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Vol 23, No. 04, April 2019
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The secret to bats' immunity

Bats' ability to host deadly viruses without getting sick could help shed light on inflammation and ageing in humans

Rice can drown too

The mechanism of rice submergence tolerance

Eating mushrooms may reduce risk of cognitive decline

Seniors who ate more than 300 grams of cooked mushrooms a week were half as likely to have mild cognitive Impairment

Reduce sugar intake to protect pancreas

Study finds high concentrations of glucose cause genetic mutation in pancreatic cells, which can eventually lead to pancreatic cancer

Mother's previous exposure to dengue may worsen Zika-infected baby's brain abnormality

New research uncovers previously unknown mechanism behind why some, but not all, Zika virus infections during pregnancy lead to fetal brain abnormalities

REST OF THE WORLD
Cashews may have fewer calories than previously thought

USDA researchers found the metabolisable energy content of a 28g serving of cashews is 137 kcal, instead of the current reported value of 163 kcal/serving

A quarter of adults have never had their hearing checked

Study shows Britain fare the worst globally in getting their hearing checked

Green tea cuts obesity in mice

Follow-up study in people underway

Potential new treatment for heart attack

Prospective drug found by testing in human heart muscle grown from stem cells

Vaccine developed to treat osteoarthritic pain

Researchers have developed a vaccine that blocks the effects of the main cause of pain in osteoarthritis in mice

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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?
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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