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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

    ... University Hospital took five hours on the surgery – the first such procedure in the world. While 3D-printed organs are not yet commonly used, there have been previous cases of patients being ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Queen Elizabeth Hospital investigates death of man, 50, after he is given wrong dosage of drug

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:25am by Emily Tsang

    ... Pharmacists, believed hospital staff responsible for the incident had failed to follow proper procedures in prescribing medication to the patient. "There should be a protocol in place and staff ...

  3. News - World - MEDICINE

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

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

    ... in Europe from a new IVF procedure that checks embryos for genetic disorders before they are implanted. The technique allows doctors to select embryos that are free of dangerous mutations carried ... who had a high risk of passing on a lethal disease to their children, were 11 weeks into the pregnancy. Common embryo testing procedures require months of laboratory work, but the latest tool, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Obstetrician Michael Rogers cleared of misconduct

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Emily Tsang

    ... insufficient proof that he performed an invasive diagnostic procedure in 2011 on a woman without proper explanation. It was disputable if Dr Michael Rogers had explained the options fully and properly ... was not satisfied with the evidence presented by the legal officer, who bore the burden of proof, Lieh Mak said. Poon had lodged the complaint after another doctor said the risky procedure might not have ...

  5. News - World - MEDICINE

    Researchers offer hearing hope for the profoundly deaf

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 09:55pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Stimulation of inner-ear hair growth in guinea pigs found to improve cochlear implant results Researchers offer hearing hope for profoundly deaf A procedure that uses ... of chemically deafened guinea pigs. They said the procedure may one day improve the functioning of human cochlear implants, which are electronic devices that provide hearing sensations to the deaf. ...

  6. 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

    ... – to become muscle cells and regenerate tissue that had been lost, the researchers said. The study was small, involving only five male patients, but its results suggested that this procedure could ... healthy muscle tissue at the site of the injury, the researchers said. Pig parts have been used for years in surgical procedures. Pig bladder “extracellular matrix” has been used in hernia repair ...

  7. News - World - MEDICINE

    Sperm cells made from skin tissue offer hope for infertile men

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

    ... of the procedure has stunned some scientists, because it was thought to be impossible for the men to make any sperm. The men who took part in the study had major genetic defects in their Y sex chromosomes, ...

  8. News - World - MEDICINE

    French artificial-heart patient, first to use the device long term, dies

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 09:37pm by AFP

    ... The patient had received his artificial heart on December 18, in the first procedure of its kind, after the French government gave approval for the operation in September. The surgeons who carried out ...

  9. News - World - MEDICINE

    Sale of strong painkiller that could worsen addiction shocks US experts

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 06:22am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Launch of drug in US could lead to overdoses, say experts, who question approval procedure Shock at painkiller that may worsen addiction A potent new painkiller hit the US market in the past week, despite warnings from top experts that the drug may deliver a deadly setback in America's battle with opioid addiction. Zohydro ER can contain 10 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Taiwan surgeon defends Hong Kong doctors over hostage victim operation

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 05:14am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Taiwanese expert says original failure of jaw procedure could be down to 'many factors' Hostage op surgeon defends HK doctors The Hong Kong ... coverage- with the result that Yik suffered unnecessarily. Hong Kong doctors would not put the welfare of their patients at risk, he said, adding it was "not necessary to do this [procedure ...




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