July 29 (Reuters) - Zhejiang Conba Pharmaceutical Co Ltd * Says it plans to invest 146 million yuan ($21.96 million)in online health service firm for another 8 percent stake,bringing its holdings to 20 percent Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2aBkLRO Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.6490 Chinese
July 29 (Reuters) - Shanghai Kinetic Medical Co Ltd * Says it plans to set up medical technology firm inShanghai with Italy's Tecres S.P.A Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2amI3FT Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)
New York, July 29 (IANS) Pre-term babies who were fed more breast milk within the first 28 days of life showed better levels of intelligence, academic achievement, working memory as well as higher brain function by the age of seven, equivalent to infants at full-term, finds a study. The findings showed
GENEVA (AP) — UNICEF is urging mothers to do more to start breastfeeding their newborns within an hour of birth, saying breast milk is a baby's "first vaccine."
July 29 (Reuters) - Zhangzhou Pientzehuang Pharmaceutical CoLtd * Says H1 net profit up 21.1 percent y/y at 305.4 millionyuan ($45.92 million) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2azCck0 Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.6510 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting By Hong Kong newsroom)
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STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Swedish government is launching a major study of the sex lives of the country's citizens after reports that lovemaking is on the wane.
London, July 29 (IANS) Researchers have identified a protein that can help detect the earliest signs of ovarian cancer which begins in the female organs that produce eggs (ovaries) and is usually difficult to diagnose because it grows virtually unseen into the abdominal cavity. If detected early enough
Up to 1 million people could be forced to flee their homes in Iraq soon as fighting intensifies in a government offensive to retake Mosul from Islamic State militants, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Friday. U.S.-backed Iraqi government forces have stepped up their military
July 29 (Reuters) - Beijing E-hualu Info Technology Co Ltd * Says it expects to win elderly medical care project ofinvestment 707.9 million yuan ($106.38 million) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2aB1Q9G Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.6546 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Margaret Chan said here on Friday that the risk of Zika virus infection at the Olympic Games, set to begin on August 5 in Brazil, is low and manageable if suitable personal measures are taken. At a press conference in the Chinese
New York, July 29 (IANS) A hormone system that controls blood pressure and is often targeted to treat heart disease can also lower metabolism as well as promote obesity, says a study. When the RAS is elevated in the brain, it increases energy expenditure by increasing resting metabolism, resulting in
July 29 (Reuters) - Zhejiang Garden Bio-chemical High-techCo Ltd * Says it plans to raise up to 460 million yuan ($69.15million) in private placement of shares to fund projects Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2aOMdYh Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.6524 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong
July 29 (Reuters) - Jiangsu Bicon Pharmaceutical Listed Co * Says preliminary H1 net profit up 154.5 percent y/y at487.0 million yuan ($73.21 million) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2ag7Lwg Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.6524 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)
New York, July 29 (IANS) Scientists have developed a sustainable, wearable bio-sensor to detect conditions like muscle fatigue, stress and dehydration by taking advantage of trove of medical information present in human sweat. "When the human body undergoes strenuous exercise, there's a point
July 29 (Reuters) - Shanghai Shenqi PharmaceuticalInvestment Management Co Ltd * Says Chairman Zhang Zhiting resigns due to health reasons Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2aloy38 Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)
New York, July 29 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a reason why anti-depressants can take up to two months to work, and their finding could help scientists develop faster-acting drugs in the future. An episode of major depression can be crippling, impairing the ability to sleep, work, or eat. In
Seoul, July 29 (IANS) South Korea on Friday confirmed a woman who returned from a trip to Vietnam has been infected with the Zika virus, the country's ninth case. The 40-year-old woman tested positive for the mosquito-borne virus after travelling to Ho Chi Minh City from July 11-15, according to
New York, July 29 (IANS) Legislation reducing access to firearms can lower suicide rates in the US, says a study based on examination of relationship between gun ownership and suicide rates around the world. In 2014, of the more than 33,500 firearm deaths in the US, over 21,000 were the result of suicide
London, July 29 (IANS) Creativity and intermedial languages such as drama, puppetry can aid families to better communicate with children suffering from autism, new research suggests. Autism is a serious developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact. Families with autistic
London, July 29 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that mutation in a gene can led to a form of hereditary colon cancer which was not identified earlier. The researchers discovered genetic changes in the MSH3 gene in patients and identified a new form of colon cancer. "The knowledge about molecular
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Patients who survived the fatal lung disease find their subsequent quality of life has more to do with lifestyle factors than how sick they were in the hospital, a new study has found. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) is a progressive medical condition occurring
IPOH: Two siblings, who had been admitted to the Seri Manjung Hospital over suspected diphtheria infection, have been cleared of the disease. Test results have showed that the boys did not have the disease as initially suspected, said Perak Health director Datuk Dr Juita Ghazalie. “As such, as of today
LONDON: Mohamad Sahar Mhd Noor, 57, was looking forward to a family Hari Raya reunion as well as to witness his daughter’s graduation in London. With almost a month at the Charing Cross Hospital in West London, three weeks of which were in the Intensive Care Unit, the bills had accumulated to £46,000
By Anuradha Nagaraj CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Dhanalakshmi was 14 and pregnant when she was rescued from a children's home in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. "PULL OF GOOD EDUCATION" Child rights campaigners estimate that 200,000 children in Tamil Nadu are
A boy's generous heart and humorous wit helps his family to live as normal a life as possible with an incurable rare disease.