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The HIV Bug infects and alarms Beijing

In a statement of concern issued by a senior health official of china it is supposed that China is lacking the financial and human resources // needed to combat a new wave of HIV/Aids infections. The problem is more severe in southern and western regions... .."We have not been able to control it," Mr Wu a top Aids official at the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention said. "If you...

Beijing Health Bureau Confirms Death Of A Person Due To Aids

The Beijing Health Bureau confirmed on Friday the death of a person in Beijing last week due to AIDS. About 3,142 HIV carriers and AIDS patients were living in the 18 districts// and counties of Beijing according to Statistics from the Beijing Health bureau. Out of these, 313 cases were discovered in the first six months of the year. ....According to Deputy Director of the Bureau's Disease Pr...

Cold and Flu Rampant in Beijing

Beijing - Beijing Center for Diseases Control and Prevention has reported that many have come down with cold and flu, with nearly 8% of the patients requiring// hospital admission. The number of patients in hospitals has almost doubled due to the outbreak. ....Explaining the extent of impact, CDC said that, out of 2.3 million patients listed in 67 hospitals spanning 18 districts and counties,...

TCM Continues to Deal Dental Problems in Beijing

A recent study finds that traditional Chinese medical beliefs continue to have an impact on oral health in Beijing, China.// ....Jacqueline Hom, a dental student at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (Boston, MA, USA), reports her findings today during the 85th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research. ....Over a two-month period, she gathered ethnographic data fr...

Beijing Adequately Prepares for Potential Health Eventualities During Olympics

In preparation for the Olympics next year, Beijing has reserved many hospital beds for emergency use to save the day in the event of an infectious// outbreak. ....Beijing has planned to keep at least 6,350 beds and 144 hospitals ready by August 2008, to combat highly infectious diseases like bird flu and SARS. ....China has been putting its best foot forward to curb the spread of bird flu. As a...

Clearing the Air for 2008 Beijing Olympics

As a preparation for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and to provide the best for the athletes, the first step is to ensure they breathe good air//, and thus remain healthy. The U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory has been exploring this option with leading institutions, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the University of Tennessee, Tsinghua University, Peking Univ...

Beijing Legislator Calls on Government to Regulate Sexually Suggestive TV Ads

A Beijing Municipal People's Congress deputy has called on the Chinese Government to introduce strict regulations to eradicate sexually suggestive commercials, at least during the summer and winter holiday periods. ......Shang Xiyun is said to have been convinced about this after hearing her eight-year-old daughter declare that she would never eat cakes because boys don't like fat girls after w...

Double Amputee Finishes Last, but Still Looks Forward to Beijing Olympics

Double amputee Oscar Pistorius finished last on a rain-soaked track at the British Grand Prix race, held in Sheffield on Sunday night . .........He runs with carbon fibre blades attached to both legs below the knees. ... ...To add to his discomfiture, he was also disqualified for having run outside his No. 8 lane. ... ...He ran the 400 meters in 47.65 seconds, well off his personal best of 4...

Parental Match-making Blossoms in a Beijing Park

The resume of the Chinese soldier is immaculate -- backed by sturdy cardboard it shows in neat, printed script his age , qualifications and even his height. ......Next to it, propped up against one of the ancient trees in Beijing's Zhongshan Park, are two photographs, one showing the 28-year-old bachelor proudly donning his military uniform. ......A few yards away, his smartly dressed father wa...

Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists

Athletes and visitors heading to Beijing for the Olympics should not be concerned by recent Chinese food scandals, as many safety measures are being put in place for the Games, city officials said. ......International alarm over Chinese food exports has been building for weeks amid reports of toxic produce endangering lives in the United States and other countries. ......China's own food inspe...
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