Drinking tea improves brain health

Assistant Professor Feng Lei from NUS Medicine’s Department of Psychological Medicine shares that regular tea drinkers 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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Neighbourhood Health Service 2019

The first leg of the annual student-led Neighbourhood Health Service 2019 at Kampong Glam saw medical students bring integrated health screening right to the doorsteps of residents on 6 and 7 September 2019.

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Alumnus publishes survival guide on ward nursing

New nurse author and NUS Nursing alumnus, Cai Junjie, published a new book – "Transition from Student to Registered Nurse: A Guide to Help You Navigate Through Nursing Better" which aims to help final-year nursing students and newly registered nurses transition into a professional nursing role.

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Congratulations to our National Medical Excellence Awards 2019 winners!

Our heartiest congratulations to our National Medical Excellence Awards 2019 winners – Prof Aymeric Lim, Adj Prof Goh Boon Cher and Assoc Prof Tan Boon Yeow.

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New scan can identify patients with curable hypertension

According to Professor Roger Foo from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Adjunct Assistant Professor Troy Puar from Changi General Hospital, a new imaging technique can identify the source of the hormone excess in patients with primary aldosteronism more accurately.

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