Medicine

News

01 Mar 2018
-Grants to support three teams in Singapore to prevent, intercept or cure myopia, cancer, liver disease
Fitness landscape of HIV envelope protein
26 Feb 2018
An international multi-disciplinary research team led by scientists at HKUST has discovered for the first time a computational framework that could map out the fitness landscape of a crucial protein in the HIV, potentially paving the way for rational design of a vaccine that may force the deadly virus to mutate into forms that lead to its demise.
20 Feb 2018
Nanomaterial coating enables efficient delivery of CRISPR-Cas9 machinery into the cell.
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16 Feb 2018
Fluorescent probe identifies tumor-initiating cells.
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14 Feb 2018
Innovative nanosensors improve detection of disease biomarkers in exhaled breath.
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13 Feb 2018
Very long-chain lipids in the most superficial layer of the tear film cause severe dry eye disease when they were shortened in mice - a result that could help develop new drugs for the disease.
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09 Feb 2018
Synthesis of a water-soluble warped nanographene and its application for photo-induced cell death
Reversing severe bone loss
08 Feb 2018
Researchers have identified a treatment for a rare bone loss disorder that might also lead to help for aging brittle bones.
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06 Feb 2018
Multi-omics research (*1) on Thermosulfidibacter (isolated from a hydrothermal field in the Southern Okinawa Trough) has enabled the discovery of possibly the most primordial form of tricarboxylic acid (TCA) cycle.
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05 Feb 2018
The study, first of its kind in Qatar, developed a vancomycin population-specific dosing model, which will allow population-specific calculations of vancomycin pharmacokinetic parameters in individual patients in Qatar’s clinical settings, an important tool in vancomycin dosing and therapy.
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05 Feb 2018
New research reveals how chronic stress and tiny brain inflammations cause fatal gut failure in a multiple sclerosis mouse model.
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31 Jan 2018
Researchers at Qatar University have provided an immense development in the field of fertilization and assisted reproduction technology by revealing major technical issues in the debate regarding the identity of the “sperm factor”.
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30 Jan 2018
Students from Qatar University College of Health Sciences (QU-CPH) Department of Biomedical Sciences, in collaboration with external researchers from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), innovated a unique approach to understand the underlying mechanism of a special type of leukemic cancer.
ATM and ATR Form Separate Synaptic Vesicle Patterns
25 Jan 2018
In a recent study, an interdisciplinary team of scientists from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) discovered that two large protein kinases, ATM and ATR, cooperate to help establish the go/stop balance.
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24 Jan 2018
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has announced that two of its students have donated their hematopoietic stem cells to help treat patients with incurable diseases.
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24 Jan 2018
The Colon Cancer Awareness Talk Intervention (CATI) aims to investigate the compliance of taking immunochemical based fecal occult blood test (IFOBT) screening among local community. There is a timely need to destigmatize cancer and have more community engagements on cancer awareness.
Cells without CD34
22 Jan 2018
The protein CD34 is predominantly regarded as a marker of blood-forming stem cells but it helps with migration to the bone marrow too.
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18 Jan 2018
A religious community and university collaboration provides insights to build intergenerational solidarity. Organizational, macro socio environmental intervention and the capacity of interpersonal relationship are crucial catalysts to enhance intergenerational solidarity.
Blasting dental plaque with microbubbles
18 Jan 2018
Researchers have found a way to remove plaque from dental implants to improve oral hygiene.
15 Jan 2018
A research team from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has developed the world’s first model framework and “LogicTRN” algorithm to accurately establish a gene regulatory route to analyse the genetic function and understand the biological processes.
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09 Jan 2018
A research team in Hong Kong has developed a new method for rapid authentication of Chinese herbal medicines, including Ganoderma (known as Lingzhi in Chinese), and Gastrodiae Rhizoma (known as Tianma in Chinese).
ASK the enzyme: new potential targets for cancer
05 Jan 2018
New understandings of how molecules affect the activity of an enzyme could lead to potential targets for the treatment of cancers and neurodegenerative diseases.
A visual database of human plasma compounds
05 Jan 2018
A free database aims to help researchers better understand how specific metabolites relate to one another, which could potentially lead to personalised disease treatments.
26 Dec 2017
Scientists have revealed more details of the molecular mechanism behind neuronal cell death in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a step forward to find ways to control progression of the disease.
Schematic of microRNA extraction using nanowires
25 Dec 2017
Researchers centered at Nagoya University develop a nanowire device able to detect microscopic levels of urinary markers potentially implicated in cancer
25 Dec 2017
Hokkaido University researchers have uncovered a cellular protein that stabilizes a tumor promoting signaling pathway, suggesting a new target to treat prostate cancer.
14 Dec 2017
The toxic nature of chemotherapy poses a great challenge to clinical treatment of cancer. A team of scholars from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) devoted their efforts to the development of a new generation of smart anti-cancer drug molecules.
13 Dec 2017
A milk protein contained in gastro-resistant microcapsules could be used to give foods cancer-fighting, immune-boosting properties.
08 Dec 2017
Researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University have recently found that bacteria that carry the colistin resistance gene mcr-1 commonly exist in human and various types of food and environmental samples collected from Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.
Non-inflammatory bullous pemphigoid (BP) seen in the type 2 diabetes patient who are administered with DPP-4 inhibitor.
06 Dec 2017
Researchers have identified a type of human leukocyte antigen (HLA) that is associated with the skin disease bullous pemphigoid (BP) in diabetic patients administered with DPP-4 inhibitory drugs.

Events

23 Jan 2008
The aim of the Symposium is to stage a forum in which researchers and scientists working in the field of avian influenza can exchange information and experience, which could possibly lead to future research collaborations.
17 May 2007
The conference will highlight issues on Chinese regulation and infrastructure for clinical trials, Current status of regulation and clinical trials in Asian countries and Asian development strategy and clinical operations
31 May 2007
Paris, France - This international event wil gather veterinarians, medical experts, government officials, scientists and economic decision-makers from countries all over the world touched by the spread of Avian Influenza.
21 Apr 2007
The Forum will offer a unique opportunity for leading regional and international experts to come together with a unified goal of addressing the specific issues surrounding the provision, and future needs, of effective cancer care in Asia. The Forum will focus on the ten most prevalent cancers in Asia-Pacific.
17 Mar 2007
Sagar (Madhya Pradesh), India - The objective of the proposed seminar is to disseminate and exchange the state-of-the-art knowledge in the field of pharmaceutical nanotechnology as a mean of treating the diseases through most efficient mode of controlled and targeted drug delivery.
14 Mar 2007
The International Conference in Quantum Bio-Informatics Center (QBIC) will be held at Noda Campus of Tokyo University of Science from March 14 to March 17, 2007
20 Mar 2007
Uttar Pradesh, India - According to WHO reports, the international market of herbal products is estimated to be US 62 billions. But there's a relatively lower share of medicinal and aromatic plants in agriculture systems. This seminar explores the reasons and finds solutions.
07 Mar 2007
Bangkok, Thailand - This event is held in conjunction with the 5th Southeast Asia Soyfood Seminar and Tradeshow.
09 Sep 2007
Taipei, Taiwan - The theme of the congress is "Diet, Nutrition and Optimal Health: From Food Supply to Nutrigenomics."
16 Apr 2007
Istanbul, Turkey - The theme of the conference is "Consequences and control of micronutrient deficiencies - Science, Policy and Programs - Defining the Issues
29 Mar 2007
The theme of the conference is "Current Concerns in Adolescent Nutrition". Topics that will be given particular attention include health problems affecting adolescent (e.g. obesity, diabetes, anemia), eating habits and sports nutrition.
01 May 2007
Nanjing, China - The workshop aims to be a highly communicative meeting place for researchers working on a wide range of biomedical topics.
05 Mar 2007
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Despite some progress made in tackling the traditional OHS problems, the accident and fatality rate due to occupation is still high especially in developing countries. It is estimated that the risk of accident in developing countries is 10 to 20 times higher than the industrialised countries
08 Feb 2007
Bangkok, Thailand - Medical tourism is bringing a new breed of travellers. They have particular needs, they are going to these locations for a specific reason, and reports are showing that their daily spend is more than double that of other tourists.
30 Nov 2007
Unsustainable living, climate change and disassociation from nature are beginning to take their toll and disastrous repercussions for human health and survival are anticipated by researchers across the globe. The transdisciplinary nature of ecohealth is an innovative way of addressing these issues.
09 Mar 2007
The aim of the Course shall be to cover topics in core pediatric nephrology that are of practical relevance to pediatricians.
22 Jul 2007
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.
12 Feb 2007
The workshop will bring together leading investigators from industry, universities, as well as research institutes in Southeast Asia to present and discuss the use of various animal models including Drosophila, zebrafish, chick and mouse in their research.
15 Oct 2006
Training in good counseling skills is a priority to enable the infected learn how to live positively. Counseling is best done by those already infected. They have the experience of living with the virus themselves. What they need next are communication and counseling skills so as to reach those newly infected and affected.
24 Oct 2006
The objective is for the protein researchers to keep abreast with this rapidly growing area, and to promote exchange of knowledge and expertise among the protein researchers in Thailand.
02 Oct 2006
The field of bioinformatics has been a major part of drug discovery, with a key role in validating drug targets. This objective of this course is to introduce the participants to the current genomic information of insect vectors and to promote applications of bioinformatics and post-genomic tools in molecular entomology research.
18 Sep 2006
The aims of the initiative are to strengthen research capability of scientists in endemic countries and to promote application of bioinformatics in tropical diseases research.
12 Nov 2006
Theme: Development and modern scientific technology of traditional medicine and natural health products.
29 Jul 2006
We believe the key to stay competitive is Intelligence. What kind of intelligence is the right kind for the new competitions? How would Intelligence help us feel and be empowered, and empower our machines to be more efficient and helpful?
01 Jul 2006
The seminar aims at highlighting the strategic initiatives taken by IndianJournals.com in the field of e-publishing & promotion of Indian Publications
24 Apr 2006
Meeting of Pandemic experts, scientists and Asian national granting councils in Beijing, April 24-26, at the Beijing Friendship Hotel, Bai Shi Qiao Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China. Media briefing
24 May 2006
The inaugural Penang International Postgraduate Convention will take place with the following conferences: 1st Health and Medical Science Conference; 3rd Life Sciences Postgraduate Conference; 1st Penang International Conference for Young Chemists
10 Mar 2006
Many insights will be gained by discovering more about the mechanisms of normal brain development, since abnormal development can lead to a range of cognitive disorders from mental retardation and learning disabilities to schizophrenia.
08 Mar 2006
The Asian Conference on Diarrhoeal Diseases and Nutrition (ASCODD) is held regularly every two years in different locations throughout Asia. The next event is the 11th ASCODD, to be held in Bangkok, Thailand, 8-10 March 2006.

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