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New Therapeutic Avenue in the Fight Against Chronic Liver Disease
18-January-2019

An international team of researchers has identified a novel route that regulates the signaling pathways induced by extracellular matrix (ECM). This may serve as a new diagnostic marker and therapeutic target in the fight against chronic liver diseases.

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
 
Medicinal shrub protects against cognitive decline in diabetic rats [Asia Research News 2019]
17-January-2019

The mistletoe fig reduces toxic oxidative stress in diabetic rat brains, while also keeping the cortex wrinkly and improving cognition.

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Contact: Mohd Hafiz Mohd Hanafiah Institution: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
 
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)
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