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  1. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Queen Elizabeth Hospital investigates death of man, 50, after he is given wrong dosage of drug

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:25am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Man's death after wrong dose sparks inquiry Queen Elizabeth Hospital is investigating the death of a 50-year-old man who died days after it gave him an incorrect dosage of a drug to slow down his heart rate. The public hospital's radiology department gave him at least twice the amount of the heartbeat reduction medication he should have ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Fewer HK smokers looking to city acupuncture clinics to help them quit

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by BRIAN YAP

    ... of 1,149 smokers sought help from 20 mobile facilities and eight walk-in clinics run by Pok Oi Hospital in the 12 months to March last year. From April 2010, when the programme started, to the end ... works out at about 114 a month, while for the 12 months from April 2012- when the hospital started annual reporting- the number works out at about 96. The hospital last year added two mobile ...

  3. News - China - MEDICINE

    New Shanghai cancer clinic puts city on leading radiotherapy edge

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:36am by Alice Yan

    ... treatment equipment, which enables patients to avoid the disadvantages of traditional radiotherapy. The other centres are in Germany and Japan. Dr Jiang Guoliang, director of the hospital ... with cancers in their neck, brain, prostate, spine and lungs, among others. The new 230-bed hospital in Pudong district was heavily backed by the municipal government. The fledgling facility ...

  4. News - World - MEDICINE

    Bone marrow drug breakthrough for alopecia sufferers

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:16pm by GDN

    ... is approved in the United States and European Union for treatment of myelofibrosis. One of the team from Columbia University medical centre, Professor Angela Christiano, has herself suffered from ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDICINE

    Omega-3 fatty acid heart benefits still unproven after decades of research

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:41am by Slate magazine

    ... on numbers provided by Greenland's chief medical officer for parts of the 1960s and 1970s. These reports, based on death certificates and hospital admissions, included only a handful ... is being run now by Brigham and Women's Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. The Vitamin D and Omega-3 Trial, VITAL for short, is looking at the effect of both omega-3s ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Obstetrician Michael Rogers cleared of misconduct

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Emily Tsang

    ... through a small incision made in the abdomen- to find the cause of the problem. During the procedure, conducted at Matilda International Hospital on The Peak, a cyst was found on her right ovary ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Proton therapy centre planned

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Safety assurances over radioactive waste 'accepted' as planning approval sought Proton therapy centre planned The Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital hopes ... with hospital representatives, local residents have "basically accepted" the hospital's safety reassurances, said Eastern District Council member Christopher Chung Shu-kun. The hospital ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDICINE

    Scientists race to develop microchips to monitor the body's health

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:21am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... The ingestible chip that Snodgrass is using was the first smart pill to be approved by the FDA, in 2012, and the European Union, in 2010. It is still being tested by doctors and hospitals, as the company ...

  9. News - World - MEDICINE

    Modified iPhone ‘bionic pancreas’ helps keep diabetes in check

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:45pm by AFP

    ... of diabetic complications," said researcher Steven Russell, assistant professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. "This is tremendously difficult with currently available ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - MEDICINE

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

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

    ... The investigation, led by Xuan Zhang, a rheumatologist at the Peking Union Medical College Hospital, acknowledged limitations. One was that the doctors who treated the patients and the patients themselves ...




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