‘Before I Die’ Singapore featured on eHospice

The Singapore edition of the global ‘Before I Die’ project has been featured on eHospice. Aimed at advancing acceptance and understanding about palliative care, the art initiative has set conversations going about living meaningfully as many doodle their dreams and aspirations for life on these black boards.

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NUS Medicine keeps the Tan Chorh Chuan Challenge Trophy!

Three cheers to NUS Medicine for being the overall champion for the NUS Inter-Faculty Games 2015! The medicine faculty will be holding on to the Tan Chorh Chuan Trophy for the third consecutive year!

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The 2nd Academic Psychiatry Symposium

The 2nd Academic Psychiatry Symposium, to be held on 25 September 2015, will delve into the theme of depression and building resilience in the millennial generation. Key topics include adversity in childhood and its impact on anxiety and depression in children and adolescents, and suicide in adolescents.

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NUS Medicine welcomes our IAP members!

The Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine warmly welcomes Professor Edward Holmes, Professor Francis Chan Ka Leung and Professor Sir John Tooke for the International Advisory Panel Visit 2015.

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Recognising the next generation of scientific leaders

NUS Medicine congratulates Assistant Professor Yvonne Tay, Principal Investigator, Cancer Science Institute & President’s Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, on winning the Young Scientist Award.

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Ethnic link to nose cancer

NUS physicians have found that nasopharyngeal cancer, commonly known as nose cancer which is prevalent in Chinese, also affects 15 per cent of the non-Chinese population in Singapore. It is the eighth most common cancer among Singaporean men, occurring between 35 and 55 years. The NUS study, a first involving multiple ethnicities, provides important understanding of such links to the disease. It could pave the way for developing targeted therapeutics against the cancer.

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The Neighbourhood Health Service 2015

This year's Neighbourhood Health Service (NHS) 2015 saw medical and nursing students from NUS Medicine and Social Work students of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences conducting a centralised health screening at Marine Terrace. First started in 2008, the health service aims to identify and integrate elderly residents from lower socio-economic stratas who have fallen out of the healthcare system back into it through screening and detailed follow-ups.

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