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Breast Density in Quantifying Breast Cancer Risk
8-December-2016

There is a strong connection between breast cancer and the high rate of breast density. These are cases wherein the patient has previously undergone mammography screening and been cleared as ‘normal’. A subsequent diagnosis of cancer indicates the failure of mammography to detect the breast cancer.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
New Intracellular Dopamine Receptor Function May Offer Hope to Schizophrenia Patients
7-December-2016

Dopamine is a chemical in the brain that plays an important role in controlling movement, emotion and cognition. Dopamine dysfunction is believed to be one of the causes of disorders like Schizophrenia, Tourette's syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Parkinson's disease.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Potential asthma treatment worth its salt
30-November-2016

Investigations into novel solid forms of the anti-inflammatory drug oxaprozin may lead to a new combined asthma therapy.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
Why Air Pollutants Make Some People Vulnerable to Atopic Dermatitis
22-November-2016

Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine and Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization (ToMMo) are pleased to announce the published results of a study into why air pollutants cause some people to be more susceptible to atopic dermatitis, a kind of skin inflammation.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Rapid synthesis towards optically active α-aminocarbonyl therapeutics
22-November-2016

A team of organic chemists at ITbM Nagoya University, Japan, has developed a new reaction to directly install amines into carbonyl compounds using their unique phase-transfer catalyst.

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Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University
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