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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    US boy develops itchy rash from his iPad amid reports of nickel allergies

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:14pm by AP

    ... bought in 2010. Doctors tested the device and detected a chemical compound found in nickel in the iPad's outside coating. "He used the iPad daily," she said. He got better after ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Nation's drinking water pipelines contaminated with micro-organisms, say experts

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:06am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... solution is to launch a national programme to replace pipes with high-quality ones, made either of steel or plastic with special coatings. But such an effort would be costly and some experts ... among other agents. The new pipelines will be made of either steel or plastic with high-tech coatings to reduce the speed and amount of organism growth. Professor Liu Jingqing is a specialist ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Mussel ‘glue’ could stop sensitivity in teeth

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Researchers from the University of Hong Kong and the Anhui Medical University coated acid-eroded human teeth with a chemical similar to the protein-based glue that mussels produce to attach themselves ... not coated with the "glue" made of polydopamine, the coated samples re-mineralised more effectively after both were immersed in a calcium-and-phosphate solution for a week. The researchers ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Parents urged to get children vaccinated against deadly bug

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 05:29am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Subsidised scheme for jabs against deadly bug has begun, while cold snap may bring rise in flu Parents urged to get kids vaccinated Doctors have urged parents to take children who have not been vaccinated against a deadly bacteria- and also the common flu- to get the jabs quickly before the cold weather expected next week. The call came ...

  5. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Fish deployed to contain dengue fever in Pakistan's Punjab

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... coat returns to the pool, tests the water and then releases up to a thousand voracious tilapia fish. Immediately on their release the surface of the water ripples with fish rising to gobble ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Alzheimer's-detecting technology Neurotrack takes SXSW prize

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Austin, Texas Eye-tracking technology claims to identify ailment six years before symptoms appear Alzheimer's detector takes SXSW prize A technology capable of diagnosing Alzheimer's disease long before its symptoms appear won an honour for innovation at last week's South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, in the US state of Texas. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Drug reaction may have killed patient

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... in his prosthetic hip, which had also become dislocated. The man had earlier had his hip replaced with an implant known as the Austin Moore, a Hospital Authority spokeswoman said. On March 8, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Nanomedicine could outdo surgery

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... in the US, where she developed nanoparticles to deliver drugs to injured blood vessels. Nanoburrs are nanoparticles coated with a sticky protein that makes them cling onto artery walls while ... The outer coating protects the internal layers as the particle travels through the blood and is made from a material less easily detected by the body's immune system. This outer coating also ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    That makes two of us: How bioengineers are using 3D printing to create body parts

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... together and then coated with bioceramic artificial bone. The area of "bioprinting" - the 3-D printing of human organs for transplant - however, is still in its infancy. Bioprinters use ...



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