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Prophylaxis to COVID-19 by AFO-202 ß-Glucan Food Supplement From Japan TOKYO -Monday 26 October 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Caucasian, Hispanic and Afro-American population, when Covid-19 infected, are prone to abnormal blood clotting, that may lead to stroke. Pregnant women and people with comorbidities are also at high risk. Higher mortality has been reported in patients, whose fasting plasma...

Kasturba Medical College, India Wins XV Fujio Cup Quiz in NCRM NICHE 2020 -Monday 19 October 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sufyan Ibrahim and Himanshu Yashavanthi Nagesh of Kasturba Medical College, India, won the prestigious Fujio Cup Quiz (FCQ), an active knowledge gaining academic event of NCRM NICHE 2020, on stem cells and regenerative medicine, in a toughly fought contest among teams...

Researcher John Craig Venter Is Awarded the 2020 Edogawa-NICHE Prize for His Accomplishment in Human Genome Research -Saturday 15 August 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Edogawa NICHE Prize for the year 2020 has been awarded to Dr. John Craig Venter for his contribution to research and development pertaining to the Human genome. This honor reflects Dr. Venter's lifetime accomplishments in the power of the genomics and specifically in the...

Urethral Stricture Treatment by Hybrid Cell Therapy, Granted Japanese Patent -Friday 3 July 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Treating male urethral stricture with the patient’s own buccal mucosal cells, encapsulated in a polymer scaffold as carrier, has been granted a patent in Japan. A longer duration of relief to patients who had recurrence of the disease after earlier conventional treatments,...

Cell Therapy Tools for Cartilage Repair From Osteoarthritic Knee Joint of Elderly -Friday 19 June 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A break through feat of growing pluripotency expressing cells from osteoarthritis (OA) affected cartilage tissue of knee joints of elderly has been reported by orthopedicians and cell culture experts led by Dr Shojiro Katoh, President, Edogawa Hospital. OA affects, knee joints...

Japanese Dietary Supplement: Nichi Glucan, an Immune Booster in Covid-19 -Thursday 18 June 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A unique Beta 1,3-1,6 Glucan based Japanese health supplement, produced by black yeast, Aureobasidium Pullulans, could strategically help tackle Covid-19 in people with comorbid conditions like diabetes, kidney and heart diseases, as published in Frontiers in Immunology...

Cross Protection by Encephalitis Vaccine as a Factor for Lesser COVID Mortality in Some Regions -Saturday 25 April 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A significant discrepancy in mortality among even geographically close regions could be explained by a cross protection induced by Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine (JEV) and/or Tick-Borne Encephalitis Vaccine (TEV) according to Dr Shojiro Katoh, President, Edogawa Hospital. He...