Health & Medicine
A study of Asian breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy revealed symptoms of chemobrain, in which they encounter memory loss, difficulty in decision making, and speech problems.
A recent Harvard study has discovered a link between higher white rice intake and a significantly elevated risk of type 2 diabetes, especially among Asian populations.
A biomarker that increases the risk of the more severe form of Chikungunya fever has been discovered by scientists at A*STAR’s Singapore Immunology Network.
Four research groups, including three based in Asia, have independently identified a novel fusion gene found in a subpopulation of lung tumors.
An international team of researchers has identified a specific gene linked to throat cancer following a genetic study of a family with ten members who all developed the condition.
Herbal medicine could be just the remedy for globetrotters susceptible to colds and bugs, researchers at the Griffith Health Institute say.
Malaria infection during the earliest months of pregnancy stunts fetal growth even when the mothers show no symptoms, according to a large-scale study conducted along the Thai-Burmese border.
A large-scale genomic study conducted in Bangladesh has discovered genetic variants that elevate the risk for skin lesions in people chronically exposed to arsenic.
Researchers have discovered the molecular basis for two new blood types: Langereis and Junior, and they seem to be associated with ethnic Japanese populations more so than others.
Fears of involuntary exposure to cancer-causing chemicals in food and consumer products are diverting attention from proven methods of cancer prevention, an Australian cancer researcher says.