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PolyU develops the first computerized haptic system in nursing education for Nasogastric Tube Placement Training in Hong Kong
30-May-2016

The School of Nursing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has recently developed a computerized haptic system for nasogastric tube (NGT) placement training, enabling nursing students to practise NGT insertion in computer-simulated virtual environment.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
UPM produces disposable safety syringe, non-penetrative vacuum blood container
30-May-2016

Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) has succeeded in producing a novel multi-purpose disposable Safety Syringe and a non-penetrative Vacuum Blood Container, or SJ-VacTube, the first to have been made in this country.

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
 
Predicting the spread of the Zika virus
27-May-2016

A new tool by Japan-based researchers predicts the risk of Zika virus importation and local transmission for 189 countries.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Closer to the source of the itch
23-May-2016

Scientists at Hokkaido University are getting closer to understanding the underlying mechanisms that lead to psoriasis.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Newly synthesised molecules turn back biological clock
23-May-2016

Scientists in Japan have designed new molecules that modify the circadian rhythm, opening the way to the possibility of managing jet lag and improving treatments for sleep disorders.

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Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University
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