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Stem Cells: The Future of Medicine
22-June-2017

Imagine being able to take cells from your skin, transform them into other types of cells, such as lung, brain, heart or muscle cells, and use those to cure your ailments, from diabetes to heart disease or macular degeneration. To realise this, however, challenges still remain, Professor Janet Rossant, a pioneer in the field, says.

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The double burden of childhood malnutrition
21-June-2017

Professor Terrence Forrester, an expert in childhood malnutrition, warns that the first 1,000 days are among the most important in children’s lives, and more needs to be done to ensure that they get optimal nutrition during this critical period.

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Levels of Serum Amyloid A in Bone Sarcomas Patients: Indicator of Tumor Malignancy?
19-June-2017

In a recent study published in Electrophoresis, University of Malaya’s researchers found significant correlation between increased levels of serum amyloid A (SAA) in patients with three different bone sarcomas: pleomorphic sarcoma (PS), osteosarcoma (OS) and chondrosarcoma (CS) and the different degrees of tumor malignancy in PS, OS and CS.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Reproducing a retinal disease on a chip
16-June-2017

A joint research team at Tohoku University, Japan, has recapitulated a pathological condition of retinal diseases on a chip.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Skin Disease Caused by Sperm Cell Transmission of Keratin Mutation
16-June-2017

A Nagoya University research collaboration reveals the father–daughter inheritance of a mosaic skin disease as a sperm cell mutation causing a whole-body skin disorder: relevance to genetic counseling.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University
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