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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...

Mar 16, 2018

Dubai --( ASIA TODAY )-- United Arab Emirates, 16 March 2018: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, the 18th edition of Dubai World Dermatology and Laser Conference and Exhibition – Dubai Derma...

Mar 15, 2018

Malaysia, March 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- When it comes to Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), women may be more likely to develop the illness than men. According to studies by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, the average prevalence of CKD in women is 14% as opposed to 12% in men.

Interestingly,...

Mar 15, 2018

San Francisco CA – March 15, 2018, FreeLIMS.org is pleased to announce the launch of its secure, LIMS, FreeLIMS, available at no charge, for every research organization wanting to manage data seamlessly, automate workflows, and streamline laboratory operations. FreeLIMS enables laboratories to replace spreadsheets...

Mar 13, 2018

Patient-centered approach overcomes resistance

February 2018 — Sirichai* is a construction worker who lives with his wife in Thailand’s Rayong province. In 2013, he was diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) and has undergone multiple courses of treatment since then. At the age of 50, he learned that he had...

Mar 13, 2018

Kuala Lumpur, 8 March 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- In conjunction of World Kidney Day (WKD) 2018, National Kidney Foundation of Malaysia’s (NKF) Open Day took place today at the NKF – BERJAYA Resource Centre.

Mar 04, 2018

SINGAPORE, March 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Moleac, a biopharmaceutical company focused on research and development of new medicines for central nervous system (CNS) diseases and injuries, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an investigational new drug (IND) application for a...

Mar 01, 2018

The study discovered that older people aged 55 and above with hearing loss are 2.3 times more likely to develop dementia

A local study on Singaporeans has revealed that people aged 55 and above with hearing loss are more likely to develop dementia. As more than 60 per cent of Singaporeans aged above 60 years...