Dr Soh Jian Yi, Consultant at NUH’s Division of Paediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, warned against unproven allergy tests online and provided by doctors untrained in allergy.
A local NUH study discovered that thyroid nodules classified as “indeterminate” under international standard, which means that they cannot be classified as safe or cancerous, may have a higher cancer risk.
A research team led by Dr Shefaly Shorey from the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies at NUS Medicine has developed a novel mobile application to deliver postnatal educational programmes and to provide the much needed postnatal supportive care on the go. Findings from a pilot test showed that new parents who use the app experienced significantly better parenting outcomes.
In May 2017, Japanese and Western authorities warned the public about the rising number of parasitic infections caused by the Anisakis worm in raw seafood. Associate Professor Kevin Tan from Department of Microbiology and Immunology said the Anisakis worm infects crustaceans, fish, squid and marine mammals, and its larvae can be found in the muscle tissue of fish.
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