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Vol 25, No. 07, July 2021
Ageing Better – Breakthroughs and Innovations for a Greying World
Urban Ageing: Helping Our Elderly Live Safer and Easier
An interview with Asst Prof Tim Xu and A/P Wee Shiou Liang from Health and Social Sciences, SIT, on helping the elder live safer and easier lives.
Harnessing Technology to Enable Hope for GBM: Tumour Treating Fields
In October 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of a new treatment called Tumour Treating Fields (TTF) ...
Reimagining Healthcare in Asia Through Digital Therapeutics
A rapidly ageing population, combined with a surge in chronic, non-communicable diseases is driving the rise of healthcare costs in Asia ...
When More Is Not Better: Pill Burden Worsens Hypertension and Dyslipidaemia
Researchers led by Koh Kim Hwee and Tan Ngiap Chuan of SingHealth Polyclinic have revealed that less than 50 per cent of hypertension and...
Improving Vaccine Access in Asia One Plant at a Time
An interview with Eric Mansion, General Manager of Asia Zone for Sanofi Pasteur, on the importance of vaccination and...
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Vol 25, No. 07, July 2021
FEATURES  
Urban Ageing: Helping Our Elderly Live Safer and Easier
An interview with Asst Prof Tim Xu and A/P Wee Shiou Liang from Health and Social Sciences, SIT, on helping the elder live safer and easier lives.
Harnessing Technology to Enable Hope for GBM: Tumour Treating Fields
By Dr Daniel Tan
In October 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of a new treatment called Tumour Treating Fields (TTF) in combination with temozolomide chemotherapy for the treatment of newly diagnosed GBM.
COLUMNS  
Reimagining Healthcare in Asia Through Digital Therapeutics
By Hema Thiagarajah
A rapidly ageing population, combined with a surge in chronic, non-communicable diseases is driving the rise of healthcare costs in Asia. Digital therapeutics holds immense potential to radically transform healthcare from reactive treatment to proactive, predictive prevention and management of disease.
EYE ON CHINA  
A Plant-Based Remedy for Big, Broken Hearts
A cross-disciplinary research from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has discovered a novel natural product derivative with anti-hypertrophic effects...
Breaking Boundaries in the Brain with Small Apoptotic Bodies
Scientists have discovered small apoptotic bodies that can be loaded with drugs and cross the blood-brain barrier...
INSIDE INDUSTRY  
World-first Hip Fracture Registry Toolbox striving to improve care for the 1 million+ who fracture a hip in Asia Pacific each year RADICA: A Radical, Rapid Method
for Accurate Detection of Viruses
U.S. FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Lecanemab
BIOBOARD  
Untangling the Twists of Alzheimer’s Plaques
Researchers from Duke-NUS Medical School and Monash University have uncovered the mechanism behind microglial phagocytosis of amyloid proteins, one of the root causes of Alzheimer’s disease.
Bulking Up and Out of Muscle Wasting with Bacterial Genome
Shattering the Silence with Potential Drug-based Therapy for Hearing Loss
Solving Skin Disorders with More Than Skin-Deep Sensors
Carving Out the Path to Cure with Cardioids
NEWS CRUNCH  
news Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress 2021 is Set to Brave the New Frontiers as We Revolutionise and Transform Healthcare
news Anti-Pandemic Forum to be Hosted by Top-Notch American and Chinese Scientists
news Commemorating World Health Day with Viatris
news Entire industrial chain resources of advanced medical equipment are lining up at Medtec China 2021
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