In view of the developing novel coronavirus situation in Wuhan and other parts of the China, the Ministry of Health, Singapore (MOH) has put in place precautionary measures and updated its public health travel advisory.
New mapping technique using powerful x-ray technology will provide clear and detailed images of the brain and aid development of more effective treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.
We are deeply saddened by the loss of a well-respected figure in Singapore’s former judge and Chief Justice Mr Yong Pung How and extend our heartfelt condolences to the family. Mr Yong will be remembered for his wisdom, unassuming nature and generosity of heart, manifested in his myriad contributions to the community.
While the term “Precision Medicine” is of fairly recent origin, the desire to provide accurate and unerring care for patients is a fundamental principle in the practice of medicine. It is the basis, for example, in the deliberate care taken to make sure patients in need of blood transfusions are matched with the correct blood type.
Get stronger muscles without needing to exercise? Professor Alfredo Franco-Obregon and his team have filed a patent on a machine to make this possible. Bio Ionic Currents Electromagnetic Pulsing Systems (BICEPS) will soon be available on the market, with patients who are too frail to exercise benefiting from it.
Professor Hui takes over the helm of NUS Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedc Surgery from Professor K Satku, who has led the Department as Acting Head for the past eight months.
In its 10th run this year, the Chao Tzee Cheng Visiting Professorship Programme 2019 brought together eminent professors in the fields of pathology, forensic science, law and more to share their expertise and cooperate in research and education.