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Vol 16, No 2, February 2012 - Antibiotics
Contents

EDITORIAL

BioBoard

Australia
•  Deadly Mosquito Virus on Rise in Australia
•  Hope for Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis
•  Malaria Decloaked
•  Eye Contact Helps Detect Autism
•  Simple Hair Test to Find Breast Cancer

China
•  Fatal Bird Flu Can't Spread Between Humans
•  China to Monitor Radiation in Water Around N-Plants
•  China Approves World's First Hepatitis E Vaccine
•  China Scientists Given US Award for Cancer Breakthrough

India
•  Molecular Pathology Boon for Prenatal Diagnosis
• 
Tulsi May Help Treat Adverse Effects of Radiation: DRDO Scientists

New Zealand
•  New Corn Hybrid Could Benefit NZ Growers

Singapore
•  Derivatives from a Common Edible Southeast Asian Fruit, Mangosteen, are being Examined as Potential New Antibiotics

Other Regions
•  New Lung Cancer Test Predicts Survival

Other Regions
•  Study Confirms Groundbreaking Advance in Stem Cells
•  Brain 'Hears' from Different Location than Earlier Thought

Feature
•  A Crisis in the Development of Antibiotics
•  Bacterial Culture and Anti-microbial Susceptibility Testing - their Use in Guiding Therapy
•  Epidemiology and Impact of Multi-Drug Resistant Gram Negative Infections in Critically Ill Patients in Asia
•  Antibiotics and Resistance in Ocular Infections Indian Perspective

Review
•  Opening Minds: The Use of Technology to Provide a Personalised Population-based Mental Health Programme
•  Future Perspectives for Influenza Prevention - A Global Paradox

Inside Industry
•  Circadian Commences First Phase 1 Clinical Trial of VEGF-C Antibody VGX-100 in Cancer Patients
•  Life Technologies Partners With DaAn Gene to Develop and Commercialize Molecular Diagnostic Assays in China
•  Brain Cancer Patient Receives First TrueBeam STx Treatment in Asia at BGS Global Hospitals in Bangalore
•  Lancaster Laboratories and BioAzure Enter Partnership
•  NovAliX Enters into Multi-Target Integrated Drug Discovery Collaboration with Teijin Pharma
•  Otsuka Pharmaceutical and UCB Focus Collaboration in the Area of Central Nervous System (CNS) Disorders
•  BIOTRONIK Opens New Asia Pacific Headquarters in Singapore
•  A*STAR, GE Global Research Join Forces to Develop Integrated Advanced Medical Imaging Technologies for Improved Clinical Diagnosis
•  Alpha to Build $50m Plant in Thailand

Research and Findings
•  Researchers to Grow Smooth Muscle Cells from Patient Skin Cells
•  Singapore Scientists Identify Lung Cancer Stem Cells and New Drug Targets
•  T-rays Technology Could Help Develop Star Trek-Style Hand-held Medical Scanners
•  Human Brain Cells Created from Skin Samples

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NEWS CRUNCH  
news Medical technology experts to address the impact of innovation in shaping patient outcomes across Asia Pacific
news China biotech's 'coming out party' masks long road ahead
news SingHealth, Duke NUS and GSK to conduct large-scale big data study on asthma and COPD in Singapore
PR NEWSWIRE  
Asia Pacific Biotech News
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January:
Healthcare Focus: LUNGS
February:
War on CANCER
March:
Get to Know TCM
April:
Diabetes: The Big Picture
May:
The Piece of Your Mind - Brain Health/Science
June:
Advocacies in Support of Rare Disease Patients
July:
Food Science & Technology
August:
Eye – the Window to your Soul
September:
Infectious Diseases
October:
A change of heart — Cardiovascular diseases
November:
Diseases threatening our Children
December:
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