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26 Oct 2018
A recent study from the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, India & University of Lyon, France – brings a new hope for using ‘liquid-biopsy’ exosomal microRNA biomarkers (miRNAs) from urine to predict risk for kidney disease in diabetes patients.
Researchers
24 Oct 2018
A window opens for analyzing the distribution of small molecules in biological and medical tissue samples
22 Oct 2018
Modeling changes in brain activity over time provides deeper insights into learning and behavioral responses.
17 Oct 2018
HIMSS AsiaPac18 will Feature Best Practice from Global Militaries in the International Military Health Information Technology (IMHIT) Track
Collaborative research
16 Oct 2018
Xin Gao’s research is building bridges between computer science and biology.
12 Oct 2018
The 2018 Genome Expo was held at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) to share the results of 10,000 Korean Genome Project (Genome Korea) and the research work presented by international researchers.
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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.
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.
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
Researchers at Nagoya University, Japan, have developed a spontaneous polymer network synthesis that allowed for the preparation of gels containing narrow molecular weight distribution polymers. The gel networks showed swelling properties that were responsive to temperature and solvent concentration.
04 Sep 2018
~ British Heart Foundation to tackle the suffering and devastation caused by heart and circulatory diseases with historic research award ~
30 Aug 2018
Japan's largest B-to-B trade show specialised in pharmaceutical R&D and manufacturing concluded with huge success.
Catalyst: Higher Enantiomer Selectivity
10 Aug 2018
A group of Japanese researchers has developed a technology to create a hybrid catalyst from simple-structured, commercially available rhodium and organic catalysts, which reduces chemical waste and produces molecules with high selectivity of an enantiomer, a pair of molecular structures that are non-superimposable mirror images of each other.
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06 Aug 2018
New recommendations could lead to more transparent reporting of Chinese herbal medicine clinical trial results.
01 Aug 2018
The Blue Communities project aims to exchange knowledge and experience between UK and Asia on integrated marine management and sustainable use of resources to improve health, well-being and livelihoods of coastal communities in the study areas. University of Malaya hosted the first meeting attended by participants from partnering countries.
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).
Researchers at work
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 carbide within a hydrogel composite senses, stretches and heals like human skin for use in medicine and robotics.
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13 Jun 2018
Successful university-community partnerships should be integrated into the everyday activities. Students’ community engagement is important for their holistic personal and professional development. Empirical evidence suggests that university should remain committed and supportive towards this lifelong learning plan.
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).
30 May 2018
University of Malaya researchers organized a climate change awareness program for secondary school children through fun science activities ‘ExploRace’. The awareness program is hoped to empower and engage active participation from school children to help tackle the climate change issues locally.
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.
Aiming Low: Landmark study optimises steroid use in pregnancy
15 May 2018
Research which aims to optimise steroid use in pregnancy is set to benefit millions of families worldwide who will have babies born prematurely.
Differences between conventional metabolome analysis for dissected brain samples and the newly developed in vivo real-time monitoring system
01 May 2018
Nagoya University-centered researchers develop novel system for in vivo real-time monitoring of metabolites in a living mouse brain.
19 Apr 2018
- New Tissue Engineering Project House established in Singapore - Market for tissue engineering materials growing by 30 percent a year - Evonik focuses on specialty materials for health and medical applications
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19 Apr 2018
An orchid-based skincare product could protect skin from the sun’s aging effects.
19 Apr 2018
Where machine learning meets artificial intelligence. The rise of intelligent machines to make sense of data.
18 Apr 2018
A brand-new initiative that aims to bring together regional innovators, startups, and potential investors, alongside healthcare providers, government agencies and enterprise vendors to uncover new learnings, support new technologies, and shift the health paradigm.

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