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  1. Health care reform not the place for politics

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the 46.3 million uninsured citizens and the rising numbers of those joining them. But an even more worrying trend is taking place- the ignoring of the issue itself in the name of politics ...

  2. 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 ... based on the Phase 2 trial results, said Mace Rothenberg, chief medical officer of Pfizer’s oncology unit. Palbociclib is viewed as one of the company’s most important experimental drugs, which ...

  3. Who said it?

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... My understanding is that in these instances that could be a consideration Defence Secretary Leon Panetta on the possibility of a U.S. Army soldier facing the death penalty for killing 16 Afghan civilians Every soldier must be aware that development while ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Doctors attacked by knife-wielding patient in Shanghai, latest in series of assaults on medics

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 05:00pm by Minnie Chan

    ... yesterday morning, injuring the medics, state television reported. The man was arrested by the police about five minutes after the assault. None of the doctors injuries were life threatening, ...

  5. 'Viewing figures show more feel involved'

    Posted Mar 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Denise Hung About 2.1 million people watched the second election debate, televised live on Thursday night, compared with 1.75 million viewers for the first debate. Political commentator Li Pang-kwong, of Lingnan University, said the bigger audience reflected that the public's sense of involvement in politics had increased slightly. A senior government official said the debates were ...

  6. Spending pushes deficit near $30b for April-June

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Hong Kong's budget deficit reached nearly $30 billion in the first three months of the financial year, the highest level for this period since 1999. But a government official sought to play down the impact, saying the seasonal disparity between reven ...

  7. Obama has to find a remedy for the economy

    Posted Mar 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... US President Barack Obama staked the power and influence of his office on his bid to reform America's health care system. A world that looks to strong leadership from the United States in the wake of the global financial crisis therefore had a legitimate interest in the outcome. Obama's narrow victory in an epic political battle may have left his country deeply ...

  8. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The story 'Pan-democrats see reform hurdles' on page A2 on Tuesday stated that proposals on constitutional reform put forward by Alan Hoo sought to block pan-democrats joining ... prevent candidates from any political group from standing. ...

  9. News - World - HEALTH

    Yosemite phones flooded by global callers asking about hantavirus

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... cancellations," Delaware North Cos Parks & Resorts spokeswoman Lisa Cesaro said. Most of the cancellations were in the roughly 500-unit Curry Village, Cesaro said. The Ahwahnee Hotel and Yosemite ... England, a decade ago, has been to Camp Curry often. When she and her partner decided to visit the States this summer with their nephew, the park was on their list. They had heard about hantavirus ...

  10. Rites of passage

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Photographers Mark Wilson and Chip Somodevilla from Getty Images North America spent a day at the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland, known as the 'Yard', during the annual sea trials, which test the leadership and teamwork skills of freshm ...




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