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Volume 22, Number 11, November 2018
The Asian Cancer - War on liver cancer
The Asian cancer
Battling Asia's war on liver cancer
Eliminating viral hepatitis in Indonesia by 2030
An understanding of the silent disease burden in Indonesia and recommendations...
Liver cancer treatments - A decade later
The last liver cancer drug, sorafenib was approved in 2007
100 years after the Spanish Flu
In 1918, a deadly flu pandemic swept across the globe
Finding the cure in the mind
There is currently no cure for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and only a handful of approved treatments
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Volume 22, Number 11, November 2018
FEATURES  
The Asian cancer
Battling Asia's war on liver cancer.
by Dr Choo Su Pin

Liver cancer, or hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), is an Asian men's disease. Almost 80 percent of the world's HCC cases and deaths from HCC occur in Asia...

Eliminating viral hepatitis in Indonesia by 2030
Dr Jack Wallace shares an understanding of the silent disease burden in Indonesia ...
Liver cancer treatments - A decade later
The last liver cancer drug, sorafenib was approved in 2007
Like a sniper
Radiation oncologists use breath hold techniques to shoot tumours with...
SPOTLIGHTS  
100 years after the Spanish Flu
Dr Peter Piot shares some lessons Asia can learn from the Spanish Flu and tells us more on the innovations and precautions we can take to tackle future health threats.
Finding the cure in the mind
There is currently no cure for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and only a handful of approved treatments, with the success rate for approval of new compounds the lowest of any therapeutic area.
EYE ON CHINA  
China to improve management on human genetic resources
Regulations should focus on balancing between the protection and development of such resources which include human organs, tissues, cells, etc.
Feeding pigs kitchen leftovers behind outbreak of African swine fever
Tibetan fungus could help fight liver cancer
Medopad and Tencent develop advanced AI for Parkinson's disease
INSIDE INDUSTRY  
Study finds biopharma companies seek digital transformation, but most are lagging Merck invests SGD20 million laboratory in Singapore A new treatment to lose weight and keep it off
BIOBOARD  
2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine winners
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018 was awarded jointly to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo "for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.
Antibiotics overuse causes imbalanced gut microbiome
Bright lights, big CITI
Precision medicine for diagnosing and treating neuropathic pain
Women more prone to selected chemotherapy side-effects
NEWS CRUNCH  
news Asia is the fastest growing region for nutraceuticals
news 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine winners
news Vitafoods Asia expands by 40 per cent in 2018
PR NEWSWIRE  
Asia Pacific Biotech News
EDITORS' CHOICE  
COLUMNS  

APBN Editorial Calendar 2018
January:
Obesity / Outlook for 2018
February:
Searching for the fountain of youth
March:
Women in Science - Making a difference
April:
Digestive health in the 21st century - Trust your guts
May:
Dental health - The root to good health
June:
Cancer - Therapies and strategies for better patient outcomes
July:
Water management - Technologies for biotech and pharmaceutical industries
August:
Regenerative technology - Meat of the future
September:
Doctor Robot - The digital healthcare revolution
October:
Bones / Breast cancer
November:
Liver health / Top science research nations & institutions
December:
AIDS / Breakthrough of the year/Emerging trends
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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