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Health and Science

Birth defects in spotlight

Congenital deformity has become a major cause of death among infants in China and seriously raises the country’s social burden, the national health authority said yesterday....

September 13, 2014, Saturday

Boy has swallowed nail removed

Doctors at the Children’s Hospital of Fudan University recently removed a 6-centimeter-long nail from the stomach of a 2-year-old boy....

September 12, 2014, Friday

Parents seek help for ailing daughter

The parents of a 1-year-old girl suffering from acute leukemia are appealing for financial assistance to pay for a stem cell transplant.The girl, nicknamed Hanhan, from Hubei Province,...

September 2, 2014, Tuesday

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


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