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Potential asthma treatment worth its salt
30-November-2016

Investigations into novel solid forms of the anti-inflammatory drug oxaprozin may lead to a new combined asthma therapy.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
Why Air Pollutants Make Some People Vulnerable to Atopic Dermatitis
22-November-2016

Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine and Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization (ToMMo) are pleased to announce the published results of a study into why air pollutants cause some people to be more susceptible to atopic dermatitis, a kind of skin inflammation.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Rapid synthesis towards optically active α-aminocarbonyl therapeutics
22-November-2016

A team of organic chemists at ITbM Nagoya University, Japan, has developed a new reaction to directly install amines into carbonyl compounds using their unique phase-transfer catalyst.

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Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University
 
A new system to detect spinal deformity
21-November-2016

Hokkaido University researchers have developed a symmetry-recognition system for the surface of the human back that can three-dimensionally detect the early stages of idiopathic scoliosis, a type of spinal deformity, without the help of a specialist doctor.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Alzheimer's Disease found to be a Diabetic Disorder of the Brain
9-November-2016

Researchers at Tohoku University have found a promising treatment for Alzheimer's disease, by noticing a similarity in the way insulin signaling works in the brain and in the pancreas of diabetic patients.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
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