Medicine

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17 Jan 2019
HKBU scholars invented the world’s first multidimensional antimicrobial susceptibility testing system. The new technology can provide information about drug resistant pathogens present in patients, enabling doctors to accurately determine the effectiveness and appropriate dosage of antibiotics needed for effective treatment.
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07 Jan 2019
Korean researchers have clarified the fundamentals of coiled toxin protein which causes neurodegenerative brain disorders. The result is expected to speed the development of treatment for neurodegenerative disorder.
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17 Dec 2018
Major study of 7,663 Malaysian women shows that breastfeeding, physical activity and soy intake are protective against breast cancer. The findings were from the Malaysian Breast Cancer (MyBrCA) genetic study and the Malaysian Mammographic Density (MyMammo) study.
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17 Dec 2018
Chlorophyllum molybdites is the poisonous mushroom most frequently reported in Malaysia. The mushroom is confused with Termitomyces mushroom, the edible type. Researchers worked with clinicians and provide training for the doctors about the study of fungus, clinical management of mushroom poisoning and mushroom toxicology surveillance system.
13 Dec 2018
This book presents the general neurosurgery problem-based learning that combines case studies and pathology illustration in a simple and easy to understand way. The book is currently published in Mandarin and is hoped to be translated to other languages in the near future.
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27 Nov 2018
Research shows that up to 50 percent of cancer cases and deaths are preventable. Cancer prevention is the most cost-effective and sustainable long-term strategy for the control of cancer.
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23 Nov 2018
Tests show an association between how aggressive a tumour is and the levels of sugar and inflammatory proteins in the blood.
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21 Nov 2018
Tohoku University researchers are optimizing methods to produce useful compounds from biomass.
TRIM29 knockdown in mice
21 Nov 2018
Loss of a protein called TRIM29 promotes cancer cell invasion in a common type of skin cancer, suggesting a novel diagnostic marker and a possible therapeutic target.
14 Nov 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) reached strategic collaborative research framework agreements with China Resources Microelectronics Limited (CR Micro) and China Resources Life Science Industry Development Co., Ltd. (CR Life Science).
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13 Nov 2018
Researchers from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have discovered that the natural compounds found in two orchid species can effectively lighten skin and protect it from damage.
02 Nov 2018
UM researcher Dr. Chai Lay Ching was awarded the L'Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science National Fellowship for her research in developing a real-time method to detect dangerous bacteria causing food-borne diseases in raw chicken.
Brainwave recordings
01 Nov 2018
A new statistical tool for collectively analyzing large sets of brainwaves promises to accelerate neurofunctional research.
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31 Oct 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) recently developed a robotic arm to facilitate self-help and upper-limb mobile rehabilitation for stroke patients.
Simple, mass production of giant vesicles using a porous silicone material
30 Oct 2018
A technique to generate large amounts of giant vesicle (liposome) dispersion has been developed. The technique involves adsorbing a lipid into a silicone porous material resembling a "marshmallow-like gel" and then squeezing it out like a sponge by impregnating a buffer solution.
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29 Oct 2018
Nanomaterials that respond to cancer-specific stimuli show potential in the targeted delivery of treatments and imaging compounds, but many challenges remain.
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29 Oct 2018
Understanding the economic value of medicinal plants in Malaysia’s Bidayuh community could help develop a better conservation strategy.
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.
Cell survival under different pretreatment conditions.
25 Oct 2018
The innate immune system may be able to be trained to react to viral infections more efficiently by repeated exposure to anti-viral signaling molecules.
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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
16 Oct 2018
TOKYO, JAPAN (October 15, 2018)--The Global Health Innovative Technology (GHIT) Fund today welcomed Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Ono) to join GHIT as a new affiliate partner.
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.
Polishing Japanese genome data with distant relatives
12 Oct 2018
A genome bank for the Japanese population can better identify rare genetic variants and disease susceptibilities by adding samples from distant areas of the country.
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10 Oct 2018
Improved hygiene in the developed world could have a surprising consequence: higher rates of inflammatory bowel disease.
10 Oct 2018
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) celebrates the grand opening of Cellular Responses to Metabolic Stress Research Center (CRMSRC).
Opposing roles for two enzymes in heart failure
09 Oct 2018
Investigations in mice have identified molecular processes that could be explored as targets for treatment of heart failure with pulmonary hypertension.
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02 Oct 2018
Chemical analysis of the plant Cosmos caudatus Kunth reveals that it contains substances that can lower blood sugar naturally.

Events

30 Nov 2007
Melbourne, Australia - A series of workshops and launches on eco health topics.
27 Nov 2007
Shanghai, China - This conference is targeted at solving critical issues on bringing together biomedical science innovation with drug developments for emerging markets.
29 Oct 2007
Beijing, China - The Forum meeting of the Global Forum for Health Research has become established as a premier annual event that brings together policy-makers, development partners and the directors and users of research, to debate critical gaps and to mobilize campaigns that address the health needs of the poor and marginalized.
16 Nov 2007
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - The theme of this year's event is "Towards Sustainable Medicine & Healthcare".
29 Oct 2007
Beijing, China - The Global Forum's annual meeting provides the opportunity for presentations and exchange of views on key issues on the global health agenda.
29 Oct 2007
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India - The conference will provide a platform for people with diverse perspectives, expertise and experience to exchange ideas, discuss and debate issues of concern, and learn from each other about sexual and reproductive health and rights.
19 Aug 2007
Colombo, Sri Lanka - ICAAP is a major Asia regional conference that brings together scientific researchers, community activists, health professionals, governments, agency and faith communities representatives in search of more effective strategies and increased political commitment to the problems of the HIV pandemic in the Asia-Pacific region.
10 Sep 2007
Enlarge your network in South-East-Asia and boost your activities in the prevention and care of lifestyle related NCD by joining the Matchmaking Conference 2007 in Bangkok, Thailand, September, 10-11, 2007
21 Nov 2007
Chiang Mai, Thailand - The event aims to provide a forum for scientists, researchers, reprosentatives from the medical and phamaceutical industries to share ideas for future collaboration.
15 Nov 2007
Bangkok, Thailand - The Congress plans to put together a scientific program that will focus on new developments, challenges in PID, state of the art and updates of topics of global interest and regional problems in the Far East.
12 Sep 2007
Bangkok, Thailand - 5,000 trade visitors and buyers from the region are expected to visit the 3-day exhibition. Join us in bringing global and healthcare technologies to one of the most dynamic regions in the world.
17 Aug 2007
Mumbai, India - This program addresses latest trends in European industry standards, and inspection agency demands, in regulatory and quality arenas of sterile manufacture.
12 Sep 2007
Seoul, Korea - The event is one step further and strengthen its impact on the industry based on Korean government plan and efforts.
29 Nov 2007
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - AFES unites endocrinologists in Southeast Asia and allows us to effectively tackle the problems, which are unique to our region.
24 Oct 2007
Perth, Australia - The conference program will be broad and cross-disciplinary, aiming to bring together bioscience researchers working on plants, fungi and animals, including humans.
12 Oct 2007
New Delhi, India - The objective of this trade fair is to bring together all those related with the medical & healthcare sector, under one roof.
19 Sep 2007
Hong Kong - This meeting offers a very high-quality scientific programme with a distinguished international and regional faculty from the most prestigious institutions.
13 Sep 2007
Beijing, China - It provides an opportunity for specialists and researchers from China and beyond to exchange the latest scientific & technical achievements and trends in cancer research and oncology drug development.
13 Sep 2007
Bangkok, Thailand - This event offers small and medium-sized companies looking to venture further into the European and Asian Medical Devices Sector the opportunity to establish valuable contact with potential business partners at no cost.
06 Aug 2007
Cuba - The Course´s objective is that participants could debate about the the most relevant and updated aspects of this disease.
03 Dec 2007
This year's theme is "Changing Scenarios in Fungal Research and Innovation". The conference aims at being a platform for mycologists to meet, discuss and share their knowledge and research findings on all aspects of mycology.
23 Aug 2007
The workshop will showcase the successful and viable tissue culture methods that have been developed and how these techniques could be used to generate revenue.
30 Jul 2007
A number of workshops for members of the media are organized yearly by MABIC in West Malaysia. In our efforts to reach out to more journalists, this time round MABIC is organizing a media workshop with the Biotechnology Research Institute (BRI) at Universiti Sabah Malaysia.
13 Aug 2007
To facilitate the development of a science-based regulatory framework that would promote research, development, commercialisation as well as the growth of both local and foreign biotechnology industries in Malaysia
17 Aug 2007
For many children, learning to read seems effortless and is a normal developmental milestone. However, for some children, they have to struggle with what appears to come naturally to others and without proper support, are unable to make sense of the printed word. These children are dyslexic and suffer from dyslexia, a reading disorder.
27 Jul 2007
Chicago, USA - Chinese Health Food and its associated concepts and technologies. It will be an excellent opportunity for the international community to exchange ideas and develop a common vision for the future of Chinese health food.
21 Jul 2007
India - The growth in healthcare is creating new challenges in the adoption of healthcare standards in the emerging healthcare hubs. Four events in different cities aim to bring together all the key healthcare stakeholders.
22 Jul 2007
Sydney, Australia - As the fourth conference in the HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention series, IAS 2007 will feature reports on the latest developments in the areas of basic, clinical and prevention science.
20 Sep 2007
Hanoi, Vietnam - Experts and scientists interested in participating in the Workshop are required to submit their nomination form by 14th August 2007. The selection of the participants will be strictly based on merit and quality of the extended abstracts of the presentation material to be submitted along with the completed Nomination Form.

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