September 20, 2017 | Research, Events
Scientists at the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) are conducting a clinical trial to test a new treatment for advanced and recurrent ovarian cancer.
September 19, 2017 | Research
A diet with plenty of red meat and poultry is linked to a higher risk of diabetes among Singapore Chinese, according to new findings from Duke-NUS Medical School.
September 06, 2017 | Clinical Care and Innovation, Research
Experts have developed an IPPT test for the elderly, with stations that measure balance, flexibility and strength. This is to identify those at risk of frailty before falls or other health crises land them in hospital.
August 24, 2017 | Academic Clinical Programmes, Giving & Philanthropy, Research
The Understanding Childhood (Chronic) Ailments Network – Asia (UCAN-A) is building a network of translational research hubs in Asia for chronic diseases in children, such as Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Rheumatic fever, with Singapore as its central hub.
August 23, 2017 | Education, Clinical Care and Innovation, Research
In the future, patients with neurological conditions such as brain injuries and Parkinson's disease could get faster diagnoses and more precise treatment, due to a collaboration between the National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
August 10, 2017 | Research, Giving & Philanthropy
While there have been many studies done on cardiac ageing, there is a need to focus on how it affects the Asian population. A team of researchers is now trying to gain insights in this area.
July 27, 2017 | Research
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.