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  1. News - China - MEDICINE

    No tolerance for hospital attacks, health chief says

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 03:39am by SIJIA JIANG, Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Sijia Jiang and Zhuang Pinghui in Beijing Li Bin warns those who commit violence against doctors and nurses will be severely punished No tolerance for hospital attacks, health chief says People who cause violence in hospitals will be seriously punished, the mainland's health chief said, a day after a doctor in Guangdong was publicly humiliated over a patient's death. Li ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1442151/no-tolerance-hospital-attacks-health-chief-says
  2. News - World - MEDICINE

    Australian study says homeopathy is no more effective than a placebo

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:25pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Homeopathy, which is trying to muscle its way into mainstream health care, is ineffective and may even do more harm than good, study finds Doctors debunk natural medicine Homeopathy is no more effective than a placebo, according to an extensive study by Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). The council assessed research ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1471841/australian-study-says-homeopathy-no-more-effective-placebo
  3. News - World - MEDICINE

    Roche call for US approval for DNA cervical cancer test opposed

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:01pm by AP

    ... warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear. The new test from Swiss drug maker Roche uses DNA to detect ... for Hispanic Health. Chief among the advocates' concerns is that HPV-only testing could lead to overtreatment of younger women who carry the virus but have little risk of developing actual cancer. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1484484/roche-call-us-approval-dna-cervical-cancer-test-opposed
  4. Lifestyle - Health - MEDICINE

    Chinese herb thunder god vine works better than drug in easing arthritis

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:53am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Chinese herb better than drug in easing arthritis A Chinese herb called thunder god vine is better than a widely prescribed pharmaceutical drug at easing rheumatoid arthritis, a newly published study says. The herb has long b ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1489465/chinese-herb-thunder-god-vine-works-better-drug-easing-arthritis
  5. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDICINE

    Who's telling truth about Tamiflu after latest study of trial data

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:22am by Reuters

    ... in preparation for a potential global flu outbreak. It is also on the World Health Organisation's "essential medicines" list. The United States has spent more than US$1.3 billion buying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1478982/whos-telling-truth-about-tamiflu-after-latest-study-trial-data
  6. News - China Insider - MEDICINE

    Depressed Shanghai doctor leaps to death allegedly over conflicts with patients

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 09:22pm by Chris Luo

    ... or their relatives attack or publicly shame hospital staff. Some 70,000 disputes between patients and hospitals were reported last year according to the latest figure by the nation’ Health Ministry. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1457962/depressed-shanghai-doctor-leaps-death-allegedly-over-conflicts
  7. News - World - MEDICINE

    Watson IBM’s supercomputer to help US research centre fight brain cancer

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 09:25pm by AP

    ... such as health care and finance. Darnell says he hopes that Watson will speed up the time it takes for physicians to find links between different cancers to help work out a patient's treatment plan. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1453333/watson-ibms-supercomputer-help-us-research-centre-fight-brain-cancer
  8. News - World - MEDICINE

    Polio outbreaks in Africa and Pakistan alarm health officials

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

    ... The New York Times Health experts are increasingly alarmed by new outbreaks, which threaten an ambitious plan to eradicate the disease Polio back in Africa and Pakistan The global effort ... case means the virus could spread. The new outbreaks may delay a recently announced US$5.5 billion plan to eradicate polio by 2018. Nonetheless, public health officials still believe that, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1298960/polio-outbreaks-horn-africa-and-pakistan-alarm-health-officials
  9. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1441613/Second-US-baby-HIV-free-after-early-treatment
  10. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Doctor who prescribed drug knowing it could harm foetus gets suspended sentence

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 12:33pm by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Former senior public doctor given suspended punishment after admitting that blood pressure medicine threatened the health of unborn child Pregnant woman given risky drug A former medical chief of a major public hospital was guilty of professional misconduct in his private practice for prescribing a drug to a pregnant woman that posed a risk to her unborn ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1439214/doctor-who-prescribed-drug-knowing-it-could-harm-foetus-gets

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