Wai Yan Chee

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Because of concern about the potential adverse effects of consuming caffeinated beverages during pregnancy, pregnant women may choose to replace caffeinated with decaffeinated coffee. In a population-based study of 7,855 livebirths in California's San Joaquin Valley, we examined the relation of maternal decaffeinated and caffeinated coffee consumption(More)
We have evaluated the feasibility of using the mobile phone short message service (SMS) for symptom monitoring in patients with asthma. All consecutive patients admitted to hospital for asthma during an 11-month period were considered for enrollment (n = 497). Those meeting the inclusion criteria were randomized into a control (n = 60) and intervention(More)
The compound, 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD), is produced as an unwanted by-product of various chemical reactions and combustion processes, including the manufacture of chlorinated phenols and derivatives. In animals, TCDD exposure is associated with toxic, carcinogenic, developmental, and reproductive effects. In 1976, a chemical plant(More)
A prospective study on fetal blood sampling (FBS) was conducted in the Fetomaternal Medicine Division of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the National University Hospital, Singapore. FBS was performed on 159 occasions in 156 women between January, 1988 and December, 1991. The aim of this study was to identify the factors that were associated(More)
A life-story review can serve as an effective intervention to express one's inner feelings and provide emotional catharsis. The research aim was to examine the effects of life-story review on depression levels in community-dwelling older adults in Singapore. This pilot experimental pre-post-follow-up study was conducted from July 2012 to February 2013.(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the site of fetal blood sampling (FBS) with lesser complications; and also analyses the reasons for targetting the intrahepatic vein (IHV) for FBS. METHODS Fetal blood sampling (FBS) performed on 382 women over a period of 7 years at the National University Hospital, Singapore was analysed. FBS was performed from 13 weeks of(More)
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