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Killing tumours by targeting their viral DNA [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
17-January-2019
 
Nanoparticle Breakthrough in the Fight Against Cancer
17-January-2019

A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has introduced a novel targeted drug delivery system in the fight against cancer.

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
 
A New Approach to Treating Alzheimer’s
17-January-2019

Korean researchers have identified the inhibition of autophagy in microglia, brain immune cells. It is expected to help develop treatments for Alzheimer’s diseases which occur due to the inhibition of autophagy.

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Contact: Dajung Kim Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
 
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
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