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  1. Hospital heads arrested in bribery crackdown

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Nine senior executives and doctors at eight state-run hospitals in Shenzhen have been arrested for allegedly taking millions of yuan in bribes. The arrests ... of corrupt executives and doctors remained. Shenzhen resident Xu Fei said a department chief at a local state-run hospital told him in 2010 he had a fatal condition that required surgery costing ...

  2. I'm modern Robin Hood, says WHO head

    Posted Aug 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Dr Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun has defended her record as head of the World Health Organisation in the face of mounting pressure by member states for reforms ... The controversial former director of health in Hong Kong said: 'The WHO director general is like an international civil servant. 'The constitution and the appointment document do state that I have ...

  3. Brought down by bribes

    Posted May 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The rise and fall of Zheng Xiaoyu 1994-1998: head of State Pharmaceutical Administration 1998-2003: head of State Drug Administration May 2003: appointed director of State Food and Drug ... Substandard powder killed 12 infants and left at least 200 with deformed limbs and swollen heads TOXIC INJECTIONS Fake Armillarisin A, used to treat liver and gastric ailments, blamed for at least 10 ...

  4. State body seeks probe into drugs safety chief

    Posted Jan 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Huang Investigation into watchdog's leader coincides with hepatitis C scandal The State Council has ordered a thorough investigation into the conduct of the former state drugs watchdog chief sacked last year on suspicion of taking bribes. Zheng Xiaoyu, who was removed as head of the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) in June, is alleged to have taken bribes ...

  5. State-of-the-art device gives heart to coronary patients

    Posted Feb 18th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Heart patients implanted with a state-of-the-art device can wait for as long as 10 years before they need surgery to change the batteries. This is almost double the life of most long-lasting batteries used in conventional pacemakers, which have to be renewed every five to seven years, said Yu Cheuk-man, head of cardiology at Chinese University. The university is one ...

  6. Getting a head start on the teen brain

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Paul McGuire

    ... awarded a Churchill Fellowship, which enabled her to visit colleagues and fellow academics in the United States, Canada and Britain. 'Many of the people I visited were interested ...


    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... motionless as a nurse inserts the last of the needles, sticking it into the base of the forehead, just above the nose. With the patient's head now a giant pincushion, the elderly nurse attaches ... are also key aspects. 'People have more pressure in their lives,' he says. Although a shift from the 'iron rice bowl' (a state-provided job for life) to the uncertainties ...

  8. News - World - HEALTH

    Pfizer trial shows experimental drug doubles time until breast cancer tumours grow worse

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:52pm by Reuters

    ... with its experimental drug palbociclib, lived for an average of 20.2 months before their cancer progressed, compared with 10.2 months for patients given only letrozole. The United States Food ...

  9. Killer cancer in the genes

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cantonese cancer, NPC affects the nasopharynx: that's the part of the head behind the nose, and above and behind the mouth. It's the most common cancer of the head and neck in Hong Kong. ... but the genetic factor is the biggest. If people from Guangdong migrate, for example to the United States, the first generation get it at the same level, but the second generation don't. That could ...

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    Hong Kong runner Andre Blumberg's Grand Slam quest

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:12pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... 80,000 feet (24,380 metres). The series flagged off last weekend with the Western States 100 in Squaw Valley, California, and next heads to the Vermont 100 (July 20) in Windsor, Vermont, ... after the Western States. He’s also the only participant who’s not residing in North America (there’s a Chinese guy named Di Wu, but he lives in the US, working as a research associate ...




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