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  1. Philips plans to create a market in Asia for home defibrillators

    Posted Feb 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the mainland,' Philips Electronics president and chief executive Andreas Wente said. He said a Philips joint venture with mainland technology firm Neusoft, in the northeast city of Shenyang, would offer ...

  2. Business - Companies

    Hutchison to develop herbal drug with Nestle

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Joint venture to make medicine based on Chinese ingredients, with clinical trial soon Hutchison Whampoa's pharmaceutical unit has joined forces with Swiss food giant Nestle to develop ... London's Alternative Investment Market-listed Hutchison China Meditech (Chi-Med), 70.4 per cent owned by Hutchison Whampoa, formed an equally owned joint venture in November last year ...

  3. Relief for children with painful joints

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Kwan O Hospital after a sudden pain in her legs and knees became so severe that she burst into tears when she tried to walk. The aches in her joints were coupled with a fever of more than 39 ... diseases. The group is one of 16 that will get funding from Operation Santa Claus this year, a charity appeal jointly organised by the South China Morning Post and RTHK. The association will use ...

  4. Joint enterprise

    Posted May 26th 2008, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... Help is at hand for sufferers of osteoarthritis, finds Wynnie Chan Sum Yuen-yee first noticed a painful swelling in one of her end finger joints several years ago. It was often red ... 'The finger joint was starting to look knobbly, plus I noticed another finger joint looking red and swollen. I'm in my forties and I was worried it was a cancerous growth so I went ...

  5. Computer use cited as joint-pain cases rise

    Posted Mar 21st 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam An increase in office clerks using computers has been blamed for a rising number of workers suffering from painful joints. About 527 workers sought treatment for tenosynovitis ... workers to suffer from pain, swelling and tenderness around the joint of the hand and forearm. 'The major reason is that clerical workers work very long hours and they do not take breaks. ...

  6. Health officials reject joint orders of influenza vaccines

    Posted Jan 31st 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh The government will only consider co-ordinating the supply of flu vaccines if there is a pandemic, Director of Health Lam Ping-yan said. Dr Lam said it was not appropriate to centralise the supply of flu vaccines for both the public and private ...

  7. AV Concepts ventures into medical products

    Posted Sep 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Electronic products manufacturer and distributor AV Concepts is entering the niche medical market in a bid to lift its overall profit margin. The company has formed a partnership with Fall Prevention Technologies, a United States balance d ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case History: partial knee replacement

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... of patient confidentiality) had been down the painful road before. Five years ago, osteoarthritis in her left knee had damaged one-third of the joint and required a surgery called partial knee ... was not writhing in agony. Age, overuse and excess weight had worn down the cartilage in the joint. In fact, age and obesity are two of the key risk factors in developing this painful condition. ...

  9. Deborah Wan- President-elect, World Federation for Mental Health

    Posted Oct 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... now vice-chairwoman of the Hong Kong Joint Council for People with Disabilities and president-elect of the World Federation for Mental Health. Under her leadership, New Life spearheaded 20 ... of a pilot project offering employment services to people recovered from mental illness. The venture became a prototype of social enterprises. 'Initially, people at the market wondered why we ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's formula for biotech innovation

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by JOHN C. LECHLEITER

    ... cent since 2000. Venture capital investments in the sector have grown from US$7 million to US$491 million over the same period. The US biopharmaceutical industry- which I joined as a scientist ...




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