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  1. 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

    ... Brian Yap brian.yap@scmp.com Fewer smokers look to acupuncture to quit The number of smokers seeking help to quit through acupuncture has fallen, despite more mobile treatment clinics being set up across the city. The news came as the Health Department's Tobacco Control Office reported a success rate of up to 30 per cent at the clinics in helping clients to quit. A total ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576269/fewer-hk-smokers-looking-city-acupuncture-clinics-help-them-quit
  2. News - China - MEDICINE

    New Shanghai cancer clinic puts city on leading radiotherapy edge

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

    ... for cancer patients at Shanghai clinic Cancer patients in Shanghai will soon have access to the world's most advanced radiotherapy equipment, offering recipients shorter and pain-free treatment. ... there are no errors," he said. "We will submit our clinical test assessment report to the China Food and Drug Administration, and with their thumbs-up, we will officially open the hospital." Jiang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575654/new-shanghai-cancer-clinic-puts-city-leading-radiotherapy-edge
  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

    ... for fish oil pills is booming, even as scientists conduct trial after trial to hunt for a link to heart health that has never quite solidified. Bang and Dyerberg were clinical chemists at Aalborg ... supplements. Nutritional guidelines in the US, Canada, and Europe call for fish twice a week. Yet the performance of these fatty acids in clinical trials has been mixed. One of those clinical trials ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1570054/omega-3-fatty-acid-heart-benefits-still-unproven-after-decades
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1561244/first-pregnancy-europe-through-ivf-method-screens-out-defective-embryos
  5. News - World - MEDICINE

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557018/monkey-hiv-drug-resistant-within-days-dampening-hopes-aids-cure
  6. News - World - MEDICINE

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549722/british-scientists-close-blood-test-alzheimers-identifying-predictor
  7. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    '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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1419463/family-sandra-dauriol-who-jumped-la-clinic-roof-plea-more-staff
  8. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1533503/proton-therapy-centre-planned
  9. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528228/bioethics-centre-chinese-university-tackle-medical-moral-dilemmas
  10. News - World - MEDICINE

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1502705/sperm-cells-made-skin-tissue-offer-hope-infertile-men

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