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Vol 25, No. 07, July 2021
A Step Towards Understanding Omega-3 Uptake in the Brain

Cryo-electron microscopy and computer simulations reveal how a cellular protein helps transport omega-3 fatty acids to the brain and eye, with implications for drug development.

World-first Hip Fracture Registry Toolbox striving to improve care for the 1 million+ who fracture a hip in Asia Pacific each year

An innovative world-first Hip Fracture Registry Toolbox has been launched today (Tuesday, June 15, 2021) to address the alarming death and disability caused by the more than 1 million hip fractures sustained in the Asia Pacific each year.

RADICA: A Radical, Rapid Method for Accurate Detection of Viruses

Researchers have devised a novel method to rapidly and accurately detect viral nucleic acids – a breakthrough that boasts speed, sensitivity, affordability and adaptability to detect different DNA/RNA targets in viruses like the coronavirus.

U.S. FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Lecanemab

Eisai Co., Ltd. and Biogen Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation for lecanemab (BAN2401), an investigational anti-amyloid beta protofibril antibody for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

Blocking Critical Protein Signalling Can Help Liver Regenerate After Injury

A signalling protein thought to be able to treat liver damage in paracetamol toxicity could actually worsen it. Here, Singapore scientists discovered that blocking its effects could be the way forward.

Monopar Announces New Drug Candidate and Collaborates with the National University of Singapore for Preclinical Evaluation in Cancer

Development of novel Camsirubicin analogue expands Monopar’s therapeutic pipeline.

Organon Launches as New Women’s Health Company and Opens Asia Pacific HQ in Singapore

Launching with a commitment to understanding women and their health needs, and to identify urgently needed solutions.

Cargill Plans to Build New Palm Oil Refinery to Meet Demand for Sustainable Palm Oil

Cargill is building a new US$200 million palm oil refinery in Lampung, Indonesia, which will accelerate Cargill’s efforts to develop a sustainable palm supply chain and provide verified deforestation-free products to customers.

SIT Launches Production Facility and Food Tech Course to Support Burgeoning Agri-Food Sector in Singapore

To promote innovation in Singapore’s fast-growing food tech sector, SIT is set to launch a brand-new small-batch food production facility and a specialised course to provide professionals with in-demand skills as plant-based options gain popularity.

Cytiva opens experience and learning lab in Singapore

A new lab to support Singapore government’s Industry 4.0 agenda to build research, digital, innovation capability and talent development.

Oliver Healthcare Packaging Wins “Packaging Design of the Year” at Healthcare Asia Medtech Awards 2021

Oliver Healthcare Packaging, a leading healthcare company that drives innovation in medical packaging, has been recognised as the winner in the “Packaging Design of the Year” category at Charlton Media Group’s Healthcare Asia Medtech Awards 2021.

NEWS CRUNCH  
news Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress 2021 is Set to Brave the New Frontiers as We Revolutionise and Transform Healthcare
news Anti-Pandemic Forum to be Hosted by Top-Notch American and Chinese Scientists
news Commemorating World Health Day with Viatris
news Entire industrial chain resources of advanced medical equipment are lining up at Medtec China 2021
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