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Vol 22, No 04, April 2018
ASIA
Natural products identified as potential new antibiotic against various drug-resistant bacteria

Natural products have historically been recognized as a prolific and dependable source of antibacterial agents.

HKUST discovers new antibiotics resistance mechanism

Paving the way for the design of new drugs in tackling superbugs

Green tea-based drug carriers improve cancer treatment

A research team at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology have developed green tea nanocarriers which can carry more drugs and are more stable than current drug delivery systems, aiding in the treatment of liver cancer.

New molecule can kill five types of deadly drug-resistant superbugs

The newly developed synthetic molecule may offer limited or even, no side effects.

Scientists grow liver cancer cells in lab

Recreating liver tumours as organoids for faster, more accurate drug screening.

New findings reveal sex-based and age-based differences in how the gut microbiome affects brain immunity

This discovery may help explain the sex bias inherent in neurodegenerative or neuro-developmental diseases, such as autism

HKUST scientists find new way to produce chiral molecules

This may bring safer and more affordable medicine to all.

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APBN Editorial Calendar 2019
January:
Taiwan Medical tourism
February:
Marijuana as medicine — Legal marijuana will open up scientific research
March:
Driven by curiosity
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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