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ASIA
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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January:
Taiwan Medical tourism
February:
Marijuana as medicine — Legal marijuana will open up scientific research
March:
Driven by curiosity
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