Choose breastfeeding over milk powder

Dr Yvonne Ng from the Department of Paediatrics at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine shares how NUH encourages mothers to breastfeed and use pre-sterilised formula in cases where they cannot produce enough milk for their infants.

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Inspiring more Malay students to pursue science

Dr Rufaihah Abdul Jalil of the Department of Surgery at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine runs Granada Academy, a volunteer-run social initiative that aims to attract and encourage more Malay or Muslim students to pursue the field of science.

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Huge improvement needed to break running record

Dr Ivan Low, research fellow and exercise physiologist from the Department of Anatomy at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, said that elite runners would require a huge improvement from their personal bests to beat the sub-two-hour marathon record from a physiological perspective.

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The value of genetic affinity

Dr G Owen Schaefer, research fellow from the Centre for Biomedical Ethics at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, discussed the ruling by Singapore’s Supreme Court on the case of an in-vitro fertilisation mix-up in 2010 at the Thomson Medical Centre.

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New grant to help elderly living alone

Dr Wang Wenru from the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies received a new grant from the Social Science Research Council on April 28 for her upcoming project that will benefit the elderly, particularly the ones who live alone.

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Chemical ‘dye’ improves liver cancer imaging

A team of scientists led by NUS Pharmacology Assistant Professor Edward Chow has developed a novel nanodiamond-based contrast agent — a chemical “dye” — that can achieve more sensitive magnetic resonance imaging.

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Singapore’s noise pollution a cause of worry

A study led by NUS Medicine graduate student Diong Huay Ting and Professor William Hal Martin discovered that Singapore's daily average outdoor sound level is 69.4 decibels. This is 2.4 decibels higher than the National Environmental Agency's recommendation.

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