Health and Science


Doctor’s appointment a signal of high quality care

IN a sign that local health standards are in line with developed countries, Steven Robert Lindheim, an in vitro fertilization doctor from the United States, has begun work at Shanghai’s Renji Hospital ...

October 25, 2018, Thursday


30,000 chest pumps later, boy cured

AN 8-year-old boy, who received 30,000 manual chest compressions for five hours after suffering a cardiac arrest, has been discharged from hospital. The boy, identified as Xiao Yu, was treated at Fudan ...

October 19, 2018, Friday


Students won’t take medicine

THE Medicine School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University opened its doors to postgraduate liberal arts students for the first time this year, but has received no takers. “We received a lot of enquiries but ...

October 17, 2018, Wednesday


Database to help fight childhood leukemia

LOCAL hospitals are leading the development of a nationwide leukemia database for children. The database, which will be officially launched next Saturday, will include information about the patients ...

October 12, 2018, Friday


International hospital now takes city insurance

LOCAL residents will be able to use the city’s medical insurance at a private international hospital for the first time. Patients can now have their medical bill settled in Shanghai Jiahui International ...

October 11, 2018, Thursday


Xuelong returns from Arctic expedition

CHINA’S icebreaker Xuelong returned to Shanghai yesterday after completing its ninth Arctic research expedition. The latest expedition lasted 69 days, the Polar Research Institute of China said. Xuelong, ...

September 27, 2018, Thursday


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




 

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