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  1. State investment boosts Kunming centre

    Posted Jul 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... researchers had the experience to handle and conduct tests on such scarce animals. Dr Yan sent his monkeys to Beijing for tests during the Sars outbreak and 'since then the government has been ... to the comfort of monkeys,' Dr Yan said. The centre is now seeking certification from the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International so that it can conduct ...

  2. Activists' secret film exposes the agony in US lab

    Posted Jul 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Misuse, ill-treatment and humiliation of primates at a top US research laboratory has been caught on tape by animal-rights activists. Covance, one of the world's largest drug-development service companies and the top primate importer, was infiltrated by the international animal-rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta), which sent an undercover ...

  3. Should animal testing be banned?

    Posted Feb 04th 2009, 12:00am by Anthea Wong, Ronald Ling

    ... used for cosmetics or drugs testing. Some accuse animal-testing organisations of ignoring animal rights. They insist that animal testing is unnecessary. But without the sacrifice of some animals, we would be unable to develop important new technologies like gene therapy, or find new vaccines to fight new diseases. I am not denying the importance of animal rights. All animal ...

  4. Human brains on animal alert

    Posted Sep 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com It is a common showbiz adage that films about animals almost always draw an audience, but a new study proves this is not a myth- it is a function ... that is hard-wired to detect rapidly creatures of the non-human kind. What is more, the same thing happens if people see images and movies or hear stories about such animals, which goes some way ...

  5. Animals in the service of human health

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Bryony Taylor

    ... But it remains a highly controversial issue. Animal rights groups, such as the Animal Liberation Group and Speak, argue that testing is immoral: the benefits to humans do not outweigh the pain suffered by the animals. Members of such groups believe that every animal has a right to life just as humans do, and that it is wrong to test experimental drugs on animals, often leading to their deaths. But, even ...

  6. Animal warrior is fighting fit despite being grounded by case of swine flu on aircraft

    Posted Jul 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Animals Asia founder Jill Robinson has been grounded by the swine flu. No, she doesn't have it and hopefully she won't get it- even though it is now about as common as the common cold. However, the animal warrior was on a flight from Hong Kong to her Moon Bear Rescue Centre in Chengdu, Sichuan, on Tuesday ...

  7. Hydrating masks under HK$300

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... 8/10 Skinfood Steam Milk Mask Cream (HK$185/100g) We have to give this an A for packaging and great price. The mask is infused with steamed milk, which gets the dairy goodness right on your ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Sars-like virus in Middle East 'closely related to Hong Kong bat strains'

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... respiratory virus that has emerged in the Middle East is closely related to two bat viruses found a few years ago in Hong Kong, a university don says. Neither bat virus jumped from animal to human ... found," Yuen said. "It is highly possible the new virus came from animals, as many in the family were found in animals. It could have come from any animal." Overseas scientists have ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong labs will be able to diagnose Sars-like virus in two days

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Diagnosis of Sars-like virus ready in 48 hours The city's laboratories will be able to diagnose cases of a new virus within 48 hours after details of its DNA sequence were released, health officials said yesterday, adding that ...

  10. Sifting through the strains

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Margaret Cheng

    ... flu symptoms: high fever, aches and pains and exhaustion). Although influenza B can be unpleasant, it's the influenza A group that causes the most trouble. These are the party animals ... of the current forms has managed to get enough of the right genes to learn how to jump from human to human. Influenza A strains are all classified by the shapes of two crucial parts: the neuraminidase ...




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