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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    US to probe possible links between five deaths and Monster energy drinks

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington The FDA is to look into possible links between five deaths and drinking Monster beverages US to probe 'energy drink' deaths The US Food and Drug Administration is investigating five deaths and a heart attack for possible links to consuming Monster energy drinks, an agency spokeswoman said. "I can verify that FDA has received ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, June 22, 2014

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:19am by AGENCIES

    ... that play a central role in cell-mediated immunity. Research by Allison's team has led to the development of a monoclonal antibody drug, which was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in 2011 for the treatment of melanoma. Honjo discovered the ligand PD-1, also an inhibitory receptor on T-cells, in 1992. Antibodies against PD-1 have been approved by the FDA ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Drug trial hopes hit by tight regulations

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:21am by Emily Tsang

    ... for drug trials. Chairwoman Sabrina Chan So-kuen said requiring researchers to submit a drug sample was particularly problematic as it often meant additional administrative work to acquire export ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Researchers say licensing rules mean city is losing out to rivals like Taiwan and South Korea. They hope a change in the law will help Drug trial hopes hit ...

  4. News - China - LAW

    New Chinese court rules back 'people's war' against makers of unsafe food

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 04:17am by Keith Zhai, Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Keith Zhai and Zhuang Pinghui Courts back public in food and drug cases Consumers will have the backing from the courts to sue manufacturers and retailers of unsafe food and pharmaceuticals even before any harm is inflicted when new guidelines introduced by a top court come into effect. The 18-clause guidelines on how to handle civil disputes regarding food, drugs, cosmetics ...

  5. News - World - IRAQ: ANALYSIS

    Obama administration moves closer to military response in Iraq

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 11:02pm by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... The Washington Post Obama administration senses an urgency to act soon to halt insurgents' advances, which the president calls a wake-up call for Baghdad U.S. moves closer to military response The Obama administration is weighing options for an imminent response to the crisis in Iraq, including air strikes against the Islamist extremists who have overrun Iraqi cities to within ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - World - HEALTH

    US study finds that three-dimension mammograms detect cancer better

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:14am by WASHPOST

    ... as "tomosynthesis". The technology, approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration in 2011, provides images that appear as slices of the breast, removing the effect of overlapping breast tissue ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites: cool indoor temperatures stimulate the growth of healthy brown fat

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:41am by Jeanette Wang

    ... to improve the coordination of heartbeats, led to a 60 per cent reduction in women's risk of heart failure or death, according to researchers from the US Food and Drug Administration ...

  9. Careers in Business Administration

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 09:50am by Cayleigh MayForbes

    ... Cayleigh MayForbes Business administration careers can be gloriously rich and varied. So many disciplines are covered by the term that it's easy to do any number of different tasks all under this banner. It's not only management either. The administration of a business means executing the business' main tasks, as well as managing operations, people, and groups, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Doctor who prescribed drug knowing it could harm foetus gets suspended sentence

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 12:33pm by LO WEI

    ... to the patient and council, and said he hoped to continue to practise. Liu has been a doctor for 40 years and had never been in trouble with the watchdog before. The US Food and Drug Administration ... to administrative work. In May 2010, he prescribed Lisinopril to Carol Li Yung-man, who had high blood pressure. He knew she was 20 weeks pregnant and that the drug posed a risk to the fetus but prescribed ...




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