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04 Nov, 2019, 05:50 GMT Okayama University Research: Synthetic Compound Provides Fast Screening For Potential Drugs

A simple assay may benefit drug discovery for treating diabetes, Parkinson's, and Alzheimers disease, as well as studies of functional food and...


18 Oct, 2019, 10:28 BST Okayama University Research: The Nervous System can Contribute to Breast Cancer Progression

In a recent study published in Nature Neuroscience, researchers at Okayama University developed a method to stimulate different types of nerves...


14 Oct, 2019, 07:19 BST Okayama University e-Bulletin: Promoting Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Across Generations by Launching SDGs Youth Project

This issue includes a feature on contribution on "Two symposia commemorating the 70th anniversary of Okayama University to further contribute to the...


29 Jul, 2019, 05:41 BST Okayama University Research: Prosthetics for Retinal Stimulation

In a study recently published in Advanced Biomedical Engineering, researchers at Okayama University report a thin photoelectric film which can...


15 Jul, 2019, 05:12 BST Okayama University Research: Early Gastric Cancer Endoscopic Diagnosis System Using Artificial Intelligence

Researchers at Okayama University have developed an early gastric cancer endoscopic diagnosis system using artificial intelligence (AI). The details...


06 Jun, 2019, 13:37 BST Okayama University Research: Improving the Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer

In a recent study published in the Journal of Gastroenterology researchers at Okayama University report a method to identify specific cases of...


29 Apr, 2019, 06:36 BST Okayama University Research: Technology to Rapidly Detect Cancer Markers for Cancer Diagnosis

Researchers at Okayama University report in the journal Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical that terahertz radiation can be used to rapidly detect...


25 Mar, 2019, 10:38 GMT Okayama University Research: Estimating Appropriate Protein Intake

Biochemists have shown that very high protein levels can be harmful to cells in the human body. However, exactly which proteins fall under this...


18 Mar, 2019, 11:51 GMT Okayama University Research: Game Changer: How do Bacteria Play Tag

In a recent study published in Proteins and Proteomics researchers at Okayama University show how bacteria attach to organisms before infecting them. ...


06 Mar, 2019, 10:33 GMT Okayama University Research: Inflammation in the Brain Enhances the Side-effects of Hypnotic Medication

In a study recently published in the European Journal of Pharmacology researchers at Okayama University show how the presence of inflammation in the...


27 Feb, 2019, 13:13 GMT Okayama University Research: Promising Biomarker for Vascular Disease Relapse Revealed

Researchers at Okayama University report in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatology that monitoring a particular antigen can be used for predicting...


31 Jan, 2019, 09:54 GMT Okayama University Research: 3D Tissue Model Offers Insights Into Treating Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers at Okayama University show how specific cells of the pancreas can facilitate cancer progression Pancreatic cancer can be fatal. It is...


18 Jan, 2019, 14:34 GMT Okayama University Research: Mechanical Stress Affects Normal Bone Development

Researchers at Okayama University show how mechanical stress at very early stages of bone development alters expression pattern of the...


26 Dec, 2018, 15:25 GMT Okayama University Research: Role of Commensal Microbiota in Bone Remodeling

Researchers at Okayama University report in the journal Molecules that commensal microbiota - microorganisms present in the human body - may play a...


26 Nov, 2018, 11:27 GMT Okayama University Research: Insights into Mechanisms Governing the Resistance to the Anti-cancer Medication Cetuximab

Researchers at Okayama University report in the Journal of Periodontology that the presence of commensal flora in the mouth may play a key role in...


25 Sep, 2018, 04:46 BST Okayama University Research: Insights Into Mechanisms Governing the Resistance to the Anti-Cancer Medication Cetuximab

Okayama University researchers report in Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications that the anti-cancer drug cetuximab is released with...


10 Sep, 2018, 11:23 BST Okayama University Research: Possible Link Between Excess Chewing Muscle Activity and Dental Disease

Researchers at Okayama University report in Archives of Oral Biology that involuntary masseter muscle activity - unnecessary motion of the muscles...


10 Aug, 2018, 11:10 BST Okayama University Research: New Device for Assisting Accurate Hemodialysis Catheter Placement

Researchers at Okayama University report in The Journal of Vascular Access a supporting device for accurately placing hemodialysis catheters on...


16 Jul, 2018, 04:51 BST Okayama University Research: Diabetic Kidney Disease: New Biomarkers Improve the Prediction of the Renal Prognosis

Researchers at Okayama University report in the journal Diabetes Care their findings on measurements of ion concentration in solutions for clinical...


10 Jul, 2018, 09:32 BST Okayama University Makes a Breakthrough in Retinal Degeneration

Researchers at Okayama University report in the journal Artificial Organs the successful implantation of dye-based prosthetic films in monkey eyes....


27 Jun, 2018, 12:04 BST Okayama University Research: Measuring ion Concentration in Solutions for Clinical and Environmental Research

Okayama University researchers describe in the journal Optics Express the use of Terahertz (THz) chemical microscopy to measure the pH of water-based ...


27 Jun, 2018, 11:54 BST Okayama University Research: Successful Implantation and Testing of Retinal Prosthesis in Monkey Eyes With Retinal Degeneration

Researchers at Okayama University report in the journal Artificial Organs the successful implantation of dye-based prosthetic films in monkey eyes....