November 22, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationResearch 

Fending off diabetes in those with high risk

SingHealth launches study on effectiveness of diabetes prevention programme in Singapore. 850 participants with pre-diabetes needed.

November 21, 2017 | Research 

Researchers find protein behind organ failure

Breakthrough by Duke-NUS Medical School team can lead to new methods of treatment

November 09, 2017 | ResearchRegional Health System 

CGH & Abbott to establish nutrition standards for the elderly

The two companies will launch the Nutritional Health for the Elderly Reference Centre and conduct Asia’s largest clinical study on elderly nutrition.

October 26, 2017 | Research 

A new hope for liver cancer patients

“For almost 10 years, sorafenib was the only approved drug in advanced liver cancer and there were no other treatment options after failure of sorafenib … Now, with nivolumab, we finally have and alternative effective and tolerable option that is changing the prognosis in liver cancer,”said Dr Choo Su-Pin, co-author of the study.

October 25, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationResearch 

Herbal Cancer

Herbal remedies: They have poetic names and you can find one for every ailment, but they can also be dangerous – scientists from Singapore and Taiwan have now linked some to liver cancer.

October 20, 2017 | Academic MedicineClinical Care and InnovationResearch 

Immunotherapy: The new frontier for cancer treatment

Living longer with better quality of life — what immunotherapy holds for cancer patients in Singapore.

October 19, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationResearch 

SingHealth, Duke NUS and GSK to conduct large-scale study on asthma and COPD

Involving 13,000 patients each year, the project will enable clinicians to better predict outcomes and risks, and improve treatment strategies

October 10, 2017 | Research 

Durians suitable for diabetics? Research team says why not.

United by love of the thorny fruit, group cracks open its DNA and finds answers to smelly questions.

October 05, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationResearch 

New drug may aid in cholesterol fight

A newly-developed drug which has recently been approved for use in Singapore may aid in the fight against cholesterol.

September 27, 2017 | Giving & PhilanthropyResearch 

Swimming fund-raiser to help rheumatic patients

SGH fund-raising for patient research on the causes and treatment of rheumatological diseases.