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A randomized controlled trial of acupuncture to treat functional constipation: design and protocol

Functional constipation (FC) is a common gastrointestinal disorder (FGIDs) which has a major impact on the quality of life. Acupuncture is widely used as an alternative and complementary medicine (CAM) for FC, but the available evidence of its effectiveness is scarce. 16 more words

LCQ7: Earn and Learn Pilot Scheme

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – Following is a question by the Hon Kwok Wai-keung and a written reply by the Secretary for Education, Mr Eddie Ng Hak-kim, in the Legislative Council today (October 29): 20 more words

LCQ2: Food safety incidents

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – Following is a question by the Hon Steven Ho and a reply by the Secretary for Food and Health, Dr Ko Wing-man, in the Legislative Council today (October 29): 22 more words

LCQ14: Measures to attract more people to visit Hong Kong Geopark

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – Following is a question by Dr Hon Elizabeth Quat and a written reply by the Secretary for the Environment, Mr Wong Kam-sing, in the Legislative Council today (October 29): 26 more words

LCQ9: Military sites

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – Following is a question by Dr Hon Kenneth Chan and a written reply by the Secretary for Security, Mr Lai Tung-kwok, in the Legislative Council today (October 29): 17 more words

LCQ1: Declaration of interests by CE and ExCo members

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – Following is a question by the Hon Albert Ho and a reply by the Chief Secretary for Administration, Mrs Carrie Lam, in the Legislative Council today (October 29): 23 more words

Genome-wide analysis of Cyclophilin gene family in soybean (Glycine max)

Cyclophilins (CYPs) belong to the immunophilin superfamily, and have peptidyl-prolyl cis-trans isomerase (PPIase) activity. PPIase catalyzes cis- and trans-rotamer interconversion of the peptidyl-prolyl amide bond of peptides, a rate-limiting step in protein folding. 13 more words