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A mask "acts as a physical barrier. But it also serves as a reminder to everybody to be mindful. That we still have to be careful around each other," says Prof Keiji Fukuda .
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HKU Nursing Jul 7
Congrats to Prof Chia-Chin Lin, Head of for being inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame by Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing for her achievement and recognition in nursing research worldwide.
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HKU Medicine Jul 7
This study in is the first to show "potential beneficial effects of ACE-i and ARBs on colorectal development, based on a large group of patients who were colorectal cancer-free at the beginning of the study," says Prof .
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HKU Medicine Jul 7
"We thankfully haven't had any outbreaks in elderly homes before but if this is the start of an outbreak in an elderly home, I think that's really very concerning," says Prof .
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HKU Medicine Jul 6
Researchers have uncovered a hitherto unidentified DNA repair network as promising drug targets. For more:
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HKU Medicine Jul 6
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For more - Dietary Fiber from Oat and Rye Brans Ameliorate Western Diet–Induced Body Weight Gain and Hepatic Inflammation by the Modulation of Short‐Chain Fatty Acids, Bile Acids, and Tryptophan Metabolism
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HKU Medicine Jul 6
A study by and medicine has found that the consuming oat and rye brans supports the growth of beneficial microbes in the gut. Diets enriched with these brans were also shown to attenuate weight gain.
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HKU Public Health Jul 5
Prof Keiji Fukuda says that while "there are no detected or reported outbreaks [of G4 virus] consistent with person-to-person transmission...it is very clear that animal and health authorities should be particularly vigilant now."
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HKU Medicine Jul 4
When people in first heard about cases happening in mainland China, "the public really responded and so, in most places in the city, you could really see that most people were wearing masks," said Prof Keiji Fukuda .
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Bloomberg QuickTake Jul 3
How can you catch ? 's discusses the role indoor ventilation, masks and more play in spreading the . More :
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HKU Medicine Jul 2
“Masking is a sign of responsible civility,” Professor Yuen Kwok-yung of Microbiology told .
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HKU Cardiac Imaging MOOC Jun 30
, Clinical Assistant Professor , is talking about the different types of CT. This nice animation from focuses on Electron Beam CT!😀
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HKU Medicine Jun 30
The epidemiological modelling on by researchers inferred that "probably a good 40% or so of all infections were presymptomatic transmission," said Prof .
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HKU Medicine Jun 30
"In some way, I think the antiviral treatment trial strategy for is that it would only be useful if it is given early," said Prof Yuen Kwok-yung. "If it is late, it is unlikely to help very much."
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HKU Medicine Jun 30
Have we discovered the cure for ? Prof Ivan Hung joined to share the latest on the virus:
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HKU Medicine Jun 29
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Topics they will discuss: Professor Yuen - 'Laboratory Test and Antiviral Treatment for ' Professor Leung - 'Defining the Epidemiology of COVID-19'
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HKU Medicine Jun 29
[LIVE] Online Forum hosted by with Prof Yuen Kwok-yung and Prof as speakers
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HKU Medicine Jun 29
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For more - Surgical mask partition reduces the risk of non-contact transmission in a golden Syrian hamster model for (5/5)
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HKU Medicine Jun 29
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Key takeaways: 🐹 The disease was more severe in originally infected hamsters than healthy hamsters infected later 🐹 Possibly because the former received a larger amount of virus than the latter which were infected through respiratory droplets or aerosols (4/5)
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HKU Medicine Jun 29
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Key takeaways: 🐹 No mask barrier: 66.7% (10 of 15) of healthy hamsters were infected 🐹 Barrier on infected side: 16.7% (2 of 12) were infected 🐹 Barrier on healthy side: 33.3% (4 of 12) were infected (3/5)
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