July 29, 2017 | Giving & PhilanthropyEducation 

Medicine ACP gets boost for education with new named Fund

A gift from Dr Della Lee, made in appreciation of the care provided to the late Dr Lee Seng Gee, will support a lectureship series and fellowship grants

July 27, 2017 | Research 

NCCS study links gastric cancer to protein level

Gastric cancer patients with low levels of a particular protein, DOK6, survive four times longer than those with a lot of it, a study by scientists at the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) has found.

July 26, 2017 | NursingRegional Health System 

Beyond the hospital, into the community

As we celebrate Nurses’ Day on 1 August, we take a look at how nurses who care for patients in the community ensure that they remain well-supported after their discharge.

July 25, 2017 | NursingEvents 

New unified look for all SingHealth nurses

12,000 SingHealth nurses will be donning new uniforms designed to create a cohesive identity across the eleven institutions. Unveiled at the SingHealth Nurses' Day celebrations on 25 July 2017, the new uniforms will be rolled out in phases from 2018.

July 24, 2017 | Research 

Breakthrough discovery about the human fetal immune system

KKH and A*STAR scientists discovered that an unborn baby’s immune system is established in the second trimester, and may be working independently of its mother’s.

July 24, 2017 | Giving & PhilanthropyEducationEvents 

SingHealth enhances orthopaedic education and care in Sri Lanka

SingHealth trains healthcare professionals in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, under the Orthopaedic Development Programme launched on 19 July 2017.

July 21, 2017 | Giving & PhilanthropyResearch 

A million reasons to accelerate research in Young-Onset Dementia

A form of dementia that affects ‘working-age’ people has seen a five-fold increase in the last six years. With no current cure for the disease, scientists at NNI are looking at research that would one day give hope to their patients and their families.

July 20, 2017 | Research 

More assurance in liver cancer treatment option

Researchers verify benefits of a new liver cancer treatment in a first-of-its-kind study

July 14, 2017 | ResearchClinical Care and Innovation 

NHCS Study: Heart device slashes death risk but few opt for it

Although two-thirds of the 1,066 patients studied in Singapore are eligible for a heart device, only 9.4 per cent of them received one.

July 14, 2017 | Research 

Cell research to aid diagnosis of arthritis in kids

SingHealth Duke-NUS AMC research team uncovers specific type of immune cells that can help predict arthritis in children.