Peking Union Medical College

Type: Organization
Name: Peking Union Medical College
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Cervical cancer

More young Chinese women are contracting cervical cancer, with nearly a third of new cases now in women 35 and younger, a top specialist said.Lang Jinghe, a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and a gynecologist at Peking Union Medical College ... [Published CHINAdaily - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Low Dose High-Pitch CT Angiography For Heart, Head, Neck Arteries

By using an ECG-triggered high-pitch computed tomography (CT) angiography, investigators were able to simultaneously image heart, neck and head arteries, according to a study published recently in PLoS One .“Most importantly, this protocol used a low ... [Published Diagnostic Imaging - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Findings from Peking Union Medical College Provide New Insights into Drug Delivery Systems

(NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Blood Weekly -- Investigators publish new report on Drugs and Therapies. According to news reporting from Tianjin, People's Republic of China, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "A drug delivery ... [Published NewsRX - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 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 - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 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 Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 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 - Apr 15 2014]
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 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 - 2 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]

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"China has to act to curb the disease, which in fact can be prevented, treated, cured and even eliminated" he said
...According to news reporting from Tianjin, People's Republic of China, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "A drug delivery system was prepared for potential bone regeneration. The fabrication process involved electrostatic self-assembly on sodium alginate to form global composite with a core-shell structure."
"TwHF is used in traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of joint pain and local inflammation. In Peking Union Medical College Hospital, the tertiary referral centre in China, we treat over 30,000 patients with RA each year, and more than half of them are treated with TwHF, in most cases in combination with MTX, because of the low cost of TwHF (about US$10 a month). Importantly, in 'real-world' clinical practice, we have observed the considerable effectiveness of the MTX+TwHF combination, but the efficacy of this combination had not been studied in randomized clinical trials" senior author Xuan Zhang, MD, professor of medicine in the Department of Rheumatology at Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China, told...
"However, it has well-documented side effects such as stomach pain, diarrhoea, nausea, headaches, skin rash, hair loss, infertility in men and failure to menstruate in women. There are serious safety concerns about this substance and its risks appear to outweigh its benefits."

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Cervical cancer [Published CHINAdaily - 3 hours ago]
Cervical cancer increases among young Chinese w... [Published CHINAdaily - 7 hours ago]
Goldenseal Proves to be Natural Antibiotic and ... [Published Health Impact News - 13 hours ago]
Low Dose High-Pitch CT Angiography For Heart, H... [Published Diagnostic Imaging - Apr 23 2014]
Findings from Peking Union Medical College Prov... [Published NewsRX - Apr 18 2014]
Chinese Herb Equals Methotrexate in Rheumatoid ... [Published Diabetes Care - Apr 16 2014]
Chinese Herb for Rheumatoid Arthritis [Published ThirdAge - Apr 16 2014]
Chinese herbal medicine 'can be effective in tr... [Published Arthritis Research UK - Apr 15 2014]
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]
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]
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