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  1. Dog escapes sterilisation after biting vet and nurse at clinic

    Posted Nov 06th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo The owner of a black and white husky took the dog to a clinic in Wan Chai to get it sterilised yesterday, but the three-old-year pooch clearly had his own feelings about the operation. All was going to plan as staff at the headquarters for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals injected the dog with a tranquilliser and took it into the operation room ...

  2. A leap, but heart drug for blacks rekindles race row

    Posted Jun 12th 2005, 12:00am by Jacqui Goddard

    ... of clinical trials are testament to its value- BiDil improved survival rates among blacks who had suffered heart failure by 47 per cent. In white patients, the figure was only 15 per cent. While ... for treating heart failure, has proved three times more effective in black patients than it has for their white counterparts, its manufacturers claim. Due to go before the US Food and Drug ...

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    Viper's light-absorbing black scales are a wonder of nature's nanotechnology

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Scientists plumb dark secrets of viper's scales Scientists have identified nanostructures in the ultra-black skin markings of an African viper which ... in the pattern of its skin that are deep, velvety black and reflect very little light. Interwoven with white- and brown-coloured scales that are very reflective, this creates a high contrast that renders ...

  4. Dog attacks clinic staff

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Chui A dog escaped being desexed after biting his vet and nurse at a Wan Chai clinic, the South China Morning Post reported. The husky was given sleeping drugs before the surgery. The vet was about to give the dog a painkiller when it attacked him. The vet was bitten on the right hand. The nurse was bitten on the left hand. The nurse fainted after being bitten. Both were ...

  5. No time to waste against superbugs

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The admission by top University of Hong Kong microbiologist Ho Pak-leung that outbreaks of a drug-resistant superbug in hospitals and the community are 'slightly out of control' is worrying. Resistance to the most powerful available drugs in a g ...

  6. More action urged to stop spread of superbug in public hospitals

    Posted Feb 28th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang A superbug resistant to many drugs and which can cause urinary infections has steadily become more common in children admitted to public hospitals. The culprit is ESBL (extended-spectrum beta lactamases), an antibiotic-beating enzyme carried i ...

  7. HA allocates 11 clinics for patients with flu-like symptoms: report

    Posted Mar 09th 2004, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... CARYN YAP Updated at 1.54pm: The Hospital Authority late on Monday allocated 14 general out-patient clinics to treat patients suffering from influenza-like illnesses, Xinhua reported on Tuesday. An HA spokesman said clinics on Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the New Territories were open to people who had recently visited poultry farms or had flu-like symptoms- such as fevers, ...

  8. Drug-resistant bugs 'widespread' in food animals

    Posted Oct 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang More than 95 per cent of animal faeces contained E coli resistant to many antibiotics, a recent study has found, and scientists fear the bacteria could be passed to humans through eating meat. In a recent study by the University of Hong Kong, ...

  9. More contaminated ice cream found

    Posted Aug 26th 2008, 12:00am by Kobi Chan, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez and Kobi Chan Food authorities were hard-pressed to explain why they only announced yesterday that a second Circle K shop was found to be selling soft ice cream containing a high quantity of faecal bacteria. A sample of the ice cream at a ...

  10. Scientist urges action to halt deadly superbug

    Posted Apr 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Hong Kong scientists have decoded the genetic make-up of an 'almost incurable' super-drug-resistant bug. The findings prompted a warning to the city's authorities to take precautions before it is too late. NDM-1 is a rogue enzym ...




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