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  1. Lifestyle - Health

    Case history: brain cancer

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... doctor and specialist in neurosurgery, Dr Tony Chan Kam-tong. "It's the most malignant form of brain tumour," he says. In Hong Kong, there are 200 new cases of brain cancer every ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    More drugs may be linked to US meningitis outbreak

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 03:01pm by Reuters in Chicago and New York

    ... of methylprednisolone for back pain on August 30 at Saint Thomas’ Outpatient Neurosurgery Centre. The lawsuit claims that as a result, she suffers pain, the effects of a stroke, permanent disability, ...

  3. HK hospitals 'failing to deliver'

    Posted Mar 27th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... not able to deliver the standard of care I prefer.' Dr Goh, 43, began teaching as an associate professor of neurosurgery in January last year on a two-year contract with Chinese University. He ... Patients have to wait one year to see a doctor. I know of patients, not in neurosurgery but in other surgical departments, who have to wait up to three years to have surgery. 'Even ...

  4. 20 spinal patients to join HK study

    Posted Apr 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... would receive cord blood cells from Taiwanese donors, he said. Another researcher, Chinese University chair professor and chief of neurosurgery Poon Wai-sang, said the adult body was less likely ...

  5. Brain implants ease early stages of Parkinson's

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... on the treatment released yesterday. 'That allows them to feel normal, such as feeding, moving around and going out,' Poon Wai-sang, chair professor and chief of neurosurgery at Chinese ...

  6. Teenager hurt in Manila bus shoot-out may go home soon

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... of neurosurgery at Tuen Mun Hospital, Dr Dawson Fong To-sang, said yesterday. 'But I won't be surprised if he has to stay at the hospital for a little while longer because we have to carefully ...

  7. Tongue acupuncture treatment helps autistic boy find his voice

    Posted Aug 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... month's issue of the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, found motor function scores increased from 78.82 to 82.99, compared with 65.35 to 67.29 in a control group. Professor Sun ...

  8. Doctors' new chief hits out at $100m negligence awards

    Posted Jul 24th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Specialists in obstetrics pay the highest rate, while doctors doing 'very high risk procedures' such as neurosurgery and orthopaedic and plastic surgery pay $85,500. High-risk surgeries ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the university degree is recognised for its worth, and not the names of the individual schools or colleges which are but components of it. When I did my training in paediatric neurosurgery in New York, I was a fellow in the Beth Israel Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University. Soon after, the institute was renamed the Hyman-Newman Institute ...

  10. Signs good for Jason

    Posted Sep 16th 2010, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... had gone well, and Jason was recovering, said the head of neurosurgery at the hospital. 'One thing we know is that he can breathe on his own. Our next goal is for him to eat on his own, ...




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