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Opposing roles for two enzymes in heart failure
09 Oct 2018
Investigations in mice have identified molecular processes that could be explored as targets for treatment of heart failure with pulmonary hypertension.
eNightLog system
08 Oct 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has developed eNightLog, a multi-function nighttime monitoring system for the elderly with dementia, to track their respiration and activities in bed for preventing fall or wandering away.
Lasioglossum baleicum used in study
04 Oct 2018
Genetics isn’t as important as once thought for the evolution of altruistic social behavior in some organisms, a new insight into a decade-long debate.
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02 Oct 2018
Chemical analysis of the plant Cosmos caudatus Kunth reveals that it contains substances that can lower blood sugar naturally.
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27 Sep 2018
Cockle shells could be potential scaffolds for tissue engineering.
To be or not to be a white blood cell, that is the question
26 Sep 2018
Japanese scientists have revealed a biological “switch” that influences whether an immature blood cell would develop into a red blood cell or a subtype of white blood cell called myeloid cells in response to infection or inflammation within the body.
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24 Sep 2018
ScreenMen is a mobile web app that educates, motivates and empowers men to undergo evidence-based health screening. It was developed rigorously based on theories, evidence and needs assessment. It is currently undergoing a randomised controlled trial to determine its effectiveness in improving screening uptake in men.
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24 Sep 2018
The incidence and prevalence of childhood obesity is increasing due to many risks factors, such as, food intake, increasing TV watching time and fewer activities. Children who are less active and do fewer physical or sports activities have been related to poor fitness level and excessive weight gain.
Malaria map
20 Sep 2018
Tools developed by Håvard Rue have transformed data analysis, interpretation and communication and are applied broadly: from modeling the spread of infectious diseases to mapping fish stocks.
Fluorescence images of pancreatic cancer micro-tumors
19 Sep 2018
A new cell culture platform allows researchers to observe never-before-seen behaviors of live cancer cells under the microscope, leading to explanations of long-known cancer characteristics.
18 Sep 2018
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) celebrates the grand opening ceremony of Cellular Responses to Metabolic Stress Research Center (CRMSRC).
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18 Sep 2018
A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has presented the notion of “DNA Phase Separation”, which suggests that the DNA within the nucleus may trigger phase separation, like oil in water.
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18 Sep 2018
Partnership signed at TechInnovation 2018, Singapore
HKBU study
18 Sep 2018
The large quantities of discarded antibiotics in Hong Kong’s landfills pose a pollution problem and a potential hazard to public health and ocean life, a new study by a Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) scholar says.
UNIST-WRIRM-UniBasel Organ Mimetic Research Center
17 Sep 2018
A research center, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) will initiate a research collaboration to develop human organs-on-chips for new drug discovery.
Mitochondria
12 Sep 2018
Uncovered details of a molecular pathway in cancer cells could lead to improved treatment.
11 Sep 2018
Research counters the expectation that organs of babies with congenital heart disease are smaller than average.
Cosmetically smoothing over visible facial scars
11 Sep 2018
A novel cosmetic product, designed to fill small to moderate facial scars, has shown promise in covering such deformities in a small group of patients.
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07 Sep 2018
Converging the latest cancer discoveries around the world, FCS 2018 promises ground-breaking and innovative insights into cancer research. Join us and learn from the foremost cancer experts as they share their newest findings.
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04 Sep 2018
~ British Heart Foundation to tackle the suffering and devastation caused by heart and circulatory diseases with historic research award ~
01 Sep 2018
International study develops innovative method to discover new anti-epileptic drug in record time, with potential to do the same for other diseases.
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30 Aug 2018
Japan's largest B-to-B trade show specialised in pharmaceutical R&D and manufacturing concluded with huge success.
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29 Aug 2018
Chemists at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have discovered the use of a metal compound that inhibits the enzyme closely associated with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), one of the most difficult forms of breast cancer to treat.
Fig. 1 An “eat me” signal makes severed neurons regenerate
27 Aug 2018
Researchers at Nagoya University have identified the series of molecules involved in the regeneration of damaged nerves in roundworm, showing that it largely overlaps with the signals used by the intrinsic removal system to take up and process dying cells.
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27 Aug 2018
A study by researchers at Nagoya University and other universities has indicated that feeding rats a high-sucrose diet only at night, when they are active, ameliorates high levels of fat accumulation in the blood and liver, avoiding the associated adverse effects of metabolic syndrome.
23 Aug 2018
SINGAPORE, 22 August 2018 – A coalition of seven virology research institutions in Singapore, including Duke-NUS Medical School, has been inducted into the Global Virus Network as a Centre of Excellence, joining 42 other Centres of Excellence and seven Affiliates in 27 countries.
16 Aug 2018
Researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School have made some new discoveries regarding DHA. Their study has proven how DHA can only reach the brain if it is available in a certain form, and only if it can be transported to the brain effectively by a protein called MFSD2A.
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14 Aug 2018
Researchers from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have designed and fabricated a high performing self-fitting bone scaffold by combining a shape memory foam and hydroxyapatite (the principal mineral component of bone tissue).
16S rRNA Mutations
14 Aug 2018
A new method to analyse a commonly understood route for antibiotic resistance could lead to earlier detection of antibiotic resistant bacteria.

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