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Consuming low-fat diet with prostate cancer drug could cut costs by 75 per cent

The multi-site study with United States is part of Singapore's larger efforts to address escalating costs of oncology drug treatment.

Dragonfly-inspired nano coating kills bacteria upon contact

Singapore scientists grew nanopilllars of zinc oxide, compound known for its anti-bacterial and non-toxic properties, showed to kill a broad range of germs like E. coli and S. aureus commonly transmitted from surface contact.

Engineers pioneer greener and cheaper technique for biofuel production

Natural bacterium isolated from mushroom crop residue converts plant-based material to butanol directly.

New compound improves stroke recovery in monkeys and mice

A new compound shows promise for improving motor function recovery for stroke patients in combination with rehabilitation therapy. Human clinical trials for a new drug are underway.

Tool to predict mortality risk for aggressive nose cancer

First-ever validated prognostic tool can identify nose cancer relapse patients who are likely to be cured by a repeat course of radiotherapy.

Radiation therapy improves tumour response in liver cancer patients

Multi-disciplinary team discovers radiation therapy known as Yttrium-90 radioembolisation (Y90-RE) increases anti-cancer immunity

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APBN Editorial Calendar 2018
January:
Obesity / Outlook for 2018
February:
Searching for the fountain of youth
March:
Women in Science - Making a difference
April:
Digestive health in the 21st century - Trust your guts
May:
Dental health - The root to good health
June:
Cancer - Therapies and strategies for better patient outcomes
July:
Water management - Technologies for biotech and pharmaceutical industries
August:
Regenerative technology - Meat of the future
September:
Doctor Robot - The digital healthcare revolution
October:
Bones / Breast cancer
November:
Liver health / Top science research nations & institutions
December:
AIDS / Breakthrough of the year/Emerging trends
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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