Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences (SICS)
Understanding the impact of antibiotics on both infants and adults could help restore the delicate balance of the gut microbiome.
Apart from the mode of delivery and breastfeeding, genetics and cultural practices could also have a profound impact on the type of bacteria in an infant’s gut.
Early exposure to antibiotics can disrupt an infant’s gut microbiota and predispose them to childhood obesity, finds an observational study.
It’s not only high-sugar diets that we should be concerned about, but also the timing of when we eat them, finds a study in the emerging field of chrononutrition.
Insights into the molecular changes in regenerating liver cells may reveal ways to help patients recover from surgery or disease
A collaboration between A*STAR and Duke-NUS Medical School has gotten closer to freeing some chronic hepatitis B patients from a life of medication
With rhinitis affecting an enormous 40 per cent of Singapore’s population, research in the city state is yielding some very interesting insights into a worldwide problem.
effect of gut bacteria on specific immune cells is behind persistent liver
inflammation in chronic viral hepatitis
A father’s weight is just as relevant as the mother’s
in determining a child’s risk of obesity
The babies of women who consume carbohydrate-rich foods
during pregnancy have an altered growth-trajectory
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