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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...

Feb 19, 2018

Under the Theme: “Healthcare Innovation and Approaches: Future of Family Medicine”

Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 19 February, 2018: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of Dubai Health Authority, the 5th edition of...

Feb 17, 2018

Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 16 February 2018: Emerging breakthroughs in hearing aid devices and hearing implants have revolutionized the medical electronic industry and helped thousands of patients around the globe suffering from varying degrees of hearing impairment in overcoming the stigma of ‘hearing loss’...

Feb 15, 2018

Kuala Lumpur, February 2018 – In conjunction of World Kidney Day (WKD) 2018, National Kidney Foundation of Malaysia (NKF) brings back its Open Day on 8th March 2018 (Thursday) at the NKF – BERJAYA Resource Centre, which will be from 9am all the way till 4pm.

Feb 14, 2018

Berlin, Germany and Nevada, USA, February 10, 2018 - MagForce AG (Frankfurt, Scale, XETRA: MF6, ISIN: DE000A0HGQF5), a leading medical device company in the field of nanomedicine focused on oncology, together with its subsidiary MagForce USA, Inc. today announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug...

Feb 12, 2018

An international multi-disciplinary research team led by scientists at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has discovered for the first time a computational framework that could map out the fitness landscape of a crucial protein in the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), potentially paving...

Feb 12, 2018

HILDEN, Germany & TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--QIAGEN N.V. (NYSE: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) today announced that Japan’s Ministry of Health Labor and Welfare has approved QuantiFERON®-TB Gold Plus (QFT®-Plus) as an in vitro diagnostic to detect tuberculosis (TB) infection. QFT-Plus is the fourth...