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Making Hepatitis C Treatment More Accessible In Malaysia
Malaysia has granted a conditional registration for an affordable hepatitis C treatment developed through public-private partnerships with organizations in Egypt and Thailand.
Asian Universities Shine In 2021 QS Rankings
As emerging global leaders in higher education, Asian universities show steady progress in the 2021 QS World University and Subject Rankings.
Ten East Asian Scientists Recognized By Nature
Nature has identified ten outstanding scientists working in East Asia for a special feature on science in the region.
Malaysian Medical Physicist Wins Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award
Professor Ng Kwan Hoong is the first scientist from a developing country to have won the prestigious award presented by the UK-based International Organization for Medical Physics.
Singapore Leads The Pack In Southeast Asian AI
According to a report by Clarivate Analytics, Southeast Asia is investing heavily in AI and producing quality AI research.
Oxford BioDynamics To Conduct ALS Biomarker Program In Malaysia
The Penang subsidiary of Oxford BioDynamics will work towards developing diagnostic tests for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Testing Knee Replacements With Egg Proteins
Albumin and globulin could prove to be effective lubricants when testing replacement hip and knee joints in a laboratory setting.
Chikungunya Misdiagnosis Masks True Disease Burden Worldwide
This viral disease is often misreported as better-known dengue; as such, chikungunya is likely to be found in many additional countries.
Street Lamp Targets Dengue Fever
A wind- and solar-powered LED light that attracts and traps mosquitoes could help reduce the number of dengue cases in Asia.
Dengue Epidemic Linked To El Niño Effect
A cross-border epidemiological study on the dengue epidemic in Southeast Asia has linked high temperatures caused by El Niño effect with spikes of dengue cases.
Caring For The Caregivers
COVID-19 exposed and exacerbated the mental toll of being a healthcare worker especially in low-resource settings in Asia. As we move toward a new normal, governments, hospitals and mental health experts are beginning to support the neglected community of health care workers, but many challenges are yet to be addressed.