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07 Apr 2017
Screening patients for a gene variant before starting epilepsy treatment could reduce the incidence of life-threatening drug reactions.
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06 Apr 2017
Social networking sites could be used to monitor and respond to global disease outbreaks.
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06 Apr 2017
Malaysia has implemented a number of legislative activities over the decade of participation in the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (FCTC). NARCC (UM) developed a training program - Smoking Cessation Organizing, Planning and Execution (SCOPE) which is accredited by the Ministry of Health.
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04 Apr 2017
A system composed of two different types of nanoparticles can be used to accurately, sensitively and quickly detect viruses.
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03 Apr 2017
A cutting-edge research conducted by a faculty member from Qatar University College of Medicine (QU-CMED) in collaboration with researchers from Cardiff University, UK showed that an important sperm protein required for the egg fertilization process, known as phospholipase C zeta (PLC), is ineffective in individuals suffering from infertility.
03 Apr 2017
A delegation from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) won a total of nine top prizes at the 45th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva held in Switzerland from 29 March to 2 April 2017.
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28 Mar 2017
Scientists have established the first semen collection from saltwater crocodiles in Malaysia as a step on the path toward their conservation.
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22 Mar 2017
A study finds that mass deworming leads to a significantly greater reduction in prevalence in children than targeted deworming.
20 Mar 2017
A new method for visually presenting complex data distributions provides a much-needed tool for management, analysis and interpretation.
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20 Mar 2017
Electronic oscillations in graphene could make a tabletop—or even handheld— source of X-rays a reality.
18 Mar 2017
The World Orphan Drug Congress Asia 2017, (21 March, Tuesday) is where we gather rare disease patients together with pharma drug manufacturers to discuss orphan drug access challenges and strategies in the Asia-Pacific.
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15 Mar 2017
Analysing compounds of bacterial origin in our breath may help to identify a serious pneumonia-causing pathogen.
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09 Mar 2017
Preliminary tests by University of Malaya researchers on tiger milk mushroom powder extract (TM02) on rats indicate it may be useful for respiratory diseases and breast cancer treatment.
01 Mar 2017
An invitation to attend BioPharma Asia Convention Keynote Plenary
17 Feb 2017
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is celebrating its 80th Anniversary this year with a Global Leader Lecture Series in which influential leaders in different professions around the globe will be invited to PolyU to deliver lectures on a wide range of topics.
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14 Feb 2017
Scientists have developed a new RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutic agent that safely blocked ocular inflammation in mice, potentially making it a new treatment for human uveitis and diabetic retinopathy.
07 Feb 2017
Women who started menstruating early in life could later face a higher risk of stroke.
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26 Jan 2017
Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter in the brain that plays an important role in controlling attention and cognition. Acetylcholine system dysfunction is believed to be one of the causes of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and vascular dementia.
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15 Jan 2017
Tailored combinations of antibiotics that kill microbes in different ways are a powerful weapon against drug resistance.
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23 Dec 2016
A new open access database compiled by Korean scientists may help to combat RNA virus epidemics such as MERS and SARS.
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08 Dec 2016
There is a strong connection between breast cancer and the high rate of breast density. These are cases wherein the patient has previously undergone mammography screening and been cleared as ‘normal’. A subsequent diagnosis of cancer indicates the failure of mammography to detect the breast cancer.
22 Nov 2016
Prof. Dr. Suresh Kumar P Govind of UM was conferred the Dr. S. C. Parija Oration Award 2016 during Tropical Parasitology Conference (TROPACON) 2016.
Direct catalytic asymmetric introduction of non-protected amino groups at the α-position of carbonyl compounds.
22 Nov 2016
A team of organic chemists at ITbM Nagoya University, Japan, has developed a new reaction to directly install amines into carbonyl compounds using their unique phase-transfer catalyst.
19 Nov 2016
The Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) and SELECTBIO invite you to join us for 4th Annual Lab-on-a-Chip Asia - Microfluidics, Point-of-Care Diagnostics, Organ-on-a-Chip taking place on the 5-6 December at Academia within the Singapore General Hospital Campus.
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09 Nov 2016
Researchers at Tohoku University have found a promising treatment for Alzheimer's disease, by noticing a similarity in the way insulin signaling works in the brain and in the pancreas of diabetic patients.
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08 Nov 2016
Mitochondria-associated membrane (MAM) is a contacting site of endoplasmic reticulum and mitochondria, and plays a key role in cellular homeostasis. Researchers at Nagoya University identified that disruption of the MAM is tightly involved in the pathology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
18 Oct 2016
Virus Researchers Descend Upon Sapporo to Address Rising Global Viral Threats.
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17 Oct 2016
A DGIST research team led by Professor Su-Il In, who developed acupuncture needles combined with nanotechnology, was recognized as the world’s first application of this technology. This development is expected to open new directions in the oriental medicine research field.
17 Oct 2016
NanoDelivery 2017 will be held in Osaka, Japan, May 29-31, 2017.

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