NUS Medicine’s Public Health Service marks its 10th anniversary with large turnout

The Public Health Service (PHS) event held over the weekend on 17 and 18 October 2015 drew over 1,100 residents to Clementi. More than 600 students from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS Medicine) and Faculty of Dentistry were on hand to provide free health and dental checks to residents. Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Health, graced the event as its Guest-of-Honour.

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Two NUS medical students prompt Singaporeans to share end-of-life thoughts

Final-year NUS Medicine students, Shawn Lin and Mervyn Lim, confront the taboo on end-of-life issues with the Before I Die walls.

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World Health Summit 2015 in Berlin, Germany

The World Health Summit 2015 is taking place this week in Berlin, Germany. An annual conference of the M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centres, Universities and National Academies, the World Health Summit (WHS) is organised in collaboration with national academies of science in more than 67 countries.

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Buck Advisory Council – NUS Medicine Conference

The upcoming Buck Advisory Council (BAC) Fall Conference will take place from 8-10 October 2015 at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Hosted jointly by the Buck Institute for Research on Aging and the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, this is the first time the conference is being held in Singapore.

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NUS Medicine ranked 1st in Asia based on latest QS World University Rankings

The National University of Singapore’s Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS Medicine) is now ranked 1st in Asia, according to the 2015/2016 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings published in September 2015. NUS Medicine also ranks among the global top 20 for Life Sciences and Medicine in the latest ranking results.

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Promoting Health, Spreading Awareness

The Public Health Service (PHS) is a student-led initiative of the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine that aims to promote good health in the local community through education and public health events. This year’s PHS will be held on 17 and 18 October 2015 and comprise free health screenings and a public health exhibition.

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NUS researchers develop novel prosthetic heart valve for treatment of severe heart disorder

A team of researchers from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Faculty of Engineering has developed a novel prosthetic heart valve, known as VeloX , which offers new hope for heart patients who are of high surgical risk. The device is designed to be implanted through a small incision for the treatment of a serious heart valve disorder called mitral regurgitation.

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