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A comprehensive review of urologic complications in patients with diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a chronic disease characterized by hyperglycemia, as a result of abnormal insulin production, insulin function, or both. DM is associated with systemic complications, such as infections, neuropathy and angiopathy, which involve the genitourinary tract. 13 more words

HKETO briefs Canadian business sector on Hong Kong's potential

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – The Canadian business community is always welcome and encouraged to capitalise on the advantages of Hong Kong for overseas business ventures, the Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto), Miss Gloria Lo, said at a breakfast seminar in Saskatoon,… … 10 more words

HKETO briefs Canadian business sector on Hong Kong's potential

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – The Canadian business community is always welcome and encouraged to capitalise on the advantages of Hong Kong for overseas business ventures, the Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto), Miss Gloria Lo, said at a breakfast seminar in Saskatoon,… … 10 more words

Childhood virus selectively kills cancer cells while leaving healthy cells alone

Childhood virus RSV shows promise against adult cancer

School of Medicine discovery is proving effective in overseas trials

SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 6, 2012) — RSV, a virus that causes respiratory infections in infants and young children, selectively kills cancer cells while leaving healthy cells alone, researchers from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio said. 612 more words

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LegCo Members' visit to Po Toi Island

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – The following is issued on behalf of the Legislative Council Secretariat:
Three Legislative Council (LegCo) Members conducted a site visit today (September 23) to Po Toi Island (Island) to follow up on a complaint case relating to water and electricity supply, public… … 7 more words

Copper toxicity in a New Zealand dairy herd

Chronic copper toxicity was diagnosed in a Jersey herd in the Waikato region of New Zealand following an investigation into the deaths of six cattle from a herd of 250 dry cows. 23 more words

Screening travellers to high-endemic countries for infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis using interferon gamma release assay; a prospective study

International travel from low-incidence to high-incidence countries for tuberculosis (TB) is regarded as a risk factor for acquiring TB infection. In this prospective study among long-term travellers we examined the incidence of TB infection using Interferon gamma release assay (IGRA) test and… … 18 more words