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Health and Science

Cancer drug may add years

A DRUG developed in Shanghai that could allow people with terminal stomach cancer to live for years longer has been approved by the China Food and Drug Administration....

December 15, 2014, Monday

Bird flu risk monitored

Inspection and quarantine bureaus are monitoring eight checkpoints for poultry entering Shanghai in a bid to prevent an outbreak of bird flu....

December 11, 2014, Thursday

Call for change at city’s day care centers

DAY care centers for the elderly that prove unpopular should be converted into nursing homes, a political adviser to the government was quoted as saying by the Shanghai Morning Post yesterday. Shanghai ...

December 10, 2014, Wednesday

Plastic surgery hotline

Shanghai Zhen’ai Women Hospital yesterday launched a hotline to give advice and consultation and medical help to people who have encountered bad experiences with plastic surgery abroad....

December 6, 2014, Saturday

Young donors offer hope to others

TWO young Shanghai men donated stem cells to help leukemia patients yesterday, International Volunteer Day....

December 6, 2014, Saturday

WeChat closes ‘misleading’ account run by city hospital

THE operator of instant messaging service WeChat yesterday closed down an account set up by a private hospital for being deliberately misleading. The name of the account held by the Shanghai Hongci Children’s ...

December 4, 2014, Thursday

Young women at risk from cervical cancer

The incidence of cervical cancer among women under 35 is on the increase due to them having their first sex at a younger age and sleeping with more people, doctors said....

December 3, 2014, Wednesday

Nearly half of local pregnant women lack iodine: researchers

ALMOST half the pregnant women in Shanghai don’t have enough iodine, an element vital for the development development of a fetus, researchers have found. The study of 1,000 women by the Ministry of Education ...

December 2, 2014, Tuesday

Education vital to slowing increase in new HIV cases

The HIV virus has been detected in 1,782 people in Shanghai this year to November 20, 635 of whom have developed AIDS, the city’s Health and Family Planning Commission said ahead of World AIDS Day today. ...

December 1, 2014, Monday

One-month-old girl comes to brother’s aid

A THREE-YEAR-OLD boy with a life-threatening condition yesterday received a stem cell transplant from his baby sister’s umbilical cord blood at the Shanghai Children’s Medical Center. In helping her brother, ...

November 26, 2014, Wednesday


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