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Understanding the molecular mechanisms of ALS
26-December-2017

Scientists have revealed more details of the molecular mechanism behind neuronal cell death in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a step forward to find ways to control progression of the disease.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Development of a Nanowire Device to Detect Cancer with a Urine Test
25-December-2017

Researchers centered at Nagoya University develop a nanowire device able to detect microscopic levels of urinary markers potentially implicated in cancer

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University
 
A kiss of death for prostate cancer
22-December-2017

Hokkaido University researchers have uncovered a cellular protein that stabilizes a tumor promoting signaling pathway, suggesting a new target to treat prostate cancer.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
HKBU Chinese medicine scholars develop new generation of tumour-specific aptamer-drug conjugate to treat cancer
14-December-2017

The toxic nature of chemotherapy poses a great challenge to clinical treatment of cancer. A team of scholars from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) devoted their efforts to the development of a new generation of smart anti-cancer drug molecules.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University
 
Getting functional proteins from A to B
13-December-2017

A milk protein contained in gastro-resistant microcapsules could be used to give foods cancer-fighting, immune-boosting properties.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
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