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Health and Science

Tenfold grape yields

A NEW technology developed by Jiao Tong University is expected to see grape vines produce 10 times the yield of fruit than before, according to researchers. Xu Wenping, an agricultural professor at the ...

July 26, 2014, Saturday

Apart and still together

Conjoined twin girls who were separated in a lengthy operation 10 days ago at Shanghai Children’s Medical Center lie face-to-face, their hands touching, in a standard ward. They were transferred there from the intensive care unit yesterday because they are recovering well, hospital officials said. Doctors said the 10-month-old sisters can breathe unaided and that the risk of infection is now low. They shared a liver and part of the heart sac when they were born....

July 26, 2014, Saturday

Separated twins doing well, doctors say

The conjoined twin girls who were separated during a lengthy operation nine days ago at Shanghai Children's Medical Center have been transferred from intensive care to an ordinary ward because they are ...

July 25, 2014, Friday

Medics warn over tooth tattoo craze

CITY hipsters finding that a tattoo on their arm, leg or torso is just a little, well, ordinary, have discovered a new trend — tattooing their teeth. But the craze can be harmful, local medical experts ...

July 21, 2014, Monday

Old innovations

NEARLY 100 local and international students and teachers attending the fifth Shanghai International Youth Science and Technology Expo learned about some great inventions of ancient China at the Hongkou ...

July 19, 2014, Saturday

Food safety watchdog goes for the jugular over vampire drinks craze

VAMPIRE fans with a taste for soft drinks that come packaged as medical blood bags have been warned that these may contain their own horror story. Labeled “Vampire’s Drink,” they have become a novelty ...

July 16, 2014, Wednesday

Hospitals see dog bites soar

A HOSPITAL in the Pudong New Area that treats dog bites is dealing with around 70 cases a day at the moment — up 30 percent on earlier this year. Punan Hospital says it is dealing with 60 to 70 patients ...

July 16, 2014, Wednesday

Dog bites on the rise, expected to peak next week

The three designated hospitals offering dog-bite treatment in Pudong New Area are receiving over 130 patients a day since the start of summer, and the peak is expected to arrive next week along with rising ...

July 15, 2014, Tuesday

Conjoined twins to be separated

SHANGHAI doctors will tomorrow attempt to separate 10-month-old conjoined twin girls. Doctors from the Shanghai Children’s Medical Center said that ideally the operation should have taken place some months ...

July 15, 2014, Tuesday

22 food samples fail tests

TWENTY-TWO food samples out of 487 checked by the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration in May failed to meet national standards. Inspectors discovered salmonella bacteria and crystal violet —a dye with ...

July 15, 2014, Tuesday


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