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  1. Chinese medicinal plant database online

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... Sunny Tse Baptist University has launched an online, trilingual database of Chinese medicinal plants to promote the use of traditional medicine all around the world. The database, the first of its kind in Hong Kong, contains information on up to 1,000 species of commonly used Chinese medicinal plants. It is open to Internet users for free and allows them to check ...

  2. The Alternative Nobels

    Posted Oct 18th 2009, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... into account, perhaps the results would look more like SYP's alternative Nobels listed below. Physics: Professor Charles Kao Kuen is King! He deserved to have the honour all to himself. The product ... but sadly, they don't. On the other hand, the Twilight saga is all about real puppy love, and that is a big deal. Physiology or Medicine: Nintendo. There probably wouldn't be a medical ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Aug 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Study looks into feasibility of sick notes from chiropractors The government is studying the feasibility of recognising sick leave certificates issued by registered chiropractors, according to the secretary for labour and welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung. ...

  4. Answer on the tip of your tongue

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Complementary and Alternative Medicine in May, the researchers analysed the tongues of 268 gastritis patients and 48 healthy patients using their new software. The gastritis patients were classified ... Elizabeth Snouffer healthpost@scmp.com The eyes are the windows to the soul, says the adage. In traditional Chinese medicine, though, it's the tongue that gives insight ...

  5. Cutting edge splint design

    Posted Mar 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has developed a new type of wrist fracture splint which provides a viable alternative to plaster casting. Based on the concept of splint techniques in traditional Chinese medicine, the new device is a combined effort by the rehabilitation sciences and industrial and system engineering departments. With its universal joint, ...

  6. China Medical to buy diagnostic technology

    Posted Feb 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for karyotyping, the most comparable diagnosis alternative. 'This technology should also enable accurate diagnosis of some of the most significant disorders at a competitive cost,' Mr Wu said. ...

  7. Robotic operating theatre puts HK at cutting edge of medicine

    Posted Dec 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang A world first in state-of-the-art operating theatres which allows surgery to be performed more precisely and safely was unveiled at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital yesterday. The operating theatre for minimally invasive surgery has be ...

  8. Painless alternatives to a system upgrade

    Posted Nov 24th 2003, 12:00am by Dave Horrigan

    ... DAVE HORRIGAN The more things change, the more we may want them to stay the same, especially when it comes to computing. Advancing and upgrading means new learning demands, unknown behaviour and uncertainty. When you throw in the expense, many people simp ...

  9. HP offering a tidy alternative to Centrino-based machines

    Posted Jul 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If there were a movement against the growing use of the Centrino chipset in notebook computers, then Hewlett-Packard seemed to be a strong contender to lead it. The computer maker waited months before it released a product that carried Intel's Centri ...

  10. Medicine to cure Shanghai Industrial's ills

    Posted Aug 26th 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... in a medicine-related project as the conglomerate enters a 'crucial' year of reorganising its business focus, according to chairman Cai Laixing. Announcing the group's 43.8 per cent fall in net profit to $520.73 million for the six months to June, Mr Cai yesterday said that the investment would significantly boost the assets of Shanghai Industrial's fast-growing medicine division. ...




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