New device to treat ear condition

Together with NUS researchers, Adjunct Associate Professor Lynne Lim from NUS Medicine’s Department of Otolaryngology has co-developed a novel handheld device called CLiKX to treat a common ear condition, which could significantly improve current surgical methods.

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New glaucoma treatment more effective and less painful

A laser treatment developed by Associate Professor Paul Chew from NUS Medicine’s Department of Ophthalmology for glaucoma patients has proven more effective while causing less pain and side effects, according to data from National University Hospital (NUH).

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Bioethics casebook to help the community care for the aged

NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine's Centre for Biomedical Ethics (CBmE) launched a Singapore Bioethics Casebook titled ‘Caring for Older People in an Ageing Society’ on 24 May 2017.

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Device reminds elderly glaucoma patients on eye drop use

A team of six consisting of two NUS Medicine students and a research engineer, as well as doctors and staff from National University Hospital (NUH) conceptualised a device - called EyeDEA - that reminds elderly glaucoma patients to use eye drops.

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Familiar links to colorectal cancer

A study led by Dr Tan Ker Kan from the Department of Surgery found that immediate family members of colorectal cancer patients are not aware of the higher cancer risk than the general public, and they should undergo screening earlier.

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Treating childhood leukaemia

Associate Professor Allen Yeoh from the Department of Paediatrics at NUS Medicine shared how the chemotherapy drug mercaptopurine works, to treat children with leukaemia.

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Babies’ choice of milk

Associate Professor Marion Aw from the Department of Paediatrics said that milk, in general, is a good source of nutrition for young children beyond a year old as it is a good source of macro and micronutrients, such as calcium and vitamin D.

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