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NUS study: ‘Genomic junk’ of iron storage gene FTH1 critical for suppressing prostate cancer growth

Researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore have found the role of the iron storage gene, FTH1, and its pseudogenes in regulating iron levels in cells and slowing down prostate...
23-Apr-2018 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS Study: Pharmacist Follow-Ups Cut Diabetes Costs and Reduce Health Risks

People with diabetes can expect 15 per cent cost saving and three-fold reduction in hospital admissions with pharmacist-managed care
20-Apr-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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More Than 12,000 Deep-Sea Marine Creatures Uncovered by NUS-LIPI Scientists During First-Ever Exploration of West Java Seas

Scientists who participated in the South Java Deep Sea Biodiversity Expedition 2018 (SJADES 2018) had collected more than 12,000 creatures during their 14-day voyage to survey the unexplored deep seas off the southern coast of West Java, Indonesia.
17-Apr-2018 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Novel NUS Technique Strengthens Building Structures Using Wood Waste

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have found an innovative and environmental-friendly technique to enhance building structures. The new method, which incorporates biochar recycled from saw dust into cement, improves the...
12-Apr-2018 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Novel Clinical Tool to Predict Patient Survival Rate and Treatment Outcomes for Early-Stage Lung Cancer

Professor Lim Chwee Teck and PhD student Ms Lim Su Bin from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at National University of Singapore developed a personalised risk assessment tool based on 29 novel genes to predict survival rate and treatment...
10-Apr-2018 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Early ‘Chemobrain’ Intervention Needed for Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy: NUS-Led Study

More support is needed to help breast cancer patients and survivors manage ‘chemobrain’ symptoms, such as memory loss, short attention span and mental confusion, according to a study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore.
10-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS Study: Oxidative Stress From Missing Tumour Suppressor Gene, RUNX3, Promotes Cancer Progression

Researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore have identified that RUNX3, a tumour suppressor gene absent in many cancer types, acts as a barrier against oxidative stress in cancer...
8-Apr-2018 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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NUS Engineers Pioneer Greener and Cheaper Technique for Biofuel Production

A research team led by Associate Professor He Jianzhong from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at NUS Faculty of Engineering has found that a natural bacterium isolated from mushroom crop residue can directly convert cellulose to...
5-Apr-2018 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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