Medicine

News

11 Mar 2019
Gain insights into lessons learnt from UK’s large-scale project failure, South Korea’s ambitious AI plans and Singapore’s current and upcoming digital health initiatives!
11 Mar 2019
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07 Mar 2019
Molecular analysis reveals that long-tailed macaques from Malaysian Borneo host a previously unidentified species of Plasmodium malaria parasite.
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06 Mar 2019
A research team consisting of scientists from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) (HKUST) and Beijing Tiantan Hospital have uncovered the mutational mechanism of how a rare and deadly brain cancer –secondary glioblastoma (sGBM) – progresses from its less lethal type.
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06 Mar 2019
With a lack of financial budget, poor support system and an erosion of professional autonomy amongst Health Care Professionals (HCP)s in developing countries, urgent calls for provision of more university-based education programs with timely policies to speed up progress are needed across Asia’s entrenched medical system governance.
Prof. LIU Kai
06 Mar 2019
A research team has discovered a new mechanism that could delay the degeneration of injured nerves, bringing new hope to the treatment of nerve damage and neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
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05 Mar 2019
A new scaffold expands to fill in bone defects and encourage tissue growth.
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04 Mar 2019
A group of Hokkaido University scientists and collaborators have developed a method that could be used to treat heart failure patients whose exercise capacity has been impaired.
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01 Mar 2019
An award-winning device employs nanotechnology to safely grow neural stem cells for replacement therapy research.
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28 Feb 2019
Investigations suggest a link between bile acid reflux and cancer of the upper throat.
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26 Feb 2019
A key cell receptor that facilitates influenza A virus infection has been identified following decades of research.
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22 Feb 2019
A gene-editing Trojan horse that sneaks up on osteosarcoma cells could help the fight against this aggressive childhood bone cancer.
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22 Feb 2019
Laboratory model breaks laws of heredity, opening up new research possibilities in genetics and synthetic biology.
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19 Feb 2019
Hepatocellular carcinoma diagnosis, prognosis and treatment could improve by identifying a closely associated protein.
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15 Feb 2019
Uncovered details of a molecular pathway in cancer cells could lead to improved treatment.
Roses
02 Feb 2019
Project ROSE (Removing Obstacles to cervical ScrEening) is addressing the cultural needs of thousands of women while keeping up with the times.
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01 Feb 2019
Turning off a bone receptor protein could potentially treat osteoporosis in children without affecting bone growth.
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30 Jan 2019
The 2019 issue of Asia Research News magazine features fascinating advances in medicine, technology, social sciences, space and environment from across Asia.
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30 Jan 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today announced the findings on its novel nano-encapsulation technology for optimising the maternal and fetal absorption of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).
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29 Jan 2019
An engineered virus kills cancer cells more effectively than another virus currently used in treatments, according to Hokkaido University researchers.
25 Jan 2019
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Epidermal growth simulations
24 Jan 2019
Scientists have successfully constructed a three-dimensional human epidermis based on predictions made by their mathematical model of epidermal homeostasis, providing a new tool for basic research and drug development.
Professor Du-Seock Kang and Professor PannGhill Suh
23 Jan 2019
A team of researchers has discovered a key protein that serves as the basic element for the development of intracellular structure of nerve cells.
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22 Jan 2019
A combined treatment may help tackle the rise of E. coli PI-7 in Saudi Arabia’s wastewater systems.
Professor Tae Joo Park and his research team
21 Jan 2019
Articular cartilages, once injured, cannot regrow or heal on their own. By understanding the mechanisms of how frog embryos develop to form facial cartilages, researchers have identified a novel potential therapeutic target that could pave the way for regenerative treatments for arthritis in humans.
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18 Jan 2019
An international team of researchers has identified a novel route that regulates the signaling pathways induced by extracellular matrix (ECM). This may serve as a new diagnostic marker and therapeutic target in the fight against chronic liver diseases.
18 Jan 2019
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) signed an industry-academia cooperation agreement with Daewoong Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. for AI-based new drug development.
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17 Jan 2019
A nucleus-penetrating probe could lead to therapies for virus-related tumours.
Professor Ja-Hyoung Ryu, Professor Chaekyu Kim, and Professor Sebyung Kang at UNIST.
17 Jan 2019
A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has introduced a novel targeted drug delivery system in the fight against cancer.
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17 Jan 2019
Korean researchers have identified the inhibition of autophagy in microglia, brain immune cells. It is expected to help develop treatments for Alzheimer’s diseases which occur due to the inhibition of autophagy.

Events

25 Jun 2008
Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia - The conference aims to promote the use of evidence in nursing to ensure quality care is delivered to the clients in an increasingly complex and challenging health care environment.
23 Apr 2008
The first scientific conference of Al Kadhimiyia Teaching Hospital (University Hospital in Al Kadhimiyia will be held in the hospital under the patronage of the Iraqi Minister of Health Dr Salih Al Hasnawi.
09 Sep 2008
Shanghai, China - MEDTEC China is a premier opportunity to source everything needed to design and produce the full spectrum of advanced medical devices.
02 Jul 2008
Tokyo, Japan - International trade fair specialized in API, where all pharmaceutical ingredient suppliers exhibit.
02 Jul 2008
Tokyo, Japan - Pharma Pack allows you to Meet top industry professionals and expose your technologies/ products/services to the Japanese pharmaceutical industry.
03 Apr 2008
Hong Kong - Polyphenols are a kind of chemical that may protect against some common health problems and possibly certain effects of aging. This symposium summarises current knowledge, and indicate the path for new major discoveries.
30 Apr 2008
Darwin, Australia - Plenary sessions will showcase leaders in Paediatrics and Child Health Care. These speakers will focus on the critical issues in the specialty areas.
19 May 2008
Antalya, Turkey - The program will include presentations by leading basic, clinical, and epidemiologic scientists on the latest discoveries in their areas.
04 Apr 2008
KL, Malaysia - The event brings you the best in professional development offerings, opportunities to network with and learn from peers in the field.
02 Nov 2008
The most definitive antibody event in Europe will be coming to Asia in 2008. Asia Antibody Congress 2008 will bring together thought leaders from pharmaceutical, biotech & start-up companies, CRO/CMOs, consultants & regulatory authorities.
14 Apr 2008
BioMedical Asia 2008, taking place 14 - 17 April 2008 in Singapore, is the largest and most comprehensive biomedical event in Asia Pacific where top minds from every continent will convene.
30 Apr 2008
Darwin, Australia - Paediatric and Child Health Nurses face many barriers in their practice; geographical, cultural, and professional to name a few. This conference aims to show that barriers can and must be crossed to improve health outcomes for children and young people.
31 Mar 2008
Bangkok, Thailand - This event brings together key authoritative figures, high-profile industry players, and experts from both local and regional markets to address the regulatory policies, latest developments, industry challenges & new investment opportunities in the Thai pharmaceutical industry.
26 Mar 2008
This seminar attempts to dissect the various opportunities and potential that are offered by bioscience and biobusiness, the concerns and challenges, market, the different disciplines of biobusiness from the ‘low-end’ to the ‘high-end’ applications, and also the incentive and support available for biotech entreprenuers.
25 Mar 2008
Prof. Choudhary will present on the recent developments in the biotechnology and chemistry of the medicinal plants along with the presentation of some of the results of research work carried out at Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research, University of Karachi, Pakistan.
25 Mar 2008
We believe this will be an exceptional opportunity for you to learn about the application of next generation sequencing technologies for analysis of the leukaemia genome.
11 Apr 2008
Bangladesh - The event will feature the World’s spectrum of latest machinery, equipment & technology required by the Pharmaceutical Industry of Bangladesh, which is rapidly growing and with its fast pace looking beyond the borders of Bangladesh, is all set to become the emerging largest sector earning foreign exchange for the country.
11 Apr 2008
Bangladesh - This event is very important for Bangladesh for the Healthcare Industry as it offers an Industry specific showcase of Hospital, Pharmaceutical & Medical Equipment, Healthcare products, solutions and services from leading companies from across the globe.
03 Mar 2008
Singapore - This event will discuss, among others, the on-going pressing concerns faced in clinical trials operations, addressing the risks, timeline and budget constraint, whilst effectively tackling key challenges in overcoming trials agreement and site contract negotiation hurdles.
18 Mar 2008
Bangalore, India - This event will include Pharma Development and Case Studies, Modelling, SAR and Synthesis, Target Identification, Lead Optimisation & Business Partnering. There will also be a pre-conference course on Microwave-Assisted Organic Synthesis.
07 Mar 2008
Tokyo, Japan - This event touches on Translational Medicine/Technologies, Scientific Advances & R&D Strategies, Finding Partners and Collaborators.
25 Mar 2008
Singapore - This event will gather healthcare professionals from across Asia and internationally to share updates and key business opportunities of each popular medical destination country.
26 Feb 2008
This conference will serve to launch JCOR (the Japanese Centre for Ontological Research), which has recently been funded by the Japanese Government's Ministry of Education and Science (MEXT) under the framework of the Open Research Centre on Logic and Formal Ontology.
06 May 2008
Melbourne, Australia - The theme of the event is Diet-Gene Interaction in Human Health and Disease. It includes a thorough overview of current science in the area, presented by leading international experts in the field.
26 Mar 2008
Perth, Australia - This world congress represents the first time that all health professions across all sectors, have been invited to meet. It is an opportunity to meet those in the forefront of developments in health, to hear experts share their vision of our future and to network with leaders in health from across the world.
10 Jan 2008
Generating Synergies with Molecular Science - The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology is delighted to host the 2nd Molecular Frontiers Symposium in Singapore, in collaboration with the Molecular Frontiers Foundation.
02 Jun 2008
Singapore - Part of the worldwide Interphex family of events, INTERPHEX Asia is dedicated to the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry in Asia, bringing together international suppliers and pharmaceutical manufacturing professionals in the Asia Pacific region.
16 Jan 2008
Singapore - The 2nd International Conference of the Asia Pacific Society for Healthcare Quality will draw attendance from leading healthcare professionals from the region as well as international experts in healthcare quality.
05 Dec 2007
Auckland, New Zealand - The aim of this conference is to examine the concept of idyllic lifestyle: what is meant by an idyllic lifestyle, do we have an idyllic lifestyle, what are the advantages and disadvantages of it?
25 Nov 2007
Mumbai, India - India is predicted to be one of the world’s top five economies by 2025. The Indian pharmaceutical industry is a major part of this development with a growing global footprint and specialisation in all key parts of the clinical pipeline.

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