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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Gates Foundation funds 'ultra-thin' condom studies in bid to raise uptake

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said progress was being made on developing a "next-generation" ultra-thin, skin-like condom that could offer better sexual pleasure, help population ... is to encourage more couples to use condoms, preventing pregnancy and helping avert the spread of sexually transmitted illnesses such as HIV and chlamydia. The foundation said it could provide funding ...

  2. News - World - HEALTH

    Artificial sweeteners create conditions for onset of diabetes, study suggests

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:09pm by MCT

    ... the population of healthy gut bacteria in mice and in some humans. And those changes can affect how well their bodies metabolise sugar, according to a study published on Wednesday in the journal Nature. ... sweeteners," said Dr Eran Segal, a biologist at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and an author of the paper. Artificial sweeteners are not digested by the human body, which is why they have ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Whose line is it anyway? Pregnant woman battles hospital over right to keep umbilical cord blood

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by Ernest Kao, Emily Tsang

    ... stem-cell treatments, said that the Hospital Authority had breached her human rights. "It is a violation of patients' rights and human rights," Liu, now 38 weeks pregnant, ... hedge against future hereditary medical risks. "Many are angry about this policy as it goes against the prevailing trend," she said. Human-rights lawyer Michael Vidler said patients ...

  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Extreme altruists have bigger brains, Georgetown University study shows

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:42pm by MCT

    ... posed to those suspected of being psychopaths. And when the results came in, many thought the data proved just how much organ donation improves humans, Marsh said. Researchers, however, believe ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Heavy use of benzodiazepines linked to Alzheimer's onset in older people

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:48am by MCT

    ... evidence that frequent or regular benzodiazepine use degrades memory and mental performance in humans and animals. And some research suggests that with regular use of this class of drugs, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Local Ebola epidemic unlikely thanks to Hong Kong's experience, expert says

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:40am by Lana Lam

    ... the young people become sexually active. It has to also recognise diversity in sexual orientation," he said. "Putting our heads in the sand doesn't work and may favour the spread ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    33 sickened by ammonia gas leak in northwestern China

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 01:29pm by WU NAN

    ... the accidents. Human error by the staff may also have been a cause.   ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Ambulance crew shortage costing lives, Shanghai experience shows

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:08am by Alice Yan

    ... the director of the municipal medical emergency centre's human resources department. The city of 24 million residents owns more than 600 ambulances, which far exceeds the national standard of one ...

  9. News - World - HEALTH

    African demand for Ebola drug grows as it completely heals monkeys in lab test

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:03pm by Bloomberg

    ... Africa was controlled, the WHO said. The Mapp drug is one of several vaccines and drugs being developed. GlaxoSmithKline and the US National Institutes of Health are planning to start human trials of an Ebola vaccine as soon as this week. Inserm, the French national health institute, is talking with Guinea health authorities about human trials of drugs from Fujifilm Holdings ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Cheap cream can boost flu jabs for elderly, HKU study shows

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 04:09am by Emily Tsang

    ... scientists have discovered that a cheap and readily available cream used to treat a sexually transmitted disease can make flu vaccines more effective for the elderly. Professor Yuen Kwok-yung, ... a trial on humans in 2012. Yuen was honoured as an Asian hero by Time magazine for his work during the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome in 2003.   ...




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