Kumamoto University

Kumamoto University, abbreviated to Kumadai, is a Japanese national university located in Kumamoto, Kumamoto prefecture in the Kyushu region of Japan. It was established on May 31, 1949, at which time the following institutions were subsumed into it; Kumamoto Teachers College (established in 1874), Kumamoto Pharmaceutical College (1885), the Fifth High School (1887), Kumamoto Medical College (1896), and Kumamoto Technical College (1906).

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HIV & AIDS

A new method for removing cells infected with the AIDS virus

With the successful suppression of the AIDS virus (HIV) through medication, the focus turns toward its eradication. Researchers from Kumamoto University in Japan have developed a new compound that is key to the destruction ...

Medical research

Intestinal flora effects drug response

Intestinal flora has multiple influences on human health, but researchers have revealed that it is also likely to have an effect on the body's response to drugs. Recent research from Kumamoto University in Japan strongly ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

A typical communication pattern of people with Alzheimer's disease

Dementia in any form is a heartbreaking disease that can take away the capacity for thinking and making judgements. To save face, people with dementia often pretend to know answers to questions, even when they really don't. ...

Medical research

Research shows that drinking Matcha tea can reduce anxiety

Many different countries have a tea culture, and Japanese Matcha tea is growing in popularity around the world. In Japan, Matcha has a long history of being used for various medicinal purposes. It has been suspected to have ...

Oncology & Cancer

Anti-cancer effects found in natural compound derived from onions

Research from Kumamoto University, Japan finds that a natural compound isolated from onions, onionin A (ONA), has several anti-cancer properties for ovarian cancer. This discovery is a result of research on the effects of ...

Diabetes

Development of a wearable medical device for type 2 diabetes

Although effective for the treatment of diabetes, exercise is sometimes difficult for overweight or elderly people. A new wearable medical device developed by Kumamoto University has been found to effect visceral fat loss ...

Oncology & Cancer

NSD2 enzyme appears to prevent cellular senescence

Researchers from Kumamoto University in Japan have used comprehensive genetic analysis to find that the enzyme NSD2, which is known to regulate the actions of many genes, also works to block cell aging. Their experiments ...

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