Speaking your mind

Unlike most books on mental health written by experts and professionals, “Speaking Your Mind” is a first-of-its-kind NUS student-led mental health initiative which involved multiple external stakeholders and aims to raise awareness and encourage conversations on mental health among Singaporeans.

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MOH Advisory on COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019)

In view of the developing COVID-19 situation in Wuhan and other parts of the China, the Ministry of Health, Singapore (MOH) has put in place precautionary measures and updated its public health travel advisory. Professor Paul Tambyah from the Department of Medicine also advised on the protective steps one can take against the virus.

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World’s first ultra-high resolution 3D comprehensive mapping of human brain kicks off

New mapping technique using powerful x-ray technology will provide clear and detailed images of the brain and aid development of more effective treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.

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In memory of Mr Yong Pung How

We are deeply saddened by the loss of a well-respected figure in Singapore's former judge and Chief Justice Mr Yong Pung How and extend our heartfelt condolences to the family. Mr Yong will be remembered for his wisdom, unassuming nature and generosity of heart, manifested in his myriad contributions to the community.

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What is Precision Medicine?

While the term “Precision Medicine” is of fairly recent origin, the desire to provide accurate and unerring care for patients is a fundamental principle in the practice of medicine. It is the basis, for example, in the deliberate care taken to make sure patients in need of blood transfusions are matched with the correct blood type.

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The device that builds muscle without exercise

Get stronger muscles without needing to exercise? Professor Alfredo Franco-Obregon and his team have filed a patent on a machine to make this possible. Bio Ionic Currents Electromagnetic Pulsing Systems (BICEPS) will soon be available on the market, with patients who are too frail to exercise benefiting from it.

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Professor James Hui Hoi Po appointed as Head of Orthopaedic Surgery at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Professor Hui takes over the helm of NUS Medicine's Department of Orthopaedc Surgery from Professor K Satku, who has led the Department as Acting Head for the past eight months.

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