China is "vulnerable" to the deadly Ebola outbreak due to the soaring number of Chinese working in Africa and poor infection control at home, Belgian microbiologist Peter Piot , a co-discoverer of the virus, warned on Thursday (Oct 30).
30 Oct 2014 02:33
Called gastric organoids, the lab-dish tissue comprises buds of cells that are "a miniature version of the stomach", the researchers said.
29 Oct 2014 19:17
Having diabetes triples a person's risk of contracting tuberculosis, a report warned on Wednesday (Oct 29), adding that diabetes is fuelling the spread of TB and an epidemic is looming.
29 Oct 2014 14:25
The free health screenings will be offered during National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) Dialysis Centre Open House, happening at two dialysis centres in Toa Payoh and Clementi.
29 Oct 2014 12:31
Agency for Science, Technology and Research's Institute of Microelectronics and Singapore Biomicro aims to develop an implantable blood glucose monitoring device, thereby eliminating the need for daily finger-prick blood tests.