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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    How we live affects our descendants' genes, epigenetics shows

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by Reinhard Renneberg

    ... generations of those who hate me... " Should we be cursed because of the sins of our forefathers until the third and fourth generations? Overeating, smoking, alcohol abuse... the Holy Bible seems ...

  2. This week we test: foot cream

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Lo Your feet work hard all day, every day, so pamper them with a cream which soothes, heals and refreshes. Aveda Foot Relief (HK$240/125ml) Replenishing for dry, chapped feet. Massage a dollop onto your feet after bathing, and it keeps them hydra ...

  3. Five-year Superbug Campaign drawn up

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... plan, will be built with reference to one in a Singapore hospital which was effective in reducing drug abuse. Big gun antibiotics are more potent drugs that should be used as a last resort. ... an electronic monitoring system for hand washing and the use of alcohol hand rubs, Tsang said. The announcement of the five-year plan comes after two of the seven major superbugs recorded a slight ...

  4. uncorked

    Posted Aug 26th 2007, 12:00am by Debra Meiburg

    ... with Debra Meiburg meiburgde@aol.com Show me someone who hasn't had a regretful bout with alcohol and I'll show you someone who's no fun at all. We know the rules ... a drink, the alcohol races straight to your digestive system, where it is moved through the walls of the stomach and small intestines into the bloodstream. Once in our bloodstream, alcohol makes us ...

  5. Farmers abuse growth sprays to boost income

    Posted Jul 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... such enhancers were abused, and whether the doses could be harmful to humans. Cai Jianwei, a medical professor with the Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, was quoted by Xinhua as saying ...

  6. Soya builds healthy bones, study shows

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of de-alcoholised red wine had great health benefits, especially for people who drove or did not like alcohol. He said the beneficial chemicals could not be absorbed from grape juice, as opposed to red wine, where fermentation brings out the anti-oxidising polyphenols. And de-alcoholised wine was just as active in producing antioxidation effects as alcohol-rich wine, so alcohol ...

  7. Talkback

    Posted Jul 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... abuse of drugs and alcohol. The real problem is the parents. They don't grow with their children and do not empathise with them. Therefore, their children consider their parents irrelevant. ... don't drink alcohol. I showed them how to cook. They were all good boys, and none of them ever used drugs in my presence, as they respected me. They trusted me more than they trusted their own ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Mar 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Prices for alcoholic drinks fall after tax scrapped More shops, bars and restaurants have cut prices of alcoholic drinks following the scrapping of tax on wine and beer announced in the budget last week. Lan Kwai Fong Entertainments cut beer prices by 4 to 5 per cent from yesterday, while prices for other alcoholic drinks, except spirits, were cut by 10 to 20 per cent. ...

  9. Uncorked

    Posted Sep 14th 2008, 12:00am by Debra Meiburg

    ... mornings-after worthy of Olympic gold, so it might be a good time to go back into hangover relief training. Hangovers (veisalgia) are caused primarily by five factors: alcohol breakdown, dehydration, nervous shock, nutrient depletion and stomach irritation. Alcohol breakdown Surprisingly, it is not alcohol that bangs us on the head the morning after, but the byproduct of its breakdown, ...

  10. Medi watch

    Posted Feb 25th 2008, 12:00am by Ned Lydon

    ... Ned Lydon ned.lydon@gmail.com Traffic pollution lowers kids' IQs Children who live in neighbourhoods exposed to heavy traffic have lower IQs and poorer memories than children from cleaner areas, say Harvard School of Public Health researchers who stu ...




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