Log in to search using one of your social media accounts:

 

Belt and road advanced professional development program in power and energy
(The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) The Silk Road International School of Engineering (SRISE) jointly set up by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Xi'an Jiaotong University has rolled out its first university-industry collaboration project. Partnering with State Grid Corporation of China and The Hongkong Electric Company, Limited, SRISE has launched the Belt and Road Advanced Professional Development Programme in Power and Energy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Wiley partners with World Scientific to offer affordable digital content in Asia
John Wiley and Sons Inc., today announced a new partnership with World Scientific Publishing, a leading international independent publisher of books and journals for the scholarly, research and professional communities. The partnership will provide access to Wiley’s library of over 8,000 digital textbooks increasing to over 9,000 including the World Scientific collection in Asia. There are 10 subject areas that include Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and Business, Finance and Accounting. The strategic partnership, which commenced in March 2018, aims to boost both the quality and quantity...
Source: News from STM - April 24, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

Safety challenges and improvement strategies of ethnic minority construction workers: a case study in Hong Kong - Wu C, Luo X, Wang T, Wang Y, Sapkota B.
This study aims to identify the major barriers faced by ethnic minority workers from their own perspectives and determine poten... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

HKU medical chemists discover peptic ulcer treatment metallodrug effective in 'taming' superbugs
(The University of Hong Kong) A novel solution to antimicrobial resistance -- HKU medical chemists discover peptic ulcer treatment metallodrug effective in 'taming' superbugs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hong Kong targets tech IPOs with new listing rules
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Digital Science Award Special Blockchain Technology Catalyst Grants
Research industry technology incubator Digital Science has announced the recipients of its Blockchain Catalyst Grant. This one-off grant was made available to any project implementing Blockchain in a scholarly or scientific context, especially those that addressed the dissemination of research. Blockchain technology has disrupted the financial sector with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum; the technology has also proved to be valuable in logistics as well as supporting the Internet of Things and other domains. Scholarly communication and open science can benefit from transparency, distributed consensus, account...
Source: News from STM - April 19, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Digital Source Type: news

Suicide after hospital contact for psychiatric assessment in Hong Kong: a long-term cohort study - Leung CM, Lee S, T S Lee D, T Y Yan C, So J, S Ungvari G, H Ng C, Xiang YT.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the long term suicide risk and its associated factors after the initial psychiatric assessment. Demographic and clinical data of adult ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Implementation of safety management systems in Hong Kong construction industry - a safety practitioner's perspective - Yiu NSN, Sze NN, Chan DWM.
INTRODUCTION: In the 1980s, the safety management system (SMS) was introduced in the construction industry to mitigate against workplaces hazards, reduce the risk of injuries, and minimize property damage. Also, the Factories and Industrial Undertakings (S... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

The role of previous falls in major osteoporotic fracture prediction in conjunction with FRAX in older Chinese men and women: the Mr. OS and Ms. OS cohort study in Hong Kong - Su Y, Leung J, Kwok T.
Falls are a major concern in terms of fracture risk. Although awareness rising for the absence of falls in the FRAX algorithm, our study only identified the independent predictive role of previous recurrent falls and their better conjunction use with FRAX ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

PolyU's Spectacle Lens for Myopia Control named the champion in Geneva's Invention Expo
(The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has brought glory to Hong Kong by winning 9 prizes, namely the Grand Prize (overall championship), one Grand Award, three Special Gold Medals, and four Gold Medals, at the 46th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

CHF Solutions expands into Hong Kong
CHF Solutions (NSDQ:CHFS) said today it inked a deal to expand into the Hong Kong market through its Asian distributor Transmedic. The Eden Prairie, Minn.-based company said that Transmedic recently confirmed its first commercial orders in the region, coming in from both Singapore and Hong Kong. The commercial orders were for both Aquadex FlexFlow consoles and the corresponding disposable products, CHF Solutions said. “Our expansion into the Asian markets is a key factor in our commercialization strategy, and our distribution partner, Transmedic, has flawlessly initiated on executing that strategy. We believe th...
Source: Mass Device - April 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Distribution CHF Solutions Inc. Source Type: news

Subjective wellbeing, suicide and socioeconomic factors: an ecological analysis in Hong Kong - Hsu CY, Chang SS, Yip PSF.
AIMS: There has recently been an increased interest in mental health indicators for the monitoring of population wellbeing, which is among the targets of Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations. Levels of subjective wellbeing and suicid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Early Stop of Antipsychotics May Lead to Poor Outcomes in Schizophrenia Early Stop of Antipsychotics May Lead to Poor Outcomes in Schizophrenia
Discontinuing antipsychotic medication in some patients with first-episode psychosis may be harmful, a follow-up study from Hong Kong suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Bucks County biotech firm gets a much-needed $2.6M cash infusion
Cash-strapped Windtree Therapeutics Inc. raised $2.6 million this week in a private financing. The Bucks County biotechnology company on Wednesday closed its sale of common stock and warrants to a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Lee's Pharmaceutical Holdings Ltd. In connection with the offering, Windtree issued 541,667 shares of common stock, at a purchase price of $4.80 per sh are, and warrants to purchase 135,417 shares of common stock at an exercise price of $5.52 per share. Windtree,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Early Intervention Cut Suicide Risk in Schizophrenia (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Pioneering Hong Kong program succeeded, study finds (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

With $75M in late-stage funding, Welltok preps for growth
Consumer health software service company Welltok just announced it raked in $75 million in Series E2 funding. This round included new investors Future Fund Management Agency, Ziff Davis, NF Trinity Capital (Hong Kong) Limited and ITOCHU Corporation, as well as existing investors.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 4, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Tiangong-1 crash: Chinese space station comes down in Pacific Ocean
Tributes on Weibo as officials say craft, which had been out of control since 2016, mostly burnt up on re-entryAs China ’s Tiangong-1 space station hurtled toward Earth on Monday, burning up as it entered the atmosphere, Chinese residents wished the spacecraft a final farewell.“Goodbye Tiangong-1. You are our hero,” one user wrote on the Chinese microblog Weibo, under the hashtag “Goodbye Tiangong”. Chinese news outlets posted photos and tributes to the 10.4-metre-long space station as it re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere over the south Pacific.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 2, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Lily Kuo in Hong Kong Tags: China Space Science World news Asia Pacific Source Type: news

Cross-sectional associations of objectively assessed neighbourhood attributes with depressive symptoms in older adults of an ultra-dense urban environment: the Hong Kong ALECS study - Zhang CJP, Barnett A, Sit CHP, Lai PC, Johnston JM, Lee RSY, Cerin E.
This study aimed to examine the associations between objectively assessed neighbourhood environmental attributes and depressive symptoms in Hong Kong Chinese older adults and the moderating effects of neighbourhood environmental attributes on t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Parent-Child Book Reading Tied to Psychosocial Benefits
TUESDAY, March 27, 2018 -- Reading books together is associated with psychosocial benefits in both children and parents, according to a review published online March 27 in Pediatrics. Qian-Wen Xie, from the University of Hong Kong, and colleagues... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Reading With Toddlers Boosts More Than Language
Evaluating prior studies on parent-child reading in children up to age 6, researchers in Hong Kong found positive effects for both sides in so-called psychosocial functioning, which includes mental well-being, emotions, behavior and relationships with others. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do transit-oriented developments (TODs) and established urban neighborhoods have similar walking levels in Hong Kong? - Lu Y, Gou Z, Xiao Y, Sarkar C, Zacharias J.
A sharp drop in physical activity and skyrocketing obesity rate has accompanied rapid urbanization in China. The urban planning concept of transit-oriented development (TOD) has been widely advocated in China to promote physical activity, especially walkin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Scientists discern new antibiotics resistance mechanism to peptide antibiotics
(Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) In a recent study, a group of scientists from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology reveals both the widespread distribution and broad-spectrum resistance potential of D-stereospecific peptidases, providing a potential early indicator of antibiotic resistance to non-ribosomal peptide antibiotics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 20, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Accidents of electrical and mechanical works for public sector projects in Hong Kong - Wong FKW, Chan APC, Wong AKD, Hon CKH, Choi TNY.
A study on electrical and mechanical (E&M) works-related accidents for public sector projects provided the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the causes of accidents by analyzing the circumstances of all E&M works accidents. The research aims to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

‘Remember to Look Up at the Stars.’ Read Some of Stephen Hawking’s Most Memorable Quotes
Professor Stephen Hawking, the theoretical physicist who died Wednesday at the age of 76, enthralled the world with his work and teachings on space, time, and the universe. He had a knack for making his pioneering research accessible to the wider public, and his brilliance deepened our understanding of the universe and our place within it. Throughout his illustrious career, he was known for his quick wit and humor, often demonstrated at conferences and in interviews with the press. He also offered insights on a whole range of subjects. Here are some of his most famous quotes: On life “Remember to look up at the star...
Source: TIME: Science - March 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Eli Meixler Tags: Uncategorized onetime overnight remembrance Source Type: news

The spatial pattern of premature mortality in Hong Kong: how does it relate to public housing? - Kandt J, Chang SS, Yip P, Burdett R.
Research into understanding the relationship between access to housing, health and wellbeing in cities has yielded mixed evidence to date and has been limited to case studies from Western countries. Many studies appear to highlight the negative effects of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

ReWalk Robotics inks $20m private placement, posts Q4, 2017 earnings
Shares in ReWalk Robotics (NSDQ:RWLK) have risen today after the company announced a $20 million private placement and posted shrinking losses for the quarter and growing sales for the year with its fourth quarter and 2017 earnings. The company said it inked an investment agreement with Hong Kong-based Timwell Corporation Limited through which the company will receive $20 million in three tranches through the issuance of 16 million shares at a price of $1.25 per share. The investment will come in three tranches, with $5 million for an initial 4 million shares in the first, $10 million for 8 million shares in the secon...
Source: Mass Device - March 8, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat ReWalk Robotics Source Type: news

Suicide rates, psychiatric hospital bed numbers, and unemployment rates from 1999 to 2015: a population-based study in Hong Kong - Lee EHM, Hui CLM, Chan PY, Chang WC, Chan SKW, Chen EYH.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Bay Area cancer detection startup may do $500 million Hong Kong IPO
Cancer detection startup Grail Inc. is reportedly planning an IPO in Hong Kong later this year that could raise as much as $500 million. Bloomberg cited unnamed sources who said the Bay Area company, whose investors include Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates and Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos, is working with advisers on the proposed offering. The Menlo Park company is led by former Google executive Jeff Huber, whose wife die d from advanced cancer three months before he took the job in February… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 28, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Menlo Park cancer detection startup may do $500M Hong Kong IPO
Cancer detection startup Grail Inc. is reportedly planning an IPO in Hong Kong later this year that could raise as much as $500 million. Bloomberg cited unnamed sources who said the Menlo Park company, whose investors include Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates and Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos, is working with advisers on the proposed offering. The company is led by former Google executive Jeff Huber, whose wife died from ad vanced cancer three months before he took the job in February 2016. Grail said in… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 28, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Menlo Park cancer detection startup may do $500M Hong Kong IPO
Cancer detection startup Grail Inc. is reportedly planning an IPO in Hong Kong later this year that could raise as much as $500 million. Bloomberg cited unnamed sources who said the Menlo Park company, whose investors include Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates and Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos, is working with advisers on the proposed offering. The company is led by former Google executive Jeff Huber, whose wife died from ad vanced cancer three months before he took the job in February 2016. Grail said in… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 28, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Mediating the maltreatment-delinquency relationship: the role of Triad gang membership - Chui WH, Khiatani PV.
The primary aim of this article is to examine the role of triad affiliation in mediating the relationship between child maltreatment (neglect, punishment, emotional abuse, and sexual abuse) and delinquency among active young gang members in Hong Kong. A sa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

It ’s Medtronic vs. Abbott in Battle to Disrupt Diabetes Care
Don’t tell anyone, but it sure does look like Medtronic and Abbott Laboratories have been in a series of one-upping each other in the diabetes space recently. Dublin-based Medtronic fired the latest volley in the space by revealing it received FDA approval for a new arm indication for the Guardian Sensor 3. The continuous glucose monitoring sensor controls automated insulin delivery via Medtronic’s hybrid closed-loop system, the MiniMed 670G system. Network with your colleagues in medtech at ADM Cleveland, March 7–8, 2018. "The performance of the Guardian Sensor 3 has been extremely impressive, and ...
Source: MDDI - February 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Medical Device Business Source Type: news

Medtronic Puts Insulin Needle Out of Sight, Out of Mind
Medtronic has launched the latest version of its MiniMed Mio insulin infusion set in Canada, Hong Kong and parts of Europe. The MiniMed Mio Advance is an update of the MiniMed Mio, introduced in 2010 and designed to deliver insulin from an insulin pump to the body. The Mio Advance should make changing infusion sets quicker and easier, according to the company. Diabetic patients who use insulin pumps generally change their infusion set every two or three days, selecting different insertion sites to prevent skin breakdown and maximize insulin absorption. Thin plastic tubing included in the set comes in varying lengths to rea...
Source: MDDI - February 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Medical Device Business Source Type: news

Intersectional challenges: marginalization of ethnic minority sexual assault survivors in Hong Kong - Leung L.
Intersectionality is a useful approach to understand the marginalization of ethnic minority (EM) sexual assault survivors. By using this approach, we are able to recognize the interplay and complexity between gender, class, and race that give rise to the i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Physical exercise reduces risk of developing diabetes -- study
(University of Birmingham) Exercising more reduces the risk of diabetes and could see seven million fewer diabetic patients across mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, according to new research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

World's first human case of H7N4 avian flu reported in China
The first human case of the H7N4 strain of avian influenza has been reported in China, Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection announced Wednesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Out of the Shadows: Mental Health in Asia Pacific
Mental health has been a peripheral issue in emerging markets for a long time, despite the severe impact not only on those directly affected but also on families and carers, as well as on social cohesion and economic development.Fortunately, mental health is starting to get more attention but there is still a widespread tendency to stigmatize and discriminate against people suffering with a mental illness. They are often considered as dangerous and aggressive which in turn increases the social distance.Is there an opportunity for pharma to do more? In the first of a series of articles exploring mental health in emerging ma...
Source: EyeForPharma - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marc Yates Source Type: news

NovaBay raises $6m in private placement
NovaBay Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:NBY) has raised nearly $6 million after selling 1.7 million shares of common stock to OP Financial Investments Ltd., an institutional investor listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange. The Emeryville, Calif.-based company is developing non-antibiotic products for the topical anti-infective market. Its Avenova product is designed for the removal of microorganisms and debris on and around the eyelid. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post NovaBay raises $6m in private placement appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - February 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Funding Roundup Optical/Ophthalmic Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat novabay Source Type: news

U.S. Body Brokers Supply World With Torsos, Limbs and Heads U.S. Body Brokers Supply World With Torsos, Limbs and Heads
On July 20, a Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship departed Charleston, South Carolina carrying thousands of containers. One of them held a lucrative commodity: body parts from dozens of dead Americans.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 9, 2018 Category: Intensive Care Tags: News Source Type: news

Special Report: U.S. body brokers supply world with torsos, limbs and heads
PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) - On July 20, a Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship departed Charleston, South Carolina carrying thousands of containers. One of them held a lucrative commodity: body parts from dozens of dead Americans. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How Effective Is the 2018 Flu Shot? Here ’s What You Should Know
Vaccination has been recommended for decades as the best way to protect yourself against flu, but it’s no silver bullet. The shot’s effectiveness varies from year to year, depending on the closeness of the match between that season’s viruses and the vaccine, which is usually reformulated each year. This winter in North America, its performance has been especially poor, leaving people more vulnerable to a virus that’s caused a spike in hospitalizations and deaths. In Hong Kong, schools are starting their Chinese New Year holiday earlier amid a flu epidemic that has claimed more than 100 lives in the ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jason Gale / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized Bloomberg health onetime Source Type: news

How Effective Is the 2018 Flu Shot? Here ’s What You Should Know
Vaccination has been recommended for decades as the best way to protect yourself against flu, but it’s no silver bullet. The shot’s effectiveness varies from year to year, depending on the closeness of the match between that season’s viruses and the vaccine, which is usually reformulated each year. This winter in North America, its performance has been especially poor, leaving people more vulnerable to a virus that’s caused a spike in hospitalizations and deaths. In Hong Kong, schools are starting their Chinese New Year holiday earlier amid a flu epidemic that has claimed more than 100 lives in the ...
Source: TIME: Science - February 7, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jason Gale / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized Bloomberg health onetime Source Type: news

Hong Kong flu WARNING: UK urged to recognise signs as hundreds of East Asia schools CLOSE
FLU symptoms include headaches, sore throats and coughs. But, the UK has been warned to watch out for signs of deadly Hong Kong flu, as hundreds of East Asia schools close to prevent the spread of influenza. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Retired cardinal hits back at Vatican over deal with China
The retired archbishop of Hong Kong has slammed the Holy See's negotiations with the Chinese government as a "catastrophe" that would bring suffering to millions of worshippers (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Hong Kong shuts schools in response to flu outbreak
Thousands of Hong Kong school children will be getting an early start to their Lunar New Year holiday as the city's education authorities ordered the closure of all kindergartens and primary schools to fight an outbreak of flu. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hong Kong schools to shut early due to flu outbreak
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong authorities, grappling with a seasonal flu outbreak, have decided to shut all kindergartens and primary schools from Thursday, days ahead of scheduled Lunar New Year holidays, to rein in spread of the disease. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Becton Dickinson can ’ t escape global stock slide despite Q2 beats
Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX) couldn’t shake the nosedive in stock markets worldwide, despite posting fiscal second-quarter results that handily beat expectations in its first earnings release involving C.R. Bard. Franklin Lakes, N.J.-based BD swung to red ink for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2017, reporting losses of -$174 million, or -76¢ per share, on sales of $3.08 billion. That compares to profits of $562 million and sales growth of 5.4% compared with fiscal Q2 2016. Adjusted to exclude one-time items, including a $276 million increase in acquisition and restructuring costs and the impact of...
Source: Mass Device - February 6, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat bectondickinson Source Type: news

Change in death metaphors among university students in Hong Kong from 2004 to 2016 - Chau LY, Cheung WS, Ho SMY.
This study collected death metaphor data among 100 university students in Hong Kong in 2016, and compared the findings with ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The gendered analysis of self-control on theft and violent delinquency: an examination of Hong Kong adolescent population - Chui WH, Chan HCO.
This study is set to examine the cross-cultural and/or national boundaries generalizability... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Working with Chinese Triad youth gangs: correct diagnosis and strategic intervention - Lo TW, Tam HL.
This article adopted a case study approach to invest... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news