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29 Mar 2016
A research team led by Professor Jang Hyun Choi of UNIST, Korea, discovered Gleevec which is used in leukemia medications, holds promise for a dramatically more effective treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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25 Mar 2016
Scientists in India have found that garlic extract may be an effective weapon against multidrug-resistant strains of pathogenic bacteria associated with urinary tract infections.
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22 Mar 2016
Highly sensitive electronic biosniffers can diagnose diseases by precisely detecting biomarkers in exhaled breath.
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17 Mar 2016
Researchers in Malaysia have tested a combination of screening tools to assess their validity for the early diagnosis of schizophrenia.
16 Mar 2016
The National University of Malaysia (UKM) and the Institute of Community Ophthalmology (ICO) Bangladesh, have joined forces to help the people of Bangladesh who suffer from eye diseases, said UKM Vice Chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Noor Azlan Ghazali.
09 Mar 2016
On-the-spot diagnosis of certain cancers and other diseases is closer to becoming a reality thanks to a sensitive biosensor.
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03 Mar 2016
A Malaysia-China joint research team explores on new medicinal uses of Malaysian traditional herbs Eurycoma longifolia, also known as Tongkat Ali.
01 Mar 2016
Three renowned global networks of academies of science and medicine this week merge together to become the InterAcademy Partnership.
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29 Feb 2016
A Korean industry-academic collaborative group has recently developed an anti-bacterial fabric that are effective against antibiotic-resistant superbugs.
21 Feb 2016
BioPharma Asia Convention is less than 4 weeks away and the event is growing with well over 1,500 registered attendees to date. Readers of ResearchSEA will get a special 15% discount to attend the conference.
12 Feb 2016
The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP), a global network of science and medical academies, publishes ‘Doing Global Science: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in the Global Research Enterprise’. The book offers guidance on conducting research responsibly in a research environment that is increasingly international and multidisciplinary.
05 Feb 2016
The Asia Pacific Biotech News covered five major biotechnology research projects sponsored by the Korean government in the areas of biofuels, biomedicine, bio-nano healthcare, and biorefinery.
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04 Feb 2016
A group of researchers, led by Prof. Yuji Matsuura of the Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering at Tohoku University, Japan, has developed a method of measuring blood glucose using far infrared light, which is both harmless and non-invasive.
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18 Jan 2016
Researchers at Tohoku University's School of Medicine, Japan, have found an explanation for the correlation between eating fish during pregnancy, and the health of the baby's brain.
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13 Jan 2016
Contrary to popular belief, you shouldn’t clean your ears with cotton swabs, as this could lead to hearing loss, damage or worst, according to a researcher at The National University of Malaysia.
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13 Jan 2016
Lung tumors can be accurately imaged by a method that combines the best aspects of two existing imaging techniques.
01 Dec 2015
Associate Professor Masahiro Hiratsuka at Tohoku University, Japan, has received the 2016 Pharmaceutical Society of Japan Award for Divisional Scientific Promotions.
27 Nov 2015
Five sets of ultrasound machine equipment as well as infrastructure development training will be provided to the The National University of Malaysia’s Medical Centre by the South Korean-based Samsung Sono School.
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25 Nov 2015
Korea’s largest scale personal genome project which aims to sequence 10,000 people and patients was launched in Ulsan Metropolitan City on November 25th, 2015.
25 Nov 2015
The champion will represent Hong Kong to attend the Global Healthcare Innovation Day at Calgary, Alberta, Canada in 2016 to compete with other champions from different parts of the world for the Innovation for Health Award of Excellence.
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25 Nov 2015
The National University of Malaysia's hospital has installed a total laboratory automation system, apparently the first in Malaysia, for more time-efficient sample diagnose.
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17 Nov 2015
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the World Health Organization are co-organizing a meeting entitled “The 4th WHO Informal Consultation for Improving Influenza Vaccine Virus Selection” to be held in Hong Kong from 18th to 20th of November, 2015.
13 Nov 2015
The University of Hong Kong and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University jointly announced the establishment of a foundation to be named the "Respiratory Virus Research Foundation".
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12 Nov 2015
The Medical Physics Subgroup of Institute of Physics, Malaysia and University of Malaya (UM), is organising an international imaging physics workshop at Armada Hotel, Petaling Jaya on 11-14th November 2015.
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02 Nov 2015
Researchers in Hong Kong have developed a novel anaerobic undefined mixed culture fermentation process to produce high value chemicals from glycerol and volatile fatty acids in waste water.
02 Nov 2015
The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), and the National University Health System (NUHS) have launched a new study looking at biological signatures of ageing to improve the health span of Singaporeans.
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29 Oct 2015
Individuals who get the flu vaccine lose their immunity to the H1N1 influenza virus in about two years, according to an analysis led by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
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21 Oct 2015
Takashi Yoshimura, a professor at the Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM) at Nagoya University in Japan, has won the 2015 Van Meter Award for his contributions to thyroid research.
07 Oct 2015
Discovery paves the way for treatments targeted at regaining skin youthfulness and elasticity.
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30 Sep 2015
Researchers in Japan have found the presence of neurons in the human brain which can each selectively respond to an intermediate color; not just neurons of red, green, yellow and blue.

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