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Pioneering transplant gives girl new life

A 6-year-old girl left Zhongshan Hospital yesterday after last month becoming the first child ever to undergo a liver transplant using part of an organ “discarded” by an adult patient. The procedure to ...

February 13, 2015, Friday

Chicken breeder, 53, confirmed as 4th H7N9 bird flu case this winter

A MAN from Jinshan District has been diagnosed as having the H7N9 bird flu strain, health authorities said yesterday....

February 13, 2015, Friday

City reports 4th H7N9 case this winter, patient in critical condition

A Shanghai resident has been diagnosed with H7N9 bird flu, the Shanghai Health and Family Planning Commission said. The 53-year-old man, surnamed Qi, is the fourth confirmed case of H7N9 reported this ...

February 12, 2015, Thursday

Hospital for blood disease coming up in Jiading

The world’s biggest hospital for treating blood disease will be built in the city’s Jiading District and is expected to start operation in 2017....

February 11, 2015, Wednesday

Cancer remains second-deadly disease for locals

CANCER remains the second-most deadly disease in Shanghai even though the disease has been growing at a slower pace, according to the Shanghai Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Four out of 1,000 ...

February 6, 2015, Friday

Free health checkup for public transport drivers

SHANGHAI’S 80,000 male public transportation drivers are being offered free health checkup after a recent survey found that at least one out of 50 drivers were troubled by gallbladder, kidney and urinary-related ...

February 4, 2015, Wednesday

Welcome home, doc

Dr Lu Hongzhou (second left) receives a bouquet of flowers and a very warm welcome home from government and hospital officials last night at Hongqiao International Airport. The specialist in infectious diseases from Huashan Hospital has since October been helping to fight the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone. Lu was one of 12 Chinese medics sent to the West African country, where they helped train about 4,000 people in disease control and prevention. ...

February 3, 2015, Tuesday

Peak time to get sick

THE city has entered its peak season for respiratory diseases like the flu, the Shanghai Health and Family Planning Commission said. The period will last until April 15. ...

January 31, 2015, Saturday

Surgery for brain-damaged boy at center of mercy killing plea

A TODDLER with severe brain damage whose parents had asked for him to be allowed to die will today undergo surgery at a Shanghai children’s hospital. Charity organizations rallied round when they heard ...

January 30, 2015, Friday

New trauma evaluation system leads to quicker treatment

The Songjiang District Medical Emergency Center is the first in the city to establish a pre-hospital trauma evaluation system, officials told a hospital development forum today. The system was developed ...

January 29, 2015, Thursday


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