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  1. 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 ... Jennifer Ngo and Christy Choi It will focus on issues such as euthanasia and cloning thrown up by rapid scientific advances Bioethics centre to tackle medical moral dilemmas Hong ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Proton therapy centre planned

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by LO WEI

    ... concerns that people living in the area would be priced out of the new centre, and questioned the potential impact of medical and radioactive waste on nearby schools and homes. After a meeting ... to open a state-of-the-art radiotherapy facility in Shau Kei Wan in 2019. The facility would occupy four basement floors of a planned 23-storey private medical centre. While rezoning of the land ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Obstetrician Michael Rogers cleared of misconduct

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Obstetrician cleared of professional misconduct A private obstetrician has been cleared of professional misconduct after the medical watchdog found ... to patient Poon Wing before conducting a laparoscopy to check her abdominal organs, the Medical Council's temporary chairwoman Professor Felice Lieh Mak said. However, the council ...

  4. News - World - MEDICINE

    Scientists announce breakthrough in fight against antibiotic resistance

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:06pm by AFP

    ... and gate used by the bacteria to transport the barrier building blocks to the outer surface," Professor Changjiang Dong from the university's Norwich Medical School said. ...

  5. News - World - MEDICINE

    Baby girl thought to have been 'cured' of HIV has tested positive in relapse

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 02:34pm by AP, AFP

    ... to an HIV-infected mother who was untreated during pregnancy. The child was given a potent dose of anti-retroviral medication 30 hours after birth, and tested positive for HIV. She was in remission for years despite stopping treatment. As recently as March, doctors had said that she seemed free of HIV despite not having been on AIDS drugs for about two years. That was a medical first. However, ...

  6. News - World - MEDICINE

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

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

    ... not only scientific but medical- approaches that can help repay some of that debt." Darpa said it was carefully weighing the ethics of such experiments and was consulting with neuroscience ... 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 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Health supplement chief guilty of misconduct

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Medical Council hands suspended sentence to Dr Helen Chan, the head of Vita Green Health supplement chief guilty of misconduct The Medical Council has removed ... the council she was "old school" and "very stupid" as she had been unaware of the existence of a specialist registry in Hong Kong at the time. The council's temporary ...

  8. News - World - MEDICINE

    Risk of pandemic too great to justify mutant virus research, study claims

    Posted May 21st 2014, 10:49pm by GDN

    ... this is going to happen, but when the potential is a pandemic, even a small chance is something you have to weigh very heavily," said Marc Lipsitch, an epidemiologist at Harvard School of Public ... of terrorists seeking biological weapons. Those studies, led by Ron Fouchier at Erasmus medical centre in Rotterdam, and Yoshihiro Kawaoka at the University of Wisconsin-Madison respectively, were ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDICINE

    Scientists race to develop microchips to monitor the body's health

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:21am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... a signal to her tablet computer indicating that she has successfully taken her heart and thyroid medications. "See," said Snodgrass, checking her online profile page. With a few swipes ... medical history to inject under the skin, a camera pill to search the colon for tumours, and the technology, made by Proteus Digital Health, that Snodgrass has been using. That system is being ...

  10. News - World - MEDICINE

    World’s first miniature dialysis machine has saved eight babies, say Italian scientists

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:03pm by AFP

    ... injury," said a statement from The Lancet medical journal, which published the study yesterday. It can be used on newborns and children up to 10kg, can handle smaller volumes of fluid much more ...




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