Medicine

News

A fruitful collaboration
20 Nov 2017
Study design allows more rigorous evaluation of complex healthcare interventions.
15 Nov 2017
The School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) recently conducted a clinical study on Chinese medicine treatment of hyperthyroidism. The results indicated that Chinese medicine is effective in improving the symptoms of patients with hyperthyroidism and enhancing their quality of life in general.
Degenerating interneurons in frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) mice
13 Nov 2017
Japanese researchers develop new mouse model that captures pathology of sporadic neurological diseases.
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10 Nov 2017
Chinese Medicine scholars at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have succeeded in developing a novel targeted delivery system for CRISPR/Cas9 to achieve therapeutic genome editing of VEGFA in osteosarcoma (OS).
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09 Nov 2017
Researchers in Korea newly found the mechanism of inhibition of dopamine neuronal cell death using licorice extract 'liquiritigenin'. It scientifically proves the possibility of treating degenerative brain diseases using natural materials.
06 Nov 2017
China’s measures to improve air quality are working, but more stringent policies should be put in place to safeguard public health, a new study has shown.
01 Nov 2017
Scientists have identified a time lag of up to two years between forest loss and the emergence of Ebola virus disease along the limits of the West and Central African rainforest.
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30 Oct 2017
Researchers in Korea pioneers new medical market development with needles using nanotechnology.
Sulfur respiration in mammals
30 Oct 2017
A common sulfur metabolite having antioxidant activity appears to be formed with the help of an enzyme found in mitochondria, highlighting a potential area of research for future treatments of various diseases.
26 Oct 2017
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia, affecting some 46 million people globally, and a leading cause of mortality in the elderly.
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24 Oct 2017
A physiological approach to restore the gut’s ecosystem in various diseases by using antimicrobial peptides has been developed by Hokkaido University scientists.
17 Oct 2017
The School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) conducted a clinical observation of scalp acupuncture treatment for 68 children with autism. The findings indicated that 66 patients have shown improvements after treatment, resulting in an overall efficacy rate of 97%.
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10 Oct 2017
Opportunity to gain deeper insight into potential interaction between implants and body tissues through high-output benchtop screening.
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25 Sep 2017
Korean researchers have identified the cause of olfactory dysfunction in the early stage of Alzheimer's diseases. It is expected to be used in early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and therapeutic researches.
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25 Sep 2017
A synthetic DNA-targeting molecule could pave the way for tissue regeneration.
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20 Sep 2017
Cognitive behavioural therapy enhances effects of anti-depressant drugs in Malaysia.
PAKAD
19 Sep 2017
The Singapore based team have successfully created a solution to simplify the complicated process of removing large or complex kidney stones.
3D Molecular Structure of Synaptic Developmental Protein Complex
15 Sep 2017
Researchers in South Korea have identified control mechanism of synapse formation using protein crystallography method. It is expected to be used in the study of brain diseases caused by dysfunction of synapse and to develop therapeutic drugs.
15 Sep 2017
Korean researchers have found thermo-responsive protein to accelerate the development of biopharmaceuticals to treat brain diseases. It is expected to be used to develop biopharmaceutical for hemostasis of cerebral hemorrhage and brain tissue regeneration.
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13 Sep 2017
Scholars at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) along with their cross-disciplinary collaborators develop world-first dual imaging and inhibiting agent with high efficacy in suppressing Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-associated tumours in mice
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11 Sep 2017
Compounds in an Asian fermented fish paste could help reduce high cholesterol.
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08 Sep 2017
Insoluble dietary fiber could help make antioxidant quercetin more soluble.
08 Sep 2017
Excess fluid surrounding the lungs in some lung cancer patients has a unique lipid profile, which could help diagnose and treat the disease.
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06 Sep 2017
Tohoku University researchers have found some evidence to suggest that daily intake of citrus fruits, such as oranges, grapefruits, lemons or limes, could reduce the risk of dementia developing among older adults by almost 15 percent.
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01 Sep 2017
A deadly tick-borne virus uses the host neuron’s transportation system to move their RNA, resulting in the local reproduction of the virus and severe neurological symptoms.
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31 Aug 2017
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) discovered a newly emerged superbug, hyper-resistant and hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae, which may cause untreatable and fatal infections in relatively healthy individuals and will pose enormous threat to human health.
Yemen
25 Aug 2017
Hokkaido University scientists have developed a new mathematical model which accurately forecasted that a devastating cholera epidemic in Yemen would peak by early July, the 26th week of 2017 and the cumulative incidence would be the order of 700-800 thousand cases.
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25 Aug 2017
Scientists have developed a new chimeric antibody that suppresses malignant cancers in dogs, showing promise for safe and effective treatment of intractable cancers.
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24 Aug 2017
The School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) recently conducted a clinical observation on Chinese medicine treatment of chronic renal failure (CRF).
Body on a chip
24 Aug 2017
Improvements to tiny body-on-a-chip devices could lead to next-generation pre-clinical testing of drug toxicity.

Events

23 Jan 2006
"Emergencies and Disasters: Pearls for the 21st Century Primary Health Care Provider" is especially significant in this day of major calamities and disasters which unexpectedly come at any time and any place. Readiness to meet the challenges that such emergencies bring may be the deciding factor that will determine the possible outcome.
05 Jun 2006
Sample of abstract:“Healers use a variety of material medica including plants, animals and minerals. There were 363 species/types recorded for treating 91 health conditions.” The annual meeting of the Society of Economic Botanists will bring together the current research in this important and interesting field
06 Aug 2006
By 2006 the tangible impact on human health of the Human Genome Project and advances in genomic science and biotechnology will make attendance at the 11th Congress essential for health professionals and genetic scientists alike.
19 Jun 2006
bioLOGIC Europe is firmly established as Europe’s most prestigious series of strategic biomanufacturing conferences
05 Jun 2006
This conference is where the ideas, intelligence and relationships develop the business models of the future
20 Mar 2006
It is a knowledge experience, business meeting and marketplace from all parts of the world. A unique chance to meet, learn from and network with the Directors of the entire global industry in one place.
14 Jan 2006
This event is Free of charge and will be conducted in English
29 Nov 2005
A host of dignitaries, including the Prime Minister of Jordan, will join TWAS members to discuss the state of science in the developing world.
26 Aug 2006
Honey is popular as a folk medicine. In recent years, honey has been investigated for use in scientific medicine including control of wound infection, prevention of post surgical wound infections, treatment of burns and diabetic foot, to name a few.
15 Dec 2005
The 3rd International Symposium on Biotechnology will create and disseminate the fast growing knowledge for better learning in Enzyme technology, Biochemical Engineering, Fermentation technology, Tissue Culture, Genetics and Bioinformatics.
01 Dec 2005
XXV Annual Convention of National Neonatology Forum
17 Nov 2005
The 3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health (3rd APCRSH) will be held in Kuala Lumpur from 17 to 21 November 2005.
19 Sep 2005
Training course on "Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics of Insect Vectors of Human Diseases"
28 Nov 2005
Hosted by The National Poison Center in Malaysia
06 Feb 2006
The 2006 Commonwealth Congress on Diarrhoea and Malnutrition will be held at ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 6-8 February 2006.
11 Nov 2005
"Cancer: Are we winning the battle?" is the theme of this annual Asia Pacific congress is dedicated to presenting objective, up-to-date information on health and research in medicine today.
16 Nov 2005
This annual event will present the latest research in medical, dental and life sciences with a special theme on "The Health of the Body is in the Blood" where the focus will be on the various disorders associated with the blood.
29 Jun 2005
Health social security in Japan is at a cross-road: whether to gradually reduce the coverage to a basic minimum as in the United States, or to maintain the current level following the European example.
26 Jun 2005
WCN 2005 will address the cutting-edge of kidney research, as well as diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of renal disease.
15 Nov 2005
The focus of our conference theme will be " STI/HIV: Multidisciplinary Approaches - East Meets West".

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