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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
... this article we follow a global health technology—more specifically, a piece of software for monitoring diabetes quality—from Denmark, where it was developed, to Jakarta, Indonesia, where it was introduced in 2012–13. Using ethnographic material, we show how the need for a specific technology is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 261–281.
Published: 01 June 2013
... consequences of such clashing concerns in Japan by drawing on current ideas of postplurality within STS and anthropology. How does the body of the diabetic patient—from (thrifty) genes to fat bellies—become an experimental site of biotechnological and public health innovations in contemporary Japan? What is at...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 223–224.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Langstrup and by Christine Y. L. Luk demonstrate the transnational aspect of biotechnology as it settles in Asia. Rogvi, Juul, and Langstrup reveal the complicated social interactions that have arisen from a diabetes-monitoring software package traveling from Denmark, where it was developed, to users in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 175–183.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and natures through global assemblages of whaling (Blok); between human and animal in bringing robots to life (Kubo); between epidemiological and genetic traits in metabolizing diabetes drugs (Mohácsi); between Thai and Japanese technology in the space created by a technology-transfer project (Morita...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 391–415.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Karisalai Llagam , “tuberculosis/phthisis, leucoderma/vitiligo, enlargement of spleen, intra-abdominal tuberculosis in children, diseases of spleen, ascites, sprue/malabsorption syndrome, indigestion, disease with Pitta predominance, burning sensation, venereal disease, polyuria, diabetes insipidus...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
... workout to people who are unable to exercise due to obesity or complications such as diabetes, immobility, or simple frailty ( Solon 2011 ). Plastic surgery is another area where the body can be examined as a malleable and plastic object in the contexts of global consumerism. Situating aesthetic practices...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2017
... disorder of immunology, autoimmunity, and autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, childhood (type 1) diabetes, and multiple sclerosis. It begins with fever. The authors consider fever in the nineteenth century to be the conceptual equivalent of autoimmunity in our time...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2014
... at most), and selecting a protocol to produce and test (possibly biologically) this formulation. Such is the case for the drug named Diabecon, invented by the Himalaya Drug Company in Bangalore (see below). As the name suggests, this medicine is indicated for the biomedically defined diabetes...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 March 2010
... failed organs or tissue. Scientists are hoping that, should the technology mature, they can use it to treat Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, stroke, spinal cord injuries, arthritis, metabolism-related disease such as diabetes, and many other diseases. With this potentiality, biomedical research...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 397–412.
Published: 01 December 2015
... according to the MoH requirements. I am not clear about the situation. It is not convenient for me to say more now. If you really want to have treatment, you need to come here and find out. One patient with diabetes had a similar experience: I had contacted one hospital in Beijing and was told that the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 367–383.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Biopolis. The company has received significant subsidies from the EDB and a number of Singaporean project grants, including a SG $2.6 million small business award. Coleman cited the inadequacy of European funding for his research on diabetes as his reason for relocating ( Arnold 2006 ). ES Cell...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 135–159.
Published: 01 June 2017
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 69–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
... diseases (CIDs), cancers, diabetes, and hepatitis B. By finding “ethnic associations,” physicians can differentiate groups according to differences in chemical resistance or allergies in relation to specific drugs. With innovations in assaying technology, the momentum of GWAS is to assay genetic variations...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 453–466.
Published: 01 September 2013
... illness category corresponded to tuberculosis in biomedicine. (f) I was told by a NGO doctor with whom I was associated in 2002–3 that, in biomedical terms, the patient may have suffered from diabetes because he was also slowly becoming blind. My findings, based on a sample of 66 Tibetan people who were...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of racial differences in doping test outcomes had become a concrete fact. Analyzing the case of clinical research and pharmaceutical marketing on the correlation between type 2 diabetes and Mexican ancestry, the medical anthropologist Michael Montoya (2007) has pointed out that the descriptive...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 September 2017
... autologous bone marrow for such medical conditions as diabetic foot ulcer and Duchenne's muscular dystrophy. He set up a private clinic for providing stem cell treatment after the local institutional review board of his affiliated institution did not grant him permission for clinical application. The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2010
... . Cheltenham : Edward Elgar . Baker R. ( 2006 ). Economic rationality and health and lifestyle choices for people with diabetes . Social Science & Medicine , 63 ( 9 ), 2341 – 2353 . Brown S. ( 1980 ). Political subjectivity . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press . Chen...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 467–486.
Published: 01 September 2013
... hot place where people eat sweet and oily food and drink much sweet tea, many patients came to the clinic suffering from diabetes and a condition Tibetan medicine refers to as “cold kidney disease” ( mkhal grang ); there were also many cases of hepatitis ( mkhris pa nad ). Concerning the Indian...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 233–252.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the early 2012. Their prospective product, the stem cell derived from umbilical cord blood, still has a long way to stabilize into a marketable one. In contrast to reality, their proposal contained a time schedule to develop regenerative medicine for rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, cancer, myotrophic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 March 2010
... million), diabetes (15 million), cancer (8 million), or Alzheimer's disease (8 million)—not to mention so many other costly ailments, such as psychiatric disorders, multiple sclerosis, and obesity. There is little doubt that we will have effective genetic therapies within a few years. ( Magill 2001 ) In...