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Gene switch may repair DNA and prevent cancer
9-February-2016

New discoveries are bringing scientists closer to understanding how DNA repairs itself with a chemical modification which, when absent, can lead to tumour formation.

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Contact: Izumi Mindy Takamiya Institution: Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences at Kyoto University
 
Invasive Measurement of Blood Glucose No Longer Necessary
4-February-2016

A group of researchers, led by Prof. Yuji Matsuura of the Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering at Tohoku University, Japan, has developed a method of measuring blood glucose using far infrared light, which is both harmless and non-invasive.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
A new potential biomarker for cancer imaging
29-January-2016

A biochemical compound developed as a radioactive tracer for cell proliferation shows increasing potential for use in cancer imaging, according to a recent paper published in the Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology.

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
 
Why Fish Intake by Pregnant Women Improves the Growth of a Child's Brain
18-January-2016

Researchers at Tohoku University's School of Medicine, Japan, have found an explanation for the correlation between eating fish during pregnancy, and the health of the baby's brain.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Why You Should Stop Cleaning Your Ear with Cotton Swabs
13-January-2016

Contrary to popular belief, you shouldn’t clean your ears with cotton swabs, as this could lead to hearing loss, damage or worst, according to a researcher at The National University of Malaysia.

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Contact: IZAIDI SALMY BIN YAZID Institution: CENTRE FOR COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION (CCI)-UKM
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