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PolyU reveals high prevalence of bacteria that carry the colistin resistance gene mcr-1 in human, food and environmental samples
8-December-2017

Researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University have recently found that bacteria that carry the colistin resistance gene mcr-1 commonly exist in human and various types of food and environmental samples collected from Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
A risk factor for drug-induced skin disease identified
6-December-2017

Researchers have identified a type of human leukocyte antigen (HLA) that is associated with the skin disease bullous pemphigoid (BP) in diabetic patients administered with DPP-4 inhibitory drugs.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Diagnosing the impacts of health policy
20-November-2017

Study design allows more rigorous evaluation of complex healthcare interventions.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
HKBU clinical study finds Chinese medicine treatment of hyperthyroidism to be over 80% effective
15-November-2017

The School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) recently conducted a clinical study on Chinese medicine treatment of hyperthyroidism. The results indicated that Chinese medicine is effective in improving the symptoms of patients with hyperthyroidism and enhancing their quality of life in general.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University
 
Deadly Combination in Neurodegenerative Diseases Revealed
13-November-2017

Japanese researchers develop new mouse model that captures pathology of sporadic neurological diseases.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University
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