Look up! Looking down at your phone is causing you back and neck pain

Though not all neck and back pain require intrusive treatments, Associate Professor Gabriel Liu from the NUS Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery says one should still get your condition checked. He also highlighted some red flags indicating when one’s back pain require more serious attention.

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Helping seniors age well

Principal investigator of the Community Health and Intergenerational (CHI) study, Associate Professor Rathi Mahendran from NUS Medicine’s Department of Psychological Medicine sheds light on this new and comprehensive study that seeks to better develop mental resilience and other resources needed for the elderly to age well.

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Minister Ong visits WIL@NUS Corporate Laboratory

Minister for Education Mr Ong Ye Kung visited the WIL@NUS Corporate Laboratory, hosted at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, where he sampled healthy but tasty treats and observed advances in the bio-production of industrial enzymes and biochemicals.

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Research studies that seek to better treat and prevent stroke

Associate Professor Raymond Seet from NUS Medicine’s Department of Medicine and Senior Consultant in NUH’s Division of Neurology is involved in three research studies that aim to better prevent and treat stroke.

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Drinking tea may improve brain health

Assistant Professor Feng Lei from NUS Medicine’s Department of Psychological Medicine shares that regular tea drinkers may have better organised brain regions, which is associated with healthy cognitive function – suggesting that drinking tea regularly has a protective effect against age-related decline in brain organisation.

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Making biopsies less invasive and more informative

Researchers from the NUS Institute for Health Innovation & Technology (iHealthTech) developed the novel STAMP technology that could sensitively and accurately detect and classify cancer cells, as well as determine the disease aggressiveness from the least invasive biopsies.

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Medical Grand Challenge 2019

The 2019 edition of the Challenge concluded on 7 September, with the efforts of the 14 teams assessed by a panel of judges from a variety of industries such as information technology, healthcare and engineering.

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