Medicine

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Researchers
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.
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27 Sep 2018
Cockle shells could be potential scaffolds for tissue engineering.
To be or not to be a white blood cell, that is the question
26 Sep 2018
Japanese scientists have revealed a biological “switch” that influences whether an immature blood cell would develop into a red blood cell or a subtype of white blood cell called myeloid cells in response to infection or inflammation within the body.
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24 Sep 2018
ScreenMen is a mobile web app that educates, motivates and empowers men to undergo evidence-based health screening. It was developed rigorously based on theories, evidence and needs assessment. It is currently undergoing a randomised controlled trial to determine its effectiveness in improving screening uptake in men.
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24 Sep 2018
The incidence and prevalence of childhood obesity is increasing due to many risks factors, such as, food intake, increasing TV watching time and fewer activities. Children who are less active and do fewer physical or sports activities have been related to poor fitness level and excessive weight gain.
Malaria map
20 Sep 2018
Tools developed by Håvard Rue have transformed data analysis, interpretation and communication and are applied broadly: from modeling the spread of infectious diseases to mapping fish stocks.
Fluorescence images of pancreatic cancer micro-tumors
19 Sep 2018
A new cell culture platform allows researchers to observe never-before-seen behaviors of live cancer cells under the microscope, leading to explanations of long-known cancer characteristics.
18 Sep 2018
Partnership signed at TechInnovation 2018, Singapore
HKBU study
18 Sep 2018
The large quantities of discarded antibiotics in Hong Kong’s landfills pose a pollution problem and a potential hazard to public health and ocean life, a new study by a Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) scholar says.
UNIST-WRIRM-UniBasel Organ Mimetic Research Center
17 Sep 2018
A research center, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) will initiate a research collaboration to develop human organs-on-chips for new drug discovery.
Mitochondria
12 Sep 2018
Uncovered details of a molecular pathway in cancer cells could lead to improved treatment.
11 Sep 2018
Research counters the expectation that organs of babies with congenital heart disease are smaller than average.
Cosmetically smoothing over visible facial scars
11 Sep 2018
A novel cosmetic product, designed to fill small to moderate facial scars, has shown promise in covering such deformities in a small group of patients.
07 Sep 2018
Converging the latest cancer discoveries around the world, FCS 2018 promises ground-breaking and innovative insights into cancer research. Join us and learn from the foremost cancer experts as they share their newest findings.
04 Sep 2018
~ British Heart Foundation to tackle the suffering and devastation caused by heart and circulatory diseases with historic research award ~
01 Sep 2018
International study develops innovative method to discover new anti-epileptic drug in record time, with potential to do the same for other diseases.
30 Aug 2018
Japan's largest B-to-B trade show specialised in pharmaceutical R&D and manufacturing concluded with huge success.
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29 Aug 2018
Chemists at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have discovered the use of a metal compound that inhibits the enzyme closely associated with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), one of the most difficult forms of breast cancer to treat.
Fig. 1 An “eat me” signal makes severed neurons regenerate
27 Aug 2018
Researchers at Nagoya University have identified the series of molecules involved in the regeneration of damaged nerves in roundworm, showing that it largely overlaps with the signals used by the intrinsic removal system to take up and process dying cells.

Events

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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