Prevention of Ageing-associated Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s Disease and Glaucoma with a Wolfberry Extract
A research team in the HKU School of Biomedical Sciences has found that wolfberry not only can protect the retinal ganglion cells on the retina against glaucoma, but also can inhibit neuronal apoptosis to prevent neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease.
A Soft Robot Hand for Neural Rehabilitation of Degenerative Neurological Diseases and Strokes
A research team in HKU Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology has developed a soft robotic hand that is designed as a light-weight, wearable glove, which is safe and easy for patients with hand motor impairment to use for rehabilitation.
Technology-based Management of Swallowing Difficulties
A research team in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, HKU Faculty of Education, is developing technology-based solutions to increase the awareness of carers and the general public about management of swallowing difficulties in the elderly, and to provide alternatives to treat swallowing difficulties.
Hot Weather Relief for Labourers
Sheltered rest areas, ventilators, unlimited supplies of potable water and promotional campaigns – are now commonplace on construction sites.
HKU at Forefront in Developing New Sources of Lighting
Professor Che has several patents that have been licensed by local, national and international companies, who are working with him to develop platinum OLEDs into industrial applications.
Bringing 'Mindfulness' Back to Its Roots
A clearer understanding of life coupled with the power of mindfulness has again shown to be an effective means to help people deal with stress and suffering.
Social Network Tools to Reach People In Need
When researchers have good results, we should be sharing them and promoting them to society so people can benefit.