medicine

Mindfulness Therapy Helps Bring On The Zzz’s

When it comes to getting a good night’s rest, mindfulness-based therapy may be more effective than an active sleep hygiene program in improving sleep quality.

Sequencing Telomeres In A Snap

Researchers in Singapore have developed a new system for accurate and speedy telomere profiling, which could impact the diagnosis of age-related diseases.

High Blood Sugar Linked To Increased Risk Of COVID-19 Death

A new study in China links abnormally high blood sugar with a higher risk of death in COVID-19 patients not previously diagnosed with diabetes.

2003 SARS Hero Joins NTU Singapore As Dean Of Medicine

Named an Asian Hero by TIME Magazine in 2003, Joseph Sung's research interests range from the prevention and early diagnosis of gastric disorders and cancers to SARS and infectious diseases.

How Remdesivir Blocks SARS-CoV-2 Replication

Chinese scientists have uncovered the structural basis for SARS-CoV-2 inhibition by Remdesivir.

7 Best Practices From Singapore’s Pandemic Preparedness Playbook

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, Singapore has won praise for its ‘gold standard’ response. Still, Singaporean medical leaders caution that several critical issues must first be addressed to quell the ongoing epidemic.

Harvesting Healing Factors From Stem Cells

Using a soft hydrogel, scientists in Singapore have found a way to induce stem cells to secrete large amounts of healing factors.

Boehringer Ingelheim And Enleofen Bio Strike Billion-Dollar Deal

Enleofen Bio will receive more than US$1 billion in earnout payments from Boehringer Ingelheim’s acquisition of worldwide exclusive rights to its preclinical interleukin-11 platform.

Understanding Southeast Asians’ Attitudes Towards Antibiotics

UK scientists report that awareness of drug resistance in Thailand and Laos is similar to that of many industrialized countries, but this does not translate to more stringent antibiotic use.

How mTOR Modulates Muscle Memory

Scientists in China have identified a molecular pathway that links exercise and improved motor functions.