Congratulations, Dr Ronald Stephen McCoy (MBBS Class of 1956), Founder of ICAN

Congratulations, Dr Ronald Stephen McCoy (MBBS Class of 1956), Founder of International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)!

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Free health and dental screening services in Jurong

Some 1,100 Singaporeans and Permanent Residents age 40 years old and above were screened for frailty, mental and oral health as well as chronic illnesses like cardiovascular disease and various cancers, at a free comprehensive health screening on 21 and 22 October 2017.

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Oasis of calm for patients with delirium

In April 2017, the National University Hospital set up a Silver Unit – a six-bed unit officially called the specialised innovative longevity elderly recovery unit – to cater to elderly patients with delirium.

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Counting our days and making our days count

NUS Medicine students organise palliative care exhibition to encourage conversations about end-of-life.

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New therapeutic gardens for seniors

National Parks Board built two therapeutic gardens at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park and Tiong Bahru Park after adopting suggestions made by Professor Kua Ee Heok from the Department of Psychological Medicine at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

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App way to manage gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes occurs because of high blood sugar levels that develop during pregnancy, and the condition affects one in five pregnant women in Singapore. Doctors at the National University Hospital (NUH) came up with a mobile app that allows pregnant women with gestational diabetes to track their weight and blood glucose levels.

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Community spirit at Kampong Glam

Doing their part for the community, NUS students from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS Medicine), Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies and NUS Social Work provided free health screenings for some 450 Kampong Glam residents on 7 and 8 October as part of the annual Neighbourhood Health Service (NHS) initiative.

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