Managing blood pressure at home

Home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM) and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) are essential tools and habits that need to be emphasised among physicians and patients with hypertension. Poorly controlled hypertension tends to lead to conditions such as coronary artery disease, stroke and chronic kidney disease.

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Vice-Dean to helm two leadership appointments in NUHS

Associate Professor Aymeric Lim, Vice-Dean (Leadership Development and Strategy), will hold two new leadership appointments – Physician-in-Chief and Group Chief Human Resource Officer (GCHRO) – at the National University Health System (NUHS) from January 2018.

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Quick action is key for stroke victims

"People need to know that the (stroke) treatments are very effective if they get treated within the 4.5-hour window. We reduce their risk of dying from the stroke significantly and we give them the best chance of living an independent life," said Associate Professor Vijay Kumar Sharma from NUS Medicine’s Department of Medicine.

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Winning the fight against antimicrobial resistance

In line with the National Strategic Action Plan to combat Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), Associate Professor Hsu Li Yang, who leads the AMR Programme at the NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and Professor Paul Ananth Tambyah, Professor at NUS Medicine’s Department of Medicine share their views in a commentary piece.

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Upcoming events

21 Nov 2017

Seminar: Dendritic Cell Receptors - Pattern Recognition and Immune Modulation

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21 Nov, Tuesday, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
21 Nov 2017

NUHS Chief Executive Townhall

21 Nov, Tuesday, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
23 Nov 2017

Workshop: Basic Life Support (BLS) & Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

23 Nov - 25 Nov, Thursday