Nursing matters

Lim Shi Min, an NUS Global Merit Scholar, aspires to be a nurse researcher and educator to encourage future students to join the field and hopes to make a direct impact on the lives of others.

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MOU to boost partnership

NUS Provost Prof Tan Eng Chye, represented NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine to sign the MOU with University of Paris Descartes on 27 March 2017.

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Challenge tomorrow

This episode explores how an ageing population is re-shaping societies in Japan, Australia, the United States as well as Singapore.

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Drinking tea could cut risk of dementia

Drinking tea regularly could lower the risk of cognitive decline among the elderly by half, and among those genetically inclined to develop Alzheimer’s disease by up to 86 per cent, according to a study led by Dr Feng Lei from NUS Medicine’s Department of Psychological Medicine.

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Rethinking the approach to healthcare policies

A multi-disciplinary study led by NUS Medicine researchers has identified the need to address a possible gap in the global approach to dealing with infectious diseases such as SARS, the bird flu and H5N1 influenza.

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Congratulations to our 2017 NMRC Award Winners!

The National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Awards recognise clinician scientists and researchers for their outstanding achievements and contributions. The 2017 awards were presented during the NMRC Research Symposium which took place on 7 – 8 March 2017.

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Keeping torched food in moderation

Torched food has become increasingly popular, but experts warned it is potentially dangerous. These foods undergo chemical reactions at high temperatures which make them tasty, and overcooked crusts are known to contain cancer-causing chemicals.

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