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A peek into lymph nodes
14-March-2019

A new method to diagnose cancer cells inside lymph nodes could allow doctors to treat cancers before they spread around the body.

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Contact: Tomoko Yokota Institution: Tohoku University
 
PolyU establishes an alliance with eight institutions to advance research in nursing
12-March-2019

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with eight participating universities / institutions in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) to establish The Nursing Alliance of Research and Knowledge Transfer.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
Improving researchers’ abilities to forecast epidemics
8-March-2019

An annual influenza season forecasting challenge issued by the US Centers for Disease Control provides unique insight into epidemic forecasting, according to a study published in the journal Scientific Reports.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University
 
HKUST Researchers Discover Mutation Route That Helps Find New Therapeutic Lead for Deadly Brain Cancer Patients
6-March-2019

A research team consisting of scientists from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and Beijing Tiantan Hospital have uncovered the mutational mechanism of how a rare and deadly brain cancer –secondary glioblastoma (sGBM) – progresses from its less lethal type.

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Contact: Lindy Wong Institution: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
 
More proactive policies, budget and resources needed for health professionals in Asia
5-March-2019

With a lack of financial budget, poor support system and an erosion of professional autonomy amongst Health Care Professionals (HCP)s in developing countries, urgent calls for provision of more university-based education programs with timely policies to speed up progress are needed across Asia’s entrenched medical system governance.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
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