Health and Science


Jinshan Hospital ‘wards’ at community centers

SUBURBAN Jinshan Hospital of Fudan University said that it plans to extend the “combined wards” program that it has been working on for the last two years to other communities in the district. With the ...

April 25, 2018, Wednesday


Non-emergency ambulance hotline

SHANGHAI’S health and family planning commission yesterday opened a new ambulance hotline — 962120 — for taking patients with limited mobility home from hospitals. It is the nation’s first ambulance hotline specifically ...

April 20, 2018, Friday


Thyroid cancer cases among Shanghai women up

THYROID cancer cases among local women have gone up, according to a report published by Shanghai Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The report showed that 16.8 percent of women diagnosed with ...

April 18, 2018, Wednesday


100 residents die of cancer every day

MORE than 100 Shanghai residents die from cancer every day, the Shanghai Anticancer Association revealed yesterday, or some 37,000 a year. The city has 2.6 cancer patients for every 100 permanent residents, ...

April 13, 2018, Friday


Cases of HFMD on the rise

DOCTORS have warned that it is the season for hand, foot, and mouth disease that occurs between April and July every year. Children’s Hospital of Fudan University has been receiving between 40 and 50 ...

April 12, 2018, Thursday


Local scientists make virus advance

AFTER years of research, local scientists have transformed the traditional understanding of the origin and evolution of RNA viruses. These viruses, which cause many diseases in animals, humans and plants, ...

April 6, 2018, Friday


Top killer diseases

TUMORS and circulatory and respiratory diseases are the top three killers in Shanghai, while congenital deformities and tumors are the leading causes of death among newborns and infants. It was announced ...

April 4, 2018, Wednesday


Project to develop precision medicine

SHANGHAI has launched a research project to decode human health and accelerate the development of precision medicine. The project, launched over the weekend with 560 million yuan (US$89 million) in sponsorship ...

March 27, 2018, Tuesday


Gene mutation blamed for rare disease

DOCTORS who have been treating a Shanghai woman suffering from a rare disease for the last 10 years say gene mutation is the cause of the disease. The 30-year-old woman, identified as Yanzi, has been ...

March 14, 2018, Wednesday


Hospital offers HPV vaccine

QIU Qiong, a 35-year-old mother of two, became the first person to receive the 4-valent human papilloma virus vaccine against cervical cancer at the Gynecology and Obstetrics Hospital of Fudan University ...

March 9, 2018, Friday




 

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