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08 Oct 2014
A dry powder inhaler formulation provides excellent protection against pneumonia-causing bacteria
30 Sep 2014
A*STAR, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and National Healthcare Group (NHG) sign Memorandum of Understanding at the Singapore Health and Biomedical Congress (SHBC) 2014
18 Sep 2014
The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is pleased to announce its collaboration with the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth) program. This call invites applications for parallel support from IDRC to GEOHealth Hub applicants.
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15 Sep 2014
A team from A*STAR’s Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences (ICES) and the National University Hospital (NUH) has discovered new ways to enhance the efficacy of drugs used to treat respiratory system infections and antibiotic-resistant superbugs.
Blood donor centre
01 Sep 2014
Further strengthening its collaboration with the Hong Kong Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service (BTS), Hospital Authority (HA), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) School of Nursing has set up an on-campus blood donor centre, offering blood donation services to university students, staff, as well as the general public.
14 Aug 2014
Waseda university researchers have identified certain chemicals in the brain which regulate downstream reproductive hormones of males.
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06 Aug 2014
Probiotics have shown promise for treating patients with recurrent Clostridium difficile infections. However, their safety and quality control requires further study – especially in immunocompromised patients, concludes a review paper published in the Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology.
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24 Jul 2014
Researchers at the Universiti Teknologi MARA have enhanced the antioxidants present in mango fruit drink by adding the extracts of naturally occuring traditional herbs in Malaysia.
21 Jul 2014
IDRC-funded researchers will be taking part in the conference, including the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. The Centre is one of seven Canadian and eight African institutions participating in the Canada-Africa Prevention Trials (CAPT) network to enhance HIV/AIDS prevention research programs in Africa.
30 Jun 2014
A University of Malaya’s researcher, Professor Dato’ Dr. Wang Chew Yin has received an international recognition when her two research articles have recently been published in well-known journal, the New England Journal of Medicine with an impact factor of 51.658.
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27 Jun 2014
Researchers in Malaysia have identified three new strains of bacteria that show good potential as probiotics for poultry production.
19 Jun 2014
Dr. Tan Choo Hock from the Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya (UM) has been awarded the JALAS International Award in a ceremony at Sapporo, Japan recently.
13 Jun 2014
Canada’s International Development Centre (IDRC) is pleased to announce the Asia Health Systems Research Capacity Strengthening Initiative, which seeks to address complex health system challenges by focusing on capacity strengthening at multiple levels.
12 Jun 2014
Frost & Sullivan hosts Growth, Innovation & Leadership (GIL) Korea 2014 in Seoul
11 Jun 2014
Consumption of undercooked cyst-laden meat from cattle, sheep and goats may cause infection in humans. Researchers from Universiti Teknologi MARA have successfully invented a PCR kit which provides a suitable and feasible means of screening, detection and identification with high sensitivity and specificity of the parasite.
A*STAR Signing Ceremony with Hellma
05 Jun 2014
Hellma Analytics, a leading company in optics analysis technologies, partners with A*STAR to advance the pharmaceuticals and specialty chemicals manufacturing.
27 May 2014
The 46th Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) Conference will be held in Kuala Lumpur from October 17-19, 2014.
Dr Chan Kok Gan's research team
14 May 2014
Sir Richard “Rich” John Roberts is a British biochemist and molecular biologist. He was awarded the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Phillip Allen Sharp for the discovery of introns in eukaryotic DNA and the mechanism of gene-splicing. He currently works at New England Biolabs, USA.
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12 May 2014
Researchers at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University have developed a ground-breaking filter technology that guards against the finest pollutants in the air.
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08 May 2014
Yutaka Ukaji and colleagues at Kanazawa University have now developed a method for desymmetrising compounds to produce new chiral molecules. The process allows 99% selectivity in the chemicals produced.
07 May 2014
Initiative to add the Korean Citation Index to the Web of Science platform will provide global researchers with greater visibility and access to South Korean research.
MOU signing ceremony
24 Apr 2014
The University of Toronto (U of T) has signed an important agreement with China’s Fudan University, which will see the two institutions develop joint activities to build education capacity in primary health care and public health.
24 Apr 2014
Researchers at the Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) in Malaysia have conducted a study on the mangrove ecosystem to search for actinomycetes bacteria. The mangrove ecosystem is known as a highly productive habitat for isolating actinomycetes, which has the potential of producing biologically active secondary metabolites.
22 Apr 2014
Researchers in Malaysia have developed a 3D biodegradable material for treating gum problems and rejuvenating teeth-supporting structures.
Dr Fuk-hay Tang with CAD stroke system
16 Apr 2014
Researchers in Hong Kong have developed a new computer tool to ensure faster care and treatment for stroke patients.
28 Mar 2014
Her outstanding contributions to public health in such a short span of time contributed significantly to her election as a Fellow in the Faculty of Public Health, Royal College of Physicians in the UK, one of only a handful of fellows from Malaysia.
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21 Mar 2014
(Tokyo, Japan, 21 March) The University of Electro-Communications research e-Bulletin on 'optical frequency combs’; Bioimaging of real-time development of capillary networks in adult brains; resonance lines in alkali-metal-like ions; molecular motors and bubble-driven walking & Data security with unexpected information leakage from side channel
12 Mar 2014
Themed “New era of molecular diagnostics: the way forward”, the conference aimed to further expedite professional exchange in the development of advanced technologies and applications in molecular diagnostics, and was attended by over 300 scholars, researchers, professionals and practitioners.
12 Mar 2014
As the first academic institution in Malaysia to accredited, the Faculty of Medicine joins more than 900 institutions in 37 countries that have earned AAALAC accreditation, demonstrating their commitment to responsible animal care and use.
Awards
20 Feb 2014
14 awards in HIT, telemedicine, biotech, life sciences, pharma and medical technology

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