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Oncology & Cancer

Scientist designs 'express courier service' for immune cells

Immunotherapy is a promising cancer treatment that uses genetically modified immune cells to fight cancer. It can be used as a primary treatment or in combination with other treatments such as radiation and chemotherapy to ...

Health

Study shows that drinking tea improves brain health

A recent study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) revealed that regular tea drinkers have better organized brain regions—and this is associated with healthy cognitive function—compared ...

Medical research

Invention makes biopsies less invasive and more informative

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a novel technology that could sensitively and accurately detect and classify cancer cells, as well as determine the disease aggressiveness ...

Medical research

Researchers uncovers promising cancer target for liposarcoma

A study conducted by a team of researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore has revealed a close association between liposarcoma (LPS), a type of cancer ...

Oncology & Cancer

New biomarkers associated with 'chemobrain' found

Cognitive impairment associated with cancer, also known as "chemobrain," has gained recognition as a complication of the disease and its treatment, as it can negatively affect the daily lives of cancer patients and survivors.

Neuroscience

Quick thinking? It's all down to timing

Remember hearing people being called slow learners by teachers and parents? That oft-used description of someone who takes a wee bit longer to process information, now has a scientific basis for its existence. Scientists ...

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