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JAPAN
Nanomaterial wrap for improved tissue imaging

Inspired by plastic food wrap, researchers investigated the wrapping properties of a fluorine-containing polymer known as CYTOP?, a stiff but stretchable and highly optically transparent material.

USA
Test strips for cancer detection get upgraded with nanoparticle bling

Gold nanoparticles have been used widely for decades for in vitro diagnostics to make medical care and treatment decisions quicker and easier for physicians and patients. Some decoration and adding platinum bling to old-school gold nanoparticles will help push improved test strip technology out of labs into clinics and homes.

SINGAPORE
A*STAR's IMB discovers ELABELA protects against cardiovascular malformations in mice

ELABELA plays important roles during pregnancy to ensure the health and viability of mother and child.

NUS scientists combine antimalarial drug with light sensitive molecules for promising treatment of cancer

Artemisinin-ALA co-treatment could kill cancer cells and suppress tumour growth with fewer side effects.

INDIA
A novel antifungal molecule discovered in bacteria

By Ratneshwar Thakur

MALAYSIA
Fermenting fish to reduce cholesterol

Compounds in an Asian fermented fish paste could help reduce high cholesterol.

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APBN Editorial Calendar 2017
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:
Paediatric Illnesses
December:
Skin Diseases and Allergic Reactions
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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