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  1. News - World - AVIATION

    Drug use by US pilots up fourfold since 1990, fatal crash tests show

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:58pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Crash reports show fourfold rise since 1990, with some users' performance affected Tests on US pilots find big increase in drug use Four times more US pilots killed in plane crashes test positive for drugs compared to two decades ago, tracking a broader social trend in the use of antihistamines, painkillers and marijuana. While most of the substances ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1589519/drug-use-us-pilots-fourfold-1990-fatal-crash-tests-show
  2. News - World - HEALTH

    African demand for Ebola drug grows as it completely heals monkeys in lab test

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:03pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in New York Experimental medicine cures monkeys infected with the deadly virus Anti-Ebola drug shows promising results Monkeys infected with the Ebola virus survived after being treated with an experimental drug in a study that suggests the drug may be effective even after severe symptoms are present. Monkeys were given three doses of the antibody-based treatment ZMapp ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1582023/africas-demand-ebola-drug-grows-it-wipes-out-virus-monkey-lab-test
  3. News - Hong Kong - NARCOTICS

    Hidden drug use puts tests on agenda

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com With abusers staying under radar for longer, it's time to look at 'mandatory' testing, says drugs tsar who plans to put issue to the public Hidden drug use puts tests on agenda The number of years drug abusers are staying below the radar has doubled in the last five years, Hong Kong's drugs tsar revealed yesterday as she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1196602/hidden-drug-use-puts-tests-agenda
  4. News - Hong Kong - DRUGS

    Hong Kong anti-drugs body pushes drug testing, despite opposition

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Anti-drugs body pushes testing despite opposition A government plan to give police wider powers to test people suspected to be using drugs faced "strong ... the Action Committee Against Narcotics, would allow police to force people to undergo tests if there was "reasonable suspicion" that they had taken drugs. Those who failed could be referred ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545183/hong-kong-anti-drugs-body-pushes-drug-testing-despite-opposition
  5. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Ebola virus drug approved on mainland for emergency use only

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 11:51am by PINGHUI ZHUANG

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com The drug JK-05, which has been in the study phase for five years, has passed pre-clinical testing and a safety test; no Ebola cases reported yet ... of Ebola cells in experiments and animal tests. The drug, after five years of study, has passed pre-clinical testing and the clinical safety test. However, the drug currently is strictly limited ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1582834/ebola-virus-approved-mainland-emergency-use-only
  6. Sport - Racing

    Jockey Club stance on controversial drug Lasix the only choice

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 07:46pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com During the off-season the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s hardline attitude to raceday medication was put to the acid test when trainer Michael Chang Chun-wai ... The decision was a no-brainer, really. It would have seemed sanctimonious to, on one hand, stand on a soapbox proclaiming that racing’s equine competitors should be drug free, and then allow a horse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1593245/jockey-club-stance-controversial-drug-lasix-only-choice
  7. 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

    ... was denied supplies of other drugs being tested against the deadly virus. The medicine, which has shown promise in treating Ebola infections in mice, has never been tested in humans for this purpose. ... experimental drugs have been produced. The drugs that are currently being given to patients are mostly experimental ones that have been subject to no or limited tests on humans. Although pharmaceutical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577156/hong-kongs-only-remedy-ebola-breast-cancer-drug
  8. News - China - TAIWAN

    Recycled cooking oil of supplier caught up in Taiwan food scandal passes government test

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:37pm by Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com

    ... oil, which was then sold to businesses. However, the Food and Drug Administration released test results today showing one sample of the oil had passed hygiene requirements; two other different ... including restaurants, bakeries and food plants were found to have used “gutter oil” in products – has passed a government test of its recycled lard oil. Fears over food safety on the island came ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1587865/recycled-cooking-oil-supplier-caught-taiwan-food-scandal-passes
  9. News - World - MEDICINE

    Bone marrow drug breakthrough for alopecia sufferers

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:16pm by GDN

    ... identified the immune cells responsible for destroying the hair follicles. The treatment would not work for male pattern baldness, which is linked to hormones. The scientists tested two drugs ... with a twice daily tablet for up to five months. The team leader, Raphael Clynes, said: "We've only begun testing the drug in patients, but if it continues to be successful and safe, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1576172/bone-marrow-drug-breakthrough-alopecia-sufferers
  10. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Mooncakes face lab tests as ‘gutter oil’ scare spreads to Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by Phila Siu, Lawrence Chung

    ... Phila Siu and Lawrence Chung in Taipei Mooncakes face tests in gutter oil scandal The gutter oil scare deepened in Hong Kong and Macau yesterday after it emerged that another importer ... slaughterhouses- from an unlicensed factory. The Hong Kong importers are Dah Chong Hong, Synergy Foods, Angliss Hong Kong Food Service and Urban Food. "We have taken 46 samples for laboratory tests ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1587455/mooncakes-sent-lab-tests-gutter-oil-scare-spreads-hong-kong

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