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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Navy expelled Vice-President Biden’s son after positive cocaine test

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 11:38am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Biden's son kicked out of US Navy for cocaine US Vice-President Joe Biden's son was discharged from the US Navy after testing positive for cocaine, an official said. Hunter Biden, 44, had been a reserve officer since 2012 but failed the drug test last year, said the official familiar with the case. In a statement, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1618324/us-navy-expelled-vice-president-bidens-son-after-positive-cocaine-test
  6. News - World - HEALTH

    WHO warns on drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 10:03pm by GDN

    ... not following the latest WHO recommendations, she said. They should be tested for drugs their TB was sensitive to and must be put on a powerful combination of newer antibiotics. Many were given only one ... The Guardian Medical groups warn that drug-resistant versions of disease are serious global problem New strains of TB hit ex-Soviet countries Strains of tuberculosis that resist most drugs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1623077/world-health-organisation-warns-drug-resistant-strains-tuberculosis
  7. News - China - Ebola virus

    China pharmaceutical firm sends Ebola drug to Africa, eyes clinical trials

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 02:17pm by Reuters in Shanghai

    ... in 2001. The company is preparing for clinical trials in Africa and could test the drug on African Ebola patients, said Huo. No Chinese nationals have been infected. “Right now, we’re formulating ... light to produce emergency supplies of the drug. JK-05 has not been used on humans, although Sihuan says it has proven effective in tests on mice. Its development lags some way behind ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1617598/china-pharmaceutical-firm-sends-ebola-drug-africa-eyes-clinical-trials
  8. News - China - Ebola virus

    Chinese firm pushes Ebola drug it says can cure deadly virus

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:17pm by Reuters

    ... management said the drug has proven effective during animal testing on mice. The drug, which AMMS has been studying and developing for five years, is similar to Japanese flu drug favipiravir, ... been used to treat human patients with the disease. JK-05 has not yet undergone clinical trials, but Sihuan management said the firm was actively working towards clinical tests of the drug ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1616227/chinese-firm-pushes-ebola-drug-it-says-can-cure-deadly-virus
  9. News - World - DISEASE

    Ebola vaccines in the works, but there's no simple way to test one

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:39am by MCT, Reuters

    ... Agencies in Los Angeles As experts argue about how best to proceed, WHO vows it will try to bring down to 'a matter of months' testing that can take four years No simple way to test Ebola vaccine The popular instinct about the potential of vaccines to address the horrific Ebola outbreak in West Africa is: Why delay? If there's any chance they'll work, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1619501/ebola-vaccines-works-theres-no-simple-way-test-one
  10. Sport - Other Sport - INSIDE INCHEON WITH ALVIN SALLAY

    Inside Incheon: When the 'innocent' drug cheat didn't really cheat at all

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 01:08am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com A gold medallist tested positive for a banned substance after drinking a common sports drink When the 'innocent' drug cheat didn't really ... up at a convenience store? Our good sources at the Games say a gold medallist tested positive for a prohibited drug. Until confirmed, we cannot name the athlete as he or she has asked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1602757/inside-incheon-when-innocent-drug-cheat-didnt-really-cheat-all

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