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  1. DNA: The Secret of Life

    Posted May 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... genetic fingerprinting and the nature versus nurture debate. It's part science, part history and part gossipy guide to the principal people and conflicts. The popular science shelves of bookstores are crammed with books on genetics. If you want to buy one, this is it. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/456716/dna-secret-life
  2. Bone doctors

    Posted Jun 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Tony Camaropolous

    ... people, is a genetic disorder resulting from abnormal genes that control the production of collagen, the protein that gives bone tissue its strength. Due to a weakened bone structure, patients ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/457956/bone-doctors
  3. Clever lad caught in immobile body

    Posted Dec 13th 2004, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... genetic killer of children under the age of two. Howard is the oldest type-one SMA sufferer in Asia- his survival due to a mixture of aggressive medical intervention, home-help, and the love ... that in the event anything goes wrong, she can be on the scene quickly. 'Now that we know the genetic cause, the medical profession is working aggressively to find a cure,' she says. Mrs Fok set ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/481999/clever-lad-caught-immobile-body
  4. A Valentine's Day wish

    Posted Feb 14th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... freaked. She had heard of the genetic disorder before while trying to find out why her blood platelets did not stick together like those of other people. Doctors had misdiagnosed her as having ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/444418/valentines-day-wish
  5. Only 10pc of sufferers get treatment

    Posted Apr 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivien Cui Health activists say the goals of World Haemophilia Day are out of reach for mainland haemophiliacs, who face a lack of basic treatment and high-priced blood products. The theme of this year's World Haemophilia Day, which fell on Saturday, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/452611/only-10pc-sufferers-get-treatment
  6. Shop labels food non-GM

    Posted Sep 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Woo in Shanghai A Shanghai supermarket has become the mainland's first store to label products as being free from genetically modified ingredients. Based on a list of manufacturers provided by Greenpeace, Hualian supermarket chain will label dozens of products free from genetically modified (GM) ingredients with the environmental group's 'non-GE' logo, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/472078/shop-labels-food-non-gm
  7. The frightening future of pharming

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... can be transformed into living medicine factories, thanks to the power of pharming: the use of genetically messed-around livestock and plants to produce cheap drugs. The usual gut reaction ... called Atryn: a therapeutic protein derived from the milk of a genetically modified goat. Other animals that science has conscripted in the battle to stop humans becoming sick and decrepit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/482011/frightening-future-pharming
  8. The frightening future of pharming

    Posted Dec 13th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... can be transformed into living medicine factories, thanks to the power of pharming: the use of genetically messed-around livestock and plants to produce cheap drugs. The usual gut reaction ... called Atryn: a therapeutic protein derived from the milk of a genetically modified goat. Other animals that science has conscripted in the battle to stop humans becoming sick and decrepit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/481868/frightening-future-pharming
  9. Consumers find voice in food debate

    Posted May 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the issue of genetically engineered food. Chief among them is Shanghai resident Zhu Yanling. Ms Zhu launched the country's first consumer lawsuit on the issue when she sued Nestle, claiming the food giant was selling a product containing a genetically modified ingredient without proper labelling. The court ruled against Ms Zhu based on an agriculture ministry test which showed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/455718/consumers-find-voice-food-debate
  10. Gene makeup linked to Sars severity

    Posted Jan 16th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez A person's genetic makeup determines the severity of the Sars illness, a Chinese University study has found. A genetic marker in an infected patient would predispose ... this specific genetic marker known as HLA-B*0703 have a far higher risk of getting severe Sars. Those with another genetic marker, HLA-DRB1*0301, seemed to be protected against severe illness. HLA ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/441475/gene-makeup-linked-sars-severity

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