Medicine

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Jetlag
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.
Artificial womb technology breaks its 4 minute mile
27 Mar 2019
A major advancement in pioneering technology based around the use of an artificial womb to save extremely premature babies is being hailed as a medical and biotechnological breakthrough.
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21 Mar 2019
Researchers at Universiti Teknologi MARA reported in the journal Medicine a rare case of hepatocellular carcinoma cells migrating from the liver and settling in the jawbone and shoulder blade of a 61-year-old man.
20 Mar 2019
The drugs aided retrieval of long-term object memories in both mice and humans.
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14 Mar 2019
A new method to diagnose cancer cells inside lymph nodes could allow doctors to treat cancers before they spread around the body.
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14 Mar 2019
A new mouse model accurately mimics diabetic kidney disease in humans, suggesting new approaches for treatment.
Photo of the representatives of the participating institutions after the signing of MoU.
12 Mar 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) (PolyU) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with eight participating universities / institutions in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) to establish The Nursing Alliance of Research and Knowledge Transfer.
11 Mar 2019
Scientists at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) (HKUST) won three of the seven awards presented by the Croucher Foundation this year.
11 Mar 2019
HKUST signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) together with Boston Children’s Hospital – a Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital (Harvard), the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of Aging at Stanford University School of Medicine (Stanford), and University College London (UCL) today.
11 Mar 2019
An annual influenza season forecasting challenge issued by the US Centers for Disease Control provides unique insight into epidemic forecasting, according to a study published in the journal Scientific Reports.
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.
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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.
Measuring exercise abilities
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.
Reflux
28 Feb 2019
Investigations suggest a link between bile acid reflux and cancer of the upper throat.
IAV blocked
26 Feb 2019
A key cell receptor that facilitates influenza A virus infection has been identified following decades of research.
BoneCancer
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.
Rat tibia micro CT scan comparison
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).

Events

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.
29 Oct 2007
Beijing, China - It brings together several hundred policy-makers, researchers and research leaders, and representatives of development agencies, research institutions and the private sector to address the gaps in health research.
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.
28 Aug 2007
Kelantan, Malaysia - The Third National Workshop on Scientific Writing is purposely constructed to guide participants to be active and skillful in writing scientific manuscript.
12 Jun 2007
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Besides the participation of the OIC affiliated institutions such as the Islamic Development Bank, ISESCO, COMSTECH, various esteemed health-related international authorities and entities, namely the World Health Organization, UNICEF, CDC-US will also participate in this exclusive event.
09 Jun 2007
Bangkok, Thailand - Avian influenza and other emerging infectious diseases are of global public health concerns. This workshop will provide a platform for scientists in Thailand and the UK to discuss current issues and establish future research collaborations.
21 Jun 2007
Atlanta : This session will share the experience on possible resolution on the quality control, the interaction of botanical drugs with western medicine and the R&D strategy and the approval of the first NDA on botanical drugs in Taiwan.
02 Jun 2007
Shanghai, China - This symposium has as objective to provide participants with an insight into updated infertility management and a glimpse into the future. Participants will be provided with information on epidemiology of infertility in Asia and its impact on society and infertility service provided.
24 Jun 2007
Victoria, Australia : The themes are as broad or as narrow as you would like them to be: a tool to think about health, wellbeing, mobility in Asia and the Pacific.
27 Apr 2007
London - World renowned academics from Keio University and University College London will be presenting the latest advances in neuroscience research in this afternoon symposium. Attendance is free of charge.
02 Aug 2007
The Conference, themed Overcoming An Old Scourge With A New Face (HIV/TB Co-Infection) aims at highlighting the challenge of HIV/TB co-infection, and at the same time emphasising on the other core challenges of the TB control.
12 Jul 2007
A five-day congress with plenary sessions on the latest developments in the fields of bronchology and thoracoscopy, and educational thematic sessions.
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.

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