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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

More universities to get HIV kit vending machines

MORE universities in Shanghai will be equipped with HIV test-kit vending machines after the first three such campus machines were installed in April, the local disease control authority told Shanghai ...

June 28, 2018, Thursday

New ambulance hotline serves 10,000 in 2 months

IN the past two months, about 10,000 Shanghai residents have used a new ambulance transportation hotline, the city’s health authority said yesterday. The hotline, 962120, is meant for non-emergency transport ...

June 20, 2018, Wednesday

Outage hits hospital payments

THE Shanghai Human Resources and Social Security Bureau apologized to the public yesterday for the temporary collapse of local hospitals’ medical insurance system. According to a statement from the bureau, ...

June 14, 2018, Thursday


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