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This New Antibody Drug Could Slow Down Cancer

PRL3-zumab, an antibody drug targeting a protein in cancer cells, has shown safety and efficacy in clinical trials.

Human ‘Blood Microbiome’ Disproved

In the most comprehensive study to date, Singaporean researchers have debunked the existence of a shared microbial community in healthy human blood. The breakthrough offers a vital baseline to prevent transfusion-related sepsis.

Trapping Toxins to Prevent Sepsis

Researchers from Singapore have developed synthetic nanonets, which catch bacterial toxins and pro-inflammatory cytokine molecules, offering potential breakthroughs in sepsis treatment.

Population Immunity Shapes Evolution Of The Dengue Virus

The study from India shows why it would be beneficial to develop dengue vaccines locally to counter regional strains.

Young Adults’ Mental Health In Singapore Need Urgent Attention

A new survey shines a light on the rates of depression and anxiety among Singapore’s youth.

New Research Advances Treatment Of Male Infertility

Researchers from Japan unveil a key mechanism of sperm maturation in mice models that can potentially be targeted to develop safe male contraceptives.

Rising Temperatures Add To The Suicide Burden

Living in non-optimum temperature is causing excessive deaths from suicides, finds a study from China.

Stem Cell Therapy Could Help Restore Vision

Researchers from Singapore and Sweden have developed a potentially viable stem cell therapy approach in preclinical models that can help replace lost photoreceptors.

Telomere Length May Predict Depression In Older Adults

A study from South Korea reveals that the shortening of telomeres can be potentially used for early diagnosis of depression and cognitive impairment in healthy elderly individuals. But more studies are needed to confirm this.