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09 Jun 2017
A team of Hokkaido University researchers has developed the world’s first method to achieve the catalytic asymmetric borylation of ketones, a breakthrough expected to facilitate the development of new medicines and functional chemicals.
Robotic devices as therapeutic and diagnostic tools for stroke survivors.
09 Jun 2017
A research team, led by South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has introduced a new robotic tool for assessments of muscle overactivity and movement dysfunction in stroke survivors. Their findings appeared in the the prestigious journal, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering.
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09 Jun 2017
A research team, led by South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has confirmed that targeting SnCs could treat age-related degenerative joint disease. Their findings appeared in the world renowned medical journal, Nature Medicine (IF: 30.357).
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07 Jun 2017
A clinical study conducted by Hong Kong Baptist University found that the effective stability rate of the Chinese medicine treatment for chronic renal failure for periods of three months, half a year and one year is 96.3%, 88.89% and 83.95% respectively.
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06 Jun 2017
A newly developed antibody drug reactivates suppressed immune cells, decreasing the bovine leukemia virus (BLV) counts in an infected cow. The antibody could be applied to treat a variety of intractable infectious diseases in cows.
06 Jun 2017
Scientists in South Korea have come up with a new method for 3D printing human skin, which both shortens the process and reduces the cost.
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29 May 2017
Researchers from University of Malaya discover that herbal supplement (milk thistle) may be useful for improving liver damage in patients with fatty liver disease.
25 May 2017
The surface proteins responsible for navigating immune cells to sites of inflammation are identified.
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25 May 2017
Commonwealth Scientific Community to Gather in Singapore
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22 May 2017
Researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have developed a mobile biofeedback device for footstrike pattern modification for injury prevention and rehabilitation in runners.
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18 May 2017
Tohoku University researchers have found that trans-fatty acids promote cell death in a more direct manner than previously thought, leading to the development of atherosclerosis, a major cause of heart attacks and strokes.
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17 May 2017
Young onset type 2 diabetes patients have an increased risk of developing diabetic retinopathy at an earlier stage and at a greater frequency, according to researchers in India and US.
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17 May 2017
Understanding how ant colonies make collective decisions could provide insight into the functioning of the human brain.
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16 May 2017
Researchers at Hong Kong Baptist University are conducting a study on board China’s spacecraft Tianzhou-1 in order to understand the effect of the “CKIP-1” gene on bone formation under microgravity in space.
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15 May 2017
A revolutionary design mimics the rowing action of the cilia on single-celled Paramecium, demonstrating much faster movement than conventional microrobots.
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15 May 2017
The issue of regulatory incoherence in nutrition labelling for the prepackaged food industry in ASEAN has been widely recognized. This study, commissioned by Food Industry Asia (FIA, Singapore), investigates the economic impacts of nutritional labelling on the industry to forward specific interventions for regulatory convergence in the region.
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15 May 2017
A new study shows cells in the initial stage of cancer change their metabolism before getting eliminated by the surrounding normal cells, providing a novel target for developing cancer prevention drugs.
Comparison of a HLA-G1 protein (left) and a HLA-G2 protein (right), showing significant structural difference. The HLA-G2 protein shown here is in a pair form called homodimer.
10 May 2017
Revelations about a protein expressed in fetal cells could provide novel insights into its function and future immunosuppressive therapies.
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09 May 2017
Understanding how the toxoplasmosis parasite invades cells could result in a vaccine candidate against the disease.
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09 May 2017
Researchers are uncovering specific ways that plant extracts target and kill cancerous cells in the breast and colon.
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04 May 2017
A research team, led by South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has proposed the possibility of in situ human health monitoring simply by wearing a contact lens with built-in wireless smart sensors.
03 May 2017
Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG) recently hosted “Everyday Heroes” event to commemorate the World Autism Awareness Month.
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03 May 2017
Neural stem cell therapies could eventually play a role in treating spinal cord injuries.
02 May 2017
Researchers in Korea have developed a novel diagnostic strip for gout patients using a single teardrop.
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01 May 2017
A new biological sensor can detect glucose levels in saliva more accurately and cost-efficiently than the conventional blood test.
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28 Apr 2017
Genetic studies on Malaysia’s Orang Asli peoples could lead to tailored medical advice that is more appropriate for their unique makeup.
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28 Apr 2017
Refining the purification process of therapeutic cells could improve their use for treating cancer and other diseases.
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27 Apr 2017
An innovative "Smart Scar-Care" pad which serves the dual functions of reinforcing pressure and occlusion has been designed by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) to treat hypertrophic scars from burns, surgeries and trauma.
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27 Apr 2017
Marked on 24-30 April 2017, World Immunisation Week raises awareness about the importance of vaccines in protecting people against disease and the role of immunization in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

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