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.
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.
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.
Researchers verify benefits of a new liver cancer treatment in a first-of-its-kind study
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.
SingHealth Duke-NUS AMC research team uncovers specific type of immune cells that can help predict arthritis in children.
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.
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.
A study shows the worst head injuries come from vehicle accidents and are preventable.
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.