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ACS Cancer Statistics Report Shows Record Drop in Cancer Mortality, But Persistent Disparities

The 2021 American Cancer Society annual Cancer Statistics report found that the overall rate of cancer mortality continuously declined from 1991 to 2018 but also highlighted racial and geographic disparities. The 2021 American Cancer Society (ACS) annual Cancer Statistics report found that while the overall rate of cancer mortality continuously declined from…
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英國六旬翁換腎失敗再患淋巴癌確診新冠肺炎後腫瘤竟離奇消失

新冠肺炎疫情於全球各國帶來數以萬計的死亡個案,科學家們日以繼夜研究,期望找到應對病毒的方法。英國有醫學雜誌近日刊出臨床病例,指1名患嚴重腎病及淋巴癌六旬男子因呼吸困難入院,不幸確診新冠肺炎。不過4個月後,男子的斷層掃描報告竟顯示體內的腫瘤離奇消失,科研人員不排除情況因新冠病毒觸發人體抗腫瘤免疫反應所致,將循相關方向研究。 (繼續閱讀…)
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港股Biotech公司这一年

2020年是跌宕起伏的大片,我们每个人都是被推至前沿、置身其中的主角。公共卫生事件改变了很多人、很多国家、甚至很多产业。虽然公共卫生事件仍在全球肆虐,但经过医药公司、医生和各界的不懈努力,各国传来疫苗相继批准上市的好消息。作为产业发展前瞻晴雨表的资本市场更是给了我们很多启示,我们一起来看看港股生物科技公司的这一年。 (繼續閱讀…)
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穿透血脑屏障给大脑“送药”,纳米技术取得重要进展

一直以来,当大脑需要药物治疗时,无论是因为阿尔茨海默病、脑肿瘤,还是因为脑部遭受外伤,要把药物分子送达所需的脑组织是项艰巨的挑战。给大脑送药的一道主要障碍是所谓的“血脑屏障”。新年伊始,根据《科学》子刊Science Advances的一篇研究论文,科学家们利用纳米颗粒为解决这一药物递送难题提供了一种富有潜力的新方法。 (繼續閱讀…)
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Breakthrough for Healthcare, Agriculture, Energy: Artificial Intelligence Reveals Recipe for Building Artificial Proteins

A ribbon model of a protein. Credit: Emw/Wikimedia CC BY-SA 3.0 Proteins are essential to cells, carrying out complex tasks and catalyzing chemical reactions. Scientists and engineers have long sought to harness this power by designing artificial proteins that can perform new tasks, like treat disease, capture carbon or harvest energy,…
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Biotech crops good for environment

CROP biotechnology has reduced pesticide use associated with environmental impact and has been proven to be beneficial for agricultural biodiversity, according to a United Kingdom-based agricultural economist and scientists from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) during a recent online technical forum. In a recent online technical forum…
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China Tech Digest: Biotech Firms Rush To List In China, Huawei Debuts Low Price Lidar

Biopharmaceutical companies rush for IPO on Science and Technology Innovation Board Recently, numerous biopharmaceutical companies such as Nanmo Biology, Jiachuang Biology, Maiwei Biology, Dana Biology, Sailun Biology have applied for IPO on the Sci-tech Innovation Board. The companies are involved in innovative drug development, innovative drug services, original and unique…
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Whisky industry and biotech innovators collaborate to find new sustainable solutions

An exciting new project launches this week that brings together Scotland’s most successful export industry and leading biotechnology innovators to find new sustainable solutions from whisky co-products.  The Whisky Project is led by the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC), co-funded by Zero Waste Scotland, and with additional support from the Scotch…
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[THE HINDU] Coronavirus | About 130 Covaxin trial volunteers may test positive, says Bharat Biotech

Possible COVID-19 infection built into Covaxin vaccine trial design; Bharat Biotech to perform interim analysis in due course. Vaccine maker Bharat Biotech’s Phase-3 clinical trial design for its candidate Covaxin expects 130 COVID-19 infections among trial participants, according to details shared by the company on the government’s clinical trial website.Thus instances such as Haryana Health…
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