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09 Mar 2019
Infants born to mothers with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are less likely to be large for gestational age, according to data from the SCOPE* cohort study. Moreover, PCOS does not carry an increased risk of pregnancy complications in women following a healthy lifestyle.
Stephen Padilla, 5 days ago
Daughters of mothers who smoked early in pregnancy appear to be shorter in stature and heavier during adulthood compared to those of nonsmokers, according to a Swedish study.
Asykin Ismail, Dr. Jazlan Joosoph, 17 Mar 2018
Obstetrician and gynaecologist at Raffles Hospital, Dr Jazlan Joosoph, shares the lowdown on the condition, diagnosis and treatment options.

Immunization protects children from vaccine-preventable diseases

21 Mar 2018
Public hospitals and out-patient clinics of the Hospital Authority (HA) will start providing seasonal influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations.
During the Kuala Lumpur International Neonatology Conference held in conjunction with the World Prematurity Day 2017, Dato Dr Musa Mohd Nordin spoke on the importance of immunizing children with the diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis-inactivated poliovirus-Haemophilus influenzae type b (DTaP-IPV-Hib) vaccine. He highlighted the role of Hexaxim® as a fully liquid, ready-to-use, 6-in-1 (including hepatitis B) vaccine for the primary and booster vaccinations of infants and toddlers. Meanwhile, Dr Yong Junina Fadzil discussed the benefits of quadrivalent influenza vaccines (QIVs) in providing children with broader protection against influenza B viruses.

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Most Read Articles
09 Mar 2019
Infants born to mothers with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are less likely to be large for gestational age, according to data from the SCOPE* cohort study. Moreover, PCOS does not carry an increased risk of pregnancy complications in women following a healthy lifestyle.
Stephen Padilla, 5 days ago
Daughters of mothers who smoked early in pregnancy appear to be shorter in stature and heavier during adulthood compared to those of nonsmokers, according to a Swedish study.
Asykin Ismail, Dr. Jazlan Joosoph, 17 Mar 2018
Obstetrician and gynaecologist at Raffles Hospital, Dr Jazlan Joosoph, shares the lowdown on the condition, diagnosis and treatment options.