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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:14am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Bark of cork tree may fight pancreatic cancer The bark of the Amur cork tree (Phellodendron amurense), long used in traditional Chinese medicine, has been found to have potential to fight pancreatic cancer. In a study published in the journal Clinical Care Research, scientists from the University of Texas Health Science Centre show that cork ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Lab Report

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 12:50pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... the intestine, allowing the nanoparticles to pass into the bloodstream. The research published in Science Translational Medicine used the particles to deliver insulin in mice, but the researchers say ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... 24. Registration opens online at hkmarathon.com on October 24. One of the experts, Dr Gary Mak, a specialist in cardiology and president of the Association of Sports Medicine and Sports ... Medicine researchers. In the study, published in today's issue of Annals of Internal Medicine, seven young, lean and healthy volunteers had four straight nights of 8½ hours of sleep, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 07:48pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... in the gut may play a role in autoimmune attacks on the joints, say scientists from the New York University School of Medicine. Using sophisticated DNA analysis to compare gut bacteria from faecal ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... access journal BMC Medicine shows that nicotine exposure also causes asthma in the smoker's grandchildren. The dangers of smoking on smokers and their children are widely known; during ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

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

    ... the joints that causes excruciating pain and swelling. Patients have recurrent gout attacks in spite of many treatment options available. The study, led by Dr Zhang Yuqing, professor of Medicine ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

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

    ... tumours, which has a somewhat worse prognosis. Lead researcher Victoria Cortessis, assistant professor of preventive medicine, speculates that the drug may act through the marijuana-regulating ... acupuncture or none at all for treatment of chronic pain. This is according to a report in the Archives of Internal Medicine. Researchers at New York's Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... according to a study by Stanford University researchers published today in Annals of Internal Medicine. There is no strong evidence that organic foods are more nutritious or carry fewer health risks ... England Journal of Medicine. Nearly 950 children aged five to 12 with mild to moderate asthma were involved in the study. They were divided into three treatment groups, receiving either inhaled ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... of Medicine's Montefiore Medical Centre, in New York, who was the lead study author, says there's about a 30 per cent higher risk of recurrence of the condition and nearly 50 per cent higher risk ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Red alert for bowel cancer A study published last week in Cell Reports could explain why red meat is linked to an increased risk of bowel cancer. Scientists at Cancer Research UK have found that high levels of iron- re ...




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