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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDICINE

    Who's telling truth about Tamiflu after latest study of trial data

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:22am by Reuters

    ... by the Cochrane Review research network and the British Medical Journal of an analysis of trial data that found no good evidence for claims the drugs cut hospital admissions or reduced complications. ... of about seven million. Heneghan's team said its analysis was the first based on full data: from 20 trials of Tamiflu, known generically as oseltamivir, and 26 trials of Relenza, also known ...


    Chinese herb beats drug at rheumatoid arthritis: study

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 11:28am by AFP

    ... and other criteria such as pain and disability. Of the 174 who completed the trial, 55 percent of those on the herb attained ACR 50, compared to 46 among those treated with methotrexate alone. But the biggest gain was among the group which took the herb-methotrexate combination: nearly 77 percent of them achieved the ACR 50 measure of improvement. Previous-- but small-scale-- trials involving ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - MEDICINE

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

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

    ... indicates a 50 per cent improvement in the tally of tender or swollen joints and pain and disability. Of the 174 who completed the trial, 55 per cent of those on the herb attained ACR 50, compared ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Creative ways to get children to exercise

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 10:45am by JAMES QUINLAN

    ... are not for all. There are a number of alternative exercise classes available in Hong Kong, such as yoga and Zumba. All sports coaching companies should let your child join a free trial class before ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Singer-actor Hins Cheung channels his inner madness for his stage role in Equus

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:48pm

    ... and I can’t.” Cheung describes his career as the result of trial and error. He recalls his earliest attempt to make it as a singer in Guangzhou, led purely by passion. “There was a period when I really ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    In debate on price of new medicines, a middle ground needs finding

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:53am by Hari Kumar

    ... its investment within a limited time. Drug companies say they have to spend an average of US$800 million on research and trials to find new drugs and investors will stay away if they feel ...

  7. News - China

    Broadband browsing at 32,000 feet: Air China introduces new fast internet service

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 09:26pm by Andrea Chen

    ... In July 2013, the company kicked off a trial of an upgraded system that strengthened the connection to the Internet. Despite these efforts, passengers have long been complaining about ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health

    Hate salad? You'll love these

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 10:45am by Jeanette Wang

    ... animal protein as well as "bad" fats such as trans fat in a meal. Analysing 26 randomised controlled trials that included more than 1,000 people, the researchers found that eating one ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab Report: Obese children have slower cognitive function, experts say

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:08am by Jeanette Wang

    ... be surprised to learn that there is no conclusive evidence from large randomised controlled trials that have linked chocolate and acne," says Dr Diana Cohen, the app's creator. "Although ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Low-key film brings injustice to life

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57pm by James Mottram

    ... for his family to learn and find out and watch." Coogler says he approached his research scrupulously, initially studying public records and trial documents. Later, a friend working ...




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