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2014-05-06 16:32:01

Chocolate® PTA may benefit Singaporean patients suffering from peripheral arterial disease SINGAPORE, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QT Vascular Ltd. (QT Vascular) is pleased to announce that it has started clinical cases with the Chocolate® PTA balloon catheter (Chocolate® PTA) in Singapore. Five cases were performed at National University Hospital (NUH) and Changi General Hospital (CGH). Speaking after the procedures, Dr. Steven Kum, a vascular surgeon at CGH and an expert in...

2014-04-16 08:31:58

SINGAPORE, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mrs Lim was advised to go for a gastroscope due to persistent gastric discomfort. Some abnormal looking lesions were detected during the gastroscope examination. A thin probe was inserted through the gastroscope into Mrs Lim's gastrointestinal tract, molecular information of the abnormal tissues was obtained, a clinical diagnosis was made in real time and the pre-cancerous lesions were removed at the same setting. There were no biopsies, no waiting...

2014-02-13 00:20:12

The collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur aims to study the loss of immunity and consequent reduced responsiveness to vaccination in elderly.Singapore, Feb 13, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - A*STAR's Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) signed a three-year partnership with the National University of Singapore (NUS), National University Hospital (NUH) and Sanofi Pasteur to embark on a Phase IV clinical trial to understand age-related loss of immunity, known as immunosenescence, in elderly.Declining birth...

2014-01-29 00:20:09

Source: A*STARSingapore to be hub in Asia for nutritional sciences with state-of-the-art Clinical Nutrition Research CentreSingapore, Jan 29 - Asia's first under-one-roof Nutritional Research Centre is set up in Singapore. CNRC will also conduct studies in research areas such as nutrition in women, children and the elderly, and body weight control.Singapore, Jan 29, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - The Clinical Nutrition Research Centre (CNRC) - a $20 million joint-venture by the Agency for Science,...

2013-10-10 08:20:02

S$148 million centre to study the role of nutrition and early development in health and disease in AsiaSingapore, Oct 10, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - The National University of Singapore (NUS) and A*STAR will be jointly establishing the S$148 million Singapore Centre for Nutritional Sciences, Metabolic Diseases, and Human Development (SiNMeD). This collaboration between the NUS's Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (YLLSoM) and A*STAR's Singapore Institute for Clinical...

2013-10-09 23:02:40

Stabilizing orthotics manufacturer funds $400,000 clinical study to determine link between orthotics and reduced low back pain. Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Foot Levelers has announced it will fund a $400,000 clinical study to be conducted by the National University of Health Sciences. The study will analyze the impact shoe orthotics have on low back pain and is titled “Shoe Orthotics for the Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Control Trial.” “Foot...

Gene Found In Glaucoma Largely Affects Asian Populations
2012-09-05 13:10:12

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A group of scientists from Singapore recently discovered three new genes related to Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma (PACG), which is one of the main causes of blindness for Chinese people. The new findings, recently published in the scientific journal Nature Genetics, will assist 15 million people throughout the globe who suffer from the disease. “This provides further evidence that genetic factors play a role in...

2012-09-03 08:20:01

Singapore, Sept 3, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Singapore scientists have identified three new genes associated with Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma (PACG), a leading cause of blindness in Chinese people. PACG affects 15 million people worldwide, 80% of whom live in Asia.The discovery, published in the prestigious scientific journal, Nature Genetics, on 26 August 2012, was conducted collaboratively by scientists from the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI)/Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC),...


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