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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Africa to get experimental drugs to fight Ebola fight as death toll passes 1,000

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 07:14pm by AFP

    ... it is ethical to offer unproven interventions THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION The current outbreak, described as the worst since Ebola was first discovered four decades ago, had now killed 1,013 people, ... drugs has stoked an ethical debate. The WHO yesterday backed their use after a meeting of medical experts in Geneva. "In the particular circumstances of this outbreak, and provided certain ...

  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

    ... effects in these patients, such as nausea, headache and dizziness," he said. Any use of the medicine for Ebola would require an ethics test and patient consent. Centre for Health Protection ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    H5N1 flu research sparks ethical and safety debate

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 09:17pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Scientists swap bird flu gene with one from human virus in laboratory guinea pig tests H5N1 flu research sparks ethical and safety debate A team of top ... to mammals. However, their study has reignited an ethical debate over the merits of artificially creating potentially deadly new viruses. The team, led by Professor Chen Hualan from the Ministry ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    China suspends 'GM rice' scientist pending further probes by ethics panel

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com The researcher, who made contradictory statements during probe, will face further investigation by ethics review committee 'GM rice' scientist ... posted on its website on Monday that Yin, who worked for the centre's food nutrition and safety institute, would face further investigation by its scientific ethics review committee. ...

  5. Lifestyle - News - HEALTH

    Anti-smoking activists in row over China Tobacco Museum in Shanghai

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by LOUISE HO

    ... Louise Ho louise.ho@scmp.com Shanghai gallery visited by children was named as centre for 'patriotic education', but anti-smoking lobby says it fails to highlight health risks Activists fuming over tobacco museum Anti-smoking activists are angry ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Reports from the front lines of hospital violence in China

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:02am by AGENCIES

    ... to over-investigate and over-treat… Many doctors struggle to balance professional ethics and making ends meet. “Chinese Doctors Are Under Threat” The Lancet editorial August 28, 2010   The growing problem ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Doctor suspended for fabricating clinical research

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... was prepared to disregard all the relevant rules of professional ethics to achieve his personal purpose of obtaining a specialist qualification." She said Wong could have misled other doctors ... when he conducted the research. An investigation by the college found he had not obtained the ethics committee's approval for his research and falsely stated in his dissertation ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Scientists are closing in on drugs that may stop the deadly Ebola virus

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:56am by Bloomberg

    ... showing the drugs were safe, plus ethical and regulatory clearance from the health ministries of affected countries, and regulatory clearance from the country where the drug was made, would ...

  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Weeping doctor paraded around hospital by angry mob after patient dies

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 05:07pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... received. Li said medical staff would strengthen their professional ethics, but people had to accept that doctors' abilities were not infinite. "The public must understand … medical ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Public hospitals seek extension of 'do not revive' guideline

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... should not be confused with euthanasia as they are totally different," said Dr Tse Chun-yan, chairman of the Hospital Authority's clinical ethics committee. "Giving up medication ...




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