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 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 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.

July 13, 2017 | Research 

Cracking p53 – on route to solving a huge medical puzzle

NCCS-A*STAR research collaboration reveals a way to individually identify the mutant gene, opening doors to possible drug treatment for cancer’s most common culprit.

July 12, 2017 | Research 

Singapore-led study found glaucoma preventing gene mutation

Jointly led by A*STAR’s Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) and the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) of the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC), discovery of rare gene mutation and identification of five new susceptibility loci will help illuminate the disease biology.

June 27, 2017 | Safety & QualityResearch 

Protect kids from severe injuries

A study shows the worst head injuries come from vehicle accidents and are preventable.

June 15, 2017 | ResearchAcademic Medicine 

Giving people cash to lose weight works: Study

Joining a weight loss programme helps, but giving people money to shed the pounds works even better, a new study led by Duke-NUS Medical School and Singapore General Hospital found.