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  1. Basketball stars unite in video to fight public prejudice on HIV

    Posted Apr 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn A short film featuring basketball superstars Yao Ming and Earvin 'Magic' Johnson will be shown today in an appeal for public acceptance of HIV/Aids sufferers. Yao, the 2.28-metre Houston Rockets centre, will ask viewers to show compassion for people infected with HIV. Former Los Angeles Lakers star Johnson, who has HIV, will explain that the virus ...

  2. Yao Ming joins Magic in HIV/Aids messages

    Posted Oct 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Aids cannot be spread through such casual contact. Johnson, a former Los Angeles Laker star, tested positive for HIV in 1991. The NBA's senior vice-president of community relations, Kathy ...

  3. News - World - HEALTH

    Pfizer trial shows experimental drug doubles time until breast cancer tumours grow worse

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:52pm by Reuters

    ... Los Angeles, and a lead author of the study. Side effects seen in the trial, including low blood cell counts and fatigue, were manageable, he said before the study was presented ...

  4. A fresh spin on self-preservation

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to get into the action. Dr Steven Sampson, founder of the Orthohealing Centre and clinical instructor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles ... had Orthokine therapy, a type of PRP therapy, on the recommendation of LA Lakers star basketball player Kobe Bryant late last year. Dr Patrick Goh, specialist sports physician at Sports ...

  5. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Japan drug maker Takeda loses US lawsuit

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Los Angeles Takeda Pharmaceutical is ordered to pay a patient US$6.5 million for failure to warn of cancer risk from diabetes medicine Actos Japanese drug firm loses U.S. ... cause cancer, a jury ruled in the first of more than 3,000 lawsuits over the medication to go to trial. Jurors in state court in Los Angeles found that Osaka-based Takeda did not provide ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. A guardian angel for youngsters without hope

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Many nights Lyn Gould lies wide awake, staring at the ceiling and wondering if setting up a palliative care centre in China was 'the most stupid thing' she has ever done. 'I would think: 'It's too ...

  8. News - World - HEALTH

    US doctors say circumcision is safe and helpful, but others disagree

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a paediatric urologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles who chaired the AAP's circumcision task force. "We're saying if a family thinks it is in the child's best ...

  9. Banish the effects of the sun with skin-care line

    Posted Jul 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Women keen to diminish the freckles and sun spots that ultraviolet rays can leave on their skin should check out the newly launched skin-care line from Smashbox cosmetics. The brand, based in Los Angeles in the United States, which previously focused on makeup, says the new Starlight skin-care line of whitening products is a natural development for the company. The Starlight line ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - QUIZ


    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Hasta la vista, pimples. Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Pittsburgh have discovered a virus family that naturally preys on pimple-causing bacteria. Harnessing this virus could offer a safe and effective weapon against the physical and emotional scars of severe acne, say the researchers. The family ...




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