September 20, 2017 | ResearchEvents 

National Cancer Centre Singapore researchers testing new treatment for ovarian cancer

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 

Meat-lovers beware: Eating more red meat, poultry can raise diabetes risk

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 InnovationResearch 

Seniors take 'IPPT' to ward off health crises

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.

September 05, 2017 | Facilities and BuildingsClinical Care and InnovationResearch 

NCCS: Standing tall against cancer

Have you heard of the cancer tsunami? One in three Singaporeans will get cancer in their lifetime, and one in three Singaporeans will die of cancer. Where should we look for hope in changing these trends?

September 04, 2017 | Giving & PhilanthropyEventsAcademic MedicineResearchEducation 

SingHealth Duke-NUS raised more than $32.5m for research & education

In conjunction with the SingHealth Duke-NUS Gala Dinner 2017, healthcare institutions in the Academic Medical Centre raised $32.5m over two years to advance medical research and education.

August 24, 2017 | Academic Clinical ProgrammesGiving & PhilanthropyResearch 

UCAN unlock the mysteries of chronic diseases in children

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 | EducationClinical Care and InnovationResearch 

NNI-NTU tie-up could benefit brain-injury patients

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 | ResearchGiving & Philanthropy 

In search of the secret to having a healthier heart

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.

August 04, 2017 | Administration in HealthcareAwards & RecognitionResearch 

Bringing research into the spotlight

What goes on behind the scenes in research? Who are the unsung heroes in the labs? The Joint Research Communications team showcases our research community in meaningful and accessible ways.

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.