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AseanPlus News 07 Oct 2019 | 7:00 AM

S’poreans playing their part

SINGAPORE: Loh Siew Mei has willed her body to science – where it will likely be probed and prodded by doctors and medical students.

Education 02 Jun 2019 | 12:00 AM

Shopping for study options

RONNIE Lai, 25, was glad she made an impromptu visit to the Star Education Fair 2019 last weekend.

Wellness 07 May 2019 | 6:00 AM

Drones could herald faster, safer transport for organ transplants

In the near future, organs from donors may be delivered quickly and safely by drone to hospitals where patients and their surgical teams await.

Health 13 Apr 2019 | 6:00 AM

First kidney transplant between HIV-positive people

A HIV-positive woman donated one of her kidneys to another patient with HIV in a world’s first for kidney transplants, performed by American surgeons in late March 2019.

Metro News 21 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Bhangra fun at World Kidney Day event

THE National Kidney Foundation (NKF) organised the NKF Open Day to mark World Kidney Day 2019 which promoted “Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere”.

Food News 10 Mar 2019 | 6:56 AM

Curious Cook: The peculiar case of food allergies

Food columnist Chris Chan discusses why and how people develop allergies to crustaceans, peanuts, eggs and other foods, detailing links to house mites, lack of sun exposure and lack of food exposure in babies.

Health 13 Nov 2018 | 6:10 AM

Blood type incompatibility no longer barrier to kidney donation

A locally-adapted protocol in Malaysia allows donors with incompatible blood types to still give their kidney to their loved one.

Seniors 13 Nov 2018 | 6:05 AM

Age is no barrier to kidney donation if you are healthy

There are many healthy older adults who have loved ones in need of a kidney, but are not aware they are eligible for kidney donation.

AseanPlus News 25 Aug 2018 | 4:22 AM

Chinese patients get organ transplants from Greek-Egyptian donor who died on business trip

Man who died of brain haemorrhage is only the 10th foreigner to make multiple organ donations in China, which faces a dire shortage

Letters 11 Aug 2018 | 12:00 AM

Allow live kidney transplants

From CHAN CHAT LEONG of Puchong.