Health and Science


Student fulfills commitment

A local university student donated stem cells yesterday to save the life of a patient in Hong Kong with a rare blood disease. It was Shanghai’s 410th stem cell donation and the third sent to help a patient ...

September 18, 2018, Tuesday


Too many rotten teeth in town

ABOUT 68 percent of local children aged 5 suffer decayed tooth and the percentage is 32.9 among children aged 12, local health authorities said yesterday, the National Tooth Care Day. Though the prevalence ...

September 17, 2018, Monday


Surgery brings boy’s appetite back

SHANGHAI Children’s Medical Center has transplanted part of a 11-year-old boy’s small intestine into his thorax to replace his damaged esophagus, the center announced Tuesday. This is the center’s fourth ...

September 5, 2018, Wednesday


TCM therapy tested against breast cancer

LOCAL experts are experimenting with traditional Chinese medicine to treat a type of breast cancer for which there is no reliable course of treatment, doctors from Shanghai Longhua Traditional Chinese ...

August 13, 2018, Monday


Doctors treat girl, 16, born with 3 nostrils

A 16-year-old girl who was born with three nostrils was successfully operated on at Shanghai No. 9 People’s Hospital, the hospital announced on Tuesday. The operation also enabled her to breathe through ...

August 2, 2018, Thursday


Local FDA works on food guidelines for import expo

THE city’s food watchdog is working on guidelines to regulate food distribution inside the China International Import Expo venue, and may ban outside food delivery to ensure food safety, authorities said ...

August 1, 2018, Wednesday


Specialists to spend more time in ‘ordinary’ clinics

TOP local medical specialists will spend more time at ordinary out-patient clinics to further convenience patients and reduce their medical burden, the local health authority announced yesterday. Top ...

July 31, 2018, Tuesday


Shanghai moves quickly to ease fears

THE Shanghai Center for Disease Control and Prevention has moved quickly to ease fears in the city following the latest vaccine scandal to haunt the nation. The center said the batch of substandard vaccine ...

July 24, 2018, Tuesday


Free chickenpox vaccines for children

CHICKENPOX will be included in the city’s compulsory vaccination program from August 1, with children receiving free vaccination of two shots at 12 months and 4 years old, the Shanghai Health and Family ...

July 13, 2018, Friday


Norovirus confirmed at local university

NOROVIRUS was found in vomit and excrement samples collected at University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, where more than 40 students recently fell ill with symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea, ...

July 10, 2018, Tuesday




 

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