Peking Union Medical College

Type: Organization
Name: Peking Union Medical College
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Chinese Herb for Rheumatoid Arthritis

A traditional Chinese herbal remedy, dubbed the Thunder God Vine, relieves the joint pain and inflammation of rheumatoid arthritis as well as methotrexate, a standard drug treatment for the condition. The Latin name of the herb is Tripterygium wilfordii ... [Published ThirdAge - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Chinese herb beats drug at rheumatoid arthritis: study (AFP)

Paris (AFP) - A Chinese herb called thunder god vine works better than a widely-prescribed pharmaceutical drug at easing rheumatoid arthritis, a study published on Monday said.The herb has long been used in China to treat this potentially crippling autoimmune ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 15 2014]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Chinese herbal medicine 'can be effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis'

Published on 15 April 2014A traditional Chinese herbal remedy has shown similar efficacy to an approved drug therapy for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in a new clinical study.Led by a team at the Peking Union Medical College Hospital, the research ... [Published Arthritis Research UK - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

National Health Partners : Private hospital price controls relaxed

Private organizations will be able to make pricing decisions based on markets and adopt flexible charging methods for their medical services, according to a circular jointly issued by the National Development and Reform Commission , the National Health ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Easing Tensions

WARD SECURITY: Police officers patrol the Affiliated Hospital of Guiyang Medical University in Guizhou Province on July 12, 2012 (HU XING)A number of recent cases of violence against medical staff have brought the long-standing issue of tension between ... [Published Beijing Review - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Top officials agree to donate organs

Several of China's senior officials Wednesday publicly announced they would donate organs after death as the Party encourages its members to become organ donors.China faces a severe shortage of transplantable organs, and it has proved difficult to persuade ... [Published Global Times - Apr 03 2014]
Entities: Chen Zhu, Donations, Donor
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Jesus and the Chinese economic miracle

What has Jesus got to do with the Chinese economic miracle? This question seems rather insane -- especially considering the official religion in China is still atheism. But three professors from the prestigious Peking University have taken up that challenge ... [Published Business Spectator - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Three-tiered role of the pioneer factor GATA2 in promoting androgen-dependent gene expression in prostate cancer - Abstract

In prostate cancer, androgen receptor (AR) binding and androgen-responsive gene expression are defined by hormone-independent binding patterns of the pioneer factors FoxA1 and GATA2.Insufficient evidence of the mechanisms by which GATA2 contributes to ... [Published UroToday - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Findings from Peking Union Medical College Broaden Understanding of Leukemia

(NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Gene Therapy Weekly -- Researchers detail new data in Oncology. According to news reporting from Beijing, People's Republic of China, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "The human T-cell leukemia ... [Published NewsRX - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists report new findings on mutations identification of esophageal cancer

In a collaborative study, researchers from Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, BGI, Shantou University Medical College and other institutions identified important alterations of tumor-associated genes and tumorigenic ... [Published BioPortfolio - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 07 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 1 reports

Deputy's proposal wins Xi's approval

President joins legislators in talking about increasing hospital securityLegislator Shu Xiaomei became the center of attention on Friday after President Xi Jinping expressed support for her proposals to improve hospital security and offer medical personnel ... [Published CHINAdaily - Mar 07 2014]
First reported Mar 07 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 1 reports

Patient hits Beijing doctor

A patient burst into a doctor's office treatment room, attacking and injuring a doctor at Peking University Sixth Hospital, the hospital's official microblog announced Friday.The suspect hit the back of the doctor's head with a hammer. The doctor, surnamed ... [Published Global Times - Mar 07 2014]

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A spokeswoman for Arthritis Research UK commented: "Previous trials of TwHF, also known as thunder god vine, have shown it has some anti-inflammatory properties and immunosuppressive actions, making the compound a potentially useful substance for treating rheumatoid arthritis."
"This TRIFRA (Tripterygium Wilfordii in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis) study showed that TwHF monotherapy was not inferior to, and combination therapy of MTX plus TwHF was better than, MTX monotherapy in controlling disease activity in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis."
A third was that the dose of methotrexate was limited to 12.5 milligrams a week. "This is standard in Asia, although it is common in the West to use higher doses" the paper said
"Easing price controls is necessary to let the market decide medical resource allocation" Liu Yuanli, director of the school of public health at Peking Union Medical College, told the Global Times Wednesday...

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Chinese Herb for Rheumatoid Arthritis [Published ThirdAge - 5 hours ago]
Chinese herbal medicine 'can be effective in tr... [Published Arthritis Research UK - 19 hours ago]
Medical News Today: Chinese herbal remedy 'just... [Published Medical News Today - Apr 15 2014]
Chinese herb beats drug at rheumatoid arthritis... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 15 2014]
Establishment of Quantitative Severity Evaluati... [Published PLoS medicine - Apr 13 2014]
National Health Partners : Private hospital pri... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 10 2014]
Private hospital price controls relaxed [Published Global Times - Apr 09 2014]
Easing Tensions [Published Beijing Review - Apr 08 2014]
Top officials agree to donate organs [Published Global Times - Apr 03 2014]
Jesus and the Chinese economic miracle [Published Business Spectator - Apr 02 2014]
Positive Clinical And Commercial Updates From A... [Published Seeking Alpha - Mar 27 2014]
Three-tiered role of the pioneer factor GATA2 i... [Published UroToday - Mar 27 2014]
Findings from Peking Union Medical College Broa... [Published NewsRX - Mar 21 2014]
New Breast Cancer Findings from Peking Union Me... [Published NewsRX - Mar 21 2014]
China’s 60-Year Road from Revolution to World P... [Published HBS Working Knowledge - Mar 19 2014]
Effect of receptor activity-modifying protein-1... [Published Press News.org - Mar 18 2014]
Rats' brains may 'remember' odor experienced wh... [Published Press News.org - Mar 18 2014]
Analysis of 50 years of hit songs yields tips f... [Published Press News.org - Mar 18 2014]
Only 1 fifth of people with hearing problems we... [Published Press News.org - Mar 18 2014]
Vast gene-expression map yields neurological an... [Published Press News.org - Mar 18 2014]
Scientists report new findings on mutations ide... [Published BioPortfolio - Mar 18 2014]
Scientists report new findings on mutations ide... [Published Medical Xpress - Mar 18 2014]
Reports Summarize Breast Cancer Findings from P... [Published NewsRX - Mar 07 2014]
Reports from Peking Union Medical College Add N... [Published NewsRX - Mar 07 2014]
Deputy's proposal wins Xi's approval [Published CHINAdaily - Mar 07 2014]
Patient hits Beijing doctor [Published Global Times - Mar 07 2014]
Restless Legs Syndrome Linked With Physical Fun... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 07 2014]
Cases of lung cancer set to soar in China [Published People.com.cn - Nov 18 2013]
Yourwellness Magazine Notes Ways to Prevent Ast... [Published PRWeb - Nov 08 2013]
ExAblate Receives Approval of Chinese Food and ... [Published PR Newswire - Jul 29 2013]
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