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Found 9 articles associated to the institution Duke-NUS Medical School.
 
Older adults with obesity may have fewer years of healthy life
9-May-2019

A study by researchers at Duke-NUS, conducted of older Singaporeans (above 60 years) showed that those with a higher Body Mass Index (BMI) might have the same number of remaining years of life compared to those with a lower BMI, but spend fewer of those years in good health.

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THE SIGNS Study by Duke-NUS researchers identify factors affecting active and productive ageing among older Singaporeans
7-May-2019

The researchers have completed the first phase of the study and the major findings are classified into physical and functional health, social engagement, intergenerational transfers, volunteerism, work and retirement and lifelong learning.

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New chemical probe for visualising brain immune cells
2-May-2019

Researchers in South Korea and Singapore have, for the first time, developed a chemical probe that enables live-imaging of a type of immune cells in the brain, known as microglia, in a live animal brain.

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Possible link between autism and antidepressants use during pregnancy
30-April-2019

Exposure to antidepressants in the womb leads to autistic-like behaviour in full-grown offspring in an animal model, according to a new study led by Duke-NUS Medical School.

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Proteins stand up to nerve cell regression
24-April-2019

Fruit fly studies reveal proteins that promote healthy nervous system development by preventing the reversal of nerve cell differentiation.

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