Food allergies no more

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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Got your back

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.

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The First Hand Surgeon in Singapore

Alumnus Associate Professor Teoh Lam Chuan (Class of 1976) was Singapore’s first hand surgeon and in 1988 headed the first department of hand surgery in Singapore General Hospital. He also played a key role in establishing hand surgery as a medical specialty in Singapore in 1996.

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AI transforms frontline operations

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.

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Healing with music and medicine

Nishanth Thiagarajan, graduating student from NUS Medicine, excels in both medicine and Carnatic vocals, an Indian classical music.

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Switching career for love of family

Graduating student Liu Liwei is a mature-entry student who enrolled in a full-time nursing programme in order to better take care of his ill father.

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Medical Dinner 2018 – Celebrating our People

On 3 July 2018, graduating students, NUS Medicine alumni and staff gathered at Orchard Hotel to renew old ties and reminisce about school days over food and drink.

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