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  1. News - China - MEDICINE

    Chinese farmer whose head was crushed will be fitted with 3D-printed skull

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 06:52pm by Staff Reporter

    ... in a 12-year-old cancer patient’s spine. The child’s vertebra had been assailed by a tumour, and the replacement part is made of a material that would allow new bone to grow into it. Doctors at Peking ...

  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. ... cures. Because we are more precise and give less radiation to the normal tissues surrounding the cancer cells, we see much fewer side effects," Hug said. About 125,000 patients are receiving ...

  3. News - World - MEDICINE

    Researchers in Australia use zebrafish to make stem cell breakthrough

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 09:43pm by GDN

    ... to replenishing the body's supply of blood and immune cells, is formed. The cells, called hematopoietic stem cells (HSC), are already used in transplants for patients with blood cancers ...

  4. News - World - MEDICINE

    Britain announces project to map 100,000 DNA code sequences

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 09:00pm by AFP

    ... for personalised and more effective treatments. An example of this kind of therapy is Herceptin, a drug which treats a breast cancer variant characterised by overactivity of the Her2 gene. DNA samples have already been donated by a few hundred participants in a pilot, and about 10,000 are expected to have donated by the end of the year. Among the cancers due to be targeted are bowel, breast ...

  5. 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 ... medical director at the University of Florida's Proton Therapy Institute. "X-ray radiation is like a bullet that leaves a track of damage. Protons stop in the cancer target and leave ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDICINE

    Scientists race to develop microchips to monitor the body's health

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:21am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... cancer, Webb could see the effects of that news in his mother's data. She was sleeping irregularly and sometimes could not get in her daily walk on the golf course near her home because she ...

  7. News - World - MEDICINE

    Sperm cells made from skin tissue offer hope for infertile men

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

    ... chemotherapy for cancer. "Being able to efficiently convert skin cells into sperm would allow this group to become biologic fathers," said Michael Eisenberg, director of male reproduction and surgery at Stanford, who was not involved in the study. "Infertility is one of the most common and devastating complications of cancer treatments, especially for young boys and men." ...

  8. News - World - MEDICINE

    New treatment using pig bladders regenerates human muscle lost in traumatic injury

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... and fixing chest wall defects after cancer removal. Before trying the procedure in humans, the researchers said they successfully tested it on mice with muscle injuries. To take part in the study, ...

  9. News - World - MEDICINE

    Aspirin can halve colon cancer risk, but only for those with specific gene

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 09:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Genetic key to aspirin cutting colon cancer risk Aspirin can reduce the risk of colon cancer by half, but only in people who carry high levels of a specific type of gene, a study found. Researchers previously were aware that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin could reduce colorectal cancer risks, but they did not understand ...

  10. News - World - MEDICINE

    Roche call for US approval for DNA cervical cancer test opposed

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:01pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington US reluctance on DNA test for cervical cancer A hi-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing resistance from more than a dozen US patient groups, who ... the human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes nearly all cases of cervical cancer. While such technology has been available for years, Roche wants the food and drug administration (FDA) to approve ...




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