Higher mortality risk for lonely elderly

A longitudinal ageing study, conducted by Associate Professor Ng Tze Pin from the Department of Psychological Medicine, has found that elderly Singaporeans who live alone are 1.7 times more likely to die prematurely, compared to those who live with friends or family.

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Study by NUS researchers unravels new interactions affecting TGF-β pathway in humans

Study by NUS researchers unravels new interactions affecting TGF-β pathway in humans A recent study conducted by Assistant Professor Pieter Eichhorn of the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore and NUS Medicine Department of Pharmacology, has revealed new interactions affecting the TGF-β pathway in humans.

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More accurate gastric cancer screening

An invention by Assistant Professor Lim Yoon Pin from NUS Medicine has been instrumental in the development of GC-REAAD, which offers more precise detection of gastric cancer.

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Centre to unleash RNA’s potential

Research at the newly established RNA Biology Centre, hosted within the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at NUS, has the potential to uncover novel methods of treating cancer.

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Professor Edward Koo named Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Professor Koo, who is with the Department of Medicine at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine as well as the Department of Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego, is one of six UCSD academics to be named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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New appointment of Vice-Dean (Academic Affairs)

Associate Professor Chong Yap Seng has been appointed Vice-Dean (Academic Medicine), Dean’s Office at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS Medicine).

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New study by NUS Medicine sheds light on moderating our brain’s response to pain

NUS Medicine researchers have potentially opened the door to managing chronic pain better after finding a new link between a part of the brain and pain response. The team found that the medial septum, which is connected to the cortex of the brain, plays a role in moderating the level of pain a person feels.

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