Clues to childhood obesity lie in our gut30 Nov 2020
Early exposure to antibiotics can disrupt an infant’s gut microbiota and predispose them to childhood obesity, finds an observational study.
Hunting an East Asian killer cancer2 Oct 2020
A study implicates novel genetic risk factors in a rare and aggressive lymphoma affecting Asian populations.
Keeping an eye on COVID-19 clusters26 Aug 2020
Surveillance and contact tracing are key to limiting the widespread transmission of COVID-19 in the community, experts find.
A two-pronged attack on COVID-195 Aug 2020
Antiviral strategies against COVID-19 broadly fall into two groups: those that target the virus and those that target the host factors that are essential for virus replication.
Epidemic ignited by environmental conditions8 Dec 2009
Findings from an intensive genomic study contradict the conventional explanation—viral mutation—as the cause of dengue fever outbreaks