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  1. News - World - SECRECY

    Obama administration admits secretly accessing decades of phone records

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... in great secrecy. The Obama administration acknowledged the extraordinary scale of the Hemisphere database and the unusual embedding of AT&T employees in government drug units in three states. ... is a partnership between federal and local drug officials and AT&T. The government pays AT&T to place its employees in drug-fighting units around the country. Those employees then supply phone data ...

  2. News - China - EDUCATION

    Kindergarten drug scandal leads to calls for overhaul of regulations

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:51am by WU NAN

    ... and sweating. The State Food and Drug Administration said in a statement last week that since 2010 it has received reports of 880 cases of side-effects involving the drug. Eleven children had severe ... Wu Nan wnan@scmp.com Parents say preschool laws must change after allegations children were given anti-flu medicine Drug scandal leads to calls for overhaul of regulations Allegations ...

  3. News - World - HEALTH

    Energy drink may be responsible for 13 deaths in US

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... Associated Press in Washington Consumers in US advised to use caution when consuming so-called 'energy shots'; manufacturers stress they are not alternatives to sleep Energy drink linked to 13 deaths The US Food and Drug Administration has announced that it is investigating 13 deaths possibly linked to 5-Hour Energy, a so-called "energy shot" supplement, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ex-drug users shun hepatitis treatment

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Chinese University study finds that 80 per cent of those diagnosed with disease opt against medication that cuts risk of cirrhosis, cancer Ex-drug users shun hepatitis treatment The vast majority of former drug users found to have hepatitis C in a screening programme did not take up an offer of treatment- with many apparently unwilling to take time off ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Health officials meet with fastfood chain over supply of 'rotten meat' to Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:26pm by Ernest Kao, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Ernest Kao and Shirley Zhao Hong Kong's Centre for Food Safety confirms records of exports by Husi Food Company, whose Shanghai plant is under investigation Talks sought on rotten meat scandal The city’s food safety officials have scheduled an urgent meeting with a fastfood restaurant chain on Wednesday evening to follow up on the “rotten meat” scandal involving ...

  9. Business - China Business - RESTAURANTS

    Fast-food chains reinvent themselves as Chinese tastes evolve

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 11:49am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing celine.sun@scmp.com Western fast-food brands step up efforts to capture bigger share of mainland market Fast-food chains revamp image for Chinese tastes More than two decades after taking their first bite into the Chinese market, Western fast-food chains are not resting on their laurels. From makeovers of premises to revamped menus, the likes of McDonald's ...

  10. An unhealthy way to deal with scandal

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... of chromium. The State Food and Drug Administration ordered a halt to the sale of the 13 kinds of capsules and on Thursday released its own test results, which showed that at least half of the capsule ... The public's long-held distrust of food and drug safety on the mainland was stirred once again this week by the exposure of toxic medicine capsules containing far more chromium than ...




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