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Dengue Fever in Singapore Likely to Increase: Minister

...e the 1,574 cases reported in the same period last year. He said "cases are expected to continue to rise in the warmer months ahead" and urged singaporeans to make a daily check of their homes for potential breeding spots. "I would like to stress that our fight against dengue must be underpinned b...

Singaporeans Rated as the Fastest Walkers in the World

... singaporeans has been rated as the most brisk walkers in the world, as the speed at whic...ent in the last decade. In a sample of 32 cities around the world, singaporeans came on top followed by citizens of Copenhagen, Madrid and Guangzhou in Chi...

Dengue Sweeping Across Southeast Asia

... was nearly three times that in the same period a year ago. The surge in cases has prompted the government to step up its anti-dengue campaign, urging singaporeans to clear roofs and gutters, and throw out stale water in containers. In Malaysia, 48 people died from dengue during the first five months of the...

'Picture-To-Speech' Projects Help Disabled Speak

... as much as $1,500. Eighty percent of the intellectually disabled have difficulty articulating words, Mahaindra said, adding he hopes to have 300 singaporeans equipped with the PDAs by 2009. The development effort has received a $92,300 grant from the South Korean electronic giant Samsung. Source-IAN...
Singaporeans in Biological News

Singapore's BIOPOLIS and FUSIONOPOLIS on stage in Boston this week

...oth investigator-initiated studies as well as directed research built around strategic thematic areas that impact the health, lifestyles or economy of singaporeans and the available or potential research strengths that we have in those areas, said Mr. Lim. To spur talented Singaporean students interest for ca...
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(Date:9/18/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Daily supplements of selenium or ... development of age-related cataracts among men, a new study ... or both could help prevent cataracts. To investigate this ... Harvard Medical School in Boston, and his colleagues examined ... vitamin E. The trial was initially designed to study ...
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(Date:9/18/2014)... Dangerous new pathogens such as the Ebola virus invoke ... such as the bubonic plague are still providing researchers ... infections. , In a study published online Sept. 18, ... Duke Medicine and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore detail ... hitchhike on immune cells in the lymph nodes and ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Technology Association of Georgia in collaboration ... TAG Social Savvy Awards this week at a special ... Center in Downtown Atlanta. The event celebrates Georgia’s best ... was honored with the 2014 TAG Social Savvy People’s ... innovators in 6 other award categories: , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts 2Health News:250 Campuses Usher in School Year of Saving Kids’ Lives During First-Ever “Dance Marathon Day” on Sept. 25 2Health News:Research yields a game changer for improving understanding of Ebola and great apes 2Health News:Research yields a game changer for improving understanding of Ebola and great apes 3Health News:New insights on an ancient plague could improve treatments for infections 2Health News:Winners Honored at 2014 TAG Social Savvy Awards 2Health News:Winners Honored at 2014 TAG Social Savvy Awards 3
(Date:9/18/2014)... small, icy moon of Uranus, is one of the ... system. Despite its relatively small size, Miranda appears to ... in the formation of at least three remarkable and ... , These coronae are visible in Miranda,s southern hemisphere, ... Arden corona, the largest, has ridges and troughs with ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... can operate inside the bore of an MRI scanner ... research partnership program at Brigham and Women,s Hospital in ... in conjunction with real-time MRI images, can make prostate ... discomforting for the patient. The novel system also has ... precision. , Developed by a team of robotics engineers ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... the International Space Station ever starts a "frequent flyers" ... status. Recently the orbiting laboratory has hosted increasing numbers ... returned from the space station in April, and another ... third experiment is planned to launch in December. , ... around the world-- and in space. Model organisms can ...
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