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App helps predict risk of diabetes

PEOPLE can check the likelihood of developing diabetes in the next three years by using an app on their smartphone. By inserting their basic health data and life habits, they can assess their risk. The ...

November 15, 2017, Wednesday


Breast milk bank for babies set up at city neonatal unit

NEWBORN babies being kept at neonatal intensive care unit of a local pediatric hospital are able to feed on breast milk from their mother or other new mothers who donated their milk. The city’s first ...

November 8, 2017, Wednesday


AED rescue is ‘a first’ on a campus

A university student was rescued with an automated external defibrillator after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest during a running test. This is believed to be the first case of a student saved via an ...

November 7, 2017, Tuesday


Medical device fast-tracked for production

A much needed medical device is being fast-tracked for industrial production. Invented 10 years ago, the device — a kind of medical bag — has greatly improved the survival rate of babies born with holes ...

November 2, 2017, Thursday


Child medical center priorities

THE treatment of congenital defects and complicated diseases will be key priorities for the National Children’s Medical Center, which is under construction in Shanghai. Two leading children’s hospitals ...

November 2, 2017, Thursday


Yet another international hospital opens

ANOTHER international hospital has announced its official opening in downtown Shanghai. Shanghai Jiahui International Hospital, with 500 beds and run in collaboration with American-based Massachusetts ...

October 23, 2017, Monday


First home-grown case of dengue fever

SHANGHAI has its first locally reported dengue fever case. Making the announcement, the local health authority said all previous dengue fever cases involved people who had been infected with the disease ...

September 28, 2017, Thursday


400th organ donor gives 3 people hope

SHANGHAI has received its 400th organ donation. The Shanghai Branch of Red Cross Society of China, which handles all the city’s organ donations, said yesterday that the 400th donor Wang Yaotang died ...

September 1, 2017, Friday


Needles and pins make for happier pets

PET owners in China are turning to acupuncture to help soothe the aches and pains of their beloved cats and dogs. “China is famous for acupuncture. I took the cat here to try it out,” said Wang Xijuan, ...

August 24, 2017, Thursday


More women now considered ‘high risk’ in maternity hospitals

THE numbers of pregnant women at local maternity hospitals classed as being at high risk are estimated to be up by 20 to 30 percent since last year. This is mainly because many of the women, most of ...

August 10, 2017, Thursday




 

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