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Case-control study of breast cancer risk factors in Malaysia
17-December-2018

Major study of 7,663 Malaysian women shows that breastfeeding, physical activity and soy intake are protective against breast cancer. The findings were from the Malaysian Breast Cancer (MyBrCA) genetic study and the Malaysian Mammographic Density (MyMammo) study.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Preventing fatal harvest of mushrooms
17-December-2018

Chlorophyllum molybdites is the poisonous mushroom most frequently reported in Malaysia. The mushroom is confused with Termitomyces mushroom, the edible type. Researchers worked with clinicians and provide training for the doctors about the study of fungus, clinical management of mushroom poisoning and mushroom toxicology surveillance system.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Capturing spray from flash-boiling liquid jets
6-December-2018

Ultrafast video capture of droplet cloud formation should help minimize the risk of gas-leak explosions.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Rapid Detection of Foodborne Pathogens
3-December-2018

A researcher at University of Malaya, Malaysia, has developed a real-time method based on specific Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) to detect dangerous bacteria causing foodborne diseases in raw chicken.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Cancer Prevention Research and Practice – the way forward to tackle rising cancer burden
25-November-2018

Research shows that up to 50 percent of cancer cases and deaths are preventable. Cancer prevention is the most cost-effective and sustainable long-term strategy for the control of cancer.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
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