Developing cancer treatments to target cancer biology

Recent research in the field of cancer medicine has provided valuable insights that have driven the development of novel therapeutics targeting the cancer biology, which may eventually grow into smarter cancer treatments that can benefit patients with cancers that are refractory to modern chemotherapy and radiotherapy, according to Dr Tan Poh Lin.

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Keeping asthma at bay

Asthma is a chronic disease that affects the lung airways and it has allegedly become prevalent in recent years due to our sanitised living environment, prompting Dr Mariko Koh and Dr Jim Teo Yeo Kwan to discuss the common triggers of asthma and how asthmatics can manage their condition better.

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Going nuts over peanuts

Amidst the recent decision made by several airlines to stop serving peanuts on their flights to avert the risk of allergic reaction, NUS Medicine alumna Dr Lydia Wong explains why such a change may be necessary and sheds light on the potential severity of peanut allergies.

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Be wary of heat injuries

As heat injuries become increasingly rife in Singapore due to its hot and humid climate, NUS Medicine alumnus Dr Roger Tian explains what the types of heat injuries are, their symptoms and what preventive measures can be taken.

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Upcoming events

23 May 2018

Workshop: Technology-Enhanced Learning

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23 May, Wednesday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
24 May 2018

Workshop: Qualitative Research Methods in Health Professions Education

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24 May, Thursday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
25 May 2018

Workshop: WEHS - Ready for School - Coaching your Preschooler for a Well-rounded School Life

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25 May, Friday, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm