Sneezy facts

If someone sneezing close by brings out the inner germophobe or hypochondriac, then this one is for you. Professor Paul Tambyah from the Department of Medicine shares some facts on sneezing and how we can do our part to prevent the spread of infection.

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We've Found The Cure!

You came, you saw, you submitted your essays to our "Are You The Cure?" essay competition.

We announce the winners here.

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Antibiotics for the cold or flu?

Taking antibiotics for upper respiratory tract infections, such as the common cold or flu, does not treat these viral infections or hasten the resolution of the symptoms, says Associate Professor David Lye.

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Professor Ashok Venkitaraman to join the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine as Distinguished Professor

Renowned cancer researcher Professor Ashok Venkitaraman is set to head the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at NUS and join the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine as Distinguished Professor in 2020.

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NUS researchers among the world’s most influential scientific minds

Distinguished Visiting Professor Gene Yeo at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine's Department of Physiology is one of 27 NUS researchers named in Clarivate Analytics' latest 2019 list of highly cited researchers. This list recognises researchers for their globally prominent research in one or more fields.

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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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