Roche to present a broad range of data across multiple cancer types at the ESMO Virtual Congress 2020
Basel, 17 September 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that results from a number of studies across its broad oncology portfolio will be presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Virtual Congress 2020, which will be held 19-21 September, 2020. Results include data from three phase III studies across the Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) programme. Central nervous system (CNS) efficacy data from integrated analyses of the pivotal phase II Rozlytrek® STARTRK-2, phase I STARTRK-1, and phase I ALKA-372-001 trials will be presented in addition to re...
Source: Roche Investor Update - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche to present a broad range of data across multiple cancer types at the ESMO Virtual Congress 2020
Basel, 17 September 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that results from a number of studies across its broad oncology portfolio will be presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Virtual Congress 2020, which will be held 19-21 September, 2020. Results include data from three phase III studies across the Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) programme. Central nervous system (CNS) efficacy data from integrated analyses of the pivotal phase II Rozlytrek® STARTRK-2, phase I STARTRK-1, and phase I ALKA-372-001 trials will be presented in addition to re...
Source: Roche Media News - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche collaborates with Blueprint Medicines to bring a new treatment to people with RET-altered cancers
             Basel, 14 July 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and Blueprint Medicines Corporation (NASDAQ:BPMC), today announced the signing of a licensing and collaboration agreement providing exclusive rights to Roche for global co-development and commercialisation outside the United States (US), excluding Greater China*. In the US, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, will obtain co-commercialisation rights to pralsetinib, Blueprint Medicine ’s investigational, once-daily oral precision therapy for the treatment of people with RET-altered ...
Source: Roche Media News - July 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

COVID-19 – China Tells World Health Assembly They Did their Best
People wearing face masks at a Bus stop in Macau, China near a public hospital. This week’s 73rd World Health Assembly had member states adopt a resolution to review the global response to the coronavirus pandemic. Photo by Macau Photo Agency on UnsplashBy Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, May 20 2020 (IPS) This week’s 73rd World Health Assembly had member states adopt a resolution to review the global response to the coronavirus pandemic. The World Health Organisation (WHO) will also undergo  an evaluation for its response to the outbreak. At the virtual assembly, Chinese President Xi Jinping outlined Ch...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samira Sadeque Tags: Aid Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations COVID-19 World Health Assembly World Health Organisation (W Source Type: news

Immunoscore guided cold tumors acquire temperature through integrating methods
(Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications) In this review article the authors Jing Liu, Mengze Xu and Zhen Yuan from University of Macau, Macau SAR, China consider immunotherapy for the treatment of tumors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Brain-boosting berberine: Study shows it reduces likelihood of Alzheimer's disease
(Natural News) Berberine is a naturally occurring compound found in the plants that belong to the genus Berberis. Today, it is used as a supplement and is known to provide a wide variety of health benefits, including weight loss, reduced blood sugar and improved heart health. But recently, researchers from Hong Kong and Macau found... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus Fears Are Leading to Blood Drive Cancellations at ‘Unprecedented’ Rates in the U.S.
Winter is not a boom time for blood donation centers in the U.S. Bad weather, plus circulating flu strains, tend to deter people from giving blood. And the ongoing outbreak of the new coronavirus in the U.S. has worsened an already lean time. According to the American Red Cross, about 1,500 of their blood drives across the country have been canceled because of concerns about the coronavirus. The organization estimates that they’ve lost out on roughly 46,000 donations as a result. Meanwhile, the demand for blood is still strong. “We’ve not seen anything like this at the Red Cross,” says Chris Hrouda,...
Source: TIME: Health - March 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mandy Oaklander Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Gene therapy generates new neurons to treat Huntington's disease
(Guangdong-Hongkong-Macau Institute of CNS Regeneration,Jinan University) Huntington's disease (HD) is a rare disease with chorea movement and caused by Huntingtin (Htt) gene mutation and neurodegeneration. A research group led by Dr. Gong Chen has developed a novel gene therapy to regenerate functional new neurons in mouse models of HD. The work has been published in Nature Communications on February 27, 2020. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Berberine a "multipotent" therapy for reducing risk of Alzheimer's disease
(Natural News) Researchers from Hong Kong and Macau conducted a systematic review to evaluate the neuroprotective effects of berberine. Their article was published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a complex disease driven by multiple factors. Therapeutic strategies based on decreasing the amount of B-amyloid in the brain have failed in clinical... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I work at a walk-in health centre. The coronavirus super-worriers are a problem | Anonymous
A public information campaign is urgently needed to tell people that all bar the very ill should access help from homeEveryone in my walk-in centre is getting a bit twitchy.Coronavirus is spreading, and we are waiting for our first case to arrive after the initial ones became known outside of China, in Singapore and Macau. After January 27, some of the receptionists – understandably nervous about getting infected themselves – begin to flag anyone travelling from a country where there has been a case.A couple come in who had already spoken to 111 because they were afraid after having travelled to such a country....
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 20, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Anonymous Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Science Infectious diseases Health Source Type: news

Guidance to Educational Settings About COVID-19
Source: United Kingdom Department of Health (DH). Published: 2/19/2020. This page provides resources and guidance for schools and other educational settings in providing advice about the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The 14 topics include how to help prevent spread of all respiratory infections, including COVID-19; what to do if someone confirmed or suspected to have COVID-19 has been in a school or other educational setting; and what advice to give to individuals who have traveled from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, or Thailand within the last 14 days. (Text) (Source:...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - February 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Philippine workers allowed to travel to Hong Kong, Macau amid virus fear
The Philippines on Tuesday allowed Filipino workers to travel to Hong Kong and Macau, relaxing the travel ban it imposed on China and its special administrative regions to control the spread of the coronavirus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How Travelers Around the World Are Dealing With ‘Voluntary’ Home Quarantines, To Help Slow Potential Coronavirus Spread
On his return from China last week, Dr. Ian Lipkin quarantined himself in his basement. His wife now puts his food on the stairs. He’s run out of things to watch on Netflix. At odd hours, he walks in New York’s Central Park, keeping 10 feet away from others. Lipkin is among hundreds of people in the U.S. and thousands around the world who, although not sick, are living in semi-voluntary quarantine at home. With attention focused on quarantined cruise ships and evacuees housed on U.S. military bases, those in their own homes have largely escaped notice. They, too, experts say, play a crucial role in slowing th...
Source: TIME: Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CARLA K. JOHNSON / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 New York onetime Source Type: news

Philippines to lift Taiwan travel ban imposed over coronavirus
The Philippines has lifted a travel ban that was imposed on visitors from Taiwan in a bid to control the spread of the coronavirus, and will evaluate other restrictions including those on Macau, government officials said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

China replaces head of its Hong Kong and Macau affairs office
China has replaced the head of its office overseeing matters in Hong Kong, making him the most senior Beijing-appointed official to lose his job in the wake of sometimes-violent anti-government protests in the Chinese-controlled territory. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

U.S. Cruise Ship Finally Docks in Cambodia After Being Denied Entry 5 Times Over COVID-19 Fears
The cruise ship Westerdam docked in Cambodia Thursday morning, a relief to the 2,000 passengers and crew on board after the ship was denied entry to five ports over fears of a potential outbreak of COVID-19. Global panic over the novel coronavirus prompted Japan, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, and the U.S. territory of Guam, to deny the Westerdam entry despite no one on board being diagnosed with the deadly illness. Holland American Line, the cruise operator, said it will charter flights to transfer passengers from the coastal city of Sihanoukvilleover to Phnom Penh over the next few days. From there, the passengers wi...
Source: TIME: Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jasmine Aguilera and Hillary Leung Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 onetime overnight Travel Source Type: news

2,000 People Stranded on a U.S. Cruise Ship Will Dock in Cambodia After 4 Countries Reject Entry Over Coronavirus Fears
Roughly 2,000 passengers and crew aboard the Holland America Line Westerdam remain stranded on the open seas on Feb. 12, days after they were supposed to dock in Yokohama, Japan on Feb. 15. Fears of the novel coronavirus (now officially known as COVID-19) has prompted four different nations and the U.S. territory of Guam to deny them entry despite no one on board being diagnosed with the illness that has caused global panic. Now, the cruise line says, Cambodia has granted permission for the ship to dock on Feb. 13. In a public statement, Holland America Line says the 2,257 passengers and crew members will be able to go as...
Source: TIME: Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jasmine Aguilera and Hillary Leung Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 onetime Source Type: news

2,000 People Are Stranded on a U.S. Cruise Ship After 4 Countries Reject Entry Over Coronavirus Fears
Roughly 2,000 passengers and crew aboard the Holland America Line Westerdam are stranded on the open seas. Fears of the novel coronavirus (now officially known as COVID-19) has prompted four different nations and the U.S. territory of Guam to deny them entry despite no one on board being diagnosed with the illness that has caused global panic. After being denied entry into Japan, Guam, the Philippines and Taiwan, unnerved vacationers were initially relieved when the cruise ship’s captain announced on Monday that they’d finally be disembarking in Bangkok, Thailand, on Feb. 13. But the ship is back in limbo after...
Source: TIME: Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jasmine Aguilera Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 onetime Source Type: news

Taiwan to bar entry of many Hong Kong, Macau residents to halt virus
Taiwan expanded its restrictions on visitors from Hong Kong and Macau on Monday to freeze the entry of many residents from the two Chinese-run cities to help control the spread of the new coronavirus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Royal Caribbean bans China, Hong Kong, Macau passport holders from ships on coronavirus fears
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd said on Friday it would ban guests holding China, Hong Kong or Macau passports from boarding its ships amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Cruise operator bans Chinese nationals from its ships – as it happened
Total infections pass 30,000 as Wuhan whistleblower doctor dies and Singapore reports three new cases. This blog is closedFull report: Wuhan facing ‘wartime conditions’Doctor who blew whistle over virus dies‘Some idiot moaned about breakfast’: life in coronavirus quarantineShare your stories6.36pmGMT6.19pmGMTThe cruise line operator Royal Caribbean has said it will refuse any passengers with Chinese, Hong Kong or Macao passports, regardless of when they were last in China.The remarkable statement comes after reports that about two dozen passengers aboard a cruise ship that docked in Bayonne, New Jer...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Damien Gayle (now); Jessica Murray and Alison Rourke (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China Asia Pacific Infectious diseases Science World news Hong Kong Source Type: news

Coronavirus: cruise operator bans Chinese nationals from its ships – as it happened
Total infections pass 30,000 as Wuhan whistleblower doctor dies and Singapore reports three new casesFull report: Wuhan facing ‘wartime conditions’Doctor who blew whistle over virus dies‘Some idiot moaned about breakfast’: life in coronavirus quarantineShare your stories6.36pmGMT6.19pmGMTThe cruise line operator Royal Caribbean has said it will refuse any passengers with Chinese, Hong Kong or Macao passports, regardless of when they were last in China.The remarkable statement comes after reports that about two dozen passengers aboard a cruise ship that docked in Bayonne, New Jersey, on Friday mornin...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Damien Gayle (now); Jessica Murray and Alison Rourke (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China Asia Pacific Infectious diseases Science World news Hong Kong Source Type: news

Going On A Cruise? Here ’ s How The Coronavirus Will Change Your Trip
(CNN) — Royal Caribbean normally encourages cruise-goers to drop off their luggage, hop on the ship and run off to enjoy their vacations. That’s all changed since the coronavirus outbreak. Spooked by the deadly disease, cruise companies around the world are imposing extraordinary measures to curb its spread, from taking passengers’ temperature before boarding to denying entry to people who’ve recently visited China. Those fears were on full display in the past two weeks, with at least three cruises being quarantined after some passengers showed symptoms. CBS New York: Cruise Ship Passengers Screened...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Coronavirus Source Type: news

Fury as the Government tells people flying home from Asia to 'call NHS 111 if you feel ill'
Passengers from China, Thailand, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau, should isolate themselves and ring the helpline if they feel unwell, the guidance says. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK Government issues new coronavirus advice warning Britons flying back from NINE countries
Passengers who have arrived from mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau, should contact the NHS 111 service. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China virus claims second life off mainland, Macau casinos told to close
The coronavirus outbreak claimed its first life in Hong Kong on Tuesday, compounding the international financial centre's problems after anti-government protests, and Macau, the world's biggest gambling playground, urged casinos to shut their doors. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Hong Kong records first virus death, Macau shuts casinos
Hong Kong reported its first death from the newly identified coronavirus on Tuesday, the second outside mainland China from an outbreak that has killed more than 420 people, spread around the world and raised fears for global economic growth. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Hong Kong reports first coronavirus death; Macau to shut casinos
Hong Kong reported its first coronavirus death and Macau ordered casinos to shut for two weeks as the Chinese territories battled to halt the spread of an epidemic that has claimed more than 420 lives in mainland China. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Macau to suspend casino operations for two weeks to curb spread of virus
Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, said on Tuesday it had asked all casino operators to suspend operations for two weeks to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Vietnam airlines resume flights to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau after government lifts bans
Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet Air will resume flights to Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau from Sunday, the companies said, after the Hanoi government eased restrictions over virus concerns. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus: officials seek people linked to UK cases as some airlines stop China flights – live news
Death toll rises, with almost 12,000 confirmed cases of infection in China. Follow the latest developmentsUS bars foreign nationals in China recently‘City is suffocating’: Wuhan diaryTwo in UK test positive for virusShare your stories1.00pmGMTThe UN on the coronavirus outbreak."This is the time for facts, not fear.This is the time for science, not rumors.This is the time for solidarity, not stigma.We are all in this together."@DrTedros of@who declares a public health emergency of international concern over#coronavirus.https://t.co/GmRJNvqmCNpic.twitter.com/voa5UP5Kq012.42pmGMTThe outbreak has infected...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 1, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nadeem Badshah , Hannah Ellis-Petersen ( earlier) and Graham Russell (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China US news Infectious diseases Science Asia Pacific World news Source Type: news

Macau casino revenue drops 11.3 percent in January as coronavirus worries mount
Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau dropped 11.3 percent in January year-on-year, with the world's biggest casino hub a near ghost town after authorities announced a raft of measures to keep visitors away and contain a fast-spreading new coronavirus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus test negative for passenger aboard Italian cruise ship
A test carried out on Thursday on a passenger from Macau aboard a cruise ship in Italy proved she did not have the new coronavirus, an Italian health ministry spokesman said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How to protect yourself from coronavirus infection
World Health Organization recommends people take simple precautions against virus to reduce exposure and transmissionFirst death in Beijing as US issues new China travel warning – live updatesThe spread of thecoronavirus across China and to at least 10 other countries including the US, South Korea and Japan has prompted experts and health authorities to offer advice on how to reduce the chances of contracting the illness.All but four of the80 reported deaths so far have been recorded in Hubei province where the outbreak started. Experts have warned, however, that about100,000 people may already be infected– far...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 30, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Justin McCurry Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China Science Asia Pacific World news Health World Health Organization Source Type: news

China virus turns Macau into gambling ghost town
The Chinese territory of Macau has become a near-ghost town during what is typically the busiest time of year in the world's biggest casino hub, after authorities announced a raft of measures to keep visitors away and contain the new coronavirus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

U.S. Plans Second Evacuation Flight From Wuhan as Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 170
As China’s new coronavirus outbreak continues to grow, the State Department announced Thursday a second evacuation flight for Americans. China confirmed Thursday that the number of people infected by a new form of coronavirus in the country has increased to more than 7,700, a total that surpasses the official cases tallied on the mainland during the 2003 outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Then, SARS infected 5,237 people in mainland China and had a global death toll of almost 800. The new SARS-like form of coronavirus has killed 170 people in China. In Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak,...
Source: TIME: Health - January 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sanya Mansoor and Amy Gunia Tags: Uncategorized 2019-nCoV China Infectious Disease onetime overnight Source Type: news

WHO Highlights Human to Human Transmission Concerns From Wuhan Coronavirus as Death Toll Rises to 133
Chinese officials confirmed Wednesday that the number of people infected by a new form of coronavirus in the country has reached more than 6,000, a total that surpasses the official cases tallied on the mainland during an outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in 2002 and 2003. SARS infected 5,237 people in mainland China, and killed almost 800 people across the world. The new SARS-like form of coronavirus has killed 133 people in China and more than 3,500 cases have been confirmed in Hubei, the province where Wuhan is located, according to a virus tracker maintained by researchers at Johns Hopkins University...
Source: TIME: Health - January 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sanya Mansoor and Amy Gunia Tags: Uncategorized 2019-nCoV China Infectious Disease onetime overnight Source Type: news

Wuhan Coronavirus Infections Have Now Surpassed the Official Number of SARS Cases in China
Chinese officials confirmed Wednesday that the number of people infected by a new form of coronavirus in the country has reached 5,974, a total that surpasses the official cases tallied on the mainland during an outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in 2002 and 2003. SARS infected 5,237 people in mainland China, and killed almost 800 people across the world. The new SARS-like form of coronavirus has killed 132 people in China. The disease, which is believed to have originated in a seafood market in the Chinese central city of Wuhan, has also spread to other countries, including the U.S., where five cases hav...
Source: TIME: Health - January 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sanya Mansoor and Amy Gunia Tags: Uncategorized China Infectious Disease onetime overnight Source Type: news

Wuhan Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 106 in China as CDC Confirms 5 Cases in U.S.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed five cases of a SARS-like form of coronavirus in the U.S. On Tuesday, Chinese officials announced 25 additional deaths from the infection, raising the death toll to 106. The disease, which is believed to have originated in a seafood market in the Chinese central city of Wuhan, has infected a few thousand people across China and has also spread to other countries. Chinese officials have confirmed more than 4,400 cases of the novel coronavirus nationwide and more than 2,700 cases in Hubei, the province where Wuhan is located, according to a virus tracker maint...
Source: TIME: Health - January 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sanya Mansoor Tags: Uncategorized China Infectious Disease onetime overnight Source Type: news

Coronavirus: how to protect yourself from infection
World Health Organization recommends people take simple precautions against virus to reduce exposure and transmissionDeath toll jumps to 80 in China – latest updatesThe spread of thecoronavirus across China and to at least 10 other countries including the US, South Korea and Japan has prompted experts and health authorities to offer advice on how to reduce the chances of contracting the illness.All but four of the80 reported deaths so far have been recorded in Hubei province where the outbreak started. Experts have warned, however, that about100,000 people may already be infected– far more than the 2,700 cases ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Justin McCurry Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China Science Asia Pacific World news Health World Health Organization Source Type: news

IHG to waive fees for China hotel stay cancellations amid viral outbreak
InternContinental Hotels Group will allow customers to change or cancel stays scheduled up to Feb. 3 across mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan at no additional cost, the company said on its official WeChat account on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The Wuhan Coronavirus Is Spreading Fast. Will Doctors Be Able to Find a Treatment Before the Outbreak Ends?
Cases of a novel pneumonia-like illness that originated in Wuhan, China in December have now been confirmed in South Korea, Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, Macau—and, as of Jan. 21, the U.S. The virus’ geographic reach, as well as its newly discovered ability to spread via person-to-person contact, has health officials worried about the prospect of globals spread. As health officials scramble to learn more about the virus and is origins, researchers are simultaneously turning to the question of how to develop a vaccine or therapy that could help contain transmission worldwide—a feat that experts say is technical...
Source: TIME: Health - January 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Infectious Disease Source Type: news

Macau confirms first new coronavirus case: Xinhua
Macau confirmed on Wednesday its first case of pneumonia linked to an outbreak of a new coronavirus strain in the central mainland China city of Wuhan, China's state news agency Xinhua said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Md. biotech outlines path for blood cancer drug, including in China
Rockville biotech GlycoMimetics Inc. has entered into a license agreement worth $189 million or more with a West Coast company. The deal gives cancer therapy biopharma Apollomics Inc. of Foster City, California exclusive rights to develop and commercialize GlycoMimetics' blood cancer drug in greater China, which encompasses mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau, the company said Monday. GlycoMimetics (NASDAQ: GLYC) w ill receive $9 million in cash upfront and around $180 million in milestone… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 6, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Md. biotech outlines path for blood cancer drug, including in China
Rockville biotech GlycoMimetics Inc. has entered into a license agreement worth $189 million or more with a West Coast company. The deal gives cancer therapy biopharma Apollomics Inc. of Foster City, California exclusive rights to develop and commercialize GlycoMimetics' blood cancer drug in greater China, which encompasses mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau, the company said Monday. GlycoMimetics (NASDAQ: GLYC) w ill receive $9 million in cash upfront and around $180 million in milestone… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Investigating the potential of puerarin for managing symptoms of diabetes
(Natural News) Researchers from the University of Macau and Zunyi Medical University in China summarized the beneficial effects of puerarin on diabetes mellitus and its complications, as well as the mechanisms underlying these effects. This review was published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the most challenging public health problems... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AstraZeneca amends collaboration with Ironwood for Linzess in China
AstraZeneca has amended its collaboration agreement with Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Ironwood) in China mainland, China Hong Kong and China Macau for Linzess (linaclotide), a first-in-class new treatment for patients with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C). (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - September 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured AstraZeneca Business and Industry Source Type: news

Whole ingredient extraction is a new strategy for improvement of therapeutic efficacy of astragalus
(Natural News) Researchers from the University of Macau and the Hong Kong Baptist University compared the chemical composition and safety of astragalus whole ingredients extract with those of astragalus water extract and astragalus ultrafine powder. The results of their study were published in the journal Chinese Medicine. Water extract (WAE) and ultrafine powder (UFP) are the two... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers elucidate mechanism between exercise and improved motor learning
(Guangdong-Hongkong-Macau Institute of CNS Regeneration,Jinan University) Researchers in Jinan University, China has identified a critical molecular pathway that underlies exercise-improved neural plasticity and cognitive functions. This finding will benefit the future development of exercise intervention in ameliorating psychiatric disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

TCM's Forsythia fruit is a detoxifying herb with antitumor effects
(Natural News) Researchers from the University of Macau and China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences examined the antitumor effects of an aqueous extract obtained from Forsythia suspensa or lian qiao in traditional Chinese medicine. The results of their study were published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine. F. suspensa is one of the most fundamental herbs in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news