Cai Wenjun

Metro Managing Editor
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Experts warn organ donations need to rise in China

About 300,000 patients suffer middle or terminal stages of organ failure across China every year, with only some 10,000 receiving organ transplants.
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US training for disaster response offered in Shanghai

Medical emergency teams in the city carried out disaster first aid and emergency skills training based on programs introduced from the United States.
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TCM therapy for anorectal diseases recognized

Local traditional Chinese medicine specialists are using combined therapy with both modern Western medicine and TCM to treat constipation, whose incidence is up to 25 percent.
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First club for macular degeneration patients launched in the city

The city's first club for patients with macular degeneration was established to offer education and medical help for patients.
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New center for maternal care and child development established

A comprehensive facility offering direction for children's early development was launched at Putuo District Maternal and Child Care Institute.
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Stringent checks at sperm bank

Genetic and psychological screenings conducted on would-be donors.
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Doctors call for early detection and intervention for children's curved spine

There are 3 million people suffering scoliosis, or curved spine, in China, 80 percent of whom developed the condition between the ages of 10 and 15. 
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Construction of leading kids' medical facility to begin in Zhangjiang

The 500-bed National Children's Medical Center's branch in Zhangjiang area will begin construction next year and is planned to open in 2022.
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Nearly 90 percent of high school students suffer from myopia

Over half of local primary and middle school students suffer myopia, or nearsightedness, making the condition an important public health problem for children and teenagers.
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Shanghai preschoolers shed pounds but get less sleep

Study compiles health data from nearly 10,000 of the city's youngsters.
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