Mushrooms may reduce risk of cognitive decline

A team from the Department of Psychological Medicine and Department of Biochemistry at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine has found that seniors who consume more than two standard portions of mushrooms weekly may have 50 per cent reduced odds of having mild cognitive impairment (MCI).

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Bridging the divide in pursuit of innovation

Three innovators from the field of biomedical research — BIGHEART Principal Investigators Asst Prof Catherine Ong from NUS Medicine, Asst Prof Shao Huilin and Asst Prof Toh Yi-Chin from NUS Biomedical Engineering — share their work and influence, and on a more personal note, the challenges faced by women in the scientific field.

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NUS scientists find a key to unlocking mystery of Lou Gehrig’s Disease

For the longest time, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis was thought to be a purely motor neuron disease (MND), in which nerve cells controlling our body movements gradually break down and die. Now, a five-year study by NUS Medicine's Department of Physiology has revealed that neighbouring cells known as oligodendrocytes also participate in the disease process.

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Novel device aids in muscle recovery

A team of NUS researchers has developed MRegen, a novel medical device capable of harnessing a specific magnetic field to trigger and amplify the biological effect of exercise, thereby accelerating muscle recovery.

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Healthcare lessons in Vietnam and China

Twenty three medical, nursing and social work students travelled to Vietnam and China as part of the inaugural healthcare Study Trips for Engagement and EnRichment programme, organised by the NUS Yong Loo School of Medicine where they learnt about the healthcare challenges faced by the communities there and how they are overcome.

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New specialist centre dedicated to children's health opens in NUH

The National University Hospital (NUH) opens a new one-stop specialist centre to provide outpatient care for young patients. The NUHkids Specialist Centre encompasses elements of nature and play to create a different hospital experience for children.

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Insights to children’s health

Researchers from the GUSTO study made new discoveries on young children’s academic performance, eating habits and neurodevelopmental disorders.

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