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  1. 'East-west' centre held up by lack of funding

    Posted Sep 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Patsy Moy

    ... The government will pay for just half of the alternative medicine project, to be situated at the University of Hong Kong A project to build Hong Kong's first 'east-west' alternative medicine research centre is being hampered by a government decision to fund just half the $200 million initial construction costs, according to the University of Hong Kong's dean ...

  2. Anti-obesity drug could lead to mental disorders, patients told

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... The patients would be contacted and alternative medicine would be prescribed, the spokesman said. The authority was seeking further details from Sanofi-Aventis after it received the notification ... the London-based European Medicines Agency. The agency said on Thursday that a study had found those taking Acomplia were at double the risk of developing psychiatric disorders than those taking a placebo. ...

  3. Plan to stock up on single flu medicine challenged

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Selected drug shows no advantage over alternative remedy, says medical expert Questions were raised yesterday on plans to spend millions of dollars to stockpile a single ... be given one tablet daily during the operation, and seven days' medicine after that, Dr Leung said. Close contacts of infected people would need daily tablets for seven days. Workers ...

  4. Plan to combat flu could save 16,000 lives

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... of Hong Kong's associate professor of community medicine, Gabriel Leung, said their study had quantified the potential health gains of public health measures in the event of a flu pandemic. ... to deliver essential supplies and food to these people,' Professor Leung said; Provide alternative isolation facilities for 60,000 to 70,000 people with suspected flu symptoms. 'Hotels may ...



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