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  1. News - World - MEDICINE

    Deadly Sars-like virus takes toll on British family

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... of his death is recorded as coronavirus. Abid's sister Zaida was also confirmed to have been infected, but her healthy immune system aided her quick recovery. The novel coronavirus was first ... by the coronavirus that killed her husband, Khalid, last month. Azima said her father-in-law, Abid- who was the unwitting bearer of the disease- was still unconscious in hospital and unaware of his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1192446/deadly-sars-virus-takes-toll-british-family
  2. News - World - MEDICINE

    Scientists say no risk of pandemic yet from MERS virus

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 11:27am by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris New coronavirus does not yet have ability to trigger pandemic, French scientists said The new MERS coronavirus that has claimed dozens of lives in the Middle East does not yet have the ability to trigger a pandemic, but vigilance is needed in case it mutates, French scientists said on Friday. “Our analysis suggests that MERS-CoV does not yet have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1275870/scientists-say-no-risk-pandemic-yet-mers-virus
  3. News - World - MEDICINE

    US moves to limit contagion if Middle East coronavirus Mers arrives via haj

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Atlanta Centres for Disease Control on war footing to limit risk of contagion, such as from pilgrims spreading Middle East coronavirus to America U.S. fears haj could ... a week since the beginning of June to keep tabs on the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus. Mers-CoV, as the pathogen is known, causes fever, severe coughs and rapid renal failure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1273236/us-moves-limit-contagion-if-middle-east-coronavirus-mers-arrives-haj
  4. News - World - MEDICINE

    Ketamine may be useful for treating depression, British study finds

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:07pm by Reuters

    ... and it's exciting, and it is a novel mechanism. But it's not about to become a routine treatment," Rupert McShane, a consultant psychiatrist and researcher at Oxford University who led ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1464151/ketamine-may-be-useful-treating-depression-british-study-finds
  5. News - World - MEDICINE

    US scientists report breakthrough over bird flu vaccine

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 04:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York US scientists say trials on volunteers were positive and vaccine could work against H7N9 strain, which emerged in China last winter Bird flu vaccine closer to reality The first human test of an experimental vaccine against a deadly strain of avian flu, using novel technology that could produce millions of doses very quickly, produced protective antibodies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1356070/us-scientists-report-breakthrough-over-bird-flu-vaccine
  6. News - World - MEDICINE

    Insulin breakthrough may end daily jabs for diabetics

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Daily jabs may end for world's diabetics Research mapping how insulin works at a molecular level could open the door to novel new diabetes treatments, ... revealed the nature of the "molecular handshake" between insulin and its receptor on the surface of cells. Understanding how insulin attaches to cells was the key to developing novel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1124873/insulin-breakthrough-may-end-daily-jabs-diabetics

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