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Health and Science

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

Biotech firm develops kit for diagnosing Ebola

A LOCAL biotech company says it has developed a diagnostic kit for Ebola that has been used in Nigeria with good effects. Shanghai ZJ Bio-Tech Co said it started to develop the kit for Ebola virus in ...

August 14, 2014, Thursday

Shanghai doctors complete country’s first heart valve surgery with 3D endoscope

DOCTORS in Shanghai completed the nation’s first heart valve surgery using a 3D endoscope on Friday. Shanghai Yoda Cardio-Thoracic Hospital said today its doctors successfully completed the one-hour operation ...

August 11, 2014, Monday

Girl making good progress after hand reattached

A LITTLE girl whose hand was reattached after she lost it in an escalator accident is making good progress, hospital officials said yesterday. Her thumb and three fingers are in good condition, officials ...

August 9, 2014, Saturday

Red Cross pushes child health care plan

AS the Red Cross Society of China celebrates its 110th anniversary, officials from the charity’s Shanghai branch yesterday issued a reminder to foreign parents living in the city of its children’s health ...

August 8, 2014, Friday

Ambulance service in crisis as docs depart

A HUGE shortage of qualified medical professionals has left Shanghai’s ambulance service stretched almost to breaking point, an industry insider said yesterday. Despite having more than 600 ambulances, ...

August 8, 2014, Friday

Gym won’t pay over kid swimmer bugs

A GYM is refusing to compensate the parents of four kindergarten classmates who got urinary tract infections after swimming in its pool which was later found to contain dirty water. Their parents are ...

August 7, 2014, Thursday


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