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  1. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Fewer HK smokers looking to city acupuncture clinics to help them quit

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by BRIAN YAP

    ... course it is 24.9 per cent. The Tobacco Control Office also noted a new trend in which women seemed less determined to quit smoking, which it attributed to the city's falling birth rate and a lack of incentive to protect children. "While 61 per cent of men expressed a lack of determination in quitting smoking, 68 per cent of women admitted lacking determination. This is a new ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDICINE

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

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

    ... is being run now by Brigham and Women's Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. The Vitamin D and Omega-3 Trial, VITAL for short, is looking at the effect of both omega-3s ...

  3. News - World - MEDICINE

    Roche call for US approval for DNA cervical cancer test opposed

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:01pm by AP

    ... warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear. The new test from Swiss drug maker Roche uses DNA to detect ... its test as a first-choice option, bypassing the decades-old Pap test. But women's groups — including the American Medical Women's Association and Our Bodies Ourselves — warn ...

  4. News - World - MEDICINE

    New boost for regenerative medicine as lab-grown vaginas a success

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 10:12pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Chicago Regenerative medicine's potential shown by the growing in a lab of sex organs for women with birth defect, who now lead normal sex lives Replacement organs include vaginas now Four young women born with abnormal or missing vaginas were implanted with lab-grown versions made from their own cells, the latest astonishing success in creating replacement organs ...

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    Brain implant to restore memories of injured soldiers being developed in US

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 09:05pm by AFP

    ... 300,000 US military men and women who have sustained traumatic brain injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan. "If you have been injured in the line of duty and you can't remember your family, ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - MEDICINE

    Chinese herb thunder god vine works better than drug in easing arthritis

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:53am by AFP

    ... of improvement. But some of that research also flagged potential side effects from the herb, mainly gastrointestinal upsets. Among the herb group, some of the women experienced irregular menstruation. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Sex change patients getting younger, and are more likely to be women

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Doctor says information age has encouraged people to seek surgery at an earlier age, and women seeking to become men are in majority Sex-change patients getting younger Transsexuals in Hong Kong are now seeking gender-changing surgery at a much earlier age than two decades ago, and those coming forward are more likely to be women seeking to become men. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    'We are appalled': Family of Sandra d'Auriol, who jumped off LA clinic roof, call for more staff training

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 03:59am by DANNY LEE

    ... women's and environmental charities she supported. Talking of d'Auriol's decades-long, multimillion-dollar charitable contributions, Guy said: "I think it was immense. Sandra ...

  9. News - World - MEDICINE

    Infertile woman gives birth in Japan after ovarian tissue implants

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Reimplanting treated ovarian tissue could help infertile and older women have children, medic hopes; others experts doubt his technique Infertile woman gives ... was only tried in a small group of Japanese women with a specific kind of infertility problem, but scientists hope it can also help women in their early 40s who have trouble getting pregnant ...

  10. News - World - MEDICINE

    New breast cancer drug approved for use

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... offering an earlier approach against one of the deadliest forms of the disease. The US Food and Drug Administration approved Perjeta for women with a form of early-stage breast cancer who face ... to be approved as a pre-surgical step. Doctors hope that using cancer drugs earlier could help shrink tumours, making them easier to remove. In some cases, that could allow women to keep their breasts, ...




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