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New study sheds light on the causes of muscle wasting in elderly Posted on: 07 January 2020

Researchers have identified the mechanisms involved in sarcopenia – a debilitating age-related loss of muscle mass and strength – through ...

Nestlé expands research and innovation activities in Asia with new Research Centre in Singapore’s Biopolis Posted on: 01 April 2016

Centre to focus on Healthy Ageing and nutritional interventions which support older populations both regionally and globally Singapore – Nest...

New study to examine the impact of nutrients before and during pregnancy on the health of mothers and their babies Posted on: 29 July 2015

New study to examine the impact of nutrients before and during pregnancy on the health of mothers and their babies 29 July 2015: Researchers in th...

KKH leads groundbreaking large-scale pre-pregnancy study Posted on: 17 June 2015

Search for links between mothers’ health and well-being before and during pregnancy, and long-term outcomes for mother and child 17 June 2015, ...

Epigenetic marks lay foundations for a child’s future abilities Posted on: 24 April 2015

Although it is now widely recognised that a poor start to life has long-term effects on a child’s later ability to learn, the mechanisms by whic...

Infant gut microbiota linked with gestation duration, delivery method and healthy weight gain Posted on: 04 February 2015

Singapore - Researchers in Singapore and UK as part of the EpiGen consortium worked together with scientists at the Nestlé Research Center, Switzerland, on a new study on the bacterial makeup of the gut (gut microbiota) of infants in Singapore.

Stress during pregnancy bad for baby’s brain Posted on: 30 November 2014

Scientists in Singapore uncover link between parents' behaviour and how young brains develop Put a group of children in a playground and all of them ...

SINGAPOREAN BIRTH COHORT STUDY FINDS BENEFITS FOR BABIES EXPOSED TO TWO LANGUAGES Posted on: 02 September 2014

Six-month old infants spoken to in two languages show better learning and memory than infants exposed to one language Singapore— A team of inve...

MEDIA RELEASE A*STAR AND NUS LAUNCH JOINT CENTRE TO ADVANCE RESEARCH ON NUTRITION, EARLY DEVELOPMENT AND METABOLIC DISEASES Posted on: 05 June 2014

S$148 million centre to study the role of nutrition and early development in health and disease in Asia 1. The National University of Singapore (NU...

NATURE AND NURTURE: BABY’S DEVELOPMENT IS AFFECTED BY GENES AND CONDITIONS IN THE WOMB Posted on: 28 April 2014

A*STAR-led international study that provided new insights into the relationship between genes and prenatal environment as the foetus grows   A ...

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