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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Medical journal slams Tamiflu maker

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in London

    ... Associated Press in London Medical journal slams Tamiflu maker A leading British medical journal is asking drugmaker Roche to release all its data on Tamiflu, claiming there is no evidence ... flu pandemic. One of the researchers linked to the BMJ journal yesterday called for European governments to sue Roche. "I suggest we boycott Roche's products until they publish ...

  2. University to consider retracting paper

    Posted Jul 07th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... journal should be retracted. The journal wrote to one of the articles' authors seeking clarification about whether papers it and two other journals published in 2005 about a new formula for treating rheumatoid arthritis were describing the same experiment. A Japanese publication, the Journal of Pharmacological Sciences, retracted one of the articles last month. ...

  3. Write it down and shed more

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... journal. They should also avoid skipping meals and eating out- especially at lunchtime. 'It is difficult to make changes to your diet when you are not paying close attention to what you are eating,' says Dr Anne McTiernan, director of the centre's prevention centre. Study participants were given the following tips for keeping a food journal: Be honest- record everything that you ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - ALCOHOLISM

    Why there's no future in drinking alcohol

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... by bleeding in the brain. But a new study published today in the journal Neurology has put a figure on the grave prognosis for alcoholics. People who have three or more alcoholic drinks per day may ... published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation Research, men with high risk of heart disease had lower blood pressure after drinking the wine every day for four weeks. Researchers ...

  5. Taking guard against false medical research

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of British children and many elsewhere come to be unprotected against measles, mumps and rubella. The British Medical Journal has just published details of the falsification of a 1998 study, published in the respected medical journal The Lancet, that linked childhood autism to a triple vaccine for these diseases. The Lancet had already retracted the study after its senior author, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Research to resume on deadly artificial strain of H5N1 virus

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg, Emily Tsang

    ... that a deadly pandemic could break out if the mutant virus escaped accidentally or if terrorists stole it or made it themselves, using articles in scientific journals. The outcry led scientists ... the moratorium should end because most countries have rules in place. A letter from the same 40 scientists who called for the moratorium last year was published yesterday in the journals Science ...

  7. Health bites

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of liver cancer. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, manipulated levels of microRNA-122 in mice. Lacking the molecule, the mice livers developed fat deposits, ... according to a new study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine by Brigham and Women's Hospital researchers in Boston. A group of 626 adult white men were ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Anti-HIV drug effort boosts life expectancy in South Africa

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by LA TIMES

    ... Los Angeles Times African HIV drug effortboosts life expectancy An intensive campaign to combat HIV/Aids with costly antiretroviral drugs in rural South Africa has increased life expectancy by more than 11 years and significantly reduced the risk of infection for healthy individuals, according to new research. The study, published in the journal Science, comes as wealthy ...

  9. 'The doyen of gastroenterology in Asia'

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Dr Lam Shiu-kum joined University of Hong Kong in July 1968 as an assistant lecturer. He conducted the world's first lengthy study of the effectiveness of chemoprevention in fighting gastric cancers. The programme, in Fujian, ran for more than 10 years. Lam has a distinguished record in research, having had nearly 400 papers published in international journals, written ...

  10. Health bites

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... understanding of the relationship between the social and physical causes of substance abuse in people and help treat addictions. In the study, published recently in the journal Science, sex-deprived ... Francisco collaborated in this study, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. White and wrong It's an Asian staple, but eating white rice regularly significantly increases the risk ...




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