Scoliosis is a disorder that causes an abnormal curvature of the spine. Associate Professor Gabriel Liu from NUS Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery shares how prevalent scoliosis is, and the common surgical treatment for the condition.
A new artificial intelligence platform will make use of vast amounts of data available in hospitals to augment the work of healthcare professionals, while a first-of-its-kind speech recognition system can interpret and process the unique vocabulary used by Singaporeans.
Dr Alfred Kow, Assistant Dean for Education at NUS Medicine, and Senior Consultant at National University Centre for Organ Transplantation (NUCOT), shares a story about how his patient’s life was saved twice after being diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis, followed by a stroke.
Food allergies may be fatal and should not be taken lightly. Now, there is a treatment known as oral immunotherapy (OIT) to help manage food allergies. It works by allowing an individual with food allergy to consume a small amount of the trigger food, rather than avoiding it to increase the body’s tolerance level.
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