Asia

Features and Innovations

Clever fats weighing in on Asia’s obesity issue

20 September 17

Singaporean researchers tackle one of the world’s most pressing obesity problems — an issue that could look like a slender person of Asian descent who eats rice three times a day.

Research Highlights

Genetics: Identifying stomach cancer risk

08 August 18

Genetic and epigenetic testing of samples from people with cellular changes to the stomach lining could help predict their risk of developing cancer

Nutrition: Measuring disease risk

25 January 17

Understanding ethnic differences in abdominal fat distribution at birth could lead to better guidelines for maternal lifestyle and nutrition