Health

Living near a landfill could damage your health

According to research published today in the International Journal of Epidemiology, health is at risk for those who live within five kilometres of a landfill site.

Medical research

Potential avenue to protect male germ cells against heat stress

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore's (NUS) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine has demonstrated for the first time that hydrogen sulphide (H2S), when applied exogenously, could protect testicular ...

Inflammatory disorders

Rotorua's hydrogen sulphide does not worsen asthma

In a recently published collaborative study by the University of Otago, Wellington, the University of California, Berkeley, and Stanford University it has been shown that there are no ill effects from low level hydrogen sulphide ...

Cardiology

Natural gases a therapy for heart disease?

Research carried out by scientists from the Peninsula Medical School at the University of Exeter and the National University of Singapore has analysed the complex 'cross talk' between hydrogen sulphide (H2S ) and nitric oxide ...

Medical research

Farnesoid X receptor regulates cystathionase

The expression and activity of Cystathionase is reduced in rodent models of liver injury, leading to hyper-homocysteinemia and impaired generation of hydrogen sulphide, two factors that contribute to endothelial dysfunction ...