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Biochemical and functional characterization of Plasmodium falciparum GTP cyclohydrolase I

Antifolates are currently in clinical use for malaria preventive therapy and treatment. The drugs kill the parasites by targeting the enzymes in the de novo folate pathway. 30 more words

CJ's speech at 5th Tun Hussein Onn Lecture in Kuala Lumpur

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – The following is issued on behalf of the Judiciary:
Following is the speech by the Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal, Mr Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, delivered at the 5th Tun Hussein Onn Lecture entitled “Constants and Variables: The Perpetual Challenge of the… … 12 more words

Leukemoid reaction in sarcomatoid renal cell carcinoma: a two-case report

Leukemoid reaction is defined as reactive leukocytosis exceeding 40 x 109/l, with a significant increase in early neutrophil precursors, and can be a paraneoplastic manifestation of various malignant tumors. 25 more words

Hong Kong's kung fu film heritage and master honoured in New York

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – Hong Kong has been one of the world’s major film production centres and spearheading the kung fu genre of films since the latter half of the 20th century with the trendsetting works directed by maestros such as Lau Kar-leung, whose films also form the core of a… … 13 more words

Smoking at time of diagnosis and breast cancer-specific survival: new findings and systematic review with meta-analysis

IntroductionIn women with breast cancer who smoke, it is unclear whether smoking could impair their survival from the disease.
Methods:
We examined the relation of smoking at diagnosis to breast cancer-specific and overall survival among 5,892 women with invasive breast cancer treated in one… … 16 more words

Exhibition showcases mobile apps for groups with special needs

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) today (April 19) launched a two-day exhibition to showcase mobile applications developed for groups with different special needs. 18 more words

Adherence to physical activity guidelines in older adults, using objectively measured physical activity in a population-based study

Physical activity (PA) levels in older adults decline with age. The prevalence and correlates of adherence to current UK PA guidelines in older adults has not been studied using objectively measured PA, which can examine precisely whether PA is carried out in bouts of specified length and… … 17 more words