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Wednesday, 30 December 2015 


2015: A year of taking on disease - and winning (TODAY)


For the first time in Asia, a team from the National University Hospital (NUH) Women’s Centre and the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore helped a 32-year-old cancer survivor naturally conceive and deliver a baby using implanted ovarian tissue in May. Read more


 

Wednesday, 16 December 2015 


IVF couples seek 'embryo screening' overseas to improve pregnancy chances(TODAY)


Despite shelling out over S$100,000 for multiple in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatments in the past six years, 43-year-old homemaker Sandy Tan's (not her real name) attempts to start a family were unsuccessful. Read more


 

Sunday, 02 August 2015 


Surge in twin births over past decade (The Sunday Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


If you sometimes imagine you’re seeing double, you probably are. The number of women giving birth twins here has increased by almost 50 per cent in the past decade. Last year, 573 mothers had twins, according to official data released by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority last month. That was up from 385 in 2004. Read more


 

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 


'Miracle baby' for cancer patient


A team of doctors at the National University Hospital (NUH) Women's Centre successfully restored a cancer patient's ability to conceive naturally by preserving part of her ovarian tissue and implanting it back after she recovered from cancer. Read more

 


 

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 


亚洲第一例 接受卵巢组织移植手术后自然受孕产婴 (联合早报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


2009年被诊断患上一种腿部罕见癌症时,希蒂当下存活超过五年的概率仅30%。六年后的今天,她不仅癌症痊愈,还刚在两个月前产下健康可爱的宝宝。这名女婴更成为全球第21个、全亚洲第一个 Read more

 


 

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 


Lahir anak walau barah jejas kesuburan (Berita Harian © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


Wanita muda yang menghidapi barah dan berhasrat memelihara kesuburan mungkin mahu menimbangkan kaedah pengawetan tisu ovari (cryopreservation)sebelum memulakan rawatan kemoterapi agar peluang menimang cahaya mata bakal lebih cerah. Demikian usulan konsultan Jabatan Perbidanan dan Sakit Puan (O&G), Hospital Universiti Nasional(NUH), Dr Anupriya Agarwal, yang mengetuai pasukan yang menyaksikan bekas pesakit barah berjaya hamil secara semula jadi, sekali gus lahirnya bayi pertama di Asia yang melalui kaedah penanaman semula tisu ovari. Read more

 


 

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 


国大医院接生首个移植卵巢组织受孕婴 (联合晚报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


帮患癌妇女冷冻卵巢组织,痊愈后再移植回体内并成功受孕,国大医院成功接生亚洲首个通过移植卵巢组织受孕的婴儿。现年32岁的前教师西蒂在2009年被诊断患上一种相当罕见,主要影响四肢的软组织癌症滑膜肉瘤(synovial sacroma)。 Read more

 

 


 

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 

 


亚洲首例 医生助恢复自然生育能力 患癌症康复 妇女生下女婴 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)

 


名患癌女子,医生在她接受化疗前把卵巢组织取出,四年后她康复, 结婚并打算生育,医生再把四年前取出后用冷冻法保存下来的卵巢组织移植回她的体内,让她自然怀孕,今年5月生下女宝宝。 Read more

 

 


 

Saturday, 18 April 2015 

 

Prihatin dengan sakit POP di kalangan wanita Melayu (Berita Harian © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)


Sekitar 25 hingga 30 peratus pesakitnya yang mengalami Prolaps Organ Pelvik (POP) atau sesuatu terasa terkeluar dari bahagian faraj terdiri daripada kalangan masyarakat Melayu. Perangkaan itu adalah tertinggi jika dibandingkan dengan bangsa lain dan ramai di antara mereka berusia lebih 50-an tahun. Read more

 


 

Saturday, 11 April 2015 

 
Usah malu jika sukar kawal kencing (Berita Harian © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)

 

Mereka yang menghadapi masalah tidak dapat mengawal pembuangan air kecil tidak lawas ataupun inkontinens urinari, tidak harus berasa malu berjumpa doktor bagi mendapatkan bantuan, kata Dr Nurhidayati Suphan. Read more

 


 

Tuesday, 07 April 2015 


Pelajari cara cegah dan tangani barah pangkal rahim (Berita Harian © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission.)


Barah pangkal rahim boleh dicegah, namun ada wanita yang tidak tahu cara mencegah daripada berlaku penyakit itu, kata Dr Ida Ismail-Pratt. Cara mencegahnya mudah, kata Konsultan Bersekutu, dari Divisyen Onkologi Sakit Puan, Jabatan Perbidanan dan Sakit Puan, Hospital Universiti Nasional (NUH). Read more

 


 

Sunday, 01 March 2015 


尝试人工受孕 两年增1100次 (新明日报 © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission.)


津贴增加后,尝试人工受孕者激增,两年内治疗次数增加1100次。一对新加坡夫妇每一轮的试管受精术(IVF)得花至少万元,但政府津贴从50%增至75%,范围也扩大,夫妇也能动用保健储蓄来支付这方面的开销。 Read more

  


 

Sunday, 01 March 2015 

 

More going for IVF as treatment costs fall (The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission.)

 
More than 1,000 more attempts were made last year by couples who sought help in conceiving, compared to 2012, as fertility treatments are now cheaper with increased state funding. Read more

 


  

Friday, 02 January 2015 


Happy Birthday, Golden Jubilee Babies (The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission.)


While Singapore welcomed the first babies born this year yesterday, other families celebrated the new year's gift of health for their children. Read more