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Mortality of Elder Abuse in Malaysia: findings from the Prevent Elder Abuse and negleCt initiativE (PEACE)
8-August-2017

In Malaysia, research into elder abuse and neglect (EAN) has indicated a link between abuse and premature death, with pattern differences between males and females. Financial abuse is found to be more common than other subtypes (physical, psychological, sexual and neglect), and comprises the group with the largest percentage of mortality.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Countering atopic dermatitis immune reactions
4-August-2017

A protein which protects the fetus during pregnancy, HLA-G1, shows high potential for treating atopic dermatitis and other related diseases.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
A molecule for proper neural wiring in the cerebellum
28-July-2017

A molecule produced by insulating glial cells facilitates the functional wiring of brain cells involved in motor coordination.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
HKUST Develops New Stimuli Responsive Smart Hydrogels That Open Doors for Future Material Biology and Biomedical Applications
28-July-2017

A research team led by Prof SUN Fei, Assistant Professor of Chemical & Biological Engineering at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), has created a new protein-based stimuli-responsive smart hydrogel that could open doors for future material biology and biomedical applications.

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Contact: Etta Lai Institution: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
 
Reprogramming iMacs — but not the kind you think
18-July-2017

A new method that leads to the formation of specialized tissue cells could improve the understanding of neurodegenerative diseases, inflammatory diseases and cancer.

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