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本地肥胖孩童比率增加 拒绝肥胖从小做起

Childhood obesity is on the rise. As children's waistlines have continued to grow, so has the concern that obesity will lead to even more children developing diabetes. Prof Christopher Cheng, CEO, Sengkang Health shared that obesity in children can lead to chronic illnesses such as type 2 diabetes - currently an increasing and worrying trend. To avoid diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, and other chronic illnesses, one has to start fighting obesity from young.









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Boosting recovery for frail elderly after surgery

A different way of treating frail patients at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH) has resulted in far fewer deaths and complications following colorectal and abdominal surgery. And its success has spurred other hospitals to introduce similar programmes.

Associate Professor Chew Min Ho – who heads surgery at Sengkang Hospital and is currently at Alexandra while waiting for the new hospital to open – said the hospital’s programme for the elderly was conceptualised “after discussions with and learning from key members” of the KTPH team. Since its launch in March, Prof Chew said the complication rate is low and “patients and caregivers have increased confidence in the surgery and have fewer fears and worries”.


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Events

Performance by Yong Siew Toh

Mar

20

Tue

  • Date

    Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - Tuesday, March 20, 2018

  • Time

    1:00pm - 2.00pm

  • Venue

    Alexandra Hospital Auditorium

Join YST Conservatory students Pualina (piano) and Kai Jie (piano, cello) as they journey through various genres of light-hearted and tuneful music, exploring pieces inspired by children songs/games, birdsongs, as well as classical tunes and even mandarin pop tunes. Indulge in the exquisite sounds of the piano and the lush melodies of the cello as they share their music with you in a cozy and intimate setting.

 

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Performance by Opus Music School

Mar

16

Fri

  • Date

    Friday, March 16, 2018 - Friday, March 16, 2018

  • Time

    1:00pm - 1:45pm

  • Venue

    Alexandra Hospital Auditorium

Students from Opus Music School will be bringing us a mixture of classical and modern music such as Pirates of the Caribbean and songs from The Lion King. They will also be performing a very unique piece with four pianist, all playing at the same time!
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