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  1. Team probing handling of Sars meets patients and media

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... The expert committee investigating Hong Kong's handling of the Sars outbreak met patients and journalists yesterday as part of its final round of interviews. Representatives from three journalist associations met members of the committee to discuss how the government could have better communicated with the media and the public during the outbreak. The group also listened ...

  2. Medicine's wild east

    Posted May 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to come true 'would be a miracle', Wernig, principal investigator at Stanford's Institute of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, said. Unlike embryonic stem cells- which ... they are derived, according to the US-based International Society for Stem Cell Research. Therefore, it's impossible for a single adult somatic stem-cell type to treat multiple unrelated diseases ...

  3. Scare tactics

    Posted Jul 25th 2007, 12:00am by Margaret Cheng

    ... Chan's remarks were made at a breakfast briefing for journalists in Geneva after one asked about the rules governing food labelling of toothpaste in Panama, where the poison diethylene glycol, ... to monitor events, usually reported in local media and 'anytime there's a health event... people investigate'. Dr Schlundt said that, of the 200 or so events they look at every month, ...

  4. Immune efficiency

    Posted Dec 17th 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... that a cold virus- adenovirus 5- used in the vaccine may have made test subjects more likely to catch HIV. An international team of scientists is still determining what went wrong. 'We were very ... system, with a Chinese vaccinia Tian Tan [Heaven of the Temple] strain,' said Dr Chen, the project leader of the 973 programme. A consortium is being formed on the mainland, with the HKU Aids ...



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