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  1. News - World - MEDICINE

    HIV-infected baby still free of virus at age of three, say US researchers

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 09:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Press in Washington Specialists say powerful doses of drugs appear to have created situation of 'sustained remission' HIV-infected baby still free of virus at age of 3 A girl who was treated for HIV shortly after birth still shows ...

  2. News - World - MEDICINE

    Vitamin C again under scrutiny as an aid to the treatment of cancer

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:30pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Vitamin C returns as cancer treatment aid Could pumping about 2,000 oranges' worth of vitamin C into a patient's bloodstream boost the effectiveness of anti-cancer drugs and mitigate the awful side effects of chemotherapy? In research published on Wednesday in the journal Science Translational Medicine, scientists found that high doses ...

  3. News - World - MEDICINE

    Snail venom found to be painkiller ‘100 times stronger than morphine’

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 11:27pm by AFP

    ... of the US population and can arise from cancer, Aids, diabetes and other debilitating diseases. One conotoxin-derived drug, ziconotide, has already been approved for human use. However, ...

  4. News - World - MEDICINE

    HIV baby free of virus after being treated within hours of birth

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 09:58am by AFP

    ... for AIDS, which has infected some 70 million people around the world and killed 35 million, according to the World Health Organization. ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDICINE

    Three medical leaps that could transform disease treatments

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian In the past year researchers have discovered how to rewrite genes, manipulate the microbes in our bodies and profile common cancers Three breakthroughs that could transform medicine More than once last year, researchers described leaps in med ...

  6. News - China - MEDICINE

    Man hides HIV status to obtain surgery

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:55pm by Staff Reporter

    ... to treat him, an HIV/AIDS association director revealed on the weibo social network. Li Hu, the regional director of non-profit organisation China Alliance of People Living with HIV/AIDS, used ... to Beijing Ditan hospital, a hospital entitled to treat HIV/AIDS carriers, but was also rejected. Li said the hospital told Feng it did not have adequate facilities to treat his lung cancer. Anxious ...

  7. News - World - MEDICINE

    Polio outbreaks in Africa and Pakistan alarm health officials

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... or contains the virus that causes Aids- or even pork products. However, he said, many cases are in areas south of Mogadishu where Shabab, a militant group, operates. The group opposes mass campaigns ...

  8. News - World - MEDICINE

    Deadly Sars-like virus takes toll on British family

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... of his death is recorded as coronavirus. Abid's sister Zaida was also confirmed to have been infected, but her healthy immune system aided her quick recovery. The novel coronavirus was first ...

  9. News - Asia - MEDICINE

    Illiteracy, conspiracy theories slow polio campaign in Pakistan

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Peshawar, Pakistan UN aid workers battle to convince villagers, with rigid values, on how two drops of vaccine can save their children from disease Conspiracy theories slow polio campaign in Pakistan It took three months and 30 visits from UN aid workers to convince Haidar Khan to let his son have the polio vaccination. The day before he relented ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    'Chinese massage' technique helps stroke victims recover, study finds

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... blood flow to the brain with air cuffs wrapped around the hips, thighs and calves. The cuffs inflate and deflate in a rhythm linked to the patients' electrocardiogram, aiding blood flow ...




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