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Vol 23, No. 01, January 2019
ASIA-PACIFIC
Weight change in middle-aged and elderly Singaporean Chinese linked to increased mortality risk

The Singapore Chinese Health Study has shown that both moderate-to-large weight gain and weight loss in mid-life and old age were associated with increased risk of all-cause mortality, and particularly for cardiovascular disease mortality.

A fully human system to cultivate skin cells for grafting

Breakthrough method where human skin cells can be robustly cultured in the laboratory for making skin grafts using chemically defined and animal-free reagents

Essential bridge for photosynthesis has been identified

New research studies how chloroplasts work and plants evolve

Addressing airborne biological threats with bioaerosol sampling

Duke-NUS Medical School pilot study shows that non-invasive bioaerosol sampling and molecular diagnostics can detect respiratory viruses in aerosol samples in public places such as Singapore's MRT trains.

Speeding up carbohydrate research

Hierachical and programmable one-pot method brings oligosaccharide synthesis to a whole new level

REST OF THE WORLD
There is hope for anticancer vaccines

Anticancer vaccines gain new lease of life with personalisation techniques

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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
April:
Career developments for researchers
May:
What's cracking — Antibodies in ostrich eggs
June:
Clinical trials — What's in a name?
July:
Traditional Chinese medicine in modern healthcare — Integrating both worlds
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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