Health

News

19 Aug 2019
Vision and hearing loss are often perceived to be part of ageing, but a six-year-long national survey of 3,452 Singaporean adults over the age of 60, found that these impairments have much broader consequences for older adults.
13 Aug 2019
UK Research and Innovation and its partners are funding 13 research programs, building collaborations across 10 countries, including Japan, China, Singapore and India.
13 Aug 2019
Exchanging patient information between different healthcare IT systems is critically important, and FHIR is the global industry standard for this.
Professor Seong-Woon Yu in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at DGIST (right), Seonghee Jung in the M.S.-Ph.D. Integrated Program in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at DGIST (left)
09 Aug 2019
Chronic stress induces autophagic death of adult hippocampal neural stem cells (NSCs). Expected to offer new opportunities for development of early treatment options for stress-associated brain diseases.
12 Jul 2019
As people age, the way different areas of their brain communicate with one another change, affecting thought processes and attention span.
03 Jul 2019
The Amgen Scholars Program (ASP) at Tsinghua University, funded by the Amgen Foundation, held its opening ceremony at Tsinghua campus.
01 Jul 2019
The world's largest JLABS and the first in Asia Pacific aims to support more than 50 life science start-ups from around the world with the hope to accelerate healthcare innovation in China and globally
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25 Jun 2019
Researchers from the School of Chinese Medicine at Hong Kong Baptist University have found that the abnormal rise of a soluble protein called Nerve Growth Factor is a key factor linking early life stress to the development of irritable bowel syndrome.
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21 Jun 2019
NYU Abu Dhabi researchers have reported a new way in which the liver is primed to regenerate itself. They found that by stripping parts of the epigenome, which play a primary role in repressing “jumping genes” (i.e. transposable elements), other epigenetic marks were redistributed.
20 Jun 2019
The project is part of KKH’s ongoing continual effort to enhance their facilities for a more holistic healthcare environment for the benefit of patients
19 Jun 2019
The APAC edition will take place as part of the HIMSS AsiaPac19 Conference and Exhibition, on 7-10 October in Bangkok, Thailand.
Professor Young Seok Ju
05 Jun 2019
Some teenagers harbor catastrophic changes to their genomes that can lead to lung cancer later on in life, even if they never smoke
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24 May 2019
A research team in South Korea has clarified the expression of antidepressant efficacy by modulating hippocampal mossy cells. It is expected to provide a basis to understand the mechanism of existing anti-depressants and contribute greatly to the development of next generation depression treatment.
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22 May 2019
A new treatment approach that involves blocking a protein has, for the first time, shown promising results in the treatment of fatty liver disease, in a landmark translational research collaboration between Duke-NUS Medical School, National Heart Centre Singapore and biotech company Enleofen Bio
16 May 2019
Visit Asia’s Leading Exhibition for Pharma R&D and Manufacturing Technologies
09 May 2019
A study by researchers at Duke-NUS, conducted of older Singaporeans (above 60 years) showed that those with a higher Body Mass Index (BMI) might have the same number of remaining years of life compared to those with a lower BMI, but spend fewer of those years in good health.
07 May 2019
The researchers have completed the first phase of the study and the major findings are classified into physical and functional health, social engagement, intergenerational transfers, volunteerism, work and retirement and lifelong learning.
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30 Apr 2019
Exposure to antidepressants in the womb leads to autistic-like behaviour in full-grown offspring in an animal model, according to a new study led by Duke-NUS Medical School.
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29 Apr 2019
Scholars from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have invented a new method which could speed up the drug discovery process and lead to the production of higher quality medicinal drugs which are purer and have no side effects.
26 Apr 2019
BDP Week 2019 in China enjoys unparralleled industry support and is known for generating knowledge, creating business opportunities, and bringing innovative ideas to the table.
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24 Apr 2019
Fruit fly studies reveal proteins that promote healthy nervous system development by preventing the reversal of nerve cell differentiation.
15 Apr 2019
This conference brings together a focus on technology development as well as applications for biomarker analysis in cancer, cardiovascular disease and other disease classes. Call for Posters deadline: 31 August 2019.
Sox8 protein comparison
08 Apr 2019
Joint press release by Hokkaido University and Keio University Scientists have identified a protein critical to the immune system development and antibody production in mice, which could contribute to understanding the gut defense mechanism in infants.
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28 Mar 2019
Researchers investigated existing drugs for molecules that affect circadian rhythms and found a known anti-aging supplement reduced jet lag in mice.
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27 Mar 2019
A new model may help clinicians predict the possibility of death from severe dengue infection.
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25 Mar 2019
A lens developed by optometrists in Hong Kong can delay the progression of short-sightedness in children.
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22 Mar 2019
Stretchable devices could have a wide range of potential uses, from wearable health monitors to elastic solar cells to artificial skin.
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21 Mar 2019
Scientists from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) (HKUST) have recently uncovered the mechanisms of how RNA polymerase II performs intrinsic cleavage reaction to proofread RNA transcriptions, shedding light on how mis-regulation of accurate transcription can lead to diseases including cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.
18 Mar 2019
Senior Researcher Wonseok Kang signed a technology transfer contract for commercialization of DGIST-VRES CUBE 'Complex Life Log Management Technology'. Will develop new services such as living and health with life data management Technology
Health monitoring
18 Mar 2019
A compact sensor noninvasively checks dengue severity and cholesterol at home or in any health care centre.

Events

13 Jan 2020
Duxes is pleased to announce the launch of the Smart Wearable Device Asia Pacific Summit 2020 (SWAP), that will take place from January 13-14. This upcoming event aims to meet the latest demands of companies in the smart wearable device market, shedding light on current hot topics, industry concerns and the latest innovations.
06 Nov 2019
Lead the Healthcare Revolution
07 Oct 2019
Tracks include: Sustainability & Growth; Patient Experience; Unlocking the Value of AI; Value-based Care.
24 Sep 2019
The leading event that brings together Asia’s pharmaceutical companies and supplies all in one place

Researchers

Professor in Agriculture and Education in the Iloilo Science and Technology University Leon Campus (ISAT U). Leon, ILOILO, PHILIPPINES