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  1. News - World - MEDICINE

    First pregnancy in Europe through IVF method that screens out defective embryos

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:39pm by GDN

    ... it was faster, more powerful, and no more expensive. A second couple are 10 weeks into a pregnancy after receiving the same treatment at the clinic. "Parents at risk of passing on a genetic disorder ...

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    Monkey HIV drug-resistant within days, dampening hopes for Aids cure

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 09:26pm by AFP

    ... birth and continued for 18 months, tested positive for the virus after two drug-free years. "The unfortunate clinical findings of viral rebound in the Mississippi baby appear ...

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    British scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer’s by identifying predictor proteins

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 08:55pm by Reuters

    ... brain-wasting disease. Such a test could initially be used to select patients for clinical trials of experimental treatments being developed to try to halt progression of Alzheimer's. The British researchers said it could one day move into routine use in doctors' clinics. Simon Lovestone, of Oxford University, who led the study, said: "Alzheimer's begins to affect the brain many ...

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    'We are appalled': Family of Sandra d'Auriol, who jumped off LA clinic roof, call for more staff training

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 03:59am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Medical staff need better training to detect vulnerable patients, says brother-in-law of HK woman who jumped off roof of LA clinic Repeat of D'Auriol ... was believed to be a "neuro-behavioural disturbance" and jumped off the roof of the Beverly Hills clinic. "The mind boggles that Sandra was able to overpower a nurse, outrun a security ...

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    Proton therapy centre planned

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

    ... for the proposed site in A Kung Ngam has been agreed, the project still requires approval from the Town Planning Board. The centre, focusing on cancer treatment, would include a 24-hour outpatient clinic ...

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    Bioethics centre at Chinese University to tackle medical moral dilemmas

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Jennifer Ngo and Christy Choi

    ... rules for clinical trials of drugs and therapies. "Biotechnology in Hong Kong is developing at a similar pace to the rest of the world," Fok said. "But as medical practitioners, ...

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    Sperm cells made from skin tissue offer hope for infertile men

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 09:07pm by GDN

    ... was that cells from men who did not possess sperm at the time of clinical observation were able to produce the precursors for sperm," said Cyril Ramathal of Stanford University in the United States. ... deletions," said Allan Pacey, senior lecturer in andrology at Britain's Sheffield University. "By the time we see them in clinic, they are not making sperm and don't have any stem cells ...

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

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

    ... form of cancer. The average survival rate is only 12 to 14 months; it kills many thousands of people every year. As part of the clinical trial, the centre- a non-profit consortium of academic, ... that data with clinical information to help determine the best way to treat each patient. Watson is unique because it is not programmed like most computers. Instead of relying on the information put ...

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    Doubts cast on doctor's ability to manage celebrity couple's baby

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 04:03am by LO WEI

    ... off to your clinic." Wan and obstetrician Dr Christine Choy Ming-yan are charged with professional misconduct. "I see you smiling and giggling," Lieh Mak told Wan towards ... pressure was low when he returned at 9.45am. "If I had been told of it earlier, I would have returned earlier," he said. He ordered medication and a transfusion, then left for his clinic ...

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    Ketamine may be useful for treating depression, British study finds

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:07pm by Reuters

    ... for more than two months. "We now need to build up clinical experience with ketamine in a small number of carefully monitored patients," McShane said. Ketamine is a licensed medical drug, ...




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