Parkinson’s Disease and Chronic Pain

Jennifer: Lucie and I are going to do the presentation together, so you’ll be seeing us switch back and forth a little bit. I’m gonna start just by outlining the objectives for today. We will start with a quick review about what is Parkinson’s. We understand that most of you here have a pretty good understanding of that already; but […]

What Is Chronic Wasting Disease?

Chronic Wasting Disease is a progressive neurological disease that is known to affect susceptible species such as Elk, Moose, Red Deer, Sika deer, White-tailed deer, Mule deer and Blacktailed deer. CWD has been documented in areas of Texas since 2012 in wild mule deer and in white tailed deer, elk, and mule deer in other parts of the United States […]

Q & A: Could oral candidal infections (hyperplastic candidiasis) cause dysplasia?

Candidal infections could sometimes induce a hyperplastic tissue response manifesting as a white lesion that cannot be rubbed off. Such lesions are termed hyperplastic candidiasis and are also called Candidal leukoplakia or Candida associated leukoplakia. Some researchers doubt whether this condition could arise as a result of Candida and believe it to be a candidal infection superimposed on an already […]

Chlamydia Infections

Welcome to Learning in 10 series. I am Dr. Jenny Long, infectious diseases consultant with the Department of Infectious Diseases at Singapore General Hospital. We will be touching on the subject of chlamydia infection today. I will bring you through the topic according to the following learning objectives. By the end of this presentation, you should be able to explain […]

Coping with chronic back pain

Back pain which has been severe or has gone on for a long time becomes difficult to cope with. It starts to affect your mood and behaviour and that in turn, affects your ability to tolerate the pain and even how strongly you feel it. It’s important to take control of your mental state. And one way is by learning […]