Eisai Launches Website On Neglected Tropical Diseases

The Eisai Access to Medicines Navigator provides information on neglected tropical diseases for patients and healthcare professionals.

Two Mouse Models To Study Alzheimer’s Disease

Research in Alzheimer's disease could be accelerated with the use two new mice models that realistically model the disease in humans.

Aegerion Conducts Phase III Trial For Anti-Cholesterol Drug

The clinical trial will test the efficacy of lomitapide as an adjunct treatment to reduce low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in patients suffering from homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.

Bosch Packaging Expands Capacity In Japan

Bosch has invested US$2.2 million in the larger Musashi site to meet the demand for pharmaceutical inspection technologies.

More Asian Women Find Success In Science

Recognizing the existing gender disparities, governments across Asia have taken measures to encourage more women to join and stay in science and technology fields.

China Most Attractive Market For Clean Energy

China received the most investment for renewable energies in 2013, while Japan's renewable energy market grew the fastest.

IBM To Spend US$100 Million On Big Data Consulting Labs

IBM invests US$100 million to develop ten Interactive Experience labs around the world, including five in Asia.

Tsumoru Shintake Awarded German Physics Prize

This year's Gersch Budker Prize goes to Professor Tsumoru Shintake of OIST for his work on the SACLA X-Ray Free Electron Laser.

Takeda Receives NDA Approval For Influenza Vaccine

Developed using cell culture-based technology, Takeda's H5N1 vaccine could help to strengthen Japan's pandemic preparedness.