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HKBU develops world-first metal-based probes for detection of dopamine receptors, a cancer biomarker
15-May-2018

A team at Hong Kong Baptist University has developed the world’s first iridium(III)-based probes for imaging dopamine receptors in living cells. The discovery has enhanced the understanding of dopamine receptors in carcinogenesis, and the findings can be potentially developed as a novel early cancer detection technology.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University
 
Connecting the dots to unlock brain structure
15-May-2018

Mapping genetic influences on connections between neural networks could lead to a better understanding of brain organization and behavior.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Aiming Low: Landmark study optimises steroid use in pregnancy
15-May-2018

Research which aims to optimise steroid use in pregnancy is set to benefit millions of families worldwide who will have babies born prematurely.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University
 
An edible one-two punch to reduce cholesterol [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
16-May-2018

Novel micro-beads encapsulating probiotics could help to further lower cholesterol levels.

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Contact: Mohd Hafiz Mohd Hanafiah Institution: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
 
Finding Alzheimer's treatment from within [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
10-May-2018
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