Human Health and Potential (HHP)
New data suggest that metformin administered to pregnant mothers may have unintended effects on the fetus, prompting the need for further assessment of the drug’s risk-benefit ratio.
During the 2018 outbreak in Southeastern Tanzania, there were four dengue virus serotypes and the chikungunya virus in circulation, say A*STAR researchers.
Metabolic changes in the neurons of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis may be reversed with vitamin B3 supplements.
A novel polymer improves the effectiveness of chemotherapeutics against drug-resistant tumors.
A new link between gene variations in immune cells and allergic reactions explains why some individuals are more prone to developing asthma.
The first reference range of circulating fatty acids in Singaporeans paves the way for more accurate insights into the cardiovascular health of local populations.
A breakthrough stem cell transplant technology uses donated cadaver eyes to restore vision in patients with retinal degeneration.
A new streamlined method for purifying lab-grown viruses could accelerate vaccine production, allowing manufacturers to respond rapidly to emerging viral threats
Researchers engineer specialized T cells that can transiently and effectively attack liver cancer cells even in the presence of immunosuppressive drugs.
Maternal antibodies can cross the placenta and pass on mother’s allergies to her children in the womb.
A new computational method called xPore identifies and estimates the number of specific RNA modifications in biological samples.
Using whole-exome sequencing, scientists have identified a gene likely linked to a common eye disorder that can lead to blindness in the elderly.