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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Pfizer trial shows experimental drug doubles time until breast cancer tumours grow worse

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:52pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters US Food and Drug Administration grants “breakthrough” status for the drug, palbociclib, but overall survival still not statistically significant, say researchers A clinical trial ... and Drug Administration has granted “breakthrough” status for palbociclib. Pfizer is still discussing a regulatory pathway for the drug, but has not decided whether to seek accelerated approval ...

  2. Call for doctors to declare HIV status exaggerates risk of disease transmission

    Posted Apr 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I am saddened by the call from a local concern group last month for the declaration of one's HIV status to be made mandatory in the health care profession. The call was made in the wake of the suicide of a young HIV-infected doctor. I am reminded of Hong Kong dentist Mike Sinclair, who declared his HIV-positive status in 1992, an incident that found its way to news ...

  3. Hospital staff 'must declare HIV status'

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... require health workers to declare their HIV status, while patients having surgery should take an HIV test. 'There should be no discrimination for health care workers who stand up and admit ...

  4. Hospital staff 'must declare HIV status'

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... require health workers to declare their HIV status, while patients having surgery should take an HIV test. 'There should be no discrimination for health care workers who stand up and admit ...

  5. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Resistance to malaria drugs spreading in Southeast Asia

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 03:19pm by Associated Press in Washington

    ... the will to take quick action to fight a disease that hits the rural poor, which have less of a political voice than urban populations. He said infection rates have been dropping but the disease needs ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Premier-in-waiting Li Keqiang meets Aids activists

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... treatment by public hospitals in Tianjin until he lied about his HIV status. As of last year, China had 346,000 registered HIV carriers and Aids patients, although the actual number of infected ...

  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Control factor makes leaders less prone to stress, US study finds

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... to manage their corrosive burden of stress. But just how uneasy lies the head that wears the crown? Not so uneasy, it turns out. A new study reveals that those who sit atop America's political ... it came as no surprise to those who have studied the role that social status plays in the well-being of our primate relatives. Baboons and monkeys who rise to positions of power in their social ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    Ultra crazy: The North Face 100, Hong Kong's latest 100km race

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 11:07am by Jeanette Wang

    ... 100 from the symbolic landmark of the Great Wall in 2009. Taiwan and Thailand joined in 2011.   Registration begins on Monday July 1 at www.thenorthface100.com, with the 1,000 slots ...

  9. Cross-strait medevac flights start

    Posted Jun 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivian Wu Hainan Airlines subsidiary Deer Jet and medical services provider International SOS yesterday began offering direct emergency medical flights between the mainland and Taiwan. Mainland and Taiwanese authorities gave regulatory permission for direct emergency flights across the Taiwan Strait earlier this month, but the Deer Jet-SOS charter venture is the first to take ...

  10. Medical group backs status quo

    Posted Jan 29th 2008, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui The president of the Medical Association asked the government yesterday to consider the impact on the health of the community if doctors had to serve as jurors. But Choi Kin, whose group has more than 7,000 members, said: 'Doctors will perf ...




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