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Vol 23, No. 10, October 2019
ASIA-PACIFIC
Stresses of parenting may negatively affect the parent-child relationship

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) revealed the effects of parenting stress in the brains of both mothers and their children.

Duke-NUS holds first regional ageing and health conference for policymakers and researchers in Singapore

With Asia on track to having the world's oldest population in the next few decades, the conference will facilitate dialogue among policymakers and researchers on enabling a healthy ageing society.

Science, Tech, and policies convene for a sustainable future

Leaders in Science (LIS) Forum held yearly since 2016, served as an opening event for the One-North Festival, covering salient tech-policy issues of the day.

Researchers uncover the mechanism behind cancer-causing E.coli toxin setting the path to new preventive measures for colorectal cancer

An inter-disciplinary team of researchers form the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) unravel how a toxin released by E.coli is linked to colorectal cancer through a synthetic biology approach

Novel technology to determine classification of cancer cells through DNA barcodes

A team of researchers form the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a novel technology that could sensitively and accurately detect and classify cancer cells from a small clinical sample.

Identification of specific proteins can aid in development of novel therapeutic targets for heart diseases

Researchers from Duke-NUS have developed the first genome-wide dataset on protein translation during fibroblast activation during cardiac fibrosis.

How evolutionarily conserved genetic material determines reproductive ability of plants

Led by Professor Yuichiro Watanabe, a research team from the University of Tokyo found critical genetic component that can regulate plant reproduction.

Scientists call for bolder actions to protect coral reefs

A collaborative effort from scientists to policymakers can help to avert the effects of climate change on coral reefs and benefit other ecosystems.

International research team develops breakthrough technology for auto-detection of heart disease

Tapping on their individual expertise, Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP), National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS), and Kumamoto University (KU), Japan signed an agreement for research collaboration.

REST OF THE WORLD
New clinical guidelines for patients at high risk of heart attacks, stroke

Clinical practice guidelines recommended by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) include dosage of drugs and changes in nomenclature

For gut microbes, not all types of fibre are created equal

Findings by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine demonstrates that various types of fibre beneficial to some microbes could aid in design of foods.

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APBN Editorial Calendar 2019
January:
Taiwan Medical tourism
February:
Marijuana as medicine — Legal marijuana will open up scientific research
March:
Driven by curiosity
April:
Career developments for researchers
May:
What's cracking — Antibodies in ostrich eggs
June:
Clinical trials — What's in a name?
July:
Traditional Chinese medicine in modern healthcare — Integrating both worlds
August:
Digitalization vs Digitization — Exploring Emerging Trends in Healthcare
September:
Healthy Ageing — How Science is chipping in
October:
Disruptive Urban Farming — Microbes, Plasmids, and Recycling
November:
Evaluating cost effectiveness of genomic profiling
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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