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Jump in Trampoline Interest and Injuries
Mon, 23 Dec 2019 | A KKH study found an increasing trend in the number of trampoline-related injuries in Singapore in recent years, with soft tissue injuries being the most common type of trampoline-related injuries, followed by fractures and dislocations.
KKH study finds links between early screen exposure, sleep disruption and emotional, behavioural difficulties in children
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 | KKH with National University of Singapore found that first exposure earlier than 18 months of age to screen devices and the presence of multiple screen devices in the bedroom are associated with elevated sleep disruption, and emotional and behavioural difficulties, in preschool children with neurodevelopmental disorders.
Expansion of Rare Disease Fund Support
Sat, 3 Nov 2019 | The Rare Disease Fund Committee has approved the expansion of the coverage of the fund to include a sixth life-saving medicine, Alglucosidase alfa (Myozyme), which treats Pompe disease.
KKH pilots world's first AI-powered ultrasound guided automated system for spinal anaesthesia
Thurs, 31 Oct 2019 | A study by KKH and National University of Singapore's Faculty of Engineering shows that a novel artificial intelligence-powered ultrasound guided automated spinal landmark identification system enhances patient care by improving the accuracy and success rate of first attempt needle insertion during spinal anaesthesia.
15 January 2020 | CHILDREN
Stem Cell Transplant: Providing Hope for Children with Severe and High-Risk Conditions
KKH clinicians harness memory T-cells to manage childhood cancer and transfusion- dependent thalassaemia, improving treatment for these children with severe and high-risk haematological and genetic conditions.
3 January 2020 | WOMEN
KKH collaborates with NUS to develop world-first AI-powered system for spinal anaesthesia
KKH and NUS collaboratively developed a world-first AI-powered ultrasound guided automated spinal landmark identification system which improves the accuracy and success rate of first attempt needle insertion during spinal anaesthesia.
20 December 2019 | CHILDREN
Links found between child screen time and emotional and behavioural difficulties
A KKH-led study found that early exposure to screen devices, and the presence of screen devices in a child's bedroom, are associated with elevated sleep disruption and emotional and behavioural difficulties in children.