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Predisposition of age-related muscle loss among elderly with Type 2 Diabetes

Cross-sectional study conducted by SingHealth Polyclinics (SHP), in collaboration with Duke-NUS Medical School found 58 percent of older Type 2 Diabetes patients with pre-sarcopenia and sarcopenia.

Unravelling the Mystery of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Understanding the activation of TNAP gene by HLA-B27 in the pathogenesis of Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) for development of diagnosis strategies.

Improving Mental Health through Mindfulness Training

The Singapore Mindfulness Conference 2019 was held on 24 and 25 August 2019 at the National University of Singapore (NUS) University Cultural Centre Hall.

Strengthening international collaboration to combat the next global health threat

The Nipah Virus International Conference 2019 co-hosted by Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) was held in Singapore from 9 to 10 December 2019.

DNA repair in human cells by Class 1 CRISPR gene editing system

Researchers from Osaka University broaden understanding of Class 1 CRISPR gene editing system in human cells.

Visualization of Dengue in Vietnam

Photographs taken by Pearl Gan, invited lead photographer for a dengue photography project in Vietnam depicts the multi-faceted aspects of disease burden caused by dengue.

Elucidation of Thermal Bleaching of Coral Reefs by Internal Waves

A collaborative team of researchers led by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have discovered that internal waves are able to provide cooling of coral reefs, relieving it of the bleaching effects of high temperatures.

Understanding the genetic effects of disease manifestation by RNA editing

The combined research effort of experts from mathematical science and life science backgrounds work together using data science to unlock new angles in gene therapy.

Contributory effects of each brain cell type in development of Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers from Duke-NUS Medical School and Monash University band together to bring the discovery of a treatment for Alzheimer's disease closer with better identification of gene targets.

Mobile Health Programme for better Type 2 Diabetes patient outcomes

Researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School have designed a programme to help patients in managing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) and improve health outcomes through goal setting and activities.

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Successful delivery of Glioblastoma drug across Blood-Brain Barrier in mice models

Researchers from Northwestern University apply for FDA approval of novel treatment for patients with recurrent glioblastoma.

Prescription drugs for children with chronic kidney disease may be toxic to kidneys

Researchers analyse over 20 years of data of children from general primary care practices in the United Kingdom to demonstrate the prescription of nephrotoxic drugs to children with chronic kidney disease.

Recommendation for preventive drug-of-choice for post-menopausal women

Research team from the Queen Mary University of London reports on the effectiveness of anastrozole as a prophylactic therapy in postmenopausal women.

Study shows students who are able to manage emotions perform better in school

According to research published by the American Psychological Association, students who are better able to understand and manage their emotions effectively, a skill known as emotional intelligence, do better at school than their less skilled peers, as measured by grades and standardized test scores.

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