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  1. Herbal extracts may hold key to turning back clock

    Posted Mar 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... The company, TA Therapeutics, is jointly funded by Hong Kong University of Science and Technology's Biotechnology Research Corporation and the California-based, Nasdaq-listed Geron. The firm ... be ploughed back into the university. 'If you make profits it will also help the health-care situation in Hong Kong.' Ronald Arculli, chairman of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, said ...

  2. Call for interns in private health

    Posted Feb 16th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Professor Tsui is leading scientists from HKU, Chinese University and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in unravelling about 2 per cent of the so-called haplotype map, or HapMap, ... Mary Ann Benitez The dean of the University of Hong Kong's faculty of medicine yesterday suggested the private sector take up the training of hospital interns in addition to helping ...

  3. 'East-west' centre held up by lack of funding

    Posted Sep 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Patsy Moy

    ... The government will pay for just half of the alternative medicine project, to be situated at the University of Hong Kong A project to build Hong Kong's first 'east-west' alternative medicine research centre is being hampered by a government decision to fund just half the $200 million initial construction costs, according to the University of Hong Kong's dean ...

  4. Our sick city's alarming toll

    Posted Feb 25th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Patsy Moy

    ... a year, while a third pointed to a serious lack of fitness among young adults that could cause health problems later. The University of Hong Kong community medicine department said the overall ... pollution, University of Science and Technology atmospheric expert Alexis Lau Kai-hon said tiny particles being spewed into the air by factories and vehicles in the Pearl River Delta could ...

  5. 'I am still in training so I do not give much thought to dating'

    Posted Aug 31st 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, May Chan

    ... Mary Ann Benitez and May Chan At the University of Science and Technology, 11 athletes answered questions from the audience. Here are the highlights. Weightlifter Chen Xiexia, easily ... become the Olympic champion is because of my country's support. Ninety-nine per cent of it is hard work.' Asked about the things he wants to do in Hong Kong, men's 3-metre ...

  6. Ruffling feathers

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... the mainland as part of the HKU-Shantou University's Joint Influenza Research Centre, established in 2001. Last November, the mainland's Ministry of Science and Technology approved ... First, claims of a deadly H5N1 outbreak; then, a respected researcher is muzzled by authorities. Just what is going on in Qinghai? Mary Ann Benitez reports Guan Yi, the University of Hong ...

  7. Prime time for public health

    Posted Sep 16th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... the need to strengthen co-ordination and integration in providing health services and in contacts between the ministries or departments, NGOs and the private sector. Hong Kong's Secretary ... Hong Kong Director of Health Lam Ping-yan called tuberculosis (TB), hepatitis-B and measles 'the real emergencies'. 'We have a crisis in TB because of HIV infection in other ...



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