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Cancer cells and healthy cells infected with the dl355 virus
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.
Faculty and student in lab
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.
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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.

Events

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.
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

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