Health

Prenatal blood tests detect cancer in women

LA JOLLA — A new genetic test that sequences the blood of pregnant women for signs of diseases such as Down Syndrome in their foetuses is turning up unexpected results: A...

Gallery: Eat to lower cancer risk

Eat to lower cancer risk

​SINGAPORE — Every day, about 33 Singaporeans are diagnosed with cancer, which is the leading cause of death here.

Scientists find peanut-eating prevents allergy

Scientists find peanut-eating prevents allergy

LONDON — Babies at risk of developing a childhood peanut allergy can avoid it if they are given peanuts regularly during their first 11 months, said scientists on Monday.

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