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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDICINE

    Scientists race to develop microchips to monitor the body's health

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:21am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... a book about the digital revolution in health care. He said he believed the science was moving so quickly that many gadgets would be in commercial use within five years. "The way a car works ... medical history to inject under the skin, a camera pill to search the colon for tumours, and the technology, made by Proteus Digital Health, that Snodgrass has been using. That system is being ...

  2. News - World - MEDICINE

    Smart contact lens that tracks blood sugar could make diabetics’ life easier

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:30pm by Reuters

    ... health care, helping patients to monitor their own health and lowering the costs of managing chronic diseases. In turn, technology companies such as Apple, Samsung Electronics and Google ... their blood glucose level to help to manage their condition and reduce the risk of health complications such as amputation and blindness. Simon O'Neill, a director at the charity Diabetes UK, ...

  3. News - China - MEDICINE

    No tolerance for hospital attacks, health chief says

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 03:39am by SIJIA JIANG, Zhuang Pinghui

    ... have become targets for patients frustrated with the health care system. Queues to see doctors are long and consultations are kept short, which further adds to patients' resentment. ... Sijia Jiang and Zhuang Pinghui in Beijing Li Bin warns those who commit violence against doctors and nurses will be severely punished No tolerance for hospital attacks, health chief says ...

  4. News - World - MEDICINE

    Aids 2014 conference unveils breakthrough in Aids-TB treatment

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:59pm by GDN

    ... in decades, said Dr Mel Spigelman, president of the alliance. "Whether you survive tuberculosis, or a TB and HIV co-infection, depends very much on the care that is available and access ...

  5. News - World - MEDICINE

    Baby girl thought to have been 'cured' of HIV has tested positive in relapse

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 02:34pm by AP, AFP

    ... they will pass the virus to their babies. The Mississippi baby’s mom received no prenatal care and her HIV was discovered during labour. Because of the baby’s great risk of infection, doctors started her ...

  6. News - World - MEDICINE

    US$40m towards brain implant that could restore soldiers' memories

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 08:22pm by AFP

    ... not only scientific but medical- approaches that can help repay some of that debt." Darpa said it was carefully weighing the ethics of such experiments and was consulting with neuroscience ...

  7. News - World - MEDICINE

    Scientist falsified Aids vaccine study, American court told

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:39am by AP

    ... statements in a federal grant application and progress reports to National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIH paid out US$5 million under that grant as of last month. Iowa State has agreed to pay ...

  8. News - World - MEDICINE

    Scientists announce breakthrough in fight against antibiotic resistance

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:06pm by AFP

    ... thus bringing down the cell walls. In April, the World Health Organisation warned the rise of drug resistance was allowing once-treatable diseases to once again become deadly. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Proton therapy centre planned

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by LO WEI

    ... of family medicine and primary care, said proton beam therapy is more accurate and efficient than traditional radiotherapy, but costs almost twice as much- about HK$300,000 for each course ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Bioethics centre at Chinese University to tackle medical moral dilemmas

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Jennifer Ngo and Christy Choi

    ... of the city's cramped environment on human health. Fok said the centre's top priority was to educate and equip future medical practitioners, then to raise awareness among the public and give policy ...




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