Embracing IT in healthcare

Associate Professor James Yip from NUS Medicine’s Department of Medicine, and Dr Keith Lim, Assistant Dean at NUS Medicine, were lauded at the National Health IT Summit 2017, after winning the award for National University Health System (NUHS) Value Driven Outcome in the category IT Excellence: Beyond Quality to Value.

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13th ICCEC 2017

NUS Medicine’s Centre for Biomedical Ethics (CBmE) hosted the 13th International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation (ICCEC) on May 25-27, 2017 at the Singapore’s Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel. Held for the first time in South-east Asia, a total of 330 participants, of which half came from abroad, attended this conference.

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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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