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  1. News - World - MEDICINE

    World’s first miniature dialysis machine has saved eight babies, say Italian scientists

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:03pm by AFP

    ... miniaturised kidney dialysis machine has saved the lives of eight babies in nine months, the Italian scientists who raised the money to build it said yesterday. Until now, babies with kidney failure ... This was an "incredible" percentage given the historical mortality rate of up to 90 per cent, he explained. "This technology has the potential to revolutionise the treatment of infants with acute kidney ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1519041/worlds-first-miniature-dialysis-machine-has-saved-eight-babies-say
  2. News - World - MEDICINE

    US scientists work on 3-D heart using patient’s own cells

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 09:27pm by AP

    ... tissue alive after it is printed. "With complex organs such as the kidney and heart, a major challenge is being able to provide the structure with enough oxygen to survive until it can integrate with the body," said Dr Anthony Atala, whose team at Wake Forest University is using 3-D printers to try to make a human kidney. The 3-D printer works in much the same way an inkjet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1474200/us-scientists-work-3-d-heart-using-patients-own-cells
  3. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Doubts cast on doctor's ability to manage celebrity couple's baby

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 04:03am by LO WEI

    ... at 10am, returning only seven hours later at about 5pm. The boy was transferred when Wan realised he had not peed at all, suggesting a kidney problem. The prosecutor contends Wan should have made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1462071/doubts-cast-doctors-ability-manage-celebrity-couples-baby
  4. News - World - MEDICINE

    Vitamin C again under scrutiny as an aid to the treatment of cancer

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:30pm by NYT

    ... vitamin C is absorbed at a certain rate by the gut and excreted very quickly by the kidneys," Drisko said. "But when you give it intravenously, you override that. Plasma levels can get ... patients, a portion of which were given vitamin C with chemotherapy, provided they did not have kidney problems. The trial was to see if the vitamin C sickened patients, not whether it was more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1422135/vitamin-c-again-under-scrutiny-aid-treatment-cancer
  5. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    First 'NanoKnife' surgery for Hong Kong cancer patient at CUHK

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 12:54pm by DARREN WEE

    ... kidney and pancreas. “The technological advancements in this field are all moving away from surgery because we hope to minimise the damage to patients and minimise the recovery time,” Yu said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1393802/first-nanoknife-surgery-hong-kong-cancer-patient-cuhk
  6. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    New techniques may increase success in organ transplants

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com New techniques promise better organ transplants The practice of transplanting major organs has come a long way since the first patient received a new kidney in Chicago in 1950. Now, transplant technology is developing in a new direction, say experts who have just attended a conference in Hong Kong. They say the most important improvements are new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1257307/new-techniques-may-increase-success-organ-transplants
  7. News - World - MEDICINE

    Scientists say no risk of pandemic yet from MERS virus

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 11:27am by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... with patients suffering from fever, coughing and breathing difficulties. But it differs in that it also causes rapid kidney failure, other research has found. Study leader Arnaud Fontanet said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1275870/scientists-say-no-risk-pandemic-yet-mers-virus

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