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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Canada patient showing Ebola-like symptoms is placed in isolation

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 02:48pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Toronto Patient isolated on return from Nigeria, where state of emergency has been declared over virus Man in Canadian hospital treated for Ebola-like fever A patient back from Nigeria who showed symptoms of fever and flu- possible ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong's only remedy for Ebola is a breast cancer drug

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Emily Tsang, Arthur Chan

    ... companies in the United States and Canada are speeding up their production rate, supplies are limited. A untested serum known as Zmapp, which has been used to treat two American health workers ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong to probe Colgate toothpaste over cancer-linked ingredient

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 11:32pm by Phila Siu, Bloomberg

    ... and regulators in the European Union, Australia, Canada and other countries, all of which affirmed the safety and efficacy of the toothpaste. Another Colgate spokesman, Thomas DiPiazza, told Bloomberg ...

  4. News - World - HEALTH

    GSK-made Ebola vaccine to start trials and may be available by next year: WHO

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by AFP

    ... have been effective in treating two Americans recently infected in Africa. On Saturday, a patient in Canada was placed in quarantine after showing Ebola-like symptoms. The patient, who ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Nigerian staying at Hong Kong's Chungking Mansions tests negative for Ebola

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:47pm by SAMUEL CHAN, Patsy Moy

    ... case. A man was being tested in Toronto, Canada, and tests on a Saudi man who died last week proved negative. Ebola is spread through direct contact with bodily fluids from an infected person. ...

  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola outbreak will take ‘six months’ to bring under control, says MSF

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 11:13am by AFP

    ... are awaiting consignments of up to 1,000 doses of the barely tested drug ZMapp from the United States, which has raised hopes of saving hundreds. Canada says between 800 and 1,000 doses of a vaccine ...

  7. News - World - HEALTH

    US study finds that three-dimension mammograms detect cancer better

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:14am by WASHPOST

    ... Cancer Society, although screening mammography has been important in reducing the mortality rate. In recent years, influential medical boards in the United States, Canada and Switzerland have ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Beijingers spend a quarter of their lives sick, landmark study finds

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:39pm by Alice Yan

    ... with illnesses or disabilities", Deng said. "Therefore women should attach more importance to their health and quality of life." Canada's figures for 2007, the most recent year ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Bureau denies plan to cancel toxic pesticide ban is 'health risk'

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 05:44pm by Emily Tsang

    ... deputy secretary Philip Chan Kwan-yee told the Legislative Council food and health panel yesterday. "But other stakeholders from places such as Canada and the United States have also given ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Researchers develop new test for early diagnosis of nasopharyngeal cancer

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 01:24pm by LO WEI

    ... the DNA collected fresh. In the next step, the team will recruit about 100 high-risk people from Hong Kong, Singapore and Canada for a clinical trial on the test's use in early detection. ... in Hong Kong over the past six months, but has yet to be adopted in public hospitals. It is also being used in Canada and the United States. The team conducted a 10-year clinical trial on 578 ...




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