Friday, 23 June 2017

Biologics News

  • Plant based medicine to treat Alzheimer’s

    Biologics |  News | 1 Comment | 21 Jun, 2017

    Japanese scientists at the University of Toyama have developed a method to isolate and identify active compounds in plant medicines, which accurately accounts for drug behavior in the body....Read more

  • New flu blood test developed

    Biologics |  News | 0 Comment | 16 Jun, 2017

    Australian researchers have developed a blood test that can predict, with 91 per cent accuracy, which influenza patients will potentially develop deadly secondary infections, such as pneumo...Read more

  • Anti-HIV compound found in plant

    Biologics |  News | 0 Comment | 15 Jun, 2017

    A study conducted by scientists from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Hong Kong Baptist University, and the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology show that a plant found thr...Read more

  • Snake venom may replace aspirin

    Biologics |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2017

    Scientists at the National Taiwan University have found that snake venom can provide a safer alternative to drugs like aspirin that help prevent blood clots in heart disease patients. Anti...Read more

  • An improved tool to detect cancer

    Biologics |  News | 0 Comment | 09 Jun, 2017

    In a collaborative research project, scientists from Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics, the University of Adelaide and University of Queensland have discovered a new and improve...Read more

  • Novel way to track dengue infection

    Biologics |  News | 0 Comment | 08 Jun, 2017

    A team from Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) and Singapore General Hospital (SGH) has found a new use for an 'old' technology in the field of infectious diseases research. Using positron...Read more

  • 3D heart tissue created for drug testing

    Biologics |  News | 0 Comment | 08 Jun, 2017

    Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology of A*STAR Singapore have engineered a three-dimensional heart tissue from human stem cells to test the safety and efficacy ...Read more

  • Device for quick, effective treatment of common hearing disorder

    Biologics |  News | 0 Comment | 26 May, 2017

    A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a novel handheld device, known as CLiKX, for the treatment of a condition called Otitis Media with Effusi...Read more

  • Paper test strip designed for heart patients

    Biologics |  News | 0 Comment | 26 May, 2017

    A group of Chinese scientists have developed a new test strip that could potentially allow heart failure patients to do monitor their condition at home for the first time. Antigens ST2 and...Read more

  • New therapy developed for atherosclerosis

    Biologics |  News | 0 Comment | 24 May, 2017

    Researchers at Ben-Gurion University (BGU) and the Sheba Medical Center in Israel have developed a new therapy to treat atherosclerosis and prevent heart failure with a new biomedical polym...Read more

  • Scientists to test whether Zika can kill brain cancer cells

    Biologics |  News | 0 Comment | 23 May, 2017

    Scientists in Britain are planning to harness the Zika virus to try to kill brain tumour cells in experiments that could lead to new ways to fight an aggressive type of cancer. The researc...Read more

  • Natural resistance to malaria linked to variation in human red blood cell receptors

    Biologics |  News | 0 Comment | 19 May, 2017

    According to new study by University of Oxford, large structural variants in human glycophorin genes, which are unusually common in Africa, are protective against malarial disease. It opens...Read more

  • New imaging technique for removing tumors

    Biologics |  News | 0 Comment | 12 May, 2017

    Researchers at BRITElab at Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and the University of Western Australia have developed an imaging technique that assists surgeons to effectively remov...Read more

  • Metabolic markers to diagnose typhoid fever

    Biologics |  News | 0 Comment | 10 May, 2017

    Researchers at the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Vietnam have identified a metabolite 'signature' that can accurately distinguish typhoid from other fever-inducing tropical dise...Read more

  • Smart contact lens sensor developed

    Biologics |  News | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2017

    A recent study, affiliated with Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea has proposed the possibility of in situ human health monitoring simply by wearing a c...Read more

  • Frog substance shown to kill human flu viruses

    Biologics |  News | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2017

    According to a recent research led by Joshy Jacob  of Emory University with a team at the Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology in Poojapura have confirmed that a compound in...Read more

  • A new test kit for early cancer detection

    Biologics |  News | 0 Comment | 02 May, 2017

    Scientists around the world are striving for effective detection of cancer in the early stages, and a Chinese scientist may have found a quick way of knowing whether malignant tumors exist ...Read more

  • A glow stick for detecting cancer

    Biologics |  News | 0 Comment | 02 May, 2017

    Chemiluminescence, or chemical light, is the principle behind the glow sticks or light sticks used as quick tools to grab when the electricity goes out. But they can also be used to diagnos...Read more

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