The benefits of sweating

Research Associate Professor Jason Lee from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine’s Department of Physiology debunks some workout myths and shares why it is a good thing to be sweating more.

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Associate Professor Choolani Mahesh appointed Head of Department, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Associate Professor Choolani Mahesh will assume the position of Head of Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the National University Hospital (NUH) and NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, with effect from 1 October 2019.

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Doctors call for regular breast cancer screening

Assistant Professor Samuel Ow from NUS Medicine's Medical Science Cluster Cancer Programme recommends women aged 40 to 49 to discuss the option of an annual screening with their doctor, as doctors cautioned that an absence of abnormality in the first screening does not mean this would be the case for subsequent mammograms.

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Professor Emily Ang appointed Group Chief Nurse of the National University Health System

With effect from 1 October 2019, Professor Emily Ang will assume the position of Group Chief Nurse of the National University Health System (NUHS).

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Remembering Emeritus Professor Lenny Tan Kheng Ann

Emeritus Professor Lenny Tan Kheng Ann was an eminent researcher, medical thought leader, valuable mentor and exemplary leader who contributed unswervingly to the School, Nation and the field of Diagnostic Radiology internationally. We will always remember him with great fondness, respect and gratitude.

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Look up! Looking down at your phone is causing you back and neck pain

Though not all neck and back pain require intrusive treatments, Associate Professor Gabriel Liu from the NUS Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery says one should still get your condition checked. He also highlighted some red flags indicating when one’s back pain require more serious attention.

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Helping seniors age well

Principal investigator of the Community Health and Intergenerational (CHI) study, Associate Professor Rathi Mahendran from NUS Medicine’s Department of Psychological Medicine sheds light on this new and comprehensive study that seeks to better develop mental resilience and other resources needed for the elderly to age well.

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