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Health and Science

Critical moms and babies saved by local hospitals

The level of care provided to pregnant women and newborn babies in Shanghai has improved significantly over the past seven years, the city’s family planning commission claimed yesterday. Since the establishment ...

August 29, 2014, Friday

Child with broken arm to pay for mom’s sins

A DOCTOR has refused to provide follow-up treatment to a 5-year-old girl with a broken arm until the child’s mother apologizes for allegedly assaulting a colleague, Minhang District police said yesterday. The ...

August 29, 2014, Friday

Number of private-run hospitals on increase

FOREIGN investors have been given the green light to set up wholly owned hospitals in Shanghai and six other province-level jurisdictions, the government said yesterday. The decision reflects China’s ...

August 28, 2014, Thursday

Blood ties with Jaycee Chan cut over drugs

The Shanghai Blood Administration Office said it has no plans to renew its “ambassador” contract with Jaycee Chan in the wake of his recent drug bust.A one-year deal with Chan — the 31-year-...

August 27, 2014, Wednesday

Parents of rare disease boy praised for their devotion

DOCTORS from a leading American hospital have praised an 11-year-old boy’s parents for the care they’ve given their son, who has a rare genetic disorder. The boy, who has Cri du Chat syndrome,...

August 26, 2014, Tuesday

Stem cell lab

SHANGHAI East Hospital yesterday unveiled a laboratory for stem cell research that will take part in clinical trials of a heart treatment....

August 26, 2014, Tuesday

Cancer chemical 4 times national standard found in swimwear

LEVELS of cancer-causing chemicals four times the national standard have been found in swimwear tested by Shanghai’s consumer watchdog. One quarter of swimming garments tested in a random inspection ...

August 19, 2014, Tuesday

Medics cry as ‘miracle’ woman awakes from pregnancy drama

MEDICAL staff at a city hospital wept when a woman regained consciousness after suffering a rare and often fatal pregnancy complication. A team of more than 40 medics at the Shanghai First Maternity ...

August 19, 2014, Tuesday

Doctors in waiting

High school students from across the city were given an introduction to medical practice at Ruijin Hospital recently. During the two-day course, 30 youngsters were taken on a tour of the hospital, witnessed ...

August 15, 2014, Friday

New view on surgery

Dr Chen Yunfeng (center) from the Shanghai No.6 People’s Hospital broadcasts surgery on a 55-year-old woman with a fractured arm through Google Glass yesterday. This allows doctors from different countries to have the same view as the chief surgeon simultaneously, greatly streamlining teaching and long-distance group diagnosis, said officials. ...

August 14, 2014, Thursday


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