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  1. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Asthma patients can now breathe easy for longer

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by Ernest Kao

    ... and reduces side effects for patients of asthma, emphysema and other chronic respiratory diseases, says one of the system's co-developers. Baptist University researcher Dr Yang Zhijun said ... administer the same or even smaller doses of drugs but achieve prolonged effectiveness," said Yang, an associate professor at the university's School of Chinese Medicine. "An inhaler ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576272/asthma-patients-can-now-breathe-easy-longer
  2. News - World - MEDICINE

    Bone marrow drug breakthrough for alopecia sufferers

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:16pm by GDN

    ... is approved in the United States and European Union for treatment of myelofibrosis. One of the team from Columbia University medical centre, Professor Angela Christiano, has herself suffered from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1576172/bone-marrow-drug-breakthrough-alopecia-sufferers
  3. News - World - MEDICINE

    Researchers in Australia use zebrafish to make stem cell breakthrough

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 09:43pm by GDN

    ... a research team led by Professor Peter Currie, from the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute at Victoria's Monash University, uncovered a major part of HSC's development. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1573668/researchers-australia-use-zebrafish-make-stem-cell-breakthrough
  4. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDICINE

    Omega-3 fatty acid heart benefits still unproven after decades of research

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:41am by Slate magazine

    ... heart attack that happens in an icy outpost far from any doctor? "It's highly unlikely," says George Fodor, a veteran cardiologist at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1570054/omega-3-fatty-acid-heart-benefits-still-unproven-after-decades
  5. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Bioethics centre at Chinese University to tackle medical moral dilemmas

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Jennifer Ngo and Christy Choi

    ... to ageing and genetics- such as euthanasia and prenatal diagnosis- will be some of the most important concerns of the centre, which will operate in Chinese University's medical school starting ... solely on tradition now." Professor Alastair Campbell, the director of biomedical ethics at the National University of Singapore who has set up three different bioethics centres around ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528228/bioethics-centre-chinese-university-tackle-medical-moral-dilemmas
  6. News - World - MEDICINE

    Paracetamol no better than placebo in treating lower-back pain: study

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 09:47am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Study finds that the universally used drug is of no greater benefit than a placebo Paracetamol fails test as back pain treatment Paracetamol, a painkiller recommended ... the findings challenged the endorsement of paracetamol as the first-choice painkiller for lower back pain. "We need to reconsider the universal recommendation to provide paracetamol ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557998/paracetamol-no-better-placebo-low-back-pain-study
  7. News - World - MEDICINE

    US scientists use gene therapy to create biological heart pacemaker

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 09:07pm by AP

    ... keep working, cautioned doctors Nikhil Munshi and Eric Olson of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre, who were not involved in the research but analysed the findings in a journal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555636/us-scientists-use-gene-therapy-create-biological-heart-pacemaker
  8. News - World - MEDICINE

    US$40m towards brain implant that could restore soldiers' memories

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 08:22pm by AFP

    ... programme that supports US President Barack Obama's Brain Initiative, a US$100 million effort. The latest Darpa awards give up to US$22.5 million to a team of scientists at the University of Pennsylvania, up to US$15 million to the University of California, Los Angeles, and US$2.5 million to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California. Medtronic, the medical device technology ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1550429/us40m-towards-brain-implant-could-restore-soldiers-memories
  9. News - World - MEDICINE

    Scientist falsified Aids vaccine study, American court told

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:39am by AP

    ... Iowa State University scientist was released on bond and his trial was scheduled for September 2. Prosecutors say Han wrote a letter to university officials before he resigned last fall ... but the alleged misconduct was uncovered last year after scientists at Harvard University discovered the spiked samples. According to the indictment, Han's misconduct caused colleagues to make false ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545052/scientist-falsified-aids-vaccine-study-american-court-told
  10. News - World - MEDICINE

    British scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer’s by identifying predictor proteins

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 08:55pm by Reuters

    ... researchers said it could one day move into routine use in doctors' clinics. Simon Lovestone, of Oxford University, who led the study, said: "Alzheimer's begins to affect the brain many ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549722/british-scientists-close-blood-test-alzheimers-identifying-predictor

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