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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
... Henriette 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 175–183.
Published: 01 June 2013
... commensuration between cultures 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 391–415.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of spleen, ascites, sprue/malabsorption syndrome, indigestion, disease with Pitta predominance, burning sensation, venereal disease, polyuria, diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus.” Understanding the magnitude of the reformulation achieved by the TKDL teams of practitioners requires a brief...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
... in muscles so as to give the benefits of a good 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...
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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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the Himalaya Drug Company in Bangalore (see below). As the name suggests, this medicine is indicated for the biomedically defined diabetes (insulin-dependent or not), the symptoms of which find their equivalent in an ayurvedic-defined disease called prameha (or meha ), which translates as “urinary...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 March 2010
... used to regenerate 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 367–383.
Published: 01 September 2009
... 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 International had an...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 397–412.
Published: 01 December 2015
... diabetes had a similar experience: I had contacted one hospital in Beijing and was told that the hospital could offer stem cell therapy for my disease, but it required about fifty thousand yuan for one course of treatment. While I was raising the money, I read the news about the MoH's regulatory document...
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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
... ethnic-specific groups and serious illnesses such as chronic inflammatory 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 453–466.
Published: 01 September 2013
... foreign doctor working for the NGO, this Tibetan 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 March 2016
... on the correlation between type 2 diabetes and Mexican ancestry, the medical anthropologist Michael Montoya (2007) has pointed out that the descriptive classification of race and ethnicity was transformed into a normative concept when knowledge about it went beyond the core scientific community...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 March 2010
... diseases at their genetic roots. Hopefully, help will be on the way for so many in the United States afflicted with gene related dysfunction, such as cardiovascular disease (50 million), diabetes (15 million), cancer (8 million), or Alzheimer's disease (8 million)—not to mention so many other costly...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2010
... policy . 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 233–252.
Published: 01 June 2015
... 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 lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer's, and so on, by 2015, starting from 2011. I rejected the offer because I...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 September 2017
... city of Cuttack in Odisha State. Prakash claims to provide stem cell treatment using 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 467–486.
Published: 01 September 2013
... central administration in Dharamsala explaining that the clinic needed to be enlarged. Eventually they agreed, and in 2000 a new clinic was built. Because India is a 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...