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400th organ donor gives 3 people hope

SHANGHAI has received its 400th organ donation. The Shanghai Branch of Red Cross Society of China, which handles all the city’s organ donations, said yesterday that the 400th donor Wang Yaotang died ...

September 1, 2017, Friday

Needles and pins make for happier pets

PET owners in China are turning to acupuncture to help soothe the aches and pains of their beloved cats and dogs. “China is famous for acupuncture. I took the cat here to try it out,” said Wang Xijuan, ...

August 24, 2017, Thursday

More women now considered ‘high risk’ in maternity hospitals

THE numbers of pregnant women at local maternity hospitals classed as being at high risk are estimated to be up by 20 to 30 percent since last year. This is mainly because many of the women, most of ...

August 10, 2017, Thursday

Study finds chemicals in cookware hurt fertility

CHEMICALS widely used in products such as non-stick cookware, textiles and carpets can adversely affect fertility in women, according to research by specialists at Xinhua Hospital released yesterday. The ...

August 4, 2017, Friday

Hospital sets new birth record

SHANGHAI First Maternity and Infant Hospital said it delivered more than 33,000 babies last year, setting a record and making it No. 1 in the nation, hospital president Dr Wan Xiaoping said. The surge ...

August 1, 2017, Tuesday

A common bacteria ‘is cutting cancer survival’

A COMMON bacteria is cutting the five-year survival rate of colorectal cancer patients, local scientists have discovered. Fusobacterium nucleatum is an oral bacterium that plays a role in periodontal ...

July 31, 2017, Monday

Women’s health fund

A charity foundation was set up in Putuo District yesterday to offer free gynecological checks and minimally invasive surgery for women from needy families. Many have poor health awareness. ...

July 28, 2017, Friday

Ignorance is rife over hepatitis risk: study

ABOUT 30 percent of people mistakenly believe they can be infected by sharing a meal with a Hepatitis B or C carrier, but only about half are aware of the danger of sharing a toothbrush or shaver, a survey ...

July 27, 2017, Thursday

Researchers hopeful of new treatment for Zika

A JOINT team from Fudan University and the Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology has developed a peptide-based viral inactivator that can inhibit the Zika virus. It has proven effective ...

July 27, 2017, Thursday

IVF baby for woman with rare genetic disorder

SHANGHAI First Maternity Infant Hospital has helped an infertile woman with two special mutant genes give birth via in vitro fertilization, the hospital said yesterday. More than 10,000 infants have ...

July 26, 2017, Wednesday


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