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05 Jul 2018
The InterAcademy Partnership for Health (IAP for Health) today issues ‘A Call for Action to Tackle the Growing Burden of Dementia’. This IAP Statement is endorsed by more than 50 members of IAP for Health (i.e. academies of medicine and academies of science with strong medical sections from around the world).
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03 Jul 2018
New research shows how one protein helps manage the complex branching of nerve cells in the brain.
Efficient Synthesis of Multi-substituted Anilines by Domino Rearrangement
03 Jul 2018
A new class of aniline derivatives has been produced by researchers at Tohoku University in Japan.
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02 Jul 2018
Pairing a conjugated polymer with a redox enzyme generates a fast, selective, and sensitive electrochemical biosensor for metabolites.
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02 Jul 2018
A metal catalyst that gives distinct carbon-based molecular skeletons upon ligand change may unlock cost-effective, green synthetic routes.
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29 Jun 2018
Screening a tiny section of DNA could help East Asian patients avoid severe reactions to some medications.
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29 Jun 2018
Light-controlled reversible aggregation of microtubules mediated by paclitaxel-modified cyclodextrin.
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21 Jun 2018
Transport of lipid-conjugated floxuridine by natural serum albumin for delivery to cancer cells.
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19 Jun 2018
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19 Jun 2018
Targeting cells involved in blood vessel formation could prevent the growth of the most common type of brain tumour.
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18 Jun 2018
The Shanghai Lung Cancer Innovation QuickFire Challenge seeks to identify cutting-edge, early-stage innovation from around the world that addresses all stages of lung health.
The cultured cells lacking gcn5l1(right) formed thicker muscle fibers comparing to normal cells (left).
14 Jun 2018
A metabolic process that provides heart muscle with energy fails to mature in newborns with thickened heart walls, according to a Japan­–Canada research team.
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11 Jun 2018
New study presents capsule-type microrobots to be used for retinal degeneration treatment by minimizing the external effects of cell and drug transfer.
Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit
08 Jun 2018
8 June Bangkok (Thailand) – One of the world’s most widely used anti-malarial drugs is safe to use, say researchers, after a thorough review and analysis of nearly 200,000 malaria patients who’d taken the drug dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine (DHA-PPQ).
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08 Jun 2018
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05 Jun 2018
An unexpected two-step mechanism occurs when cells copy DNA.
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04 Jun 2018
Successful replication of ovarian tumours inside chicken eggs heralds a new era for patient-centred cancer treatment.
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30 May 2018
Nanoparticles with multifunctional drug precursor for synergistic tumor therapy.
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30 May 2018
A team of researchers from Hokkaido University and Kansai University has developed DNA-assisted molecular robots that autonomously swarm in response to chemical and physical signals, paving the way for developing future nano-machines. [This release was originally published on 31st January. This new version contains a video clip in the link below]
Human bronchial epithelial cells cultured with (right) or without (left) a calcium channel blocker (CCB) prior to exposure to IAV. Red signals show infected and replicated IAV. Treatment with CCB significantly suppressed IAV infections.
30 May 2018
After decades of research, a research team has discovered the key receptor molecule that enhances the infection of the influenza A virus, providing a novel target for anti-flu drug development.
25 May 2018
Dr. Hyojung Lee, who recently completed her Ph.D. at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), has been appointed as an Assistant Professor at Hokkaido University.
A diploid cell (left) and a haploid cell (right) showing normal and abnormal orientation of chromosomes (purple) and microtubules (green) during cell division, respectively. (Yaguchi K., et al., Journal of Cell Biology, April 30, 2018)
25 May 2018
Scientists have unraveled how the cell replication process destabilizes when it has more, or less, than a pair of chromosome sets, each of which is called a genome — a major step toward understanding chromosome instability in cancer cells.
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24 May 2018
Scientists developed a biomimetic epigenetic code that can activate genes on demand to treat disease.
statistical algorithm, capable of identifying potential disease genes
24 May 2018
A team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has unveiled a novel statistical algorithm, capable of identifying potential disease genes in a more accurate and cost-effective way.
Professor Hyug Moo Kwon and Jun Ho Lee.
24 May 2018
A team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has unveiled that a gene, called TonEBP promotes the development and recurrence of liver cancer.
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24 May 2018
A team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has introduced new therapeutic treatments for Diabetic Nephropathy (DN), also known as diabetic kidney disease.
The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
23 May 2018
New study revises biologists’ understanding of how limbs and lungs develop in humans.
New advances in understanding and treating intellectual disorder
23 May 2018
Researchers at Tohoku University in Japan have investigated an intellectual disorder (ATR-X) syndrome to reveal its cause, mechanism and a potential therapeutic strategy to decrease associated cognitive impairment.

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