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Jul 13, 2018

“Doctor, you mean both my kidneys are not functioning at all and I have to be on dialysis for three times a week with each time covering 4 hours for the rest of my life unless there is a possibility of me receiving a healthy donor kidney or advances in medical science?”.

This was a question posed by a...

Jul 11, 2018

BANGKOK --( ASIA TODAY )--Medical Devices ASEAN 2018 (“MDA 2018”) - the international exhibition and academic congress on medical devices, technologies, services and general healthcare – opens today and runs until Friday, 13 July 2018 at Hall 1-2, IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand.

Jul 07, 2018

Radio show, home visits bring critical services to the hard-to-reach

June 2018 — When Ailleene Joy Verbo was a child, she loved listening to her grandfather’s solar-powered radio. “Our rural village did not have electricity,” she said. “The radio broke the quietness of the day.”

Verbo grew up in Siay...

Jun 28, 2018

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 27 June 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Essilor the world’s leading ophthalmic optics company, is proud to be platinum sponsor of the inaugural Global Orthokeratology and Myopia Control Conference (GOMCC) organized by The Association of Malaysian Optometrists (AMO) and held at The Gardens in Kuala...

Jun 14, 2018

Essilor takes lead on Myopia Management by launching the inaugural National Myopia Convention in partnership with Singapore Optometric Association

Jun 14, 2018

Bangkok, Thailand, June 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. (“IMPACT”), strongly supported by the Ministry of Public Health, as well as numerous medical and healthcare related, presents Medical Devices ASEAN 2018 (“MDA 2018”) - the international exhibition and academic congress on medical...

Jun 14, 2018

SYDNEY, AUS - (ACN Newswire) - Asia-Pacific specialist CRO Novotech announced today it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the China Medical University Hospital (CMUH) in Taiwan to facilitate high-quality and rapid feasibility, start-up and recruitment processes.

The CMUH is a 2,054-bed...

May 21, 2018

Sperm are highly specialized cells adapted to achieve a single goal: fertilize an egg. Along the road to fertilization sperm must embark on a lengthy journey to the female oviduct, avoiding several fatal stresses that occur when they pass through different physiological environments. However, the events that allow...

May 15, 2018

She was only in her early twenties when Zaliha binti Sis discovered that her kidneys were failing. Noticing that her legs and face were unusually swollen, she decided to go for a medical check-up, and was diagnosed as having nephrotic syndrome, a type of kidney disorder.

May 09, 2018

The 2018 MEDICARE TAIWAN (Taiwan International Medical & Healthcare Exhibition) and SenCARE (Taiwan International Senior Lifestyle and Health Care Show) create an international platform for traders in medical industry in Taiwan.

To take place from June 21 to 24 at Taiwan World Trade Center, Hall 1(TWTC...

May 09, 2018

9 May 2018 – The ninth HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair (Medical Fair) concluded its three-day run today. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and co-organised by the Hong Kong Medical and Healthcare Device Industries Association (HKMHDIA), the fair welcomed...

May 07, 2018

Innovation allows distance learning and diagnosis

April 2018 — One could say that Angkana Saejeng got her professional start in life at a tender age in the shade of the White Elephant Gate in Thailand’s city of Chiang Mai. Here, a few steps from the 700-year-old wall protecting the country’s second city,...

May 07, 2018

Clinics gain accreditation and reimbursement from national health program

April 2018 — Throughout Estela Tudio’s first pregnancy in 2013, she worried about medical expenses. Estela, a homemaker in Bayambang — a town in the Philippines’ northern region of Luzon — and her husband, Almar, who earned $6 (300...

May 04, 2018

RGMa administration improves dexterity following spinal cord injury in monkeys

Spinal cord injury, or SCI, damages motor function and frequently leaves the patient paralyzed. A major reason is that the body cannot regenerate the lost neural connections.

In a report in Cerebral Cortex, Kyoto University...

Apr 13, 2018

TOKYO, April 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia's largest exhibition and conference dedicated to the Medical Device Design and Manufacturing industry, "Medtec Japan 2018" will be held in Tokyo on 18th - 20th April 2018.

Apr 11, 2018

A new compound shows promise for improving motor function recovery for stroke patients in combination with rehabilitation therapy. Human clinical trials for a new drug are underway.

YOKOHAMA - (ACN Newswire) - A team of Japanese researchers have developed a new compound that enhanced motor function recovery...

Mar 27, 2018

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysians have a silent killer lurking among them. On average, it is estimated to strike nine out of every 100 Malaysians. Needless to say, this is a truly serious issue of alarming concern for the government and health professionals alike. This silent killer is Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and the...

Mar 23, 2018

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) entered into a licensing arrangement with Vision Science and Technology Co. Ltd. (VST), a local start-up supported by HKSTP-PolyU Tech Incubation Fund (TIF) and PolyU Tech Launchpad Fund (TLF), for commercializing PolyU's Defocus Incorporated Soft Contact (DISC) lens for...

Mar 23, 2018

Transcranial direct current therapy positively impacts mobility and executive functions, Tel Aviv University researchers say

Walking presents many challenges for patients with Parkinson's disease. Among the most burdensome of these challenges is "freezing of gait," the sudden onset of immobility mid-step. It...

Mar 21, 2018

440 million dirhams worth business deals signed during the 3-day conference and exhibition

Mar 21, 2018

United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 21 March 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions, member of INDEX Holding, is proud to announce the launch of Asia Derma, the Asia-Pacific Dermatology and Aesthetic Conference & Exhibition. The event will be held from the 5th to the 7th December 2018 at SUNTEC...

Mar 16, 2018

Singapore, March 15, 2018 - The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) of A*STAR has reported superior results using new green tea-based nanocarriers to kill liver cancer cells, compared to existing drug delivery systems. IBN Team Leader and Principal Research Scientist, Dr Motoichi Kurisawa, and his...