Involving patients in their diabetes care plan

Treating diabetes is more than just advising a patient to cut down on sugar intake – Professor Tai E Shyong and Assistant Professor Yew Tong Wei from the Department of Medicine share that the active participation of patients in the clinical process will help them make better lifestyle choices.

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Singapore’s vulnerability to new flu virus strains

Professor Paul Tambyah from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine’s Department of Medicine commented on how Singapore’s high population density and extensive trade and transport links could make it vulnerable to the next flu pandemic.

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Discovering an enzyme’s role in aggressive form of cancer

Professor Chng Wee Joo, NUS Medicine Vice-Dean (Research) and Deputy Director of the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, and his team of researchers uncovered an enzyme which could serve as a potential biomarker for 'natural killer T cell lymphoma' and this could lead to new targeting routes for treatment.

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NUS researchers identify new Alzheimer’s biomarker

Physiology Department's Assistant Professor John Chua and his team of researchers have uncovered several novel early asymptomatic biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease by comparative protein profiling of AD tissue models.

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The skinny on being skinny

Assistant Professor Khoo Chin Meng from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine’s Department of Medicine explains why some find it difficult to lose weight while others remain skinny regardless of what they eat.

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Tackling prenatal depression

Dr Cornelia Chee, Senior Consultant Psychiatrist in the Department of Psychological Medicine at NUH and NUS Medicine shared plans for the ProPEL programme to tie up with the KidSTART programme to broaden its reach for timely intervention of antenatal depression.

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“Remember Me: Living with Dementia”

Proudly brought to you by the NUS Mind Science Centre, an academic research centre under NUS Medicine's Dept of Psychological Medicine – "Remember Me, Living with Dementia" shed light on the struggles of dementia patients and their families with more than 1,100 concert-goers on 28 Oct.

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