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Reproducing a retinal disease on a chip
16-June-2017

A joint research team at Tohoku University, Japan, has recapitulated a pathological condition of retinal diseases on a chip.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Skin Disease Caused by Sperm Cell Transmission of Keratin Mutation
16-June-2017

A Nagoya University research collaboration reveals the father–daughter inheritance of a mosaic skin disease as a sperm cell mutation causing a whole-body skin disorder: relevance to genetic counseling.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University
 
Artificial tube feeding in older adults: a complex and challenging issue in Asia
16-June-2017

Researchers from University of Malaya uncover significant obstacles to appropriate feeding for older Asians with swallowing difficulty. These obstacles involved cultural attitudes, healthcare professional perceptions and knowledge and limitations of healthcare funding, resulting in a poorer outcome for older Asians with swallowing problems.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
HKBU study finds Tianjiu therapy improves allergic rhinitis patients' daily life quality
13-June-2017

The School of Chinese Medicine of HKBU recently conducted a “Tianjiu therapy for allergic rhinitis: A double-blinded randomised Placebo-controlled clinical trial”. It found that Tianjiu therapy helped to alleviate the symptoms of nasal itching suffered by allergic rhinitis patients.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University
 
HKBU clinical study finds effective stability rate of over 80% in Chinese medicine treatment of chronic renal failure
7-June-2017

A clinical study conducted by Hong Kong Baptist University found that the effective stability rate of the Chinese medicine treatment for chronic renal failure for periods of three months, half a year and one year is 96.3%, 88.89% and 83.95% respectively.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University
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