SCDF paramedics will start inserting an intravenous drip via the marrow of the leg, instead of the usual method of going through the vein. The new method, to be rolled out in August, could significantly boost success rates of the delivery of adrenaline to the blood stream.
25 Jul 2014 10:04
The Singapore Medical Council said the number of complaints received last year was one fewer than 2012, and the bulk of complaints were on the quality of service rendered not being up to expectations.
25 Jul 2014 10:01
Mr Gan Kim Yong said the Ministerial Committee on Ageing will sieve through the ideas brought up in the earlier 13 focus groups, and selected ideas will be explored further from next month.
25 Jul 2014 00:09
Monkeys near the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant have lower blood cell counts than cousins living further away, possibly because of radiation exposure, a study said Thursday.
24 Jul 2014 22:15
The world can beat the cancer-causing disease hepatitis if it raises its game, but treatment programmes need to go hand in hand with those tackling the likes of HIV, experts said Thursday (July 24).