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  1. News - World - MEDICINE

    US scientists report breakthrough over bird flu vaccine

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 04:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York US scientists say trials on volunteers were positive and vaccine could work against H7N9 strain, which emerged in China last winter Bird flu vaccine closer to reality The first human test of an experimental vaccine against a deadly strain of avian flu, using novel technology that could produce millions of doses very quickly, produced protective antibodies ...

  2. News - China - MEDICINE

    Bird flu kills Guiyang woman in first fatal case in a year

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by LI JING AND LO WEI

    ... Li Jing and Lo Wei Bird flu kills Guizhou woman in first fatality in a year One of two patients confirmed to have contracted the H5N1 bird flu virus died yesterday in a hospital in Guiyang, capital of Guizhou province. Guizhou authorities said Shuai Pengyue, a 21-year-old woman from Guiyang, died of multiple organ failure. It was the first fatal case of bird flu ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDICINE

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

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

    ... acids. As the researchers described it, the Inuit diet was "mostly of meat of whales, seals, sea birds, and fish", with the main bread product being "some sort of ship ...

  4. News - World - MEDICINE

    Risk of pandemic too great to justify mutant virus research, study claims

    Posted May 21st 2014, 10:49pm by GDN

    ... separate studies on mutant bird flu were too dangerous to publish. They described the creation of new mutant strains. One fear was that the recipe for the pathogens might fall into the hands ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Research to resume on deadly artificial strain of H5N1 virus

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg, Emily Tsang

    ... Bloomberg in New York and Emily Tsang Controversial experiments using an artificial but deadly strain of bird flu to return after scientists agree to follow strict new biosecurity guidelines RESEARCH RESUMES ON MUTANT FLU Experiments with a deadly, artificially mutated version of the bird flu virus are set to resume in a few weeks, ending a year-long suspension in research ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Operations delayed as Hong Kong hospitals struggle to cope with flu surge

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 05:41pm by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Hospitals struggling to cope with flu surge A senior Hospital Authority official has apologised to patients forced to sleep on temporary beds and facing long waits as major public hospitals struggle to cope with a recent surge in flu cases. Around 600 non-urgent operations will be delayed in the coming weeks as manpower is diverted to deal with demand, Dr Lee ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDICINE

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

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

    ... Tamiflu? Researchers who fought for years to get full data on Roche's flu medicine Tamiflu said last week that governments who stockpiled it were wasting billions of dollars on a drug whose ... as industry regulators and independent scientists. The dispute over the benefits of Tamiflu, and to a lesser extent of GlaxoSmithKline's flu drug Relenza, blew up with the joint publication ...

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    Australian study says homeopathy is no more effective than a placebo

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

    ... on a range of conditions and illnesses including asthma, arthritis, sleep disturbances, cold and flu, chronic fatigue syndrome, eczema, cholera, burns, malaria and heroin addiction. It’s very easy ...

  9. News - World - MEDICINE

    British MPs criticise millions spent on stockpiling Tamiflu

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 08:46pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Secrecy surrounding Tamiflu trials suggest HK$5b may have been misspent, panel finds British MPs criticise stockpiling of flu drug British lawmakers yesterday criticised ... approved by regulators worldwide and is stockpiled by many governments in case of a global flu outbreak. Sales of the drug hit close to US$3 billion in 2009, due to the H1N1 swine flu pandemic, ...

  10. News - World - MEDICINE

    US study affirms the need for influenza treatment in children

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 09:13pm by NYT

    ... The New York Times Study affirms influenza treatment The flu can lead to serious complications, even death, in children, but few studies have assessed the effectiveness of antiviral ... of flu-stricken children in intensive-care units, yet the drugs are being used less frequently than they once were. "Antivirals matter and they decrease mortality. The sooner you give them the more ...




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