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Australia
•  Australian Scientist Urges Parliament to Pass Stem Cell Laws
•  Aussie Breakthrough for Cancer Patients
•  Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Develops Detection Tools for Breast Cancer
•  Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Uses Stem Cells Research to Treat Diabetes
•  New Medicare Items for Autism Spectrum Disorders

China
•  Chinese Medicine Compound has Anti-cancer Effects on Hepatocellular Carcinoma
•  Low Doses of Resveratrol in Red Wine Fights Diabetes
•  New Drug Developed to Fight Human and Bird Flu Viruses

India
•  India and US Cooperate in Developing Medical Technology
•  India Sets Up First Institute of Nephro-Urology

Malaysia
•  Malaysia Expected to Achieve Millennium Development Goals on HIV/AIDS

New Zealand
•  Living Cell Technologies Applies for Clinical Trial for Animal to Human Transplants

Singapore
•  Singapore First in Asia Pacific to Get 3D Imaging System for Spinal Surgery

Others
•  Researchers Identify Key Step Bird Flu Virus Takes to Spread to Humans

Special Feature
•  Dr Ching-Hon Pui is Making a Difference in Children's Lives
•  Dr Allen Yeoh — Combatting Childhood Cancers with a Passion
•  Interview with Professor Judith Williams
•  Genetic Testing on Children — Whose Decision?
•  KKH's Leading Pediatric Oncologist — Professor Tan Ah Moy

Industry Watch
•  Peptech and AVEO Pharmaceuticals Collaborate in Breakthrough Technology
•  Progen Pharmaceuticals’ Anti-Tumor Drug Candidate Receives FDA Fast Track Designation
•  First TomoTherapy Patient Treatments Begin at Tata Memorial in India
•  Panacea to Launch 15 New Vaccines in India in Two Years
•  Japan's National Cancer Research Institute Improves on Lung Cancer Detection with Nonlinear's SameSpots Technology
•  Alnylam Grants GeneDesign License to Provide RNA Interference Research Products
•  Japan's Bioventures Today — Medical Collective Intelligence Co., Ltd.
•  CordLife Opens Cord Blood Facility in Jakarta
•  GATC Biotech in Partnership to Develop DNA-Based Sepsis Diagnostic Test
•  APEX Acquisition Strengthens PAREXEL's Leadership Position in the Asia Pacific Region

Product News
•  MathWorks Introduces New Version of Bioinformatics Toolbox for MATLAB*

Research & Findings
•  Singapore Scientists Discover Protein Modifications to Develop Stem Cells into Specialized Body Tissues

Agriculture
•  Irrigated Rice Research Consortium Holds Third Steering Committee Meeting in Vietnam

General News
•  ProcessCEM Asia 2008

People Profile
•  NCI Grant Awarded to Professor Edison Liu
•  NHGRI Grant Awarded to Dr Ruan Yijun
•  IBN Executive Director Professor Jackie Ying Joins Leaders at Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit

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news Biology of Ageing II - Impactful Interventions
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APBN Editorial Calendar 2018
January:
Obesity / Outlook for 2018
February:
Searching for the fountain of youth
March:
Women in Science - Making a difference
April:
Digestive health in the 21st century - Trust your guts
May:
Asthma / Dental health
June:
Oncology / Biotech landscape in APAC
July:
Water management / Vaccination
August:
Regenerative medicine / Biotech start ups
September:
Digital healthcare / 3D printing
October:
Bones / Breast cancer
November:
Liver health / Top science research nations & institutions
December:
AIDS / Breakthrough of the year/Emerging trends
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