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Stem Cell Therapy For Eye Disease To Be Tested In Japan

A pilot clinical study to assess the use of stem cell therapy in wet-type age-related macular degeneration has been launched in Japan.

Night Owls More Likely To Be Anti-Social, Study

A study has found that people who stay up late at night are more likely to display anti-social personality traits.

Thin People Get Diabetes Too, Study

A study has found that blaming fat as the cause of diabetes is misleading and wrongly promotes the idea that the condition is self-induced.

Takeda Receives Marketing Authorization For NESINA In China

The China Food and Drug Administration has issued an Import Drug License for Takeda's type 2 diabetes drug.

Oral Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment XELJANZ® Launched In Japan

Pfizer and Takeda Pharmaceutical have launched their rheumatoid arthritis drug XELJANZ® (tofacitinib citrate) in Japan.

Soil Carbon ‘Blowing In The Wind’

Researchers have calculated the extent of carbon dust emissions that result from nutrient-rich top soil being blown away by dust storms in Australia.

India’s Research Participant Protection Policy Needs To Be Tweaked, Experts

Experts say urgent action is needed to deal with possible unintended consequences of India’s new policy to protect research participants.

Fish Oil May Help In Serious Pregnancy Complications

Taking fish oil during pregnancy could limit the effects of serious complications, according to an Australian study.

Anemia May Increase Risk of Dementia

An international team of scientists has found a link between anemia (low red blood cell count) and an increased risk of dementia.