑郁症男女各有哪些行为? (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


我国生活节奏较快,一些人承受极大压力,较易情绪不稳定,长期以来,可能患上抑郁症,危害心理健康。2010年的新加坡精神健康调查显示,每100名国人当中,可能就有六人一生中患一次抑郁症。本地心理医生指出,男女病患的表现或不同。 Read more



Wednesday, 21 December 2016 


For some women, the stork also delivers the blues (TODAY)


Being around her 10-month-old son is the best part of Ms Stacie Henson’s day, but it was not always this way. The maternal bond had not come naturally to the first-time mother, who had recurring thoughts of harming her baby because of postnatal depression. Read more



Tuesday, 20 December 2016 


What parents can do to prepare their child for primary school (The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


Parents are keen to see their pre-schooler succeed in school but they may not know how to create the environment for success. They may have misconceptions about their child's readiness for school, said Ms Zhang Gui Yue, a psychologist at the child development unit of the National University Hospital. Read more



Tuesday, 20 December 2016 


我国女性 缺避孕知识 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


研究显示,我国女性对长效避孕方法欠缺知识,妇产科医生指出,避孕被视为禁忌或难为情的话题,一些病人也因为担心副作用而却步。这项针对259名新加坡国大医院妇产科病患的调查,在11月刊的《新加坡医疗期刊》中发表。调查希望了解新加坡女性对不同避孕方式的知识,以及什么因素会影响她们避孕的方式。 Read more



Tuesday, 20 December 2016 


白内障术后并发症 发生概率约3% (联合早报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


眼睛是我们的灵魂之窗,然而,随着年龄老化或其他因素,我们有可能患上不同的眼疾。其中,比较常见的就是白内障。白内障指的是眼球之中浑浊的晶状体。此晶状体位于瞳孔后方,由睫状肌支撑着。一般正常的眼睛,晶状体是清晰的。但是,晶状体有可能因老化、某些药物、糖尿病或其他疾病,或眼睛受伤或感染发炎,逐渐变得浑浊。由于光射线无法找到焦距点,白内障患者的视觉变得模糊。 Read more



Sunday, 18 December 2016 


Painting helps teenager brush off life's difficulties (The Sunday Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


Ms Sofhie Airinie, 19, has a twisted spine and a muscle-wasting disease that makes breathing and moving a struggle. But the pain of living with scoliosis and congenital myopathy - an incurable disease of the muscle tissue - is forgotten when she starts to paint. Read more



Thursday, 15 December 2016 


更年期 3迷思 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


更年期不是一种疾病,而是人生旅程中的一个过渡时期。然而很多人对它不了解而产生种种疑惑,如50岁过后才会进入更年期?热潮是唯一的征-状?停经后就不用担心怀孕?且听国大医院妇产科顾问医生苏珊罗根解说女性更年期的三大常见误区。 Read more



Tuesday, 13 December 2016 


胃酸倒流不只是胃的问题 (联合早报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


本期并发症系列探讨胃食管反流病的常见并发症。胃酸倒流似乎只是胃的问题,但如果不及时治疗,可能会引发食道细胞病变,甚至食道癌。约10%的胃食管反流病会引发巴雷斯特食道症,巴雷斯特食道症是一种食道细胞病变,事后有1%的病人可能会因此食道癌。 Read more



Monday, 12 December 2016 


Don’t let heels be your Achilles' heel (The New Paper © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


The party season is almost synonymous with stilettos and the like. But when even queen of glam Victoria Beckham has swopped her five-inch stilettos for trainers, you know it is time to reconsider. Read more



Sunday, 11 December 2016 


Novel stem-cell procedure saves boy's leg (The Sunday Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


When he was just seven, Javier Tan had a stem-cell transplant that was meant to save his life. Instead, his body rejected it, and he developed a bone infection so severe that doctors thought he would lose his leg. Read more



Sunday, 11 December 2016 


恐慌急袭症应如何治疗? (联合晚报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


Q: 什么造成恐慌急袭症?患者并没有感到压力,为何会发作? Read more



Tuesday, 06 December 2016 


重视失语症 助中风患者说出心声 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


新加坡国家中风协会数据指出,中风相当普遍,六人当中有一人患病。中风经常会导致病患出现沟通与吞咽障碍。今天《活得好》邀请国大医院复健中心高级语言治疗师郭忆葶谈沟通障碍,并提供9大建议和5大提醒。 Read more



Tuesday, 06 December 2016 


New drug to prevent HIV infections available here (The Straits Times, Mind & Body © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


Anew drug shown to be effective in preventing infections of the human immunodeficiency (HIV) virus in high-risk groups is now available in Singapore. Known as PrEP or pre-exposure prophylaxis, the medicine – the first of its kind – is expected to reduce the number of new infections here, now totalling about 450 a year. Read more



Tuesday, 06 December 2016 


PrEP signals start of 'new phase of HIV prevention' (The New Paper © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


A new drug shown to be effective in preventing infections of the human immunodeficiency (HIV) virus in high-risk groups is now more commonly available here. Read more



Tuesday, 06 December 2016 


肾结石患者 手术后的并发症风险 (联合早报乐活 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


肾结石是泌尿系统的常见疾病之一,每十个人中,就有一个可能会患肾结石,男性的发病率多于女性。结石是指人的体液(如尿液)中出现的小硬质结晶,出现在肾脏内的矿物质结晶即为肾结石,出现在输尿管内即为输尿管结石。 Read more



Tuesday, 06 December 2016 


在黄金岁月里留着曙光 (联合早报乐活 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


"医生,我妈患上了白内障。"一个忧心忡忡的女儿带着83岁的母亲来我这里看诊,一开口就先说了这句话。陪伴在老太太身边的还有另两名儿子。我追问之下,陈女士自己告诉我她觉得视力近年来越来越模糊,本来也不以为意,最近偶然与子女谈起,才在家催促下前来求诊。 Read more



Sunday, 04 December 2016 


老花眼一族看过来 (联合早报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


老花眼是人生必经之路。近视一样面对眼睛老化,功能衰退的问题。远视的人,老花眼症状则出现得较早。受访的眼科专家指出, 一般人约40岁开始出现老花症状,一直到约6 0岁老花程度才会稳定下来。 Read more



Friday, 02 December 2016 


尿频 排尿有困难... 或是下尿路症状 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


国大医院泌尿科顾问医生陈元林建议,出现症状的病患,尽早去向家庭医生求医。医生会审查症状的严重性,也会检验前列腺。 Read more



Thursday, 01 December 2016 


出现下尿路症状,70%男性不求医 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


本地一项研究显示,40岁以上的国人当中,16%有中度至严重的“下尿路症状”,显著影响生活素质。虽然它一般能轻易治愈,但多达70%的本地男性病患不求医。 Read more